Little Miller Act

Notice by Email Was Sufficient for Miller Act Bond Claim

We knew this day would come, since email is now the primary means of written communication. A material supplier made a payment bond claim solely via email. No letter was sent by mail, much less sent by certified mail as required under the Maryland Li… Read More
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Email was insufficient notice under payment bond law, but court left the door open for (more explicit) email notice in the future

The Massachusetts payment bond statute requires public project claimants to give notice to the general contractor by certified mail – not an uncommon requirement. The Massachusetts Appeals Court has just held that an email was not adequate notice,… Read More
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Contractor's Court Judgment against Sub Did Not Resolve or Eliminate Sub-Sub’s Payment Bond Rights

When third-party creditors sought to garnish an electrical sub’s contract balance, the general contractor, McMillan-Pitts, commenced an interpleader action against the electrical sub and its known creditors, and deposited the remaining subcontract… Read More
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About Stan Martin

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Stan Martin holds a law degree and an undergraduate degree in architecture. He has been involved with the construction industry for more than 45 years, working in construction prior to law school and beginning his construction law practice. During his career, he has been actively involved with the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Architects, the American Arbitration Association, and the Massachusetts Building Congress.

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