J.S. Held expands EH&S and forensic engineering practices with the acquisition of Veritox, Inc. & GT Engineering. View press release.


Construction Claims

  • Preparing affirmative claims
  • Evaluating the merit of claims
  • Quantifying damages
  • Defending a claim
  • Construction defect evaluation
  • Claims negotiations and resolutions
  • Delay impact analysis
  • Administrations of governmental regulations
  • Contract administration and interpretation
  • Contract and change order negotiations
  • Design performance evaluations
  • Construction performance evaluation

Our in-house team has years of litigation support and project management experience. We are technology driven to facilitate rapid claims resolution and project completion.  J.S. Held is the resource to turn to for dispute resolution. 

We understand that every construction claim is unique and requires a thorough understanding of both the business and the process. J.S. Held is experienced in every aspect of claims analysis using a variety of “best practice” approaches.

We Perform:

  • Development and use of CPM schedules
  • Analysis of “as-planned” and “as-built” schedules
  • Quantitative schedule analysis using the “but-for” approach
  • Measuring extra work impacts
  • Analyzing unforeseen conditions causing delay or disruption
  • Efficiency utilizing the “measured mile” approach
  • Independent cost estimating for comparison with contractor costs

We also have the technical expertise to assess the adequacy of plans and specifications; evaluate acceleration and/or inefficiency claims; and assess contractor impacts and damages related to general conditions and home office overhead claims/calculations throughout the construction claims process. 

Questions about this service, or any of J.S. Held’s services? Get in touch – we’re happy to help.

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