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Presented with a contract that they don't have to

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by zackman, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. zackman

    zackman Member
    Messages: 43

    We received a contract last week that has in it "that they do not have to pay us if they do not get payed from the owner" :mad:

    We have several lots and condos and not one has ask us to sign a contract with that in there... It is a small lot and a long sidewalk( not that much money) I do not want to sign something like this. I sent it back and ask to revise the contract.. Just waiting to see what happens now...

    Has anyone had to sign something like this????:confused:
  2. ScottPA

    ScottPA Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 170

    Something I wouldn't get involved in either..
  3. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    i have seen contracts like that, would never sign one. not without a clause stating how they expect me to collect if i don't get paid
  4. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    If it's USM, you're also not allowed to pursue payment from the owners. In short, you're just SOL.
  5. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    I'd have laughed at them. Who's to say they get paid and say they don't?!!?!?!? Even if so, you provide the service and deserve payment. I'd spit on their BS contract.
  6. RepoMan207

    RepoMan207 PlowSite Fanatic
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,039

    I would wipe......well, I'll restrain myself today. You get the point.

    JKMATHIEU Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    RUN.....Dont walk away!!!!
  8. zackman

    zackman Member
    Messages: 43

    Thanks guys exactly what I thought...
  9. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,931

    has to be USM.. if they didnt pay us though, id still have my attorney up their arses forever to collect eventually:realmad: