COVID-19 Force Majeure — A Focus on Disruption


May 1, 2020

John Dillon and Thomas Crist (partner, Benesch) discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually every aspect of life around the world. There will be a profound impact for construction projects, with many in the industry looking closely at the force majeure clauses in their contracts. While some projects may be stopped altogether due to COVID-19, many will push forward with great disruption.

Please join the Society of Construction Law North America, BRG, and Benesch to address both situations, focusing on legal aspects and also means and methods of how to properly capture and document the disruptive impacts that will result from COVID-19, likely leading to a major increase in related claims throughout the industry.

Topics will include:

  • Why the construction industry should focused more on disruption claims than on complete work stoppage claims related to COVID-19
  • How COVID-19 can disrupt construction projects
  • How to effectively document disruption claims resulting from COVID-19 impacts

Listen to the event recording. Recording password is BRG2020.

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John W. Dillon

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