Getting Paid: How the Law Can Help You Get What You Deserve

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:00 am
Holiday Inn Countryside
6201 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525

Attention company owners, project managers, estimators, superintendents and foremen: This seminar will focus on legal rights available to steel erectors to assist them in getting paid for services perrformed. We will disucss various statutes and law, and focus on practical steps that erectors and fabricators can undertake to put them in the best position to get paid. The discussion will center on:

•Timely assertion of Mechanic’s Lien Rights and Payment Bond Claims
•Avoidance of dangerous language in Lien Waivers
•Timing requirements of the Illinois Prompt Payment Act
•Identification of favorable and unfavorable payment provisions in contracts
•What to do when the party you contracted with ends up in bankruptcy

SPEAKER: Ryan Hiss is a construction lawyer and a partner in Laurie & Brennan,LLP. He has represented a wide range of contractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, owners and developers in various dispute forums, including state and federal court and before mediators and arbitrators. His experience includes numerous cases involving contract disputes, delay claims, construction defects, payment disputes and mechanics lien claims.

FEES: This seminar is sponsored by the Associated Steel Erectors Industry Promotional Fund. There is no charge, but advance registration is required.

Click here for Registration Form:  GettingPaidWorkshop24August2017