Surviving the Construction Law Backlog: Nontraditional Approaches to Resolution
May 21, 2021
Across the construction industry, COVID-19’s impact has caused a range of problems for contractors and projects – prolonged or intermittent work shutdowns, supply chain delays, pricing increases on materials and funding shortfalls. It has led to court closures. The legal backlog for claims and disputes means that owners and contractors are facing the option of waiting until the courts are functioning the way they were previously or utilizing alternative approaches to resolution to keep projects and businesses running.