Spotlight On ADR In Construction Contracts

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT) -- Claims and disputes are common in the construction industry — projects are unpredictable and problems can occur for any number of reasons (e.g., poor weather and site conditions, material cost increases, design changes and delays, the owner’s decision to cancel the project, or any combination of these and other factors).

Efficiently resolving claims can mean the difference between the survival or failure of the project or parties to the project. And, while most would agree that modern day litigation is a preferable alternative to a duel,...
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