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Friday, September 04, 2009 06:06 pm

 
Sub Overstayed Its Welcome At Jobsite, Skewing The Timelineeditor's For Proper Lien Filing

A subcontractor's foolhardy attempt to catch up on incomplete work cost an equipment supplier its chance to collect on a lien.

Argo Construction Company, Inc. (Argo) supplied subcontractor Tower Construction, LLC (Tower) with equipment to perform excavation work on a project to construct a Kroger store in Ohio. When Tower defaulted on the lease agreement and failed to pay Argo, Argo filed a mechanic's lien against the project for $96,000.

The project owner, Kroger Limited Partnership I (Kroger), and the general contractor, F.H. Martin Construction Company (Martin), moved for summary judgment, arguing that Ar [...]

 
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