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Decreasing Litigation Costs in Construction

Reduce risk and control the litigation costs of construction project disputes.

Whether you are an owner, a design professional, a construction firm, or their counsel, litigation is a time consuming and expensive means to resolve construction project disputes. This topic discusses proactive measures you can take before work begins, during the project, and throughout the case to manage the dispute resolution process and reduce the costs involved in pursuing or defending against them. Learn how implementing these key strategies will help to reduce risk and manage litigation costs.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Controlling Costs Through Key Contract Provisions in the Contract

  • Limitations of Liability
  • Indemnification
  • Dispute Resolution - Step Negotiations, Mediation, Arbitration vs. Litigation
  • Forum Selection - Location

Controlling Costs Through Proactive Project Management During the Work

  • Regular Updates of Schedule
  • Specific and Complete Cost Recording
  • Information and Data Management
  • Prompt Change Order Resolution

Controlling Costs Through Effective Case Management Techniques During the Dispute Resolution Preparation Process

  • Early Investigation of Claim
  • Discovery
  • Understanding ESI Options
  • Evaluation of Options for Early Resolution
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Joel D. Heusinger

Joel D. Heusinger

Woods & Aitken LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Woods & Aitken LLP
  • Practice focuses on construction law and litigation
  • Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Been involved in the resolution of hundreds of millions of dollars in numerous complex construction disputes throughout the United States
  • Routinely lectures and writes articles on construction law
  • J.D. degree, with honors, Duke University School of Law; B.A., degree, magna cum laude, Bob Jones University
  • Can be contacted at 303-606-6717 or [email protected]
James A. Overcash

James A. Overcash

Woods & Aitken LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Woods & Aitken LLP
  • Practices focuses on construction law, commercial litigation and bankruptcy
  • Provides seminars on construction and bankruptcy topics
  • J.D. degree, University of Nebraska College of Law; B.S. degree, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Can be contacted at 402-437-8519 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 400670
Published 2017
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