How a Construction Claims Consultant Can Help

Construction defect litigation is on the rise. If you are involved in a construction defect dispute, you will most likely need the assistance of the best legal, accounting, engineering, experts you can find. A construction claims consultant can be invaluable in helping you achieve the best possible results related to your claim. A construction claims consultant can conduct a thorough investigation of the structure at issue to give you an honest and accurate assessment of the cause of any construction defects and assess the damages as well.

A construction defect can be the result of faulty design, materials, and/or workmanship. Advanced technical knowledge of construction practices is necessary to make an accurate assessment of any alleged defect. Also, by scrutinizing the construction contract in addition to the parties’ performance throughout the construction, a construction claims consultant can help you identify liability, quantify damages, and assist you in resolving your construction dispute in the most cost-effective and timely manner possible.

A construction claims consultant can assist you with the following:

  • Claims Mitigation & Avoidance
  • Claims Identification
  • Claim Preparation & Presentation
  • Construction Means and Methods
  • Damage Assessments
  • Risk Evaluation and Quantification
  • Unforeseen and Differing Site Conditions
  • Change Order Impacts
  • Schedule Delay Analysis
  • Time Impact Analysis
  • Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Disruption Assessments
  • Productivity Impact Evaluations
  • Acceleration Claims
  • Wrongful Contract Termination or Suspension
  • Assessment of Force Majeure Events
  • Architect & Engineer Standards of Care
  • Evaluation of Design Professionals – Certificate of Merit

The ideal construction claims consultant should have spent years in the construction industry and should also have practical experience in construction management, construction scheduling, architecture, as well as engineering. A seasoned construction claims consultant should be experienced in virtually all areas of construction, as well as claims related to extended project costs, damages, unpaid change orders, cost escalation, and delay damages. If you need assistance with your construction defect claim, contact a local construction claims consultant for a consultation.