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Checklist for a Construction Claims Expert

A construction claims expert is an independent consultant who is hired by a construction company to determine the viability of a particular claim.  There are many steps that a construction claims expert takes before delivering an opinion, including: Review of Documents  A construction claims expert reviews the documents related to the legal issue, including communications between the parties, contracts, OSHA regulations, claim forms and others. Analysis of Schedules, Costs and Changes  The claims expert will also review documentation and information related to the schedule of work, the costs and any changes made.  He or she may look for figures that... Read More

What Does a Construction Claims Expert Do?

Disputes in the construction industry are notoriously complex. Without the assistance of a construction claims expert, parties to a construction dispute are at a great disadvantage in any pre-litigation settlement negotiations or subsequent lawsuit. Consequently, it is advisable to retain the services of an experienced construction claims expert as soon as possible after a construction dispute arises in order to get an accurate claims analysis and properly prepared claim document to assist you in achieving a positive outcome. A construction claims expert has the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to perform a sound construction project analysis in order to determine... Read More