Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


GEORGIA LIEN WAIVERS MAY SHORTEN THE DEADLINE FOR FILING A MATERIALMEN’S LIEN TO SIXTY DAYS!

By:  Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group Most of the subcontractors and specialty trade suppliers we speak to understand that all materialmen’s liens filed in Georgia must be filed within ninety days of the last day in which they worked or supplied materials to the job.  However, very few of them understand that signing an
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GEORGIA CONTRACTING–BEWARE THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS!

Posted in Contracts,Practical Tips by Administrator on the June 19th, 2012

By:  Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group This economy has forced many Georgia businesses to review their practices and make adjustments for the economic realities associated with today’s market place.  Clients frequently contact us about collecting a debt they are owed for services, labor or material which they have provided.  In these instances, one of
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CONTRACTORS BEWARE OF RETROACTIVE LIABILITY FOR DESIGN FLAWS

Posted in Contractor Liability,Current Legal Issues,Public Works Projects by Administrator on the June 7th, 2012

by:    Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group A recent development from the United States Supreme Court may have profound repercussions affecting almost everyone in the design, build and construction industries. This case stems from the 2007 collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minnesota which killed 13 people.  The bridge, which had been designed by the
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iPhone and Android Heat Index App for Construction Workers

Posted in Miscellaneous,Practical Tips by Administrator on the June 4th, 2012

by:   Mark Cobb Cobb Law Group This afternoon, our expected highs will be in the mid 90’s!  This is hot!  It doesn’t matter whether you are sitting in your house by an air conditioning vent, running errands or working outside, this is hot!.  Because many of our clients are construction professionals and many of their
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