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Essential Tactics for Proving and Pricing Subcontractor Delay Claims

By - James G. Zack, Jr., CCM, CFCC, FAACE, FGPC, FRICS, PMP

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Webinar Overview:

This 90-minute webinar delves into the causes and impacts of subcontractor delay claims. Participants will explore the contractual intricacies of these claims and learn about the recovery theories subcontractors can use against General Contractors. The session will highlight practical challenges from the project owner’s perspective and examine the potential damages and their recoverability related to subcontractor delays.

Why Attend?

While much has been written about contractor claims in construction projects, subcontractor delay claims are less explored. This webinar addresses key questions: Do subcontractors have equivalent rights and remedies as prime contractors? Are they held to similar standards? What legal rights do subcontractors have? Are owners obligated to grant time extensions for subcontractor delays? What are the risks for prime contractors passing through subcontractor delay claims to owners, and vice versa? This webinar provides a comprehensive analysis of these issues.

Attending this webinar will enhance your understanding of the risks and challenges associated with subcontractor delay and impact claims, helping to prevent legal disputes at the project’s conclusion.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of pre-planning to avoid subcontractor delays and impacts.
  • General Contractors will learn about the arguments subcontractors use to pursue delay and impact claims.
  • Gain knowledge about the risks involved in sponsoring subcontractor delay claims to owners.
  • Subcontractors will learn the necessary elements to successfully prosecute delay and impact claims against General Contractors.
  • Owners will gain insights into analyzing and defending against subcontractor delay claims presented by their General Contractors.

Webinar Topics:

  • Common causes of subcontractor delay and impact claims.
  • Contractual issues related to subcontractor delay claims.
  • Practical challenges from the project owner’s perspective.
  • Issues General Contractors face when asked to pass through subcontractor delay claims to owners.
  • Types of damages from subcontractor delay claims and their recoverability.
  • Recovery theories subcontractors can employ when pursuing delay claims against General Contractors.

Who Should Attend:

  • Subcontractors
  • General Contractors
  • Owner Representatives
  • Design Professionals
  • Construction Managers
  • Attorneys

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James Zack is the Senior Advisor, Ankura Construction Forum™ – the construction industry’s global resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Jim was a founder and former Executive Director of the Navigant Construction Forum™. Previously, Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management, Fluor Corporation; Vice President, PinnacleOne and Executive Director, PinnacleOne Institute; and Senior Construction Claims Consultant, CH2M HILL, Inc. With 47 years’ experience, he is a recognized expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims. A Fellow of AACE International. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the Guild of Project Controls, Mr. Zack is a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant, a Certified Construction Manager, and a Project Management Professional as well as an internationally known author and speaker on construction claims.

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