Prime Contractor Had No Duty to Help Surety Investigate Sub’s Default

We all know what happens when we “ASS-U-ME” something.  So, we should all carefully avoid assuming things unnecessarily.

By |2018-10-10T13:30:17-04:00October 24, 2018|Construction Law, Contract Interpretation, Default, Surety, Termination|

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|
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