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Contractor Gave Supervisor "Apparent Authority" Changes-directed

Saturday, April 09, 2005 02:40 pm

Contractor Gave Supervisor "Apparent Authority" Changes-directed

A contractor has been held responsible for extra work an on-site supervisor ordered from a subcontractor. The contractor had conferred "apparent authority"on its supervisor.

Hallmark Development, Inc. awarded a contract to Hillebrand Construction of the Midwest, Inc. to build a 30- unit apartment complex in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Hillebrand subcontracted a substantial portion of the work. During the course of the project, Hillebrand's on-site project supervisor passed away. Hillebrand hired another individual, Michael Michehl, to replace the supervisor. H [...]

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