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Construction Law Update

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Posted by Contributed on Dec 04, 2013

Improper bid award results in unsuccessful bidder being allowed to pursue damages against the City of New Orleans The requirements of ...

Faulty Process

Faulty Process

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 06, 2013

Contractor’s appeal for $2.3 million denied because of improper claim The Spearin doctrine – which originates from the case United States ...

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for extra aggregate

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for...

Better Roads News

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 26, 2013

. “Contracts for the execution of the works should be drawn with care and precision: Because, when without legal flaws, neither ...

Fast-Paced Completion

Fast-Paced Completion

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Posted by Staff Report on Sep 09, 2013

Contractor’s acceleration claim granted in embassy construction “Acceleration” in construction means to speed up the pace of work resulting from a ...

Generating Claims

Generating Claims

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 08, 2013

Subcontractor recovers profits and shared savings under Miller Act The Miller Act requires general contractors on federal construction projects to furnish ...

In Court: A Problem of Deviation

In Court: A Problem of Deviation

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2013

To be awarded a public contract, a contractor’s bid must be responsive to the material requirements of the invitation for ...

In Court: Contractor sues government, “act of God” defense boosts plaintiff’s case

In Court: Contractor sues government, “act of God”...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 14, 2013

Dismissed! Contractor’s differing site conditions and delay claims proceed as government’s motion to dismiss denied In a recent court decision involving a ...

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 24, 2013

A goal of public contracts is to procure goods and services at the best price possible while maintaining a level ...

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

Low bid called ‘non-responsive’

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 01, 2013

Low bid called “non-responsive” Rejection after failure to follow RFP requirements results in DOT rejection (For a downloadble PDF of this ...

In Court

In Court

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 09, 2013

Conflict in a Contract?   Court makes an ‘equitable adjustment’ ruling despite a ‘no damages for delay’ provision.   By Brian Morrow     A general principle ...

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