COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) construction delays and impacts in Ohio – what contractors can do now to protect their rights.

There is no single answer to the questions of what contractors’ rights are and what must be done to protect those rights for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) delays and impacts. Construction attorneys and litigation will be working on the questions for years to come. However, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers who may be affected directly or through ripple effects should immediately…

Determining whether liquidated damages are enforceable or not.

Liquidated damages arise from a contract provision that defines the amount of damages that will be paid if the contract is breached in the future. During contract negotiations, the parties agree to estimated damages and specify that in the contract…

Claiming and calculating home office overhead for delayed construction in Ohio.

When delays occur on a project, contractors and subcontractors may incur additional costs caused by the delays.  Delay costs are frequently categorized as either field costs or home office costs…

Preparing and litigating delay claims for home office overhead typically requires the help of a construction lawyer. Schwandner Law Firm LLC is a construction law firm with delay claim experience and is located in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.