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by Quenda Behler Story I have a lot of sympathy for small subs who are offered "take it or leave it" contracts. If they want the work, they have to sign the contract the general contractor offers just the way it is; otherwise, he'll offer the job to somebody else. Bigger subs are not immune from this kind of treatment, either. A recent legal brawl out of Missouri involved millions more than you or I will ever see, but had all the earmarks of a sub who needed the work too much to refuse the terms of the contract the GC offered. In the Missouri case, the subcontractor agreed not only to a penalty clause if