ConstructionPro Week, Volume: 3 - Issue: 27 - 07/04/2014

For the Construction Claims Advisor Portion of the Directory:

Having trouble finding that recent ConstructionPro Week (CPW) article examining the issue of whether nonpayment of subcontractors should be a crime? Can’t remember when CPW ran that story on the states that are expected to adopt design-build legislation this year? Well, to make it easier for you to find the article you’re looking for, CPW has created a directory of all the headlines -- categorized by subject area with links to the articles -- that WPL Publishing has posted onto its ConstructionPro Network (CPN) website since July of last year.

 

Here are the headlines within the Construction Claims Advisor portion of the directory for July 2013 through June 2014 (To access the directory of articles publish CPN's first year of operation (July 2012 through June 2013), click here):

 

BIDDING

 

Who Should Determine Public Works Wage Rates? (CPW, June 20, 2014)


Is the Bidding System Subject to Manipulation? (CPW, May 9, 2014)


Are Private Contracting Practices Too Informal? (CPW, May 2, 2014)


Are Owners Using Undisclosed Technical Evaluation Criteria? (CPW, Nov. 22, 2013)


Should Bid Correction Be Allowed to Displace a Low Bidder? (CPW, Nov. 15, 2013)


Can Financial Information Be Effectively Updated in Time for Award? (CPW, Sept. 13, 2013)


BONDING AND INSURANCE

 

Do Suppliers Need to Track the Use of Their Products? (CPW, June 13, 2014)


Are Bonds of Any Value to the Bonded Contractor? (CPW, June 6, 2014)


Are ‘Pay-if-Paid’ Clauses Dead? (CPW, Feb. 28, 2014)


Should Contractors Be Allowed to Insure Themselves Against Their Own Faulty Work? (CPW, Feb. 14, 2014)


Are Claim Notice Requirements Creating Traps for the Unwary? (CPW, Dec. 27, 2013)


Are Notice Provisions Keeping Pace with Contemporary Communication Methods? (CPW, Dec. 13, 2013)


Are No-Damage-for-Delay Clauses Still Enforceable? (CPW, Dec. 6, 2013)


When Three Parties Are Involved, Shouldn't Proceeds Be Allocated? (CPW, Aug. 23, 2013)


CHANGED WORK

 

Should Licensing Problems Justify Owner Nonpayment? (CPW, June 27, 2014)


Should Design Professionals Be Guarantors of Code-Compliant Design? (CPW, April 11, 2014)


Who Gets Priority -- The Constructor or Construction Lender? (CPW, April 4, 2014)


Claim Procedures Are Essential with Extra Work (CPW, March 28, 2014)


Should Owners Be Allowed to Delete Line Items of Work? (CPW, March 21, 2014)


Does Pre-Bid Clarification Shift Design Risk to Contractors? (CPW, March 14, 2014)


Are ‘Continuing Work’ Clauses Unfair to Contractors? (CPW, Feb. 21, 2014)


Is the ‘Total Cost’ Method Still Viable? (CPW, Feb. 7, 2014)


Should Federal Project Owners Protect Contractors from Rogue State Regulators? (CPW, Jan. 31, 2014)


Is It Too Late to Complain About the Specs? (CPW, Jan. 24, 2014)


Should One-Sided Attorney-Fee Clauses Be Allowed? (CPW, Nov. 29, 2013)


CLAIMS ADMINISTRATION AND RESOLUTION

 

Are Bonds of Any Value to the Bonded Contractor? (CPW, June 6, 2014)


How Does One Determine Substantial Completion? (CPW, May 16, 2014)


Do Project Owners Make ‘Claim’ a Dirty Word? (CPW, April 25, 2014)


Are ‘Continuing Work’ Clauses Unfair to Contractors? (CPW, Feb. 21, 2014)


Should Federal Project Owners Protect Contractors from Rogue State Regulators? (CPW, Jan. 31, 2014)


Arbitration Clauses: Say It Right or Don’t Say It at All (CPW, Jan. 17, 2014)


Are Limited Liability Companies Effective Shields? (CPW, Jan. 3, 2014)


Should One Party Be ‘Sole Arbiter’ of Claims and Disputes? (CPW, Oct. 4, 2013)


Should Licensed Contractors Hide Behind LLCs? (CPW, Sept. 20, 2013)


Can Advocacy on Behalf of Subs Harm Contractors?  (CPW, Sept. 6, 2013)


Are Buried Waivers Enforceable? (CPW, Aug. 30, 2013)


When Three Parties Are Involved, Shouldn't Proceeds Be Allocated? (CPW, Aug. 23, 2013)


Do You Realize the Significance of the Forum Selection Clause? (CPW, July 12, 2013)


DAMAGES

 

Why Aren’t Contractor Delay Damages Liquidated? (CPW, Oct. 25, 2013)


Do You Maintain the Distinction Between Overhead Items? (CPW, Sept. 27, 2013)


Maintaining the Distinction Between Profit and Overhead Mark-Ups (CPW, July 19, 2013)


DISCLAIMERS

 

Is Physical Site Access Ever Guaranteed? (CPW, May 23, 2014)


Are ‘Pay-if-Paid’ Clauses Dead? (CPW, Feb. 28, 2014)


Are No-Damage-for-Delay Clauses Still Enforceable? (CPW, Dec. 6, 2013)


DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS

 

Should Design Professionals Be Guarantors of Code-Compliant Design? (CPW, April 11, 2014)


