Construction Delay Claims

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Aspen Publishers, 2010 - Law - 93 pages
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Contracts can be your first line of defense against delays. But they have tobe drafted very carefully. Construction Delay Claims gives youan in-depth analysis of all the pertinent clauses and details what they canand can't do to minimize delays and avoid litigation.Construction Delay Claims, Fourth Edition, by Barry B. Brambleand Michael T. Callahan is written for everyone involved with delay and impactconstruction claims--the most common form of disputes in the constructionindustry. You'll find that this resource presents the most thorough, detailedreview of delay claims liability available, including a complete descriptionof the entire process for filing and pursuing claims along with more than1,950 cases and analyses.Construction Delay Claims gives you the information you need todetermine your best course of action. The book presents detailed knowledgedrawn from the authors' thirty-five years of experience in the industry.You'll learn how to anticipate delays and mitigate damages through the use ofadvanced planning and immediate responses by the parties involved. You'll alsoreceive helpful instructions about the best use of construction schedules toavert delays, or to prove their impact if they do occur.Construction Delay Claims keeps you completely up-to-date withthe changes in the construction industry, and the construction litigationprocess. Coverage includes:Effective ways to challenge a claimant's use of the Total Cost Method ofCalculationThe effectiveness of "no damages for delay" clausesThe use of ADR methods to resolve delay claimsThe meaning and implication of concurrent delaysCumulative impact effect of multiple change ordersThe impact and probability of delays in design-build, construction management,and multiple prime contractingLatest research into the effect and measurement of lost productivityThe most recent assessments of how states are applying the Eichleayformula
 

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Contents

ADDRESSING DELAY AND DISRUPTION IN THE CONTRACT
2-1
Chapter 4
2-4
Chapter 14
2-46
EFFECTS OF DELAY
4-1
Chapter 5
4-11
Chapter 12
4-12
DISRUPTION COSTS AND LOST LABOR PRODUCTIVITY
5-1
Chapter 8
5-8
Chapter 9
9-1
Chapter 13
9-14
Chapter 10
10-1
RESPONSIBILITY FOR DELAY
10-14
USING THE SCHEDULE TO PROVE DELAY AND DISRUPTIONS
11-1
ESTABLISHING THE BASIS OF LIABILITY
13-1
DISPUTE RESOLUTION FORUMS
14-1
Chapter 15
15-1

Chapter 6
6-1
Chapter 3
6-3
Chapter 7
7-1
RECOGNIZING AND DEALING WITH DELAYS AND OTHER
8-1
Chapter 16
16-1
Table of Cases
16-33
Index
16-69
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