The Massachusetts Prompt Pay Statute: A Cautionary Tale for Those Who Don't Read the Fine Print

by Joseph A. Barra, Esp.

In a recent decision likely to have a significant impact upon the way private construction projects in Massachusetts are managed, the Superior Court recently construed the Massachusetts Prompt Pay Statute in the way the Statute (Statute) was meant to be enforced, but contrary to most current construction practice.

In Tocci Building Corp. v. IRIV Partners, LLC, Boston Harbor Industrial Development, LLC and Hudson Insurance Co., (November 19, 2020, Sup.Ct. 19-405)...(continue reading)

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Mr. Barra is a long-time member of CMAA and submitted this white paper to CMAA New England Chapter. The Governmental Affairs committee reviewed and deemed it educational, insightful, and thus valuable to share with our membership.

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