COVID-19 - Present and Future Legal Impacts on the Construction Industry
The construction industry faces new and different challenges to addressing COVID-19 impacts as this pandemic continues. How do you segregate COVID-19 impacts from other impacts that occurred simultaneously? To what extent are secondary impacts and risks such as price escalation, supply chain shortages, and workforce availability a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and what does that mean to parties in a dispute? What changes to procedures implemented during the pandemic can be maintained long-term to mitigate risk in future contracts?