federal courthouse emergency water damage.$ 172,000.hired by gsa locally, told it was to big for them to pay me.. had to sign on with a gsa recommended 8a company. GSA paid 8a company but they never paid me. Miller act does not require a bond, according to gsa because it was not construction.I am a disabled veteran, from the 60s. I paid all my subs, 8a company has several judgements already against them. GSA still gives that company government work. So others can be taken advantage .

1 month ago

How do I get my money

Senior Legal Associate Levelset

On federal construction projects that are not bonded, payment recovery will generally have to come through traditional legal routes – like via litigation under a theory such as breach of contract. However, there’s an interesting legal question as to whether the Miller Act should apply and, therefore, whether a payment bond should have been present.

In order to best assess what legal options may be available, though, it’d be wise to consult a local construction attorney. They’d be able to review all relevant project documentation and communications and advise on what options may be available and which ones might have the best chances at success. This is especially true in light of the fact that there’s no bond present or lien rights available (since lien rights will not exist against public property).

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