Federal Differing Site Conditions Claims FAR 52.236-2

Knowing the Different Types of Unforeseen Differing Site Condition Claims Under FAR 52.236-2 Can Help You Get Paid Faster When submitting claims against the federal government for additional costs on the project site, or litigating in appeal cases involving differing site condition claims in government construction contracts, companies, quickly find out that… Read more »

Filing a Contract Claim Appeal Against the Government

After filing a contract claim against the government, you finally receive the bad news from the Agency – a denial of claims.  17% of contract claim against the government will be denied. In addition, 33.2 % of appeals to the Board shall be dismissed or denied either for lack of jurisdiction… Read more »

Claims Against the Federal Government – Understanding the Basics

Contractors that are a party to federal and DOD contracts can assert claims against the federal government. However, there are certain legal requirements to keep the claim intact. Defects in your claims submission can delay or sometimes even completely void the claim. Also, improperly submitted claims can prevent an appellate… Read more »

Government Shutdown and Contractor Claims

The government shutdown could impact the amount of claims or equitable adjustments submitted by contractors. However, as for any claim under the Contract Disputes Act, businesses must be aware that such claims must be directly related to the contract itself. A common issue that will arise is the ability of contractors to pay their… Read more »

Government Contracts Claims Process – Five Approaches

When looking at the government contract process for submitting claims, or you decide to file claims against the federal government, there are certain best practices and approaches that you must adhere to. Failure to follow them can tempt the Contracting Officer (CO) to try to negotiate the actual amount downwards or it… Read more »

How to Assess Termination for Convenience Costs Recoverable

Before you submit your termination for convenience settlement proposal to the federal government, make sure you understand the regulatory allowances for costs recoverable. Given the push from the administration, government contracting agencies are instituting termination for convenience actions to do away with unwanted contracts. Although there are statutory damages and… Read more »

Breach of Contract Damages in Government Claims

If you are a government contractor, learning how to assess breach of contract damages in government claims is critical to recovering all damages that your company deserves. For example, you can bring suit for breach of contract under the Contract Disputes Act in the Court of Federal Claims (COFC.) You… Read more »