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As a basic rule, the subcontractor is supposed to put enough time and money into a bid so that he can deal with foreseeable job-site delays and finish on time. If he has to schedule overtime or put on more crew to do that, that’s money out of his pocket. If he can’t finish on time, he may even owe you, the GC, or the clients for costs you or they incur as a result. End of story? No — because life, let alone the law, is never that simple. There are important exceptions to that basic rule. Exceptions to the Rule If a delay is both unforeseeable and nobody’s fault, such as the discovery