Surety Bonds

When a Court Doesn’t Understand Surety Bonds

It was only a $6,000 bond and not a construction case, but the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unfortunately demonstrated its ignorance of surety bonds, showing how a case can be messed up when the court doesn’t understand the principles. I… Read More
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When the Indemnity Names the Wrong Entity

It’s a problem. Per the court: “Just as ‘Ten’ is not ‘Twenty,’ a ‘corporation’ cannot mean ‘a limited partnership.'” So a surety who obtained an indemnity agreement for claims arising from bonds… 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. Over the course of his career, he has served on boards and committees for organizations including the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Architects, and the Massachusetts Building Congress.

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