February 20, 2015 Practice Points

Personal Liability for Submitting False Lien Waivers and Payment Applications

A Missouri appeals court decided that individual owners of a construction company were personally liable for fraudulent misrepresentations made on lien waivers and payment applications

by Robert Pitkin

A Missouri  appeals court decided that individual owners of a construction company were personally liable for fraudulent misrepresentations made on lien waivers and payment applications.  (John Knox Village v. Fortis Construction Company, LLC, 449 S.W.3d 68 (Mo.App. W.D. 2014))

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