Contracts Bulletin: Before You Cash That Check

Part 3 of this SMACNA Contracts Bulletin covers the risks involved in accepting partial payment on a project and how cashing certain checks could result in a subcontractor unwittingly giving up their rights to full payment.

Topics covered in this bulletin include:

  • Defining an “Accord and Satisfaction”
    • Uniform Commercial Code
    • When to Call a Lawyer
  • Subcontractor Remedies & Case Law
    • Triangle Construction
    • OMNI
    • Precision Drywall & Painting
  • Options

This bulletin was prepared by SMACNA’s general counsel. All members are encouraged to read this latest update.

Contracts Bulletin: Before You Cash that Check