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Don’t Get Caught Holding the Bag: Hold the State Liable When General Contractor Fails to Pay on a Public Project.

Posted in Bond Claims, Breach of Contract, Construction Claims, Construction Law, Government Contracting, Lien Rights, Nebraska Construction, Payment Bond, Uncategorized

According to a quick Google search the term “holding the bag” comes from the mid eighteenth century  and means be left with the onus of what was originally another’s responsibility.  Nobody wants to be left holding the bag.  But that … Continue reading

When Bond Claims Don’t Work

Posted in Bond Claims

Sometimes a subcontractor is just too far down the chain to make a claim on a bond. A recent Kansas cases illustrated that a sub-sub-subcontractor was not a claimant under a subcontractor’s bond and its claim was denied. I wonder … Continue reading