Month: July 2017

Proving Notice of Public Payment Bond Claim

H.R. Prescott & Sons, Inc. v. Western Surety Co. et al. Middlesex Superior Court C.A. 2011-03871-B Successfully established defendant surety company’s “actual notice” of client’s bond claim within statutory time frame, prompting six figure settlement.

Breach of Contract for Non-Payment

G.S. Redlon & Sons vs. Intech, Inc. Marlborough District Court C.A. 200921CV345 Successfully prosecuted and proved at trial general contractor’s claims that it was due its contract balance for nonpayment, and successfully defended against owner’s claims that general contractor did not complete its work and perform in a workmanlike manner. The jury found the general […]

Defending a Bid Protest

Easton Winwater Works Co. and Town of Burlington advs. Mass Installation Prevailed at the Attorney General’s Office and successfully defended against a bid protest filed by another bidder alleging Easton Winwater Works’ low bid was not responsive and therefore not eligible due to wage rates.  

Defending a 93A Claim for Defective Work and Against the Principal Individually

H.J. Centola & Sons and Joseph Centola advs Anthony Catlin Aggressively responded to homeowner’s 93A claims and successfully demonstrated that homeowner’s claims for improper work were not only without merit, but were time barred. Successfully proved that action could not be pursued against the corporate principal individually when homeowner’s contract was solely with the corporation.

Defending Claims of Defective Products

H.R. Prescott & Sons, Inc. v MPF Corp., Michael P. Federico, Individually and North American Specialty Insurance Company Worcester Superior Court C.A. WOCV2003-00887 Successfully prosecuted supplier’s M.G.L. c. 149 § 29 bond claim and proved that general contractor’s refusal to pay supplier due to alleged defects and cost of remedial work was unfounded. Demonstrated problems […]

Prosecuting Public Payment Bond Claim

Miles Johnston d/b/a Johnston Drywall v Jan Five Corp. d/b/a Alexandra Construction, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburg and Hartford Fire Insurance Company Middlesex Superior Court C.A. MICV2002-04098 Successfully prosecuted subcontractor’s claims pursuant to M.G.L. c. 149 § 29 to judgment, and successfully defended delay claims and improper work claims by general contractor. Subcontractor […]