Shopping Cart (0) items Sign In

Construction Claims Monthly - Devoted exclusively to the problems of construction contracting since 1963

‹ Prev article: 
 

No Chance Of Prompt-pay Recovery In Face Ofadverse Contract Findings

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 04:03 pm

 
No Chance Of Prompt-pay Recovery In Face Ofadverse Contract Findings

An appellate court affirmed a holding that a subcontractor cannot collect under the Prompt Pay Act if it first breached the subcontract.

Contractor Hutchison Construction, Inc. (HCI) and its subcontractor Billy Smith Enterprises, Inc. (BSE) each sued one another for contract breach. Specifically, BSE claimed that HCI had violated Texas' Prompt Pay Act (the Act) when it failed to pay the subcontractor for more than $45,000 worth of work on a Travis County, Texas public works project. For its part, BSE allegedly failed to properly man the job and stay on schedule. A district court found that neither breach was excused but that BSE [...]

 
› Next article: 
 
Sign up now for Construction Claims Monthly Online! Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
 
Join Now Construction Claims Monthly! Close
 
×

Dear Valued Customers,

We regret to announce that ProEdTech LLC and all its affiliate brands will cease operations on April 1, 2019.

We are no longer able to fulfill online orders. We will fullfill all DVD and book orders already placed.

Customers of canceled webinars and subscription products may request a refund at (800) 223-8720 or service@proedtech.com. You must do so by April 1, 2019.

Thank you for your business and loyalty over the years. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused.


Best regards,
The ProEdTech Team