Construction Schedule Delays bridges many divides in construction disputes, affecting proof of liability and damages, and requiring both legal and technical acumen to apply correctly and consistently. As a result, the field represents one of the more complicated subsets of construction law.
Coauthored by a construction lawyer and an engineer, Construction Schedule Delays deftly connects both the legal and technical aspects of the topic from an easy-to-understand, but detailed presentation of law and examples. With more than 1,000 pages, this work represents one of the most comprehensive treatises on the subject.
- A discussion of the major delay analysis methods in use today.
- Reviews of legal aspects of other critical topics, such as basics of CPM scheduling, concurrent delay, and constructive acceleration.
- A comparison of 14 different schedule delay analysis methods, all applied to the same fact pattern, analyzing their strengths and weaknesses.
- More than 226 case references to specific schedule delay analysis methods, summarizing the legal acceptance of each method, a review of industry guidance on the subject, and recommended guidelines for schedule delay analysis.
- A comprehensive review of more than 218 disruption cases spanning six chapters and covering court and board acceptability of methods for proving disruption.