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Overview of Construction Claims & Disputes (CCL472X)

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Pre Recorded Webinar
90 minutes
Event Description
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11 Basic Types of Construction Claims and Various Dispute Resolution Methodologies.

This webinar by expert speakers John Livengood, Esq., AIA, CCP, CFCC, FAACE, PSP and James G. Zack, Jr., CCM, CFCC, FAACE, FFP, FRICS, PMP will discuss the 11 basic types of construction claims included in most standard contracts used throughout the United States – AIA, ConsensusDOCS, EJCDC, etc. It will outline the entitlement and causation elements of each type of claim that the claimant must demonstrate in order to justify their right to prevail. 

This webinar will identify the several types of owner claims against contractors while presenting the elements of the burden of proof required of all claimants. It will also cover the basic requirements concerning damages. Further, the expert speaker will discuss claims under various project delivery methods and provide a summary of an accepted claims preparation and analysis methodology. Finally, the session will conclude with an outline of various dispute resolution methodologies.

In this session, you’ll get a thorough review of construction claims and disputes from both the owner and the contractor perspective, including how to prepare, resolve claims and defend against claims.

Session Highlights

  • The 11 basic types of construction claims
    • Claims for directed changes
    • Constructive changes
    • Differing site conditions
    • Directed suspensions of work
    • Constructive suspensions
    • Force majeure events
    • Delays
    • Accelerations
    • Constructive accelerations
    • Terminations for convenience
    • Terminations for default
  • The “universe of construction claims”—An overview
  • How the basic three-part test of a claim (entitlement, causation and damages) applies to each type of claim
  • How to prepare and present or analyze and settle or defend against construction claims
  • How all parties to a construction contract must anticipate changes and claims
  • The burden of proof requirement all claimants (both owners and contractors) must meet
  • The fundamentals of contracts and claims
  • How contractors and owners must deal with construction claims situations and events
  • The downside risk of leaving claims and disputes to fester until the end of a project

Who should attend

  • Owners of capital improvement projects.
  • Construction managers and design professionals involved in the construction process.
  • Contractor executives, project managers, project sponsors and project control personnel involved in preparing and submitting construction claims.
About Our Speaker(s)

John Livengood | Construction Claims Analysis SpeakerJohn Livengood
John Livengood is a Managing Director with Navigant's Global Construction Practice and  has 40 years of experience in construction, design, delay analysis and litigation support. John's areas of expertize include: construction, construction management, government contracts, litigation support, mediation, arbitration, ... More info


James G. Zack Jr. | Construction Claims Management SpeakerJames G. Zack Jr.
Jim is the Senior Advisor to the recently formed Ankura Construction Forum™. The Forum strives to be the construction industry’s resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Jim was the founder and Executive Director of the Navigant Constr... More info

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