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"Construction Contract Claims for Delays: A Self-Inflected Injury"
Author: Harris, Samuel Y.
Published In: Proceedings of the 1998 Educational Conference
Date: 1998

Presentation at APPA's 85th Annual Meeting in San Jose, California.  Analyzes the current state of the construction of buildings and specifically claims related to the variable of time, such as contract extensions for time, additional costs related to extensions in construction schedules, and delays.  Reviews impact of computerization on construction, particularly changes in delivery and changes in relationships.  Covers legal arguments that may be brought by either the owner or builder against the opposite party, the fungability of time, perception versus reality, risk versus uncertainty, and role of lawyers.  Includes extensive endnotes.

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