Managing Director, Claims, Disputes and Forensics
Because we are a traditional AEC firm that also offers forensic solutions, we practice what we preach. We offer expert services on megaprojects and high-profile real estate and other property or construction claims throughout the globe. Our claims experts offer standard of care, delay, damage, allocation, and environmental opinions on complex disputes.
VERTEX's services that support construction claims often include failure analysis, evaluation of the status of completion of a construction or design project at the time of the default, and review and analysis against claims for the cost of finishing interrupted construction projects. If you are an attorney or in-house counsel with cases involving design claims, construction claims, or property development claims, VERTEX has your expert witness.
VERTEX has experienced and qualified experts that work on large scale engineering, design, construction, and environmental disputes. Our expert witnesses have been an integral part of the legal team with construction claims from sureties, suppliers and subcontractors, designers, owners, and developers. We have been successful in bringing favorable settlements to every type of construction claim including infrastructure such as roadways and rail-transit development, military bases, schools and higher education developments, industrial and chemical sites, and commercial and public buildings just to name a few.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that a reasonable contractor should exercise.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that was exercised during a contractor termination.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that a real estate owner takes while their site is under construction.
VERTEX opines on the standard that would be exercised by a reasonably prudent architect/building envelope expert.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that was exercised by a structural engineering design firm.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that was exercised by a site civil engineering design firm.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that was exercised by a heavy civil engineering design firm.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that a reasonable geotechnical consultant has exercised.
VERTEX opines on the degree of care that a reasonable mechanical, electrical, plumbing contractor should exercise.
VERTEX opines on fire protection systems failure to operate adequately during a fire incident.
VERTEX offers Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling Experts who are actively working on construction projects.
VERTEX offers construction experts who have successfully navigated these contentious claims, despite the challenges of distinguishing losses contemporaneously during productivity claims.
VERTEX experts are also actively managing construction projects, and therefore offer a unique advantage on acceleration construction claims.
VERTEX's experts opine on cost of repair in construction damages claims.
VERTEX's experts opine on the lost of use/consequential damages in construction claims globally.
VERTEX's experts opine on hidden or changed site conditions for construction damages claims.
VERTEX opines on construction damages claims that involved added scopes of work.
VERTEX opines on fault allocation in construction damages claims.
VERTEX's experts opine on air quality in environmental claims.
VERTEX's experts opine on demolition and /or abatement practices for environmental claims.
VERTEX's environmental experts opine on hazardous waste management and disposal.