Adding Terms to a Government Contract without Saying So

Imagine an incredulous Contractor asking, “Show me in the Contract where it says I’m supposed to do X?”  The Government Contracting Officer smugly answers, “even though the Contract doesn’t say so, you must do it anyway.”  Is that even possible, when, how?

2023-02-01T11:05:29-05:00March 14, 2018|

No-Damage-for-Delay and Owner-Related Dispute Clauses are No Defense to Surety Liability Under Miller Act

Prime Government Contractors - you may need to update your interim payment waivers.

2023-02-01T11:06:04-05:00February 22, 2018|

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. . . .

2018-01-10T13:30:53-05:00October 24, 2017|
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