Forrest Construction failed to break down the expenses it was trying to recover. Instead, it presented a pile of unfounded drawing requests and, when asked to provide proper documentation and cost breakdown, it provided a totally disorganized and unventilated box of documents, many of which had nothing to do with the project itself. What could Forrest Construction and the owner have done differently to protect themselves from the dispute? It is difficult to speculate; However, if the parties had negotiated more specific terms and provisions regarding the documents to be submitted at each drawing request, the case could have resulted in a different outcome. The decisive phase of the use of a Cost Plus agreement is the formulation of the provision of the contract itself. .