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Dissecting the Construction Project Schedule

By Catherine Peterman, AIA, NCARB
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A construction project schedule is typically a graphic representation of how a construction project is completed and constructed. For example, a contractor’s bid estimates costs to build the…

Resolving Construction Cost Disputes for Extra Work on Highway Projects

By Michael J. Tuttman, P.E.
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Accurately estimating construction costs requires a thorough understanding of project specific criteria, including the scope of work, project plans, applicable specifications, scheduling, project…

Investigating Owner-Architect Disputes in the Project Design Phase

By Scott Klimek, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
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Architects are tasked with providing a solution to their client’s unique building requirements. This demands an open and transparent interaction between the client and architect, particularly given…

Construction Claims & Disputes

By Michael J. Tuttman, P.E.
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In this article, Civil Engineer and construction expert Michael J. Tuttman explores how the essential questions of “Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How” are as important for construction projects…

Construction Administration and the Submittal Process

By Robson Forensic
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This article discusses the purpose and importance of the submittal process. The construction experts at Robson Forensic are frequently retained to provide expert witness investigations relevant to a…

Architect Error and Omission Change Orders

By Catherine Peterman, AIA, NCARB
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In this article, experts from the architectural practice at Robson Forensic provide an overview of error and omissions change orders. The discussion includes an explanation of change orders, the…

Document Authentication in Construction Disputes

By Mark Songer
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In this article, Forensic Document Examiner, Mark Songer discusses the role of document examiners within the context of construction disputes. The article highlights examples of “cut and…

Building Information Modeling (BIM): Construction Disputes

By Robson Forensic
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This article provides an introduction to BIM and discusses how this relatively new technology is likely to affect the landscape of construction litigation in years to come. Construction Disputes and…

Critical Path Method (CPM) Analysis

By Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I.
Expert Overview

In this article, civil engineer, Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, provides an introduction to the most widely accepted method for evaluating project delay/disruption claims, the Critical Path Method…

Construction Delay Claims - Expert Introduction to the Measured Mile Approach

By Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I.
Expert Article

The measured mile approach of evaluating construction delay claims compares productivity during periods of a project that have been adversely impacted to the productivity levels during periods that…