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Subcontractor Required to Strictly Comply with General Contractor’s Contractual Claim Provisions

Posted in Construction Contracts

In construction, incorporating a “prime contract” by reference into a subcontract is commonplace. Recently the Courts have broadly construed such “incorporation” provisions, often to the detriment of subcontractors. 

In Schindler Elevator Corp. v. Tully Const. Co, Inc., 139 A.D.3d 930 (1st Dept. 2016) the Plaintiff Schindler Elevator Corp. (“Schindler”) entered into a subcontract with the Defendant Tully Construction Co., Inc. … Continue Reading

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