Managing Contract Changes

by J. Gerard Boyle Claims Analyst and Senior Project Manager Revay and Associates Limited – Toronto Shortly after work commences on design-bid-build projects all over this country, it can be predicted with reasonable certainty that the Owner and/or Consultant will...

When to Stop Work for Non-payment

EVERY SUBCONTRACTOR has had to deal with slow payment by general contractors who claim that it’s not their fault – the customer hasn’t paid them and, in a slow economy, this refrain is heard more and more frequently. As sympathetic as the sub might feel, the...

No Damage for Delay" Clause Not Enforceable

Where an electrical contractor was delayed in completing its work, the project owner, school district, asserted that the contractor’s claim for delay damages was barred by a “no damages for delay” clause in the contract. The trail court concluded that the...