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Handling an extra work claim

If you run a construction company, there could be many different reasons why you find yourself in the middle of a tricky situation. We have covered some on this blog and this post will take a closer look at extra work claims. There are a number of reasons why you may need to charge for work that was not anticipated in the original contract, and this may lead to a dispute over charges. It is crucial for you to pursue compensation that you deserve and we know how tough this can be for contractors across the state of California.

Handling accusations of shoddy workmanship

As someone who owns a construction company, you have probably dealt with a number of work-related hassles, from disagreements among workers to misunderstanding and finger-pointing which involves clients. Unfortunately, these disagreements can reach the point where legal action becomes part of the picture. As a construction company owner, it is pivotal for you to not only protect your financial interests but your company as well. These allegations can permanently shatter a construction company's reputation and result in the cancellation of upcoming projects, among other setbacks. However, we know how difficult these disputes can be for companies in Los Angeles and other parts of California.

Preventing disputes over construction contracts

We have discussed some of the challenges associated with construction disputes on this blog and it is pivotal for you to try to protect your company from these problems. Unfortunately, construction disputes have resulted in job loss, financial hardships and have even pushed some contractors out of business altogether. Construction disputes may surface for a variety of reasons and we have covered some of the more common causes on this blog. However, contract disputes are especially prevalent and it is crucial for you to do what you can to prevent a contract dispute. After all, these disagreements are often much easier to prevent than to address later on.

Disputes over construction project contracts

We have talked about some of the reasons for construction project disputes on this blog and in this post, we will take a closer look at disagreements which surface over contracts. If you own a construction company in Los Angeles, or in another part of California, you may be worried about how such a dispute could affect your company and such concerns are often valid. From financial ramifications that push you out of business to losing key partnerships, these disputes are not to be taken lightly. Moreover, there are many ways in which a dispute over a cosntruction contract may arise.

The benefits of resolving a construction dispute properly

As someone who runs a construction company, you almost certainly face challenges on a daily basis, whether you have to deal with disagreements with property owners or workers you have hired. Unfortunately, construction disputes can arise for a myriad of reasons and they can make life incredibly challenging. Not only could you lose sleep, but the financial impact of a dispute can be significant. In fact, some of these disputes have even pushed hard-working and committed people out of the industry altogether. If you are facing a dispute, it may be helpful to look over some of the advantages associated with resolving a construction dispute properly.

Going over common reasons for construction disputes

If you own a construction company, you are probably very familiar with some of the different challenges that can arise on a daily basis. From problems with hiring or firing employees to environmental issues, there are a wide range of matters that those who own construction companies may encounter. It is not uncommon for disputes to arise, either, and sometimes these disagreements even result in litigation. To make things worse, litigation can be disastrous for a construction company, regardless of its size. Not only does legal action often generate a lot of stress, but it may have financial consequences that derail a company's future as well.

3 things any construction manager should look for in a contract

Nobody likes reading a contract. It’s about as captivating as watching paint dry. However, it’s essential for any construction manager to read the fine print of a contract and understand the terms they’re agreeing to at the project onset. Failing to do so could delay their payment upon project completion.

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