SAN FRANCISCO – A steel company alleges that it was not paid in full for work provided on a federal project.
United States of America for the use and benefit of S & K Metal Fabricators Inc., doing business as Allen Steel, filed a complaint on June 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Kirlin Builders LLC and Federal Insurance Co. citing the Miller Act.
According to the complaint, Kirlin Builders was awarded a contract by the plaintiff through the U.S. Corps of Engineers for a project in Alameda County in February 2015. The suit states that Allen Steel entered into a subcontract for the fabrication and installation of structural steel and handrails for the project. Allen Steel alleges it has only been paid for a portion of the amount it is owed.
The plaintiffs seek damages in the amount of $44,640, interest, all legal fees, damages in the amount of $30,000 and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by William D. Thomson of William D. Thomson Attorney at law in Livermore.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 3:17-cv-03506-JSC