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What do you do with a contratctor who wants to overcharge

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What do you do with a contratctor who wants to overcharge a sub-contractor 82,000 for 1 week of back charges- 1 Week!!!... to make up for his 2 million dollar loses.
The contractor is being to picky about work as well... sidewalk is off by mm's-they are being ridiculous.
The contractor has been delaying me the whole job thru (they've been slow at their work); I have loses there myself. They want me there waiting around despite no work available..I've done this to cooperate & help them out...you'd think there's be some appreciation there...
They've kept pushing me do their work-so I've requested a liablility waiver-which they've refused-so I've never done more than what's in my contract.
I can say I've seen this coming-this is the way contractors work- to rip off the subcontractors.
I have/had (I've currently stopped work) a contract with them... urgent matter
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 8 months ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is XXXXX XXXXX X will try my level best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can.
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Have they documented what all the backcharges are for?
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Are they all nitpicky things or are there some valid ones?
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How long has it been since you last performed work on the property?
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Have you signed any lien waivers for the general contractor?
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Thanks
Barrister
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

Did you recieve my reply?

Expert:  Barrister replied 8 months ago.
Sorry no, I just see your reply asking if I got your reply...sometimes things get lost out in the internet...
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Thanks
Barrister
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

I'm unsatisfied with this means of speaking to a lawyer etc.


I thought it would be quicker that speaking to my lawyer.


Please do not charge.


Thx.

Expert:  Barrister replied 8 months ago.
No problem. I will notify customer service to issue a refund of your deposit.
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Thanks
Barrister

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