Claim Analysis

Claims are an unfortunate reality that happens in the construction industry. The Summit Group has a team of schedulers and estimators with the expertise necessary to assist in identifying, analyzing, and preparing construction claims and defenses for our clients. Starting with a thorough analysis of the construction contract and the team’s performance throughout the duration of the project, our experts will identify areas of liability and quantify damages. Our focus is on validating the time and cost impacts as quickly as possible to avoid further delays and achieve a swift resolution.

Our Claims Analysis Experience Includes:

  • Claims Identification
  • Time Impact Analysis (TIA)
  • Schedule Delay Analysis
  • Construction Means and Methods
  • Risk Evaluation and Quantification
  • Unforeseen and Differing Site Conditions
  • Damage Assessments
  • Change Order Impacts
  • Construction Defect Evaluation
  • Disruption Assessments
  • Productivity Impact Evaluations
  • Acceleration Claims
  • Assessment of Force Majeure Events
  • Architect & Engineer Standards of Care
  • Claims Mitigation & Avoidance
  • Wrongful Contract Termination or Suspension
  • Claim Preparation & Presentation
  • Construction Mediation, and Arbitration Support

Expert Opinion and Testimonial Support

The Summit Group’s experience in supporting construction claims is an important resource to our clients who face costly change orders, schedule slippage, or damages from the multitude of issues and decisions that arise on any given project. Our expertise allows us to examine the day-to-day activity and provide expert opinion and testimonial support.