Expert Testimony and Critical Path Analysis is an integral part of Critical Path Mechanics services. As experienced experts in construction schedules, delay analysis and construction cost accounting, we have demonstrated our ability to quickly identify critical issues and utilize documentation to quantify the damages associated with project issues. When you hire Critical Path Mechanics in a testifying capacity, you benefit from our involvement and coordination with counsel throughout the entire claim preparation and dispute resolution process.
When providing testimony that is delivered with confidence, clarity and professionalism, Critical Path Mechanics consistently conveys complex issues in understandable terms. Critical Path Mechanics can perform on the stand as an expert witness. This can be vital to obtaining favorable outcomes in state and federal court as well as in arbitration and dispute resolution boards.
Expertise in cost and schedule analysis will allow you to identify cost overruns and analyze whether those causes give rise to claims for recovery. We can help you perform the analysis of both the entitlement issues and the following damages, utilizing the client’s documentation to verify its analysis.
Critical Path Mechanics can also prepare detailed claim documents, which clearly delineate the basis for the claim and the damages that are recoverable and can be used in the expert testimony required during litigation.
- Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling Analysis
- Construction Sequencing
- Schedule Delays and Disruption Claims Analysis
- Labor Productivity Claims
- Termination Related Damages
- Cost-Reimbursable Contracts
- Unforeseen and Differing Site Conditions
- Design Errors and Omissions
- Labor Inefficiency
- Subcontractor Coordination
- Extra Work and Change Orders
- Force Majeure Events
For several reasons, including client requests changes, design errors, site conditions, and estimating errors, completed costs are often higher than originally budgeted. In order to determine if a claim is worth pursuing, we can help determine the exact cause of these increases. Critical Path Mechanics can provide the expertise needed to perform these cost analyses.
Engagements as Expert Witness
Coltin Electric, Inc. v. Continental Casualty Company, engaged by Peter S. Mackey, Esq., Burns Cunningham & Mackey, P.C. (US District Court for the Sothern District of Alabama, Civil Action No.: 1:12—cv-00532-KD-B)
JP Pate v. Baldwin County BOE, engaged by L. Bratton Rainey, III, Crowe, Rainey & Austin P.C.
White-Spunner Construction, Inc. v. CWJ Contracting, Inc., engaged by L. Bratton Rainey, III, Crowe, Rainey & Austin P.C.
Crestview Site & Underground,Inc. v. Okaloosa County,Florida, engaged by Doug Miller, Esq. Clark Partington Hart Larry Bond and Stackhouse (Okaloosa County 2010-CA-006484)
Madison Resource Funding Corp. v. ThyssenKrupp Steel and Stainless USA,LLC, engaged by Gregory Vaughan, esq., Holston Vaughan, LLC (Mobile County Circuit Court, CV-2010-900989)
Industrial Services of Mobile vs. Thysen-Krupp, engaged by Mr. Terry Hohlsonback, Ongoing
L&W Supply Corporation, DBA Seacost Supply, et al vs. Dick Corporation, engaged by DCK World Wide
Carr Engineering vs. Okaloosa County, Florida, engaged by Doug Miller, Esq. Clark Partington Hart Larry Bond and Stackhouse
Glenn Construction v Bell Aero, engaged by Mr. Dennis Bailey, Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett, P.A. (Middle District of Alabama, Southern Division, Case No. 1:09-cv-250-MEF)
Paradise Shores of Bay County, LLC vs. Taylor Architects, Inc., engaged by Bruce Partington, Esq. Clark Partington Hart Larry Bond and Stackhouse