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Graphic Depicting Miller Act Payment Bond Claimants

Who has Miller Act payment bond rights? Stated differently, who are Miller Act payment bond claimants. As previously written, third tier subs and suppliers have no rights. Check out the graphic below:   Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or … Continue reading

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Five Miscellaneous Miller Act Payment Bond Points

Point #1 – Recovery of Profit A Miller Act payment bond claimant can recover profit against the payment bond since the amount recoverable under the bond includes the agreed contract amount. For instance, a subcontractor pursued a Miller Act payment … Continue reading

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Miller Act Payment Bond Rights do Not Extend to Third Tier Subcontractors / Suppliers

If you are a third tier subcontractor (a sub-sub-subcontractor) on a federal construction project, you do not have Miller Act payment bond rights. If you are a supplier to a second tier subcontractor (a supplier to a sub-subcontractor) on a … Continue reading

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