Failure to Serve Notice of Nonpayment Renders Lien Invalid

The Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed Tennessee’s requirement that remote contractors (subcontractors, sub-subcontrators, material suppliers to a subcontractor, etc.) must serve notices of nonpayment on both the owner and prime contractor (the General Contractor).  In Diaz Construction v. Ind. Dev. Board of Metro. Gov’t of Nashville and Davidson County, a remote contractor appealed the trial court’s dismissal of its lien … Read More