If you fail to precisely follow the claim procedure in your contract, Mr. Goodman may still be able to obtain a good recovery for you, however, you will have less of a fight, and a less expensive fight, if you follow all contractual claims procedures to the letter.  Don't give the other side an excuse not to pay you.  

Construction Litigation is often like playing a game of chess.  If you want to win, you need to think many moves ahead before you make your next move.  Whether you are in litigation, or at the early claims stage, some legal advice and guidance can be extremely valuable.  Your initial consultation with Mr. Goodman (up to 30 minutes) is free so there is no reason not to call today at 619-462-0203.