A White Paper by Smith Currie
Understanding the General Contractor’s Right of Offset in VA, MD, and the District of Columbia  
For subcontractors, there are few instances more frustrating than receiving an unexpected and previously-undisclosed list of backcharges that are being deducted from the final payment due and owing to your company. Even more distressing is the scenario when a general contractor delays payment rightfully owed to a subcontractor by asserting backcharges allegedly owed on a separate project. Read More...