Defective Specifications & Construction Defect Contract Claims

When arguing or negotiating construction defect claims for defective specifications in federal government contract claims, companies must show that such defective specifications are not suitable for producing the required result. These are very fact specific situations that must be first introduced at the Agency level. Contractors often make the costly mistake of introducing new… Read more »

Breach of Contract Claims Against the Federal Government

As a contractor doing business with the federal government, there is often the question of whether there is breach of contract claims against the government. However, when and how you pursue the breach claim can be tricky and costly when the Contract Disputes Act process is not followed.   Avoiding costly mistakes… Read more »

Construction Contract Claims Against the Federal Government

When submitting construction contract claims against the Federal Government, or any service contract disputes, there are unique and dangerous rules and regulations that unaware companies. There is a common legal practice that many construction companies should be aware of.   It is called preserving your right for a potential appeal…. Read more »

Construction Contract Claims Appeal for Government Contracts

Oftentimes, a  government contracts construction claims appeal is dismissed on appeal for lack of jurisdiction by the court. This can cost you a substantial amount of litigation fees only to find out that your case is dismissed on a technicality. To avoid such a peril, your must understand the basics when it… Read more »

Affirmative Defenses to Breach of Contract Claims

Pleading the proper affirmative breach of contract defenses are important when another party files a case but you actually have a legal reason for not completing the contract. In contract litigation, there are certain affirmative breach of contract remedies you can assert at trial.   By proving viable contract defenses to the required… Read more »

How to Preserve Government Contract Claims Appeal

How to File a Claim on a Government Contract and Protect Your Rights for a Potential Appeal Did you know that you should file a claim against the government with the contracting officer before filing an appeal with the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals? The formal dispute resolution process… Read more »

Filing Government Contract Claims and Disputes

Companies file government contract claims and disputes when there is a disagreement about additional work performed and where the contractor has not been paid. Such disputes arise during a request for equitable adjustment, scope changes, delays and other unexpected situations. As a government contractor, filing claims against the federal government… Read more »

Appealing Government Contract Claims

 Appealing government contract claims is commonplace when you have performed work and for some reason the contracting officer denies your claim for payment. A substantial amount of claims and disputes arise because of technical problems at the preparation and submission stage. Even though there is no question that you performed the… Read more »