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United States ex rep. Coastal Steel Erectors, Inc. v. Algernon Blair, Inc.
Citation:479 F.2d 638
Defendant entered a contract with the United States for the construction of a naval hospital in Charleston County, South Carolina. Defendant contracted with Plaintiff to perform certain steel erection and supply certain equipment in conjunction with Defendant’s contract with the United States. Plaintiff commenced performance of its obligations, supplying its own crances for handling and placing steel. Plaintiff refused to pay for the crane rental, maintaining that it was not obligated to do so under the subcontract. After completing about 28 percent of the subcontract, Plaintiff terminated its performance.
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