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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

False Claims Act for Construction Financial Managers and Accountants

AHC attorney David Cook authored an article on the False Claims Act that will appear in the next edition of Building Profits, the magazine of the Construction Financial Management Association.  The article identifies many risks arising from the False Claims Act, and specifically discusses those that impact construction financial managers and accountants.  Read More »False Claims Act for Construction Financial Managers and Accountants

Guest Post: Risk Management and Insurance Considerations for Joint Ventures

This guest post was written by Bud LaRosa.  It was originally posted on another blog, http://blog.construction-today.com/

By Bud LaRosa

Construction is seeing a lot more joint ventures now than it has in the past. Projects are becoming larger and more complex, requiring a certain expertise that only one or more of the partners can bring. Whatever the reasons for entering into a JV, there are many risk factors that need careful and consideration.Read More »Guest Post: Risk Management and Insurance Considerations for Joint Ventures