Veritas Advisory Group, Inc.’s practice in this area is focused on the prevention and resolution of complex construction disputes. In the prevention area, we have assisted clients with the overall project management process including planning and scheduling, cost control, design review, contract administration, and field construction management tasks on troubled projects. Our professionals have varied technical training, project management experience, construction experience, and analytical skills which are used to identify and resolve problem areas. In the resolution of construction disputes, we have extensive experience in preparing affirmative damage claims, as well as analyzing damage claims from defensive perspective.

Our professionals work on some of the largest and most complex construction projects in the United States and internationally, including airports, power facilities, chemical processing facilities, highway and rail projects, industrial production plants, stadiums and arenas, parking structures, hospitals, hotels, oil and gas, convention centers, high-rise structures, and infrastructure projects. Our clients are comprised of project owners and developers, government agencies, subcontractors, architects/engineers, law firms, contractors, sureties, and insurers. Our engagement teams consist of engineers, construction professionals, accountants, and financial analysts, enabling us to effectively address both project cost and schedule issues. Our senior professionals have been providing construction claims consulting services for over 20 years. Quality analysis and objective evaluations have been the hallmark of our practice.

Because of our in-depth knowledge, experience, credibility, and business perspective, we are able to clearly and concisely present our findings in negotiation, arbitration, or litigation forums. The following are general examples of the types of services we provide within the construction industry:

CPM Scheduling and Technical Services

  • Analysis of the planned schedule
  • Development and analysis of the as-built schedule
  • CPM schedule analysis
  • Evaluation of schedules
  • Cost to complete analysis
  • Productivity analysis

Claims Pricing and Damages Analysis

  • Bid review and analysis
  • Establish appropriate construction claims pricing methodologies
  • Perform investigative cost audits and forensic review
  • Evaluation of claims including:
    • Delay
    • Disruption
    • Acceleration
    • Design defects
    • Termination
    • Differing site conditions
    • Change order impacts
    • Suspension
    • Consequential damages

Litigation Support and Expert Testimony

  • Document discovery assistance
  • Deposition assistance
  • Participate in negotiations
  • Assist in mediation or other alternative dispute proceedings
  • Provide expert testimony
  • Develop courtroom graphics and multimedia presentations