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Common Causes of Construction Delays

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Construction projects can take a long time to complete. That’s because there are numerous factors involved, such as complicated processes, weather conditions, finances, coordination with subcontractors, availability of supplies, and organizational issues. For these reasons, there may be delays involved. A delay may be defined as the extra time required or incurred either beyond… Read More »

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Three Questions to Ask When Facing Construction Delays in Florida

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Construction delays are a part of doing business for Florida contractors, mainly because there is no specific factor that causes them and many things can go wrong along the project path. The statistics reveal that delays are a common problem, with just 25 percent of all projects being completed within 10 percent of their… Read More »

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What Does A Delay Expert Do In Florida Construction Project Disputes?

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Delays to the construction project schedule result in significant cost overruns and related losses, and these disruptions are unfortunately quite common. Statistics on delays indicate that more than 85 percent of large-scale construction projects are not completed on time. Of these, almost 60 percent are pushed off by two months or more. Construction schedule… Read More »

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How A Florida Construction Lawyer Helps With Delay Claims

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

Delays are an unfortunate reality in Florida construction projects, so contractors, subs, developers, owners, and many other parties can be affected by them. In an assessment of the global construction industry, the Associated Schools of Construction found that 98 percent of projects across North America experience timing setbacks of some sort. Of these, the… Read More »

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Damages For Aggrieved Parties In Florida Delay Claims

By Linkhorst Law Firm, P.A. |

If it seems like project delays are bogging down your operations as a Florida construction contractor, there is definitely some truth to this assumption. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports that around 9 out of 10 firms are dealing with project delays, some of which cite materials shortages, workforce constraints, and delivery… Read More »

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Overview Of No Damages For Delay Clauses In Florida

By Linkhorst Law Firm, 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 Law Firm, 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 Law Firm, 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 Law Firm, 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 Law Firm, 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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