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Court of Federal Claims Holds Contract Term Prescribing Adjustment for Variances Does Not Bar Claim for Breach of Contract Based on Negligent Estimates
Ravens Group, Inc. v. United States 2013 U.S. Claims LEXIS 979 (Fed. Cl. 2013) This action arose out of a contractor’s claim for additional compensation for unanticipated work. The U.S. Army (the “Government”) solicited private contractors to provide the maintenance … Continue reading
Federal Claims Court Approves Contractor’s Use of Blue Book Rates to Calculate of Standby Equipment Costs in Constructive Change Claims Against the Navy
Construction Co, Inc. v. United States 2008 U.S. Claims LEXIS 137 (May 21, 2008) The United States Court of Federal Claims discussed the measurement of equitable adjustment for standby equipment costs in a case involving the United States Department of … Continue reading
Federal Claims Court Finds Contractor Entitled to Equitable Adjustment Based on Corps’ Defective Specifications and Misrepresentation
Metric Construction Co., Inc. v. United States 2008 U.S.Claims LEXIS 5 (Fed. Cl., Jan. 7, 2008) Metric Construction was awarded the contract to construct a warehouse for the United States Army Corps of Engineers at an Air Force base in … Continue reading
US Claims Court Explains Limits of Spearin Doctrine – Denies Contractor Recovery Where Testimony Regarding Defective Design Was Conclusory
Caddell Construction Co., Inc. v. United States 2007 U.S. Claims LEXIS 285, No. 04-461C, (September 7, 2007) The United States District Court of Federal Claims held that the design deficiencies alleged by the plaintiff contractor did not rise to the … Continue reading