Plaintiff hired a contractor to design and build a residence, and later brought an action against the contractor for breach of contract and several other causes of action. The contractor tendered its defense to its insurance company, which company appointed counsel and defended subject to a reservation of rights. The insurer filed a separate declaratory relief […]
The construction contract executed by the parties included a clause which provided that all causes of action relating to the contract work would accrue from the date of substantial completion of the project, abrogating the delayed discovery rule. The trial court concluded the clause was valid and enforceable, noting that the agreement “was one between sophisticated […]
A dispute over a construction project went to arbitration. One party argued the unlicensed general contractor was required to disgorge all compensation for services pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 7031, but the arbitrator rejected the argument and found for the unlicensed general contractor. The trial court denied a motion to vacate the award and entered […]
Plaintiffs were injured in an accident on a bridge and brought an action for dangerous condition of public property. Defendants argued they enjoyed design immunity, but plaintiffs contended they lost that immunity when they became aware of certain technological changes which made it appropriate to install modifications. The trial court entered judgment in favor the […]
Under the “completed and accepted doctrine,” once a contractor completes work that is accepted by the owner, the contractor is not liable to third parties injured as a result of the condition of the work, even if the contractor was negligent in performing the contract, unless the defect in the work was latent or concealed. […]
In this video, construction attorney Mark Mellor details the initial steps of filing a mechanic’s lien in California. Mr. Mellor serves as a construction lawyer in Eastvale, Norco, Riverside and surrounding communities. Contact his office today for more information.
Mark Mellor is a construction attorney that serves all of the Southern California area including the city of Yucaipa. In this video, Mr. Mellor discusses the requirements for filing a Mechanic’s Lien.
Construction attorney Mark Mellor handles Mechanic’s Liens in Colton, CA and other construction law issues throughout the Southern California area. In this video, Mr. Mellor details how to file a Mechanic’s Lien.
California construction attorney Mark Mellor answers questions about how to file a mechanic’s lien in California. Contact the Mellor Law Firm today at (951) 221-4744.
In this video, leading construction attorney in California, Mark Mellor, details how long you have to file a mechanics lien. If you have performed services, construction, or other work, a mechanics lien / stop notice protects you from a property owner filing for foreclosure or selling the property before you get paid. The process can […]