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United States v. Algernon Blair, Inc
Defendant entered into a contract with the United States to construct a naval hospital. Defendant then contracted with Plaintiff to perform steel erection and supply equipment. Plaintiff began its performance, utilizing its own cranes for handling and placing steel. Defendant refused to pay for crane rental. Plaintiff therefore terminated its performance after completing approximately 28% of the subcontract. Defendant completed the job with another subcontractor, and Plaintiff sued to recover for labor and equipment furnished.
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