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CAE 578 - Construction Claims Management

Course Title: 

Construction Claims Management

Course Description: 

This course provides a basic explanation of construction contract claims by types such as delays, acceleration, and scope issues, the underlying legal theories of the contract construction and claims, elements required for each claims type defenses to the claim, prophylactic claims measures. The claims process within the contract and extra-contractual basis's for claims are examined. Resolution of claims by ADR techniques and the formal litigation process are explained. AIA, AGC, and federal claims provisions are described. In addition to construction contract claims other types of claims associated with construction projects are covered such as Surety bond claims and various insurance claims (CGL, Builder's Risk, workers comp, etc)

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(CAE 473 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None