Promissory Estoppel

A Promise to Pay Doesn’t Extend Lien Deadlines

Mechanic’s lien rights arise from the laws of each state; there is no common-law right to unilaterally lien someone else’s property. As such, compliance with statutory requirements and deadlines is paramount. Thus, when an owner promised to pay a… Read More
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When Does the Sub’s Bid Become Binding? Yet Again.

Once again, the courts have been called upon to decide whether a GC and sub had a binding commitment – or not – after a failed negotiation while a project was underway. This time it was a curtain wall sub for an 18-story office building in Milwau… Read More
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