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Construction Delay Claims

Author : Barry B. Bramble
ISBN : 9780735592865
Genre : Law
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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, Fourth 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
Category: Law

Construction Delay Analysis Simplified

Author : Hendrik F Prinsloo
ISBN : 9798622590917
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This book is written for busy professionals who need guidance on Delay Claims. The content is informed by intensive research conducted over many years aimed to simplify Delay Claims. The research produced a groundbreaking New Delay Analysis and formulation method. The method has been presented at numerous international conferences and is being utilized in several different countries. The easy to ready book shares information on the following key topics: - Basic and advance delay & delay analysis terminology- Delays causes (from 21 international studies on delays)- Analyze & Formulate claims for typical delays- 6 Easy Steps to Formulate Delay Claims- Explanation of common Delay Analysis Methods: -Planned vs As-Built-Impacted As-Planned-Collapsed As-Built-Window Analysis-Time-Impact Analysis- Explanation of Complex Delay Analysis Concepts -Cause & effect-Float ownership-Concurrent delays-Prospective and Retrospective delay analysis- 5 Easy Steps to Analysis delays with the new Method - How to apply this Method with construction Form Contracts - Minimize Disputes with the new delay analysis method Participants in the construction industry do not often have the time to read an entire book on a specific subject. The book is written in such a way that it can be utilized for an in-depth study into delays or as a quick reference guide for the assessment or formulation of delay claims. Practical examples are utilized to explain the delay concepts.This guide can be helpful in a number of ways to all people who at some stage or another are faced by the challenge a construction delay presents. Firstly, it will simplify the process of analysis of delay claims for those responsible for the arduous and time-consuming task. Secondly, the guide will also be helpful to the contractor to understand how delay claims are evaluated and how to formulate claims. The content is grouped in short chapters to ensure the guide can be utilized without necessarily reading all the chapters.-The basic terms, definitions, and concepts of construction delays are explained in Chapter 2. This forms the foundation the remaining chapters built upon to ultimately unveil the groundbreaking delay analysis method that was developed after several years of intense research. -What are the predominant causes of delays in construction projects? The findings of 21 independent studies on delays conducted in 16 different countries are discussed in Chapter 3. Guidance is also provided on how delay claims on each of the typical causes of delay should be dealt with. This is a very valuable tool in the assessment of delays or for the formulation of delay claims.-Chapter 4 summarizes the delay analysis methods currently utilized in the construction industry. The critique of the methods will come in handy when a choice of the delay method for a claim needs to be made.-Chapter 5 is the heart of the guide and describes the new delay analysis method in detail. This chapter will assist practitioners to navigate this potential minefield of complexities in the process of the assessment of delay claims. It also explains how to write a delay claim in 6 easy to follow steps.-Chapter 6 and 7 applies the new delay analysis method to some of the common form contracts utilized in the construction industry today.The delay analysis method described in the book is unique in that it assists practitioners holistically, incorporating all considerations in the analysis process. Other forms of guidance produce to date are mostly focused on the assessment of the criticality of the delay.
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Construction Delays

Author : Theodore J. Trauner
ISBN : UOM:39015018500309
Genre : Science
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-- Learn how construction delays are defined and categorized and why it matters. -- Walk through the delay analysis process. -- Discover what you can do to minimize or even eliminate many causes for delay actions that may now be costing you thousands of dollars every year.
Category: Science

Construction Delays

Author : Roger Gibson
ISBN : 9781134281725
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 75.26 MB
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This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims. Useful guidance and recommended good practice is given on all the common delay analysis techniques, and worked examples of extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims are included. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, the book includes helpful charts and graphics. It will be useful for construction professionals dealing with extensions of time and delay claims, and for lawyers and others who are involved in the contentious side of the construction and engineering industries. Roger Gibson has over 40 years of planning & programming experience in the construction and engineering industries. During the latter part of his career his has received many appointments as an Expert in time-related disputes.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Claims

