News And Updates

On May 10, 2021, Shields Law Partners presented a webinar on behalf of Lorman Education Services: Job Order Contracting Fundamentals. The webinar provided information for contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to better understand the process and benefits of Job Order Contracting and how it may be an overall better project delivery method. Click here to purchase/download a...

On April 21, 2021, Shields Law Partners presented a webinar on behalf of Lorman Education Services: Construction Payment Reminders: Using the Right Tools at the Right Time. The webinar provided information for contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to discover the types of payment remedies available to them and what their rights are when not getting paid. Click...

On August 6, 2018 the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal held that a materialman who failed to provide notice per La. R.S. 38:2242(F) could still pursue a claim against the general contractor and the surety on the payment bond on a public works project pursuant to La. R.S. 38:2247.  In doing so, the First Circuit has arguably recognized that the 75-day notice set forth in La. R.S. 38:2242(F) is no longer required in order for a materialman to assert a claim against a public works payment bond under the Louisiana Public Works Act. [Read More...]

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