Does Pre-Bid Clarification Shift Design Risk to Contractors? (CPW, March 14, 2014)


Is It Too Late to Complain About the Specs? (CPW, Jan. 24, 2014)


Do Overreaching Claims Give the Process a Bad Name? (CPW, Nov. 8, 2013)


Shouldn’t Contracts Specify Contractor Submittal Obligations? (CPW, Oct. 11, 2013)


Can Advocacy on Behalf of Subs Harm Contractors? (CPW, Sept. 6, 2013)


LIENS

 

When Is a Mechanic’s Lien ‘Willfully’ Exaggerated? (CPW, May 30, 2014)


Who Gets Priority -- The Constructor or Construction Lender? (CPW, April 4, 2014)


Should One Party Be ‘Sole Arbiter’ of Claims and Disputes? (CPW, Oct. 4, 2013)


NEGLIGENCE

 

Should Design Professionals Be Guarantors of Code-Compliant Design? (CPW, April 11, 2014)


Should Contractors Be Allowed to Insure Themselves Against Their Own Faulty Work? (CPW, Feb. 14, 2014)


NOTICE

 

Do Project Owners Make ‘Claim’ a Dirty Word? (CPW, April 25, 2014)


Claim Procedures Are Essential with Extra Work (CPW, March 28, 2014)


Are Claim Notice Requirements Creating Traps for the Unwary? (CPW, Dec. 27, 2013)


When Does ‘Repeated’ Noncompliance Justify Default? (CPW, Dec. 20, 2013)


Are Notice Provisions Keeping Pace with Contemporary Communication Methods? (CPW, Dec. 13, 2013)


PRICING AND PAYMENT

 

Should Licensing Problems Justify Owner Nonpayment? (CPW, June 27, 2014)


Are Private Contracting Practices Too Informal? (CPW, May 2, 2014)


Should Nonpayment of Subs Be a Crime? (CPW, April 18, 2014)


Should Owners Be Allowed to Delete Line Items of Work? (CPW, March 21, 2014)


Are ‘Pay-if-Paid’ Clauses Dead? (CPW, Feb. 28, 2014)


Is the ‘Total Cost’ Method Still Viable? (CPW, Feb. 7, 2014)


Do Overreaching Claims Give the Process a Bad Name? (CPW, Nov. 8, 2013)


Are ‘Stop Notice’ Laws Unfair to Contractors? (CPW, Nov. 1, 2013)


When Three Parties Are Involved, Shouldn't Proceeds Be Allocated? (CPW, Aug. 23, 2013)


Could 'Pay-if-Paid' Clauses Be Any Clearer? (CPW, Aug. 16, 2013)


Traditional Role of Design Professional Again in Question (CPW, Aug. 9, 2013)


Maintaining the Distinction Between Profit and Overhead Mark-Ups (CPW, July 19, 2013)


SCHEDULING AND DELAY

 

Do Contractors Speak from Both Sides of Their Mouths? (CPW, Jan. 10, 2014)


Are No-Damage-for-Delay Clauses Still Enforceable? (CPW, Dec. 6, 2013)


Should One-Sided Attorney-Fee Clauses Be Allowed? (CPW, Nov. 29, 2013)


Why Aren’t Contractor Delay Damages Liquidated? (CPW, Oct. 25, 2013)


Shouldn’t Contracts Specify Contractor Submittal Obligations? (CPW, Oct. 11, 2013)


Do You Maintain the Distinction Between Overhead Items? (CPW, Sept. 27, 2013)


When Is a Late Extension of Time Too Late? (CPW, July 26, 2013)


SITE CONDITIONS

 

Is Physical Site Access Ever Guaranteed? (CPW, May 23, 2014)


What Is the Implied Warranty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing? (CPW, March 7, 2014)


Are ‘Continuing Work’ Clauses Unfair to Contractors? (CPW, Feb. 21, 2014)


SUBCONTRACTORS AND SUPPLIERS

 

Do Suppliers Need to Track the Use of Their Products? (CPW, June 13, 2014)


Should Nonpayment of Subs Be a Crime? (CPW, April 18, 2014)


Do Contractors Speak from Both Sides of Their Mouths? (CPW, Jan. 10, 2014)


Are Owners Using Undisclosed Technical Evaluation Criteria? (CPW, Nov. 22, 2013)


Are ‘Stop Notice’ Laws Unfair to Contractors? (CPW, Nov. 1, 2013)


Can Advocacy on Behalf of Subs Harm Contractors? (CPW, Sept. 6, 2013)


When Three Parties Are Involved, Shouldn't Proceeds Be Allocated? (CPW, Aug. 23, 2013)


Could 'Pay-if-Paid' Clauses Be Any Clearer? (CPW, Aug. 16, 2013)


Do You Realize the Significance of the Forum Selection Clause? (CPW, July 12, 2013)


TERMINATION

 

Do Contractors Speak from Both Sides of Their Mouths? (CPW, Jan. 10, 2014)


When Does ‘Repeated’ Noncompliance Justify Default? (CPW, Dec. 20, 2013)


Does Convenience Termination Preclude Set-Offs for Deficient Work? (CPW, Aug. 2, 2013)


WAIVER/WAIVER AND RELEASE

 

Are Buried Waivers Enforceable? (CPW, Aug. 30, 2013)


WARRANTY

 

Is Physical Site Access Ever Guaranteed? (CPW, May 23, 2014)

 

What Is the Implied Warranty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing? (CPW, March 7, 2014)

 

COMMENTS

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