Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Miller Act Claims Explained

Posted in Little Miller Act,Miller Act by Blue Blog on the November 12th, 2018

When it comes to Federal construction contracts and Federal construction law, there aren’t too many pieces of legislation that are more impactful than the Miller Act.  The Miller Act is a law that applies to every construction project that is headed by the federal government (or with some minor alterations state projects under their own
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Little Miller Act Claims (Payment Bond Claims)

Posted in Little Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Jeff Berman on the May 8th, 2018

When a subcontractor performs quality work or a material supplier provides proper goods to a general contractor, payment is expected.   Non-payment threatens your business, and it is vital that you act upon your remedies as soon as possible.  Federal law requires that payment bonds are posted for most public works projects owned by the Federal
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GA Court Denies Payment Bond Requirement for Cleaning and Maintenance Contract

Posted in Georgia Case Law,Little Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the May 3rd, 2018

  by Mark A. Cobb A Georgia Court of Appeals recently published its opinion in Board of Regents of the University system of Georgia v. Brooks, and the holding impacts businesses providing janitorial and general maintenance on Georgia’s public buildings. The Background  Facts The Plaintiffs’ employer entered into a maintenance and service contract with Georgia
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4 Types of Georgia Payment Bonds

Posted in Little Miller Act,Miller Act,Payment Bonds,Public Works Projects by Blue Blog on the March 19th, 2018

By:  Mark A. Cobb Making a payment bond claim (i.e., a claim against the surety bond) in Georgia may be difficult unless you realize that there are four different types of payment bonds and that each type of payment bond has its own requirements and its own statutes of limitations. Payment Bonds Help You Get
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Common Types of Construction Bond Claims and How Contractors Can Avoid Them

Posted in Little Miller Act,Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the July 28th, 2016

Today’s blog is written by guest author, Todd Bryant who is the president and founder of Bryant Surety Bonds, and he helps contractors get bonded and start their business. There are various reasons for construction bond claims to arise. Many of these are due to contractors not being careful enough with their finances, the management
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Georgia School Projects–Make Your Claim against the Surety Now!

Posted in Government Contracting,Little Miller Act,Payment Bonds by Blue Blog on the August 24th, 2012

Since the school projects throughout Georgia are finishing up, we are noticing that some of our clients who furnished labor or materials on Georgia public school projects are calling us to say that they are not being paid.  Fortunately for them, there is usually a payment bond covering the school project which helps guarantee that
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