Construction Delay Claims

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Aspen Law & Business, Nov 1, 1999 - Law - 1720 pages
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Contracts can be your first line of defense against delays. But they have to
be drafted very carefully. Construction Delay Claims gives you
an in-depth analysis of all the pertinent clauses and details what they can
and can't do to minimize delays and avoid litigation. Construction
Delay Claims, Third Edition, by Barry B. Bramble and Michael T.
Callahan is written for everyone involved with delay and impact construction
claims--the most common form of disputes in the construction industry. You'll
find that this resource presents the most thorough, detailed review of delay
claims liability available, including a complete description of the entire
process for filing and pursuing claims along with more than 1,950 cases and
analyses.
Construction Delay Claims gives you the information you need to
determine your best course of action. the book presents detailed knowledge
drawn from the authors' thirty-five years of experience in the industry.
You'll learn how to anticipate delays and mitigate damages through the use of
advanced planning and immediate responses by the parties involved. You'll also
receive helpful instructions about the best use of construction schedules to
avert delays, or to prove their impact if they do occur.
Construction Delay Claims keeps you completely up-to-date with
the changes in the construction industry, and the construction litigation
process. Coverage includes:
Effective ways to challenge a claimant's use of the Total Cost Method of
Calculation
The effectiveness of "no damages for delay" clauses
The use of ADR methods to resolve delay claims
The meaning and implication of concurrent delays
Cumulative impact effect of multiple change orders
The impact and probability of delays in design-build, construction management,
and multiple prime contracting
Latest research into the effect and measurement of lost productivity
The most recent assessments of how states are applying the Eichleay
formula

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