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Hello, I was wondering, regarding a contract that the company has breached, does that somewhat nullify the contract?
Yes, here is what happend:
We had a contract to build a tradeshow booth for a customer. After the contract was agreed, they then asked a former employ to add sever costly components, at no additional cost to them. This was a huge loss to us, but went along with it, since the former employee agreed to it in an email. We were not happy about that, but gave them everything they wanted, even though we lost on it. However, a key component of the contrract was that they customer needed to "pay in full" before anything ships out. They gave us a bad check (whereby they placed a built in stop payment) at the time they made out the check). There check was returned from the bank, and it took us (18) days to finally get paid, after they picked up the booth us.
Is there anything we can do in order to get compensated for our losses on this?
Hi, the contract was a written via email, and all confirmed via email.
One of their employees added components, and one of our former employees agree to it.
We are considering both options here. If we void the contract, then we belive that they would need to return the tradeshow booth we build for them, and then we would charge them a standard "rental fee" for the booth.
On the other hand, we would also consider just being compensated for our losses, regarding the additional components that we had to build for them. We feel that it's not fair for us to have to build additional components for them, which were not charged for, when they did not meet the terms of payment on this. We don't know though if the fact that they are 18 days late on the payment calls for a voidance, or a restructuring of the contract?
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