Construction & Real Estate Report: New hurdles for additional cost claims
In the current issue of the Construction & Real Estate Report, ScherbaumSeebacher partner Mag. Lukas Andrieu, LL.M. addresses a complex topic: claiming additional costs in building disputes.
Based on a recent decision of the Austrian Supreme Court (OGH) – in which a contractor’s claim for additional costs was rejected in contravention of ÖNORM – Lukas Andrieu discusses the requirements that must be met in order for contractors to be reimbursed for additional costs. The contractor’s detailed documentation of the actual effects of construction defects (already during the construction phase) plays an essential role.
The entire article can be read here.