“No Damages for Delay” Clause Enforced Against Contractor Claim

Where a contractor signed a contract with a municipality that included a clear and unambiguous “no damages for delay” clause, it was held that such a clause did not violate public policy, and that as a result of the clause the contractor was not entitled to recover...

No Damage for Delay Clause Not Enforced

A construction contractor was delayed in completing a road construction project by a flaw in the design provided by the project engineer.  The project owner (Broward County, Florida) denied the contractor’s delay and impact claim, asserting that it was barred by a...

Delay Claims in Construction Cases: Common Pitfalls

Some of the most common disputes in construction cases relate to delay. However, delay claims tend to be some of the least understood and frequently confusing claims in the construction field. A clear understanding of the basic elements necessary to prove delay claims...