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.
Co-authored by a construction lawyer and an engineer, this work 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 263 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 303 disruption cases spanning six chapters and covering court and board acceptability of methods for proving disruption.