Prompt Pay Act

Massachusetts Appeals Court Enforces Prompt Pay Act Protocol

In a closely-watched, hotly-disputed case, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has enforced critical elements of the state’s prompt pay act (PPA). As a result, the contractor was entitled to judgment against the project owner for the amounts not paid,… Read More
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Withholding Less Retainage ≠ Release of Retainage; No Prompt Pay Act Violation

Sometimes a construction contract allows for the amount of retainage being withheld by the owner to reduce, once the project is more than half complete. For instance, retainage that starts at 10% may reduce, at the halfway mark, to 5% being withheld… 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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