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No ‘Pay When Paid’ Defense for Contractor (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court awards a subcontractor $27,290 with prejudgment interest on its claim against the contractor; as defendant’s reliance on the “pay when paid” defense is misplaced in view of evidence that it received a payment of $161,459.56 from the owner that included payment for all the work done by plaintiff. Nothing in the contract ...