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LEGALLY SPEAKING:  Differing Site Conditions: Court Affirms Contractor’s Reliance on Owner-Provided Geotech Information

Posted: August 24, 2016 | Legal Advice

A recent opinion from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit adds further support for contractors' reliance on owner-provided geotechnical data. The decision dealt, in part, with the Differing Site Conditions clause in the federal contract. Since many other standard contracts employ similar language in their Differing Site Condition clause, the decision may have some impact beyond federal contracts.

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