In which the right to enjoy an afternoon beer on your rooftop patio is balanced against large economic losses to a construction company. The score at halftime? Beer: 1, Construction Company: 0.
A tale of risk, ambition, and lies. Also featuring a gold mine in the mountains, Chinese-made mill motors, and the Builders Lien Act.
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