Claims and Disputes

The equitable and timely resolution of stakeholder disputes is critical to the success of complex construction projects.  Project owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects/engineers, insurance companies, sureties, and their legal counsel all turn to Breakwater to analyze and communicate complicated issues in a clear, straight-forward manner to facilitate claims resolution.  Breakwater prides itself on evaluating client needs throughout the course of an engagement to ensure that our guidance and deliverables align with our client’s strategic plan.

Breakwater delivers insightful recommendations and solutions throughout all phases of the dispute process, from claims development through resolution.  Our team has experience working on construction projects, small and large, all over the world. If the dispute advances to arbitration or trial, Breakwater’s experienced professionals provide expert reports, trial exhibits, deposition testimony and, testimony at trial.

Services Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Change Order Development
  • Change Order Review And Analyses
  • Cost Overrun Analyses
  • Forensic Schedule Analysis
  • Delay & Disruption Quantification
  • Acceleration & Mitigation Impact Quantification
  • Cumulative Impact Quantification
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Expert Witness Testimony

Project Oversight and Risk Management

Timely identification and effective mitigation of projects risks is critical to all successful construction projects.  Breakwater provides project owners, contractors, and other stakeholders with insightful metrics and recommendations to effectively manage schedule and cost risks.  From developing baseline schedules, to tracking productivity variances, to developing and evaluating change order requests, we work with our clients to ensure best practices are applied during project. By timely focusing our clients on the key drivers of schedule and costs risks, we help our clients minimize, mitigate, and resolve disputes to increase the likelihood of a successful project for all stakeholders. 

Services Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Critical Path Method Schedule Development
  • Schedule Monitoring
  • Progress Tracking & Updating
  • Contract Review
  • Change Order Development & Evaluation
  • Project Cost Audits
  • On-Site Support

Contact Breakwater

If you are interested in retaining Breakwater Forensics to provide forensic analytics, expert witness, and/or business consulting services for you or your company, please provide details of your needs and we will contact you to discuss how we can assist you.