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Overview Of No Damages For Delay Clauses In Florida

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Parties enter into construction contracts to define the project and protect their interests, but also to allocate risk in the face of unexpected events. In recent years, it has become routine for Florida property owners, contractors, and other parties to include a “no damage for delay” (NDFD) clause to further clarify risk. The terminology… Read More »

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Methods For Calculating Delay Claims In Florida Construction Projects

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Florida construction contractors know that all the best-laid plans and strategic coordinating in the world cannot completely prevent delays on projects. The issue is not unique to the Sunshine State, however, as results from a survey on global construction projects reveal. Just 25 percent of respondents reported that their projects came within 10 percent… Read More »

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Types Of Construction Delays And How They Impact Contractor Liability In Florida

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

In an ideal world, every public and private construction project would be completed on time and within budget. Companies in the Florida construction industry know that this perfect scenario is rare, but you might be surprised to learn about the extensive consequences of delays: A Global Construction Disputes Report 2020 reveals that the average… Read More »

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COVID-19 AND RESULTING DELAYS IN CONSTRUCTION

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

R. Scott Clayton, Esq. and Adam C. Linkhorst, Esq. In late February 2020, Covid-19 reached the shores of the United States and what has followed has been an unprecedented effort at “social-distancing,” resulting in abrupt decreases in commerce, including the closing of restaurants, beaches, and other non-essential services.  This slowdown will certainly impact the… Read More »

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Understanding the 4 Types of Construction Delays

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

In every profession there are events that may lead to delays. But construction delays can prove especially costly. A construction project involves a complex network of owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. A delay on the part of any of these parties can hold up an entire project for months or even years. And… Read More »

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Options When an Owner Causes Construction Delays

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

As the adage goes, time is money. This certainly holds true in construction projects, where delays can pose not only a time issue, but significant financial expenditure as well. If managed properly, construction projects are similar to a well-oiled machine, but delays are often seen as a common occurrence in this work. Common delays… Read More »

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Concurrent Delay in Construction Contract Disputes

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Construction delays, while not inevitable, are not totally uncommon. Weather issues, for example, can cause many construction projects to be delayed for an unspecified period of time. Unfortunately, whatever the cause of the delay, since work must be stopped, there is a cost – not just financial, but also in the fact that the… Read More »

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