Court of Federal Claims Temporary Restraining Order TRO Requirements

When filing a motion for temporary restraining order (TRO) at the Court of Federal Claims (COFC), government contractors should be aware of the requirements. The Court looks at these motions and meeting requirements for injunction relief pretty seriously. COFC reviews TRO requirements in a motion for injunctive relief as an… 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 »

Contracting Officer Authority in CDA Claims

When submitting contractor claims to the federal government, businesses should be aware of the Contracting Officer authority to issue a final decision. 48 CFR 1.603 suggests that although the CO is appointed on a Standard Form  1402. Any limitations on the Contracting Officer authority must be stated on the form… Read more »