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Fortney Law LLC is a full-service law firm dedicated to serving clients dealing with construction related issues on commercial and residential projects in Ohio and beyond.

Fortney Law LLC represents subcontractors and suppliers in all phases of the construction process, from bidding and contract negotiation, to change orders and contract interpretation during the project, to filing mechanic’s liens or initiating litigation after the completion of a project. If your company is owed money from the general contractor for a project you worked on, you should schedule a consultation as soon as possible to discuss potential paths to getting paid.

Fortney Law LLC also assists construction clients with general business representation, including employment disputes and other matters.

Fortney Law LLC also assists homeowners with disputes against home builders. If you are experiencing an issue with a custom home, please call to schedule a consultation to talk about your rights related to your home.

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Ninth District Court of Appeals Upholds Judgment Where Jury Finds No Damages

Ninth District Court of Appeals Upholds Judgment Where Jury Finds No Damages

Ohio’s Ninth District Court of Appeals recently affirmed a judgment from the Summit County Court of Common Pleas. (Skycasters, LLC, et al. v. Michael Kister, et al.) At trial, Plaintiff sought damages against the Defendant in excess of $2 million due to violation of a non-competition and confidentiality clause in the employment agreement. Defendant, represented by Mike Fortney of Fortney Law LLC, successfully argued that […]

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Mechanic’s Lien for Furnishing Materials is Valid, Even if Materials are not Used in Project

Mechanic’s Lien for Furnishing Materials is Valid, Even if Materials are not Used in Project

In a big development, especially for suppliers furnishing materials to construction projects in Ohio, the 12th District Court of Appeals late last year found that a mechanic’s lien for furnishing materials under R.C. 1312 is valid even if the supplied materials are not incorporated into the project. After the trial court determined that a supplier’s mechanic’s lien was invalid, due to the failure to use […]

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