The firm’s client was a painting subcontractor on a private commercial construction project in Orleans Parish. The General Contractor and its surety failed to remit significant base contract monies to the firm’s client, and the general contractor failed to pay significant amounts of change orders which were approved by the general contractor. The firm not only sued under the Private Works Act for the base contract monies and change orders alleged to be due after filing a lien on the project but also sought prompt pay penalties against the general contractor for failing to remit paying the subcontractor in 14 days under Louisiana law despite being paid by the owner. After a construction arbitration trial, including multiple fact and expert witnesses, the arbitration panel found in favor of our client. Further, the firm sought all costs and attorney fees, which were awarded as well. The total judgment value due to our client was $1,974,843.74.

$1,974,843.74