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Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP attorneys Sydney Sullivan and Jedidiah Blake II were published in the July edition of The Associated General Contractors of Alaska!

Thu Jul 28, 2022

Legal Remedies for Contractors: Limited causes of action at the state level for contractor relief in unpredictable times addresses rising materials and fuel costs and continued uncertainty surrounding the pandemic and the economy.

It is important that contractors are aware of legal concepts that may help recover costs incurred due to overruns, changed work, and/or delays. In addition to recovery under a force majeure clause/theory, quantum meruit and cumulative impact claims are two other potential sources of recovery.

While both causes of action are applicable only in exceptional circumstances, they should be considered by contractors during and after construction when trying to recover losses suffered on a project.

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