Construction Claims

FORENSIC DELAY ANALYSIS

BCC's team of forensic delay analysts are proficient in both the latest and prior versions of all scheduling software on the market. We are also trained in multiple delay analysis methods which we utilize depending on the needs and/or contractual requirements of our clients.

All project stakeholders are at risk for delays or disruptions to their projects. Our team of experts perform multiple types of forensic delay analysis and have worked in various capacities such as owner rep/agent, construction manager, project/engineering manager, subcontractor, architect and engineer. By providing logical ties between schedules and project documentation, we deliver formidable results to our clients.

Utilizing our lessons learned, we provide our clients with successful resolutions for determination of the contemporaneous and/or As-Built critical path of the project, including allocation of concurrent delays versus pacing delays and the appropriate apportionment of acceleration, compression, delay/time extension related change orders, loss of productivity claims, consequential or liquidated damages, etc. while also educating our clients on the avoidance or mitigation of ongoing or future losses.

Our Forensic Delay Analysis services include:

  • Efficient project record take-off and analysis
  • Evaluation of project schedules of all types including Primavera P6®, P3®, SureTrak®, and MS Project®
  • Validation of corroborating documentation
  • Preparation of delay analysis executive summary reports
  • Providing presentation and dispute assistance/support for matters involving delays and disruption
  • Establishing link between delay and the contractual obligations as well as the associated damages
  • Comparison of As-Planned versus contemporaneous updates and As-Built schedules and budgets
  • Evaluating the applicability of delay related damages including extended general conditions, Loss of Productivity, Impact Damages, Acceleration, LDs, Home Office Overhead, etc.

Regardless of severity, these services are available for matters related to construction project delays and are often provided for claims involving:

  • Builder's Risk coverage
  • All—risk insurance matters
  • Business disruption
  • Professional liability or subcontractor default insurance claims
  • Surety claims
  • Change order entitlements
  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REA) claims

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