Georgia Amends Lien Statute to Cover General Conditions and Other Contract Costs

The Georgia legislature recently amended the lien statute to effectively reverse a ruling by the Georgia Court of Appeals that prevented lien claimants from recovering general conditions costs and interest.

Background: 182 Tenth, LLC v. Manhattan Constr. Co.

In the …

The Creative-But-High Standard of “Alternative” Claims in Construction Disputes

Sometimes construction claimants and their attorneys need to think outside the box in their efforts to recover payment for work.  There are many situations in which claimants adequately prove they are entitled to recover, but for one reason or another …