Author : Paul Netscher
ISBN : 1537086324
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
File Size : 63.99 MB
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Most construction projects have changes, variations and delays. Due to insufficient knowledge contractors often don't claim their time and costs resulting from these events, or, their claims end in protracted and expensive legal battles. This easy to read book demystifies the claims processes ensuring entitlements are claimed. Learn when you can claim, how to make claims compelling, and the supporting documentation required to win. Your eyes will be opened to numerous events, costs and impacts. Knowing some of these tips could dramatically improve profits and avoid time consuming acrimonious disputes. Also included is advice for contractors to avoid and defend claims from employers and subcontractors. Ensure you're granted the time and costs you are entitled to by submitting winning claims.
Category: Architecture, Domestic

Delay And Disruption In Construction Contracts

Author : Keith Pickavance
ISBN : 0414045203
Genre : Breach of contract
File Size : 28.19 MB
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Provides the most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of delay and disruption in construction contracts and related issues.
Category: Breach of contract

About Time

Author : Stephen Lowsley
ISBN : 1842192477
Genre : Breach of contract
File Size : 49.31 MB
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'About Time' provides a practical reference for all those working in the building & civil engineering industry who need to understand delay claims. Whether you are an industry professional, architect, engineer contractor or expert witness assessing a claim, it will provide you with clear explanations.
Category: Breach of contract

Construction Claims

Author : Oswald Townsend
ISBN : 1698842910
Genre :
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Construction contracting businesses have generally a very high bankruptcy rate of any type of private business, worldwide. Things could be going great, but one unpaid change order, a late payment, a costly rework, or an unanticipated legal claim has the potential to derail your progress and leave you fighting for the remains of your company. Construction claims are also a major hassle for owners, and therefore the only good construction dispute is one that is avoided. Spending time and money on arbitrators, or even worse, on a lengthy and painstaking litigation process, is sure to throw a wrench in your budgetary plans for the year. This book by Oswald Townsend looks at the different types of construction claims and offers insight on how to stay far away from them, how to negotiate disputes when they do come up, and how to reach a fair resolution for both parties without wasting time and money with lawyers.
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Construction Delays

Author : Mark F Nagata
ISBN : 9780128112434
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 76.1 MB
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Construction Delays, Third Edition, provides the latest specialized tools and techniques needed to avoid delays on construction projects. These include institutional, industrial, commercial, hi-rise, power and water, transportation and marine construction projects. Most other references provide only post facto construction delay analysis. This update includes 18 chapters, 105 sections and approximately 100 new pages relative to the second edition. Features greatly expanded discussion of the project management concerns related to construction delays, including a more comprehensive discussion of the development and review of the project schedule Offers a detailed analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the most common construction delay approaches and how they should be properly deployed or avoided Includes significant discussion of the contract provisions governing scheduling, the measurement of delays and payments for delay Includes numerous real world case studies
Category: Technology & Engineering

Global Claims In Construction

Author : Ali Haidar
ISBN : 0857297309
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 34.81 MB
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In recent years, a number of global claims have failed because they were presented without any systematic analysis, justification or proper calculation of losses. Hence, Global Claims in Construction highlights these issues as well as the importance of understanding causation, factual necessity and the courts’ attitude and approach to global claims. Global Claims in Construction addresses the principles of global claims and their calculation methodologies in detail through extensive references to literature, case law and a real world case study. It aims to be a valuable resource for professionals working in the construction industry, as well as students in construction and engineering.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Claims

Author : Robert A. Rubin
ISBN : 0442004419
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 41.36 MB
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Construction Claims is an important resource professionals can turn to when looking for information on how to avoid, negociate, prosecute, document, and defend construction claims. Written for the contractor rather than the attorney, this book includes information on program management, turnkey contracting, mini-trials, and environmental issues such as hazardous materials. Special features of this book include standard contract forms, case histories, sample forms, and charts that address any contract situation.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Change Order Claims

Author : Michael T. Callahan
ISBN : 9780735552371
Genre : Law
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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!
Category: Law

Construction Disputes

Author : Thomas J. Kelleher
ISBN : 0735530084
Genre : Law
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All areas of construction litigation are covered in this two-volume set, starting with case analysis, pretrial activities, and special forum issues. The authors continue with an in-depth discussion of the difficult presentation issues for delay and acceleration claims, lost productivity claims, and establishing damages. The final section of the text covers trial and other issues, including direct and cross-examination, appeals, and settlement and releases. Practical examples of, and checklists for, the drafting of many of the key documents used in construction litigation are also included.
Category: Law