Owner not liable to pay subcontractor absent “assent”

The Suffolk County Supreme Court recently issued a decision affirming long established concept in construction law that says a subcontractor may not maintain an unjust enrichment claim directly against an owner unless the owner has “assented” to the obligation to … Continue reading

Collecting on an Unpaid Construction Contract in New York

COLLECTING ON AN UNPAID CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT Collection is a part of every business, but in the construction industry it sometimes seems like collection is 90% of the business with 10% devoted to the actual construction.  If you plan for collection … Continue reading