Construction Change Order Claims, Second Edition
Construction Change Order Claims brings you up-to-date with the latest methods for determining value of work or all types of projects. Commonly encountered claim issues are covered in detail, including:
- Surety issues
- Evaluating changes resulting from ambiguous specifications or inadequate design
- Measuring the cost impact of delays
- Proving the price of damages
This all-in-one resource guides you through every type and aspect of change claims, offering hands-on guidance and analysis from 25 experienced practitioners. Construction Change Order Claims helps you quickly answer difficult questions such as:
- Is a change order on a construction project an “extra”—or is it included within the scope of the basic contract price?
- When does an owner’s unintentional interference cross the line between a mere impairment or hindrance to an alteration of the contractor’s intended methods of performance?
- What specific circumstances support the use of the cardinal change doctrine?
- What circumstances must be present to employ the Percentage of Completion accounting method?
Construction Change Order Claims delivers:
- Innovative defenses to avoid being bound by a release
- Guidance for anticipating contractor defenses, and for preparing opposing arguments
- Practical tips and accounting tools for evaluating progress and calculating payments
- Federal, state and local certification requirements for public and private projects
- And more!
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- THE OWNER’S RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES AND THE CONTRACTOR’S RIGHT TO BE PAID
- SCOPE OF TYPICAL CLAUSES
- AUTHORITY TO ORDER CHANGES
- FORMAL CHANGE ORDERS AND CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGES
- CHALLENGING THE FINALITY OF AN EXECUTED CHANGE ORDER
- CONTRACTOR CERTIFICATIONS AND FALSE CLAIMS
- CHANGES RESULTING FROM BREACH OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, MISREPRESENTATION, AND NON-DISCLOSURE OF SUPERIOR KNOWLEDGE
- CHANGES RESULTING FROM AMBIGUOUS SPECIFICATIONS
- CHANGES THAT RESULT FROM DELAYS AND INTERFERENCES
- CHANGES RESULTING FROM IMPOSSIBILITY OR IMPRACTICABILITY OF PERFORMANCE
- THE CARDINAL CHANGE
- CHANGES RESULTING FROM TERMINATION
- NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHANGES AND RELATED CLAIMS
- PRE-LITIGATION ADVICE FOR CHANGE ORDER CLAIMS
- PREPARING AND DEFENDING A CLAIM FOR DAMAGES: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
- SURETY ISSUES PERTAINING TO CHANGES
- ACCOUNTING FOR CHANGE ORDERS: HOW AND WHEN TO RECOGNIZE REVENUE FROM CHANGE ORDERS
- PROVING AND PRICING DAMAGES
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