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Fundamentals of Construction Claims

A 9-Step Guide for General Contractors, Subcontractors, Architects, Engineers, and Owners

McConnell, William J.


1. Auflage August 2022
304 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-67990-5
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Demystify complicated construction claims with this indispensable guide

Given how common complex claims have become in the modern built environment, Fundamentals of Construction Claims: A 9-Step Guide for General Contractors, Subcontractors, Architects and Engineers is an absolutely critical addition to the library of any construction professional.

Written by William J. McConnell, PE, JD, MSCE, CDT, a celebrated lawyer, author, engineer, and expert witness, Fundamentals of Construction Claims sets out clear and concrete strategies for developing a construction claim from beginning to end. The author's straightforward 9-Step method helps readers avoid costly dispute resolution fees by:
* Explaining entitlement requirements for various types of claims, including differing site conditions, added scope, and weather delays
* Offering procedures for calculating delay impacts through forensic scheduling analysis
* Defining, in detail, four simple ways to prove damages

Throughout, relevant case studies are used to illuminate the principles found within and bring life to the concepts the author introduces.


1 Introduction

2 Step 1: Review the Dispute Resolution Procedures

3 Step 2: Define the Type of Dispute

4 Step 3: Fulfill Pre-Claim Requirements and Notice Requirements

5 Step 4: Establish Entitlement

6 Step 5: Calculate Delay

7 Step 6: Calculate Damages

8 Step 7: Formatting and Packaging the Claim

9 Step 8: Non-Binding Dispute Resolution

10 Step 9: Binding Dispute Resolution

11 Termination Claims

12 Non-Contract Claims and Defenses

13 Allocation of Damages

14 Conclusion

WILLIAM J. McCONNELL, JD, MSCE, PE, is co-founder and CEO of The Vertex Companies, Inc. Vertex is an AEC firm that delivers integrated forensic, engineering, construction, and environmental solutions on complex projects around the world. McConnell is a top expert witness for large and complex domestic and international construction disputes. He has testified approximately 160 times, most notably for damages, allocation, scheduling, productivity, and standard of care opinions.