Government Contracting Database
In the absence of fraud, mutual mistake, collusion, duress or some inequitable conduct on the part of the government, a contractor who executes a general release complete on its face and reflecting unqualified acceptance with the terms and conditions thereof is subsequently barred from seeking additional compensation for work within the agreed scope of the release. See Hobbs Construction & Development, Inc., ASBCA Nos. 30432 and 32151, 91-2 BCA ¶ 24,014; Molony & Rubien Construction Co., ASBCA No. 20652, 76-2 BCA ¶ 11,977; see also In Re Kato Corp., ASBCA No. 51462, 06-2 BCA ¶ 33,293.
Updated: August 3, 2018