Construction Claim Consulting

EMA Forensic Associates provides following services as part of our EMA construction claim consulting:

– Cost and Damage assessment
– Delay claim analysis
– Change order analysis
– Quality control issues

Construction Schedule Analysis

  • Assemble the best available documentation record of the project
  • Examine the project record in detail
  • Create a relational database of all relevant documents and testimony as required.
  • Analyze the original as-planned schedule for contract conformance
  • Establish accurate as-built schedule updates for review
  • Identify delay issues in construction claim consulting
  • Identify impact issues
  • Identify changes to the scope of work
  • Perform detailed analysis of the schedule updates
  • Identify out of sequence work
  • Identify adverse weather impacts to the schedule
  • Identify individual contractor conformance to the schedule
  • Identify party or parties responsible for a delay or impact to the schedule

Documentation of the Effect of Schedule Changes on the Project

  • Identify changes to extended overhead costs
  • Document loss of productivity
  • Establish actual damages
  • Identify compensable and non-compensable components of the delay
  • Prepare accurate cost report for claim
  • Prepare narrative report outlining actual impacts to the work, sustained damages, and changes in contract time, and allocate responsibility for damages, as required
  • Prepare graphic representation of impacts to the schedule
  • Prepare trial exhibits to support testimony Resolution of the Claim
  • Assist in preparing negotiation strategy
  • Assist in claim negotiation with reports, graphical evidence and cost summary
  • Assist in development of discovery plan
  • Assist in depositions
  • Refute technical evidence presented by opposing side as appropriate
  • Provide expert testimony as appropriate

Resolution of the Claim

  • Assist in preparing negotiation strategy
  • Assist in claim negotiation with reports, graphical evidence and cost summary
  • Assist in development of discovery plan
  • Assist in depositions
  • Refute technical evidence presented by opposing side as appropriate
  • Provide expert testimony as appropriate.