Executive summary. A construction claim is a dispute in the Work as it was contemplated in the original construction documents. However, a large percentage of what […]
Executive Summary. How many RFIs (requests for information) are too many on a construction project? Is it time, is it possible, to tie the number […]
Executive Summary. It’s important as a contractor, or even as an owner’s representative, to know a bit more than the basics of scheduling. Familiarity of […]
Executive Summary. Projects often experience delays for which the Contractor is awarded additional time. The determination of the per day reimbursement to the Contractor for this […]
In a best case scenario, a construction claim will make the contractor financially whole again on the matter. In a worst case scenario, the contractor goes out of business. Most claims conclude somewhere in between with all parties unhappy.
One of contractors’ most reliable defenses, the Spearin Doctrine, has been upheld in a Missouri Court. Certainly, for Missourians, this is a good thing, and to the extent, others may be able to reference this case or use a similar approach in claims, is a win for the construction industry.
Once the decision is made to engage a consultant, choosing the firm to assist you can be one of the biggest challenges. Consider asking key questions to flush out the quality and value of the service.
Construction claims are an unfortunate part of the construction process in today’s world. When you have a claim, know the order of hierarchy in your presentation of the data for maximum remuneration from the client.
Download PDF Executive Summary: Standardized contracts provide tremendous benefit to the construction industry – they benefit the owner and the contractor. ConsensusDocs is the leading standardized […]
Download PDF Executive Summary: Construction projects are becoming more and more litigious. The cost of outside counsel is practically its own line item in a […]
Download PDF Executive Summary: Effects of weather on labor productivity can be difficult to quantify. Consider efficiency factors generated by the National Electrical Contractor’s Association […]