LOS ANGELES – A San Diego subcontractor alleges it was not paid for construction work on a federal project.
United States, for
the use of Minegar Contracting Inc., filed a complaint on March 27 in
the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against
T.B. Penick & Sons Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. and Does 1 to 10
citing breach of contract.
According to the complaint,
T.B. Penick & Sons Inc.
entered into a contract with the United States for a construction
project in Twentynine Palms and that Minegar was a subcontractor. The
plaintiff holds T.B. Penick & Sons Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance
Co. and Does 1 to 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly
breached their agreement with the plaintiff by failing to pay Minegar
The plaintiff seeks $75,471.47, plus interest at the
rate of 10 percent per annum, all legal fees and any other relief as
this court deems just. They are represented by James H. Flaherty Jr. and
Douglas P. Flaherty of Flaherty & Flaherty in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 5:17-cv-00576-JAK-PJW