Your Contract Can Handle COVID-19

Uncertainty and risk are not new or novel to contractors.  Contracts reduce uncertainty and share the risk of doing or providing something.  COVID-19 may have contributed to, but it has not single-handedly created, uncertainty and risk. 

By |2022-10-25T10:11:26-04:00April 9, 2020|Contract, Contract Interpretation, Damages, Force Majeure, Notice|

Owner Nonpayment is No Defense to Miller Act Claim

As if you needed confirmation that the Federal Miller Act is a powerful tool for unpaid subcontractors, this is it.  Even when a Prime ordered and accepted the Sub’s work, but didn’t have to pay under the Subcontract, the Subcontractor still. . . .

By |2018-01-10T13:30:53-05:00October 24, 2017|Damages, Government Contract, Miller Act, Payment, Surety|

When You Can’t Recover from a Third-Party (The Economic Loss Doctrine)

Suppose that you (the Contractor) had extra costs and want payment for those extra costs from the designer.

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