Claim Preparation

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Claim Preparation

For even the most sophisticated contractors and owners, preparing Builder’s Risk/Large Property Loss and Subcontractor Default claims can be among the most complex and least-understood processes in the construction industry. Challenges can arise related to defining the scope of loss and documenting costs to