The Top 12 Drivers of Construction Disputes and How to Avoid Them

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By Julie Strupp for ConstructionDive

The toll of disputes on the industry is staggering. The value of claims on the 1,100-plus projects HKA, a global consulting firm, studied worldwide from 2018-2020 worked out to $48.6 billion (excluding legal and related fees) and the extensions of time claimed would accumulate to 593 years, according to the report.

Click here to learn the top causes of claims and disputes in the U.S. and the Americas more broadly from data on 410 projects collected in 2020.