VERTEX is a full service construction and environmental services firm globally recognized for our integrity and quality work. Since 1995, VERTEX has worked on over 50,000 projects in more than 40 countries. We proudly stand behind our first class work product and the expertise we bring to all areas of construction and environmental services, making us an asset on any project.

Environmental Insurance Services

For well over a decade, insurance clients have relied on VERTEX to successfully support claim and underwriting assignments involving pollution, industrial hygiene & building sciences, natural resource damage and remedial cost-cap policies. Our services are wide ranging — including cause and origin investigations, underwriting support, claim invoice review, extent-of-impact evaluations, claim monitoring and management, and litigation and technical support.

Types of Pollution Claims
  • Oil and hazardous material from storage tank releases (AST & UST)
  • Oil and hazardous material from industrial facilities
  • Transportation spills
Landfill Releases of Oil and Hazardous Material
  • Marine spills
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) claims
  • Contractor and professional liability claims
Industrial Hygiene & Building Sciences Claims
  • Mold
  • Asbestos and lead
  • Impact assessment and cause and origin
  • Building envelope and construction defect analysis
Pollution Claim Expertise
  • Pollution claim cause and origin investigations
  • Pollution claim invoice review
  • Pollution claim monitoring
  • Pollution claim management
  • Remedial option feasibility analysis
  • Sampling and testing of soil, groundwater and air
  • Standard of care evaluations
  • Litigation support and expert witness testimony
Remedial Cost Cap Policy Claims
  • Budget and remedial approach evaluations
  • Budget tracking
  • Change order reviews and evaluations
  • Cost to complete evaluations
Natural Resource Damage Assessment Claims
  • Review of trustee claims
  • Evaluation of the extent of impacts
  • Habitat equivalency analysis reviews
  • Restoration scalability reviews
  • Wildlife and recreation resource impact evaluations
Loss Control Services
  • Underwriting support – initial/in-depth exposure assessment
  • Loss control surveys
  • Carrier representation
  • Policy review and risk management
  • Technical support risk financing
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