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Oles Morrison

Form Matters: Contractor Loses $2M Claim Because Emailed Certification Was Not “Electronically or Digitally” Signed

By on October 26, 2017 | Posted in Claims and Disputes

Most government contractors are well-aware that the road to preserving and pursuing a claim against the government is one where opportunities for contractors to waive or otherwise lose their right to assert valid claims abound. In a decision where form has once again prevailed over substance, the Armed Services Board […]

Army’s Broad Waiver in Bilateral Modification Waives its own Right to Recover Overpayments

By on April 7, 2017 | Posted in Claims and Disputes

Contractors often sign modifications and change orders without being fully aware of the rights they may be waiving under the modifications’ terms. While the federal government’s standard modification form (Standard Form 30) does not contain waiver language, government agencies generally add such language to ensure that the modification forecloses future […]