Delays and other issues giving rise to claims for payment by contractors continually challenge owners, contractors, suppliers, sureties and design professionals alike. Formulating and responding to claims for delay damages and other payment issues usually represent the most critical aspects of dispute resolution on any construction project.
This seminar, presented by Michelson, Kane, Royster & Barger, P.C., of Hartford, Connecticut, one of the state's leading construction law firms, will identify and review the numerous issues arising out of claims for delay damages and other payment problems, including:
- Formulating And Pursuing Delay And Other Payment Claims
- Responding To Claims
- Avoiding Claims And Resolving Disputes
- Issues Pertaining To Surety Bonds
- Issues Pertaining To Mechanic's Liens
- Other Collection Remedies
- Mediation And Arbitration
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
II. Contractor Claims
A. Basic Payment Provisions And Requirements
B. Deficiencies In The Plans And Specifications
C. Contract Changes
D. Subcontractor Claims Asserted By The General Contractor
E. Changed Conditions
F. Two Potentially Conflicting Clauses: Variations In Estimated Quantities And Changed Conditions
G. Notice Provisions
10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
10:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Contractor Claims (Continued)
H. Delay And Acceleration Claims
J. Claims Procedures And Documentation
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
III. Surety Bonds
A. Payment Bonds
B. Performance Bonds
C. Contractor Termination
IV. Mechanic's Liens
A. Threshold Issues
B. Who Can File A Mechanic's Lien?
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
2:55 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IV. Mechanic's Liens (Continued)
C. Procedures For Filing A Mechanic's Lien
D. Foreclosure Of A Mechanic's Lien
E. Reduction Or Discharge Of The Lien
F. Substitution Of Bond In Lieu Of Mechanic's Lien
V. Other Collections Remedies And Considerations
A. Prejudgment Remedies And Attachments
B. Miscellaneous Issues
C. Mediation And Arbitration
D. Considerations Regarding Bankruptcy Proceedings