Mauck, William R., Jr.
Since 1995, Virginia courts have recognized the
validity of "pay-if-paid" clauses (sometimes referred to as
"pay-when-paid") in subcontracts. To be enforceable, the clause must
clearly state that the general contractor's obligation to...
It is not news that the recent construction economy has not been
good. Private money is not flowing into construction as it had been in
the past and public projects are moving more slowly. Payment disputes
leading to mechanic's lien claims and payment bond claims are rampant because of the...