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If a contractor fails to complete the job on a specified date

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If a contractor fails to complete the job on a specified date agreed upon, should the cost of the job be re-negotiated
Submitted: 7 years ago via LawDepot.
Category: Legal
Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 7 years ago.
Legally it is no automatic. Practically it is common, especially if the delay results in financial loss to the hiring party. It is a breach. That said, short delay is common as well an a court wont require reduction price unless the aggrieved party can show injury. It should be negotiated.
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