We all know what happens when we “ASS-U-ME” something. So, we should all carefully avoid assuming things unnecessarily.
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.
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. . . .
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and . . .” the Prime Contractor had to take both roads at the same time to the same place.