In December 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an important decision that impacts how the 6 year statute of limitations (SOL) is applied under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA). In Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation v. United States, the Court of Appeals determined that the CDA’s 6 year SOL for filing a
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How Long Does a Contractor Have to File a Claim Against the Government?
By Edward T. DeLisle on
Posted in Protection of Contractor Rights
By: Edward T. DeLisle & Maria L. Panichelli
Many contractors know that there is a six-year statute of limitations on claims brought under the Contract Disputes Act (“CDA”) and Section 33.206 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (“FAR”). However, most contractors incorrectly assume that for claims pertaining to delay, or acceleration, the six-year statutory period begins…