Time Extension Claims:
Are You Being Shortchanged or Being Too Generous
Scott Lowe, Principal
Trauner Consulting Services, Inc.
A basic skill of construction professionals is the ability to prepare and evaluate time extension claims. Or at least it should be. All extension claims have to address the same basic concerns – cause, effect, responsibility and cost.
The focus of this webinar is on “effect” and “cost.” The “effect” is the quantification of the delay and the “cost” is the expenditure attributable to the delay. In order to successfully assert entitlement to a time extension and additional compensation, or successfully defend against a demand for a time extension and additional compensation, the contractor, subcontractor, owner, or owner’s representative have the same responsibilities:
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- To establish that the delay was critical and delayed the project completion date
- To quantify or measure the length of the critical delay
- To establish that the delay was compensable
- They have to quantify the cost of the delay
This program gives you the tools to complete these responsibilities successfully. Listen this 90-minute information-packed program to:
- Understand key contract provisions from common contract forms that must be addressed to establish entitlement to a time extension
- Identify key attributes of the project schedule that must be present in order to use it as a tool to quantify the time extension
- Learn how to use the project schedule to identify and quantify critical delays and determine whether those delays are compensable
- Discuss how to price these delays in accordance with the contract and commonly recognized principles and best practices
- Present the results of your evaluation in a convincing way
- Resolve time extension claims quickly, reliably and with confidence
- And much, much more!
Who Will Benefit?
This webinar is a must if you’re a contractor, public or private owner, subcontractor, construction manager, owner’s representative, architect, or other design professional providing project oversight services. It would also be beneficial to the attorneys that represent these parties in disputes.
This program features key insights from our knowledgeable construction expert:
J. Scott Lowe, P.E., is a Principal with Trauner Consulting Services, Inc. His experience resolving construction disputes gives him keen insight into the importance of project documentation. His expertise lies in the areas of construction claim preparation and evaluation, dispute resolution, critical path method scheduling, technical document development, contract administration, and cost analysis. He has directed and performed virtually all types of analyses, including delay, productivity and efficiency, including cost and the determination of damages, on varied projects throughout the U.S. and internationally. On many occasions, he has provided expert testimony at deposition, arbitration, and trial. Click here for complete bio.
Recorded on January 29, 2015