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The Importance of Construction Document Management in Claims Resolution

The Importance of Construction Document Management in Claims Resolution

Construction projects typically involve many, many documents.  They can include volumes of specifications, supplemental specifications, and standards.  Even the contracts themselves can fill an oversized binder.  Outside of contract documents, the project participants will generally create daily reports, logs, and diaries.  They will usually correspond by email on a daily basis.

When problems arise, the documents of a project will usually affect the outcome of any dispute.  So it should be no surprise that a party who effectively manages its documents will be better suited to pursue or defend a claim.  Those who do not effectively manage their documents usually pay attorneys and consultants large fees to wade through the documents and put them in some organized fashion. Read More »The Importance of Construction Document Management in Claims Resolution