United States v. Callahan Walker Construction Co.
317 U.S. 56 (1942)

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United States v. Callahan Walker Construction Co., 317 U.S. 56 (1942)

United States v. Callahan Walker Construction Co.

No. 65

Argued October 23, 1942

Decided November 9, 1942

317 U.S. 56

Syllabus

Under the Government construction contract here involved, an "equitable adjustment" for the extra work performed by the contractor required merely the ascertainment of the cost of digging, moving, and placing earth, and of a reasonable allowance for profit. These were questions of fact, and, if they were erroneously determined by the contracting officer, the contractor's remedy was by appeal to the head of the department concerned, as provided by Article 15 of the contract. P. 317 U. S. 61.

95 Ct.Cls. 314 reversed.

Certiorari, 316 U. S. 66, to review a judgment against the United States in a suit by a contractor upon a construction contract.

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