A.A. Bellucci Constr. Co. v. United States Surety Co.
2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8369 (M.D. Pa., Feb. 2, 2010)
CSI Engineering, DC, P.C. (“CSI”) entered into a contract with a division of the U.S. Department of Labor to act as the general contractor for one of its construction projects. In turn, CSI subcontracted a portion of the work to A.A. Bellucci (“Bellucci”). The contract between CSI and Bellucci required mediation and arbitration to resolve disputes between them. To secure payment to all of its subcontractors, including Bellucci, CSI furnished Miller Act payment bonds from United States Surety Company (“Surety”) and U.S. Specialty Insurance Company (“Speciality”).
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