Contracts Keyed to Dawson
Grenier v. Compratt Construction
The Plaintiffs brought an action to recover $25,500, and the Defendants answered with a counterclaim seeking to enforce the liquidated damages clause on the ground that the letter from the City Engineer was not provided. The roads were satisfactorily completed by the June 30th deadline, but the Plaintiffs failed to provide the letter because the City Engineer refused to cooperate by writing one. The Plaintiffs were able to deliver a letter by the City Attorney by July 10th. The trial court rendered judgment for the Plaintiffs for $23,000, plus interest; having found the Plaintiffs complied with contract requirement as of July 10th and Defendant was entitled to liquidated damages up to that date.
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