This guide sheds light on what owners and contractors can do to avoid costly and time-consuming legal battles and benefit from a dispute-free environment while managing their complex capital programs.
Large projects are complex and ever-changing, and most are subject to change orders that can cause delays and increase costs. In many cases, ambiguity in contracts leads to misunderstandings and unmet expectations. If the contract is unclear, the contractor could claim that the work requested constitutes a change to the original agreement and could, therefore, demand additional payment.
69% of owners link underwhelming contractor performance to poor project outcomes. Owners can play an essential role in avoiding conflict. It’s time to rein in delayed schedules and finger-pointing and work toward preventing construction disputes.
This guide discusses in detail about
- What are construction claims?
- What causes construction claims?
- What can you do to avoid construction claims?
Construction disputes don’t have to plague your projects. The right capital program management system will keep your project documentation in place, help you analyze your project risks, and maintain the overall health of your program.