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Ambiguous Contract

Better Roads Staff - Jan 08, 2014

Ambiguous Contract

Court denies government’s motion to dismiss contractor’s $1 million claim In the recent case of West Bay Builders, Inc. v. Dept. of the Interior (April 29, 2013), the government’s motion to dismiss West Bay Builders’ claim for almost $1 million was ...

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Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for extra aggregate

Staff Report - Sep 26, 2013

Governing board denies dam contractor’s claim for extra aggregate

. “Contracts for the execution of the works should be drawn with care and precision: Because, when without legal flaws, neither party will be able to take advantage of the other.” —Vitruvius, chief architect to Caesars Julius and Augustus Contract interpretation is ...

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In Court

Better Roads Staff - Jan 09, 2013

In Court

Conflict in a Contract?   Court makes an ‘equitable adjustment’ ruling despite a ‘no damages for delay’ provision.   By Brian Morrow     A general principle of contract interpretation is that contracts are to be read and interpreted as a whole, giving a reasonable meaning to ...

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