To collect losses paid by an insurer as a result of a builder’s mechanics lien claims, John Hein won the right on appeal to pursue collection against the individual owner of the company by piercing the corporate veil. The Trial Court awarded judgment but denied the...
Mechanics Lien Litigation
Judgment obtained by Bill Sauerwein and Trent Bond affirmed by Court of Appeals
A judgment obtained by Bill Sauerwein and Trent Bond on behalf of a group of homeowners has been affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals. In issuing its lengthy opinion, the court of appeals held that correction of the homeowners’ vesting deeds was permitted and...
Bill Sauerwein and Trent Bond reach favorable resolution of substantial mechanics lien claims.
Bill Sauerwein and Trent Bond successfully resolved claims on behalf of a lender at a mediation conducted at Missouri University School of Law. At and following the mediation, a favorable settlement was reached with a contractor who filed a substantial mechanic’s...
Bill Sauerwein Obtains Summary Judgment in Multi-Million Dollar Mechanics Lien Suit
Bill Sauerwein obtained Summary Judgment in favor his client in a sizeable case in St.Clair County Illinois. The Plaintiff in the case contended it was entitled to a $6.5 million dollar mechanics lien and sought priority over the lender’s $9 million mortgage. The...
Mechanics Lien Defeated
On behalf of a Lending client, Trent Bond secured Summary Judgment invalidating a mechanics lien on the basis that lien claimant failed to file its mechanics lien claim within six months of last performance of any work on the site in violation of §429.080 RSMo.
Mechanics Lien Victory Affirmed
The Missouri Court of Appeals has affirmed a summary judgment obtained by Sauerwein Simon attorneys on behalf of a property owner against a mechanic’s lien claimant who sought $342,000.00.
Mechanics Lien Summary Judgment
On behalf of national bank as owner through foreclosure, Trent Bond obtained Summary Judgment on the basis that the bank’s interest through its Deed of Trust was prior in time to a claim for a $232,000 mechanic’s lien and therefore the lien been extinguished at...
Summary Judgment Victory
On behalf of a lender client, Trent Bond won Summary Judgment on the basis that lien claimant failed to file its mechanics lien claim for $124,000 within six months of last performance of any work on the site.
Paul Simon Jr. joins MOBAR Committee
Partner, Paul Simon Jr., was appointed to the newly created Mechanics Lien Subcommittee of the Missouri Bar’s Property Law Committee at this year’s Missouri Bar Spring Committee Meeting in Jefferson City, Missouri. The committee’s purpose is to explore and monitor...
Mechanics Lien Successfully Mediated
Sauerwein Simon attorney, Brandon Rothkopf successfully mediated an Illinois mechanics’ lien case on behalf of a local bank, involving multiple lien claims and claimants totalling nearly $400,000.00.