SAN FRANCISCO – A Redlands subcontractor alleges it was not paid for construction work it provided.
United States of America, for the use and benefit of C.I.B. Korean Disabled Veteran Inc., filed a complaint on Dec. 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Apex Mechanical Inc., Great American Insurance Co., Abide International Inc. and CNA Surety Corp. citing the Miller Act.
According to the complaint, C.I.B. Korean Disabled Veteran Inc. alleges that on June 23, 2015, it entered into a subcontract with Abide, where plaintiff agreed to furnish certain labor, materials and equipment in exchange for agreed payment in accordance with the prime contract, subcontract and sub-subcontract. C.I.B. Korean Disabled Veteran Inc. alleges it provided all services required, including changes initiated by Abide, however, the additional labor, equipment and materials furnished by C.I.B. Korean Disabled Veteran Inc. worth the sum of $416,947 purportedly remains unpaid to date.
The plaintiffs holds Apex Mechanical Inc., Great American Insurance Co., Abide International Inc. and CNA Surety Corporation responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to make payments on outstanding amounts and failed to complete change orders.
The plaintiffs seek judgment against defendants for the sum of $416,947, plus interest, attorney's fees, costs of suit and further relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Philip Geurts of Geurts Law Firm in Irvine.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-07153