Some Relief for the “Original Contractor” and Sureties Regarding Labor Claims

Nevada law provided that every “original contractor” is liable for “indebtedness for labor incurred by any subcontractor or any contractors acting under, by or for the original contractor in performing any labor, construction of other work included in the subject of the original contract, for labor . . . .” NRS 608.150. The statute made … Continue reading “Some Relief for the “Original Contractor” and Sureties Regarding Labor Claims”

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20th Year Anniversary!

Today we celebrated our 20th year anniversary. Thank you everyone to help us get to 20 years serving you. We are excited for the things to come!     Ribbon cutting ceremony by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce               Mayor Hafen’s recognition for our 20 years in business in the … Continue reading “20th Year Anniversary!”

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No More Soup For You!

Nevada Legislature Limits DMV Bond Claims to “Consumers “and Some Hidden Dangers You Should Know In 2011, the Nevada Supreme Court held in Western Surety Company v. ADCO Credit, Inc., 251 P.3d 714 (Nev. 2011) that a defrauded finance company was within the meaning of the phrase “any person” in NRS 482.345, thereby making the finance company a … Continue reading “No More Soup For You!”

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Surety Defenses Under Utah’s State Construction Registry

Claims against payment bonds may be denied on both private commercial and public works projects absent a claimant’s proper registration with the Utah State Construction Registry (“SCR”), labor wage claims excepted. Understanding the SCR process and procedure will aid the surety’s representative in determining the validity of claims. This article highlights the SCR bond procedures … Continue reading “Surety Defenses Under Utah’s State Construction Registry”

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