Brian H. Simmons contributed to an article in the Spring 2014 edition of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section Newsletter titled, “Union Employee Benefits Trust Funds Not Entitled to Pursue Mechanics’ Lien Claims on Behalf of Union Members Who Performed Work for Construction Contractors.” The article discusses the consolidated cases of Bricklayers of Western Pa. Combined Funds, Inc. v. Scott’s Dev. Co. and Laborers’ Combined Funds of Western Pa., et al. v. Scott’s Dev. Co. and the significance it had to owners, developers, contractors and others involved in the construction industry.