Federal Government Construction – Liquidated Damages

Understanding the Liquidated Damages Provision in Government Construction Contracts Prime contractors on a federal construction contract can find itself in serious jeopardy when the completion of the project is delayed. This is when the government exercises its rights under the liquidated damages provision in the contract. Under the Default Clause,… Read more »

Avoid Costly Federal Contract Unjust Enrichment & Quantum Meruit Claims

Brutal Government Contractor Mistake Cause Lost Appeal For Quantum Meruit Claims at COFC. Government contractors often make the costly mistake of performing out of scope work without the expressed written permission of the contracting officer. Many contractors fail at the litigation stage because they do not understand the difference between… Read more »

Government Construction Contract Latent Defect Definition

Avoid Costly Mistakes With Construction Latent Defects in Government Contracts FAR 52.246-1 Latent Defects Definition The definition of a latent defect in government contracting is a hidden defect in the purchased material or the quality of the services (including construction) and worked performed.  Latent defects are common in government construction projects… Read more »