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Am I obligated to pay for his mistake?

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 20th, 2017 on Family Law - New York
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I recently had a new roof put on my house. I entered a contract which was signed and dated for a specific amount to have the work done. After the job was complete, the contractor came to me advising me that I owed him additional money stating that he miscalculated.
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Answered on Mar 20th, 2017 at 12:22 PM

Unless the "mistake" in calculation was so large that it couldn't possibly have been intended (an extra "0" on the contract price), or you asked for and received work or material that was not in the contract, you are under no obligation to pay more than the contract price. 

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