Summary Judgment For Construction Lender Affirmed


The Alabama Supreme Court recently affirmed a summary judgment in favor of a construction lender represented by Dennis and Evans Bailey. Dennis and Evans were able to successfully argue to Judge Gene Reese in the Montgomery County Circuit Court that the lender did not bear any liability for construction delays and the failure to pay some subcontractors. They were also able to obtain a judgment against the borrowers in the amount for $590,274.97, which included attorney’s fees and costs, for non-payment on the construction loan. The Alabama Supreme Court affirmed the lower court’s judgment in favor of Dennis and Evans’s client, without an opinion, on August 12, 2016.