Construction Change Order Claims, Second Edition (Supplemented Periodically) (Hardcover)

Construction Change Order Claims, Second Edition (Supplemented Periodically) By Michael T. Callahan Cover Image
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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 and#8220;extraand#8221;and#8212;or is it included within the scope of the basic contract price?
  • When does an ownerand#8217;s unintentional interference cross the line between a mere impairment or hindrance to an alteration of the contractorand#8217;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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780735552371
ISBN-10: 0735552371
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Publication Date: September 21st, 2005
Pages: 591
Language: English
Series: Supplemented Periodically