Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Considerations for Contractors and Suppliers Before Bidding

Posted in Affidavit of Nonpayment,Filing Materialmen's Liens,Subcontractor Liability by Blue Blog on the December 7th, 2020

By Mark A. Cobb As readers from our last post know, we are just days away from launching the Second Edition of the Georgia Construction Handbook for Materialmen’s Liens and Payment Bonds.  Since Georgia’s new lien laws begin to take effect on January 1, 2021, this new edition is vital for all contractors, subcontractors, design
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Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law

Posted in Subcontractor Law,Subcontractor Liability by Blue Blog on the January 24th, 2018

Last week, two of our construction attorneys, Mark Cobb and Stephanie Dougherty, attended the Mid-Winter Meeting of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law. During the three day conference, they attended substantive seminars related to construction law, meet other construction lawyers, and saw old friends from past meetings. This years Construction Forum was particularly useful to
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Don’t Make A Mistake–Read Your Contract

Posted in Case Law,Contracts,Subcontractor Law,Subcontractor Liability by Blue Blog on the June 30th, 2014

by Mark A. Cobb The Court of Appeals of Georgia recently issued their holding in Progressive Electrical Services, Inc. v. Task Force Construction, Inc., and this case interprets some construction contract terms which impact Georgia subcontractors.  Specifically, this case gives subcontractors a reason to be concerned about every contract into which they enter unless they
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