SO MUCH WINNING: Federal Appeals Court Upholds $335K Award To Miami Painters Stiffed By Trump

The Read Deal reports:

A Miami-based paint company stiffed three years ago by President Donald Trump’s Doral golf resort may finally get paid. The Third District Court of Appeals on Friday rejected the Trump National Doral Miami’s petition to throw out a lower court’s prior ruling affirming a nearly $35,000 construction lien The Paint Spot placed on the property, and also awarded the company $300,000 in attorney fees.

Bruce Rogow, the attorney representing the resort, told The Real Deal that the Third DCA’s decision is final and Trump National Doral Miami will have to settle its $34,863 debt with The Paint Spot. “The next step is to resolve the matter because the appellate court ruled the lien was valid,” Rogow said.

The Paint Spot’s lawyer Daniel Vega said Trump Endeavor, the holding company that owns the golf resort, unnecessarily dragged out the court case. “At all times, Trump Endeavor refused to pay,” Vega told TRD. “Fortunately, our client had the fortitude to endure the massive pressure in order to vindicate its position.”