Miller Act Archive

4th Circuit Rules for Subcontractor on “Subcontract vs. Miller Act” Issue

In the recently decided case of Aarow/IET, LLC v Hartford Fire Insurance Company, No. 19-1710 (4th Cir. 2020), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a victory for a subcontractor whose federal Miller Act (payment bond) claim had been preliminarily dismissed by the Eastern District of Virginia trial court after that court […]

Bonds on Ohio P3s – Public-Private Partnerships

The funding of construction projects for public use through public-private partnerships (known as “P3s”) is increasing at all levels, including on federal and federally funded projects. Typically, the public entity will provide the land and authorize the private entity to design, build and frequently operate the resulting public work. In trying to maximize the incentives […]