David Ross Associates (DRA) provides valuable guidance in developing, analyzing, defending, and negotiating construction claims. In the highly competitive engineering and construction industry, construction claims management has become an increasingly integral element to maintaining project profitability. Our construction experts have successfully resolved a broad range of construction claims on a variety of projects located throughout the United States and internationally.
Although there are many programs available on the legal aspects of construction claims, few of these focus sufficiently on the practical aspects of claim entitlement, documentation, preparation, analysis, and negotiation. The following programs, seminars, and services provided by DRA are based upon long-established and proven techniques and have been implemented to improve client's claims management, so that costly construction disputes can be avoided or controlled.
Successful assertion of a construction claim depends on first establishing entitlement, then properly pricing the claim by assessing both direct and indirect costs.
Our construction experts guide and assist our clients in identifying and developing a basic claim "theme" that is consistent with the contract, the facts and established construction practices.
The experts at David Ross Associates will:
David Ross Associates project review and construction claims analysis will provide an objective, independent appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of a construction claim.
Our construction experts provide clients with significant insight as to their potential liability and accordingly, a recommended course of action. We help clients develop and implement effective strategies for either asserting or defending construction claims.
David Ross Associates provides valuable guidance in the negotiation of construction claims so that clients may avoid costly litigation and still obtain an equitable claim settlement.