Federal Circuit Reverses Metcalf v. U.S.

Holds Government Cannot Bar Differing Site Conditions Claims with Broad Disclaimer Language, AND Government is Bound by a Broad Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing In a major victory, not only for the contractor, but also for historic federal contract principles, the...

Differing Site Condition Claim Barred by Contract Disclaimers

Where a contract contained both a differing site condition clause as well as language stating that bidders may not rely upon data (such as soil information) provided by the owner with the invitation for bid (IFB) but should perform its own site investigation instead,...