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Unnecessary Testing Method Entitles Contractor To Compensation

Sunday, November 04, 2007 12:57 pm

 
Unnecessary Testing Method Entitles Contractor To Compensation

A federal appeals court affirmed that a contractor deserved compensation for extra costs it incurred because it was directed to use a testing method that was later deemed inappropriate. Notably, the court found that the government's admission that another method was "better suited" to the job made the prescribed method a "defective specification."

ACE Constructors, Inc. (ACE) had performed construction at an airfield for the Army Corps of Engineers. This work included construction of [...]

 
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