WVC 38 - 2 - 30
§38-2-30. Compensation and lien of contractor on default of
When the owner fails to perform his part of the contract and
by reason thereof the other party, without his own default, is
prevented from completely performing his part, he shall be
entitled to reasonable compensation for so much as he shall have
performed, in proportion to the price stipulated for the whole,
and shall have such a lien as is provided in this article, to
secure payment thereof, when such lien is properly perfected and
preserved according to the provisions of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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