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Collecting Payment For Construction Work

When you have provided services or supplied goods during the course of a construction project, you expect to be paid in a timely manner, as outlined in your contract. Nonpayment of accounts receivable can be detrimental to the success of your construction business. Take control by working with an attorney who understands the ins and outs of payment and collection in the construction industry.

Lawyer John Davagian at Davagian Grillo & Semple LLP has worked in the construction industry for over four decades. He can help you collect the money you are owed efficiently and effectively, whether you are a subcontractor seeking payment from a general contractor, or a general contractor from an owner. Contact our Boston-area construction attorneys today.

Negotiating Payment Plans In Massachusetts

When payment is not timely or forthcoming, we can negotiate payment plans in even the most complicated payment disputes with owners, general contractors and other professionals including architects and engineers. Mr. Davagian can also protect you against fraudulent or inaccurate collection attempts for work that was inadequately performed, or not performed at all.

If negotiations fail, he will represent you in collection actions. Given our substantial experience and expertise working in the construction industry, he understands the strict procedures in place to enforce bonds and mechanic’s liens intended to secure payment for services rendered or goods delivered.

Direct Payment Under Massachusetts Law

If you have performed services or delivered goods to a general contractor and have not been paid after repeated attempts at collection, Massachusetts law provides a reprieve: direct payment of a subcontractor by an owner. This law only applies to public contracts, however. Contact our firm today to schedule an appointment at our Sudbury office. Call 978-791-3750 or send us an email.