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 »

Quantum Meruit Recovery & Federal Government Contracts

When Do You Qualify for Quantum Meruit Contract Claims Against the Federal Government? Filing quantum meruit claims against the federal government can be confusing to businesses and individuals. Understanding what quantum meruit recovery damages are available to you under contract claims against the federal government is important.  Quantum meruit claims… Read more »

Construction Claims Resolution and Appeals in Federal Government Contracts

Government construction claims resolution and appeals in federal government contracts have become a nightmare for construction contractors that are filing disputes and appeals or initially submitting claims to the federal government. This is even true for settlement proposals in termination for convenience cases.  The COFC or Board of Contract Appeals dismisses… Read more »

Difference Between a Bid Protest and a Contract Dispute

The best way to differentiate between a bid protest and contract dispute is to first establish whether there is actually a contract. During the bid protest stage, the only one who actually has a contract is the awardee. In a government contract protest, the protestor  is not a party to… 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 »

Colorado Construction Contract Payment Clauses

Colorado Construction Contracts A common contract payment clause in Colorado construction contracts is “pay-when-paid” or “paid-if-paid” clause. The immediate concern for most Colorado construction subcontractors is the impact to their everyday operations when the owner does not pay the prime contractor. The first approach to this level of construction contracting is to… Read more »

Request for Equitable Adjustment FAR Requirements in Government Contracts

Avoid Costly Pitfalls With Your Request for Equitable Adjustment in Government Contracts In government contracts, the FAR request for equitable adjustment definition refers to an adjustment that pays you for work that is directed by the agency. It also applies to work that ultimately increases the cost of the original contract.  The Contracting Officer… Read more »