Ohio court addresses contractor’s ability to sue project lenders.

An occasional issue for a construction attorney is whether the contractors can directly sue the project’s lenders. That question was addressed in APCO Industries, Inc. v. Braun Construction Group, Inc….

Turbine structure removal not subject to mechanic’s lien for rental equipment.

Often whether a project is subject to Ohio’s mechanic’s lien statute is a clear-cut determination for a construction attorney and not subject to serious dispute. There can be projects where it is more difficult to determine if the project is subject to the statute, which is a preliminary question for whether contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers possess lien rights…