Holly Springs, NC asked in Contracts for North Carolina

Q: We signed a reconstruction contract on 6/18/2020 ( insurance claim). Can we cancel this contract. No work has started..

No work has started on this claim and we would like to look at other options on getting our bathroom room put back together. The company wants to be paid for labor and material cost and expensed incurred as of the date of termination, plus the company's fees of 20% of the entire scope of the project price( as if the project has been completed) for overhead and profit. However, no work has started due to insurance adjuster reviewing estimates. We would like to look around to see if we could get the job completed but was told we signed a contract on 6/18/2020. And if we breach the contract we would have to pay them. It is now 7/23/2020 and our bathroom has not been touch yet.

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A: You should have an attorney review the contract you signed and look into any applicable laws that may be in your favor. A quick review by an attorney will be less expensive than what the contractor is asking for.

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