Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

The annual inflation rate in the United States rose 7% in 2021, its highest rate since 1982.  The construction industry has not been immune from this general trend, with steel
Continue Reading Material Escalation: A Difficult Road to Recover Costs

When a contractor delivers goods to the government that do not conform to the precise requirements of the contract, the results are usually . . . not goodWhen
Continue Reading Accept No Imitations: Contractor Cannot Recover for Claim Based on Brand Name Products

Government contractors are frequently faced with the situation where they are owed additional time or are entitled to damages from the government on a contract.  For example, the government
Continue Reading Should I File a Claim or an REA on my Government Contract?

Today, we have a question for our federal construction readers — If your project is operating within an anticipated budget, are you still entitled to the additional costs associated with
Continue Reading Contractor Tips: Differing Site Conditions Claims – Focus on Actual Costs Incurred

After filing a claim under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA), the contracting officer may notify you that a final decision will be issued within “X” days after certain pre-conditions are
Continue Reading Government Cannot Make Contractors Jump through Hoops for a Final Decision