IN YOUR CORNER: Veteran fights for family home, after contractor fails to pay concrete bill

LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Jeff Robinson was finally settling into his Oklahoma life. He’s now in a fight with a concrete contractor and hopes court isn’t on the horizon.

He comes to the Sooner State after years in the military.

“Air Force kind of dumped me off here after I retired,” said Jeff. “We decided to give the kids a little land so they could kind of stretch out, ride bikes.”

That kid-friendly home will soon be found in Logan County country.

But construction is behind schedule and concrete could be to blame.

“It’s just shameful,” said Jeff. “There’s a pattern, wish I had known about this earlier.”

He’s talking about contractor Mathew McRae.

Jeff hired Mathew and his company at the time, Bowen Dozer, back in August.

“Checked them out on the BBB, they had all great and positive reviews,” added Jeff.

Mathew’s many concrete tasks included pouring

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Contractor Fights Investors’ Claims Over COVID Test Kit Deal

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Law360 (November 19, 2020, 11:38 PM EST) —
Hospital contractor SCWorx and its chief executive told a Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday that a proposed class of investors failed to show that the company had lied in connection with a COVID-19 test supply deal that purportedly fell apart in the spring.

In a Nov. 18 dismissal bid, the company and its CEO Marc Schessel told U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl that the latest version of the investor suit it faces doesn’t include any

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HFZ fights back against “predatory” lender on condo buildings

The Uniform Commercial Code, which governs commercial transactions in the U.S. says that auctions like this one must be commercially reasonable. The sale, which was arranged in just two months, scheduled in the middle of a pandemic and will only sell the individual loans as one package, is far from that, HFZ argued in court papers. It would also make it impossible for the developer to sell more condo units in hopes of paying off more debt.

“The appropriate way to auction off the membership interests would be to allow a bidder to bid not on only the entire portfolio but to allow bidders to bid on one, two three or all four or any combination,” said Y. David Scharf, one of HFZ’s lawyers on the case. 

Feldman’s company acquired the properties—88-90 Lexington Avenue, The Astor at 235 West 75th Street, and Fifty-Third and Eighth at 301 West 53rd Street—

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Regional councillor fights for ‘million-dollar’ Porirua property

A legal stoush is brewing over a piece of “premium” public land in Porirua valued at more than $1 million, with the Porirua City Council pitted against a consortium led by Greater Wellington Regional councillor Chris Kirk-Burnnand.

He heads a group of five neighbours wanting to buy almost 6000 square metres of public land at Motukaraka Point, which has views over Pauatahanui Inlet and backs on to their properties.

The trouble is this: the consortium values the property at $180,000 while the council has a valuation of $600,000.

And Philip Whearty​, director of DoubleWinkel​ Real Estate Ltd, believes it could be worth “north of $1 million” in the current market.

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Kirk-Burnnand said he

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