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1. Yes. You have a simple breach of contract action against the company for failing to honor the agreement.
2. Yes. Written contracts have a 4 yr. limitation period (§337); Oral contracts have a 2 yr. limitation period (§339).
3. You should seek the $1500, which is the value of the bargain you made.
4. You should send a demand letter to the company asking that they honor the contract, and if they fail to do so, you should proceed with filing the action.
Thanks much for your quick reply!
Is there a sample demand letter that I can use, i.e. a link? Or do I just "demand" that they honor their contract.
I don't know of a form.
However, you can simply write a letter outlining the fact that you won the bid for the service, that the company has failed to honor the agreement, and if it does not comply, you will be forced to sue.