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Was contracted by a third party insurance company to perform emergency services at a property and they instructed us to leave our equipment and to not contact the homeowner. We tried multiple times to get contact from either the primary insurance provider or the third party that sent us out but could not get any responses. So our equipment sat on site and accrued charges, which we reminded both parties about multiple times. We eventually just went and picked up our equipment but neither company is responding to the bill. We placed a lien on the customer's property but since the homeowner didn't contract us, they are now threatening legal action against us. What are our options?...Read More
AJ Shipley
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 27, 2021
GeorgiaPayment DisputesRight to Lien
We completed a job for a company and now the PM for that company is saying they were bought out and they are not financially responsible for paying us. ...Read More
Joe Magdaleno
2 answersAdd commentSep 21, 2021
CaliforniaPayment Disputes
My client is being very unreasonable, very nit picky, have been doing extra work that she is asking for, I’ve been trying to work with her but she now refuses to pay and I can’t keep going with no pay for my workers. Unfortunately the contract states that the remaining balance is due at end of project, but with all the unrealistic redos she’s been asking of us, we can’t continue. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 21, 2021
CaliforniaConstruction ContractMechanics LienPayment Disputes
I am a 2nd tier sub contractor on a Public High School project in Texas. The sub contractor has not paid us according to our agreement. We have added late charges per our agreement. We filed our public monthly notices. The general contractor has issued a joint check with a partial lien release. They did not include the service fees stating that was not their problem. Can I refuse to sign and demand the service fees be included in the joint check?...Read More
Jessica Toney
1 answerAdd commentSep 20, 2021
TexasPayment Disputes
If I have not began a small tenant improvement construction project and have not paid anything yet including not turning plans into the City, can I terminate the contract? ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentSep 17, 2021
CaliforniaBack ChargesConstruction ContractPayment Disputes
I built my home 3 years ago and it came with a 30 year dry basement guarantee. The basement is leaking and the builder/warranty holders are not responding to my many requests for resolution (it's been 3 months). I followed the warranty to the letter, but may need representation. How do I proceed?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentSep 13, 2021
WisconsinConstruction ContractPayment Disputes
A licensed electrician or unlicensed electrician pleaded guilty to not having a license will they be able to collect restitution...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 13, 2021
AlabamaPayment Disputes
I was hired by a guy I called my friend. He was hired by a disaster restoration company. He wouldnt tell me what company, or which insurance company. I performed services and provided materials for plumbing repairs. When I gave him the invoice he began to question everything on it. He also became verbally abusive. He told me he required all of my receipts for materials. I do have mark up on my parts. I also added profit and overhead to the bill. I can’t seem to get him to call me back. I performed this work on time and materials. No upfront contract. I also have been made aware that the house has asbestos in the mud of the walls and I did cut holes which has exposed me. What can I do to get paid?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 7, 2021
ColoradoCollectionsPayment Disputes
My contract with the general contractor doesn't contain any penalties for not meeting the project schedule. It does however contain arbitration language should the parties be unable to settle a dispute. The project was scheduled for completion 4-5 weeks from the start date. The project is 17 weeks behind schedule. I sent the contractor a cure letter to complete the project in 10 days as the project has been at 90% mark for 10 weeks. is the 10 day cure letter sufficient? Also, does the contractor have to warranty work already completed even if the contract is terminated?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 27, 2021
North CarolinaBack ChargesPayment Disputes
I am a contractor job started on 05/02/2021, estimate was $109,000, customer took items off till it went down to $72000, then she asked me to do every thing and more total was $116000 now she wont pay the rest , some of the items was approved via text ...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 2, 2021
TexasPayment Disputes
I am home owner and hired a contractor to extend my deck and build new finished porch over (roof/ceiling) over existing deck. There was no contract signed with him as he is a neighbor and all discussions were verbal. He informed that he is licensed and registered to do construction business. He showed his work's video also. However, after doing deck extension, he started to remove items/work to be done and started behaving very rudely and hence I decided to not continue to work with him after porch framing and ceiling was done. He was paid his fair share according to work performed. He filed a claim in Forsyth County Magistrate court for $4500 claiming he completed with work and I am not paying his dues....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentAug 31, 2021
GeorgiaPayment Disputes
We (based in NYC )provided $35k worth of signage to a company that went out of business. Prior to going under, they promised that they were just awaiting funding before paying us for our services in New Jersey. Now the new owner of the project is not responding to any emails or phone calls. The ability to file a lien expires in new jersey after 90 days of completing the work, but they had continued to promise us payment for a long time after that. What options do we have?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentAug 26, 2021
New YorkMechanics LienPayment Disputes
During my job I am only billing out a percentage of the square footage that is done. After reading the contract and how I included mobilizations into each unit price I should be able to bill out mobilizations because it is included in each line item correct?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 23, 2021
New YorkConstruction ContractPayment Disputes
I filed intent to lein, contractor says all he wants to pay is 3300.00 when he owes 7600.00 to me he says he mailed check Now i want the 4300.00 too. Can i cash the check and still go after him for the rest ? And i dont wanna lein the customer cuz he paid already and hes on my side . So i plan to call dept of labor. And then conciliation court, any thoughts on anything ive said Thanks ...Read More
Anonymous Laborer
Waiting for answerAdd commentAug 23, 2021
MinnesotaPayment Disputes
I have purchased materials and supplies on personal and business credit cards plus I took out a loan for 20K to invest into the business while I was working for the General Contractor that has either not paid me at all for the work or paid me minimally through charge-backs and I would like to know how I can add interest for every day or every month that I have still not gotten paid by them. Thank you...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
2 answersAdd commentOct 11, 2018
PennsylvaniaMechanics LienPayment Disputes