|During the construction phase of projects, Cohen & Lord's attorneys assist clients to maximize the efficient use of their resources and to avoid or minimize claims. Its attorneys provide advice and assistance with respect to payment and performance issues, contract administration and interpretation, permits and variances from government agencies, unanticipated employment issues (such as compliance with worker safety requirements, workers' compensation and non-discrimination in hiring), construction scheduling, management of construction costs, insurance matters,
||change orders, delays, acceleration and interference issues, preliminary notices, mechanic's liens, stop notices, notices of non-responsibility, bond requirements, documentation of disputes, and early dispute resolution efforts.
Cohen & Lord's attorneys have experience in resolving construction phase disputes, such as those regarding claims for extra work, change orders, abandonment of projects, delay issues, impact and acceleration claims, design
errors, defects in construction, regulatory compliance
and cost overruns.