Construction Company Sues School District Over Stalled Project
Performance Construction company has filed a breach of contract claim against the Forest Hills Board of Education over a construction project from which the company was fired. According to the school district, they were unhappy with the pace and quality of the work rendered by the contractor and fired them from the project for that reason. The contractor, on the other hand, claims that it was Forest Hills that was responsible for overspending and delays and fired the contractor to hide their own wrongdoing. The case is likely headed to trial with millions of dollars up in the air.
The construction company leveled breach of contract claims against the school district and claims that they are owed millions in damages. Such claims are often filed against contractors who fail to provide services to those soliciting services from them. In this case, the tables are turned. The contractor has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the solicitor of services for firing them from the job to hide their own wrongdoing.
Adding intrigue to the matter is the fact that the school district is deep in debt and has considered merging with another local school to cut down costs related to its funding. The contractor has asked for $8 million in damages.
The school district has also filed counterclaims against the contractor for breach of contract. You can file a breach of contract claim against a contractor who fails to provide the services solicited in a timely manner.
Filing breach of contract claims against contractors in Dayton, OH
What is a breach of contract claim? Essentially, it is a claim made against another party who fails to provide services that were bargained for. When you enter into an agreement with a home improvement contractor, you should be able to trust that they will do the work provided in a timely and professional manner. When the other party fails to provide the work contracted for, you can file a breach of contract suit against them and recover damages related to the incident. By way of contrast, they may be able to file a breach of contract lawsuit against you for failing to pay them for services rendered.
In Ohio, you can seek a remedy to a breach of contract claim by filing a complaint against the other party. The Dayton breach of contract attorneys at Kohl & Cook Law Firm, LLC has helped several parties resolve breach of contract claims filed between businesses and individuals.
In a breach of contract claim, there are various forms of remedies that may be made. You may be able to recover monetary compensation, legal fees, or compel the work to be completed in accordance with the contract.
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The Columbus, OH breach of contract attorneys at Kohl & Cook Law Firm, LLC represent the interests of those who need to file a breach of contract claim. Call our office today to schedule an appointment, and we can begin discussing your lawsuit immediately.