Calculating Construction Damages

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Aspen Publishers Online, 2000 - Law - 455 pages
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Calculating construction damages can be complex and confusing. Written by recognized experts in the area of construction claims, Aspen Publishersand’ Calculating Construction Damages is a one-of-a-kind resource providing step-by-step guidelines for valuing a claim and calculating damages.

Calculating Construction Damages keeps you completely up-to-date with the changes in the construction industry, and provides new and updated coverage on:

  • Reductions in scope through deductive changes
  • The meaning and explanation of acceleration
  • The use of the actual cost method and the total cost method to calculate damages
  • The effectiveness of expanding on productivity analysis.
  • The definition of home office overhead costs and the use of the Eichleay formula.
  • The most recent assessment of attorneysand’ fees on Miller Act claims

Only Aspen Publishersand’ Calculating Construction Damages leads you through every step you need to take in order to reach an accurate assessment of construction damages. Complete coverage includes:

  • General Principles of Damage Calculation
  • Labor Costs
  • Equipment and Small Tool Costs; Additional Equipment Costs
  • Material Costs
  • Bond and Insurance Costs
  • Home Office Overhead

Calculating Construction Damages is organized by type of damage rather than type of claim. Its clear, mathematical techniques will enable you to value any claim and accurately calculate damages.

 

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Contents

General Principles of Damage Calculation
1
Labor Costs
37
Equipment and Small Tool Costs Additional Equipment Costs
75
Material Costs
97
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110
Bond and Insurance Costs
111
Home Office Overhead
121
Jobsite Overhead
157
Chapter 11
229
Attorneys Fees and Claim Preparation Costs Chapter 11 Presentation of Damages Chapter 12 Claims By Owners
239
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES
255
Chapter 14
279
Liquidated Damages Chapter 14 Contract Clauses That Affect Damage Calculations Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C
305
APPENDIX A Cost Accounting Systems
307
APPENDIX B Sample Damage Calculations
331
Examples of Different Types of Damage Calculations
405

Profit
167
Interest
191
Chapter 10
211
Table of Cases
421
Index
443
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