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Michael T. Callahan on Greg Opinski Construction, Inc. v. City of Oakdale
Posted on 25 Jun 2012 by Michael T. Callahan

In this Analysis, Michael T. Callahan discusses Greg Opinski Construction, Inc. v. City of Oakdale , 199 Cal. App. 4th 1107 (Cal. App. 5th Dist. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], in which the California Court of Appeal held... Read More

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Court Broadly Defines Subcontractors Who Qualify For Payment Bond Claims
Posted on 2 Jul 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

By Edward Lozowicki and Scott Vignos Can a supplier of construction materials be considered a "subcontractor" for purposes of enforcing its claim on a public works payment bond? The answer is "yes" according to a recent decision... Read More

Bullivant Houser Bailey PC: Consumer, But Not Unlicensed Contractor, May Enforce Arbitration Clause
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Ronald L. Richman California law prohibits unlicensed contractors from enforcing claims to payment for work done while unlicensed. But, the customer can seek to enforce the construction contract against the unlicensed contractor. In this... Read More

Michael T. Callahan on American Underground Eng'g, Inc. v. City of Syracuse
Posted on 25 Jun 2012 by Michael T. Callahan

In this Analysis, Michael T. Callahan discusses Am. Underground Eng'g, Inc. v. City of Syracuse, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117102 (N.D.N.Y Oct. 7, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], finding that a contractor presented no... Read More