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...

Contractor Wins Claim on Implied Warranty of Specifications

When a contractor expends time and money attempting to comply with design specifications that fail to accomplish the owner’s performance needs, it is entitled to recover its costs from the owner on the basis that the owner breached its implied warranty of...

Sovereign Immunity Does Not Bar Contractor Claim for Contested Work

A general contractor, under contract to the Brevard County School Board was required by the architect to install a more expensive fire protection system than it believed was called for by its contract. It argued that the architect misinterpreted the contract and thus...

Case against Engineer Dismissed for Lack of Expert Affidavit

Where an insurance carrier brought a subrogation claim against a engineering firm and its subconsultants to recover insurance monies it had paid under its property policy to its insured townhouse owner as a result of damages to a party wall that occurred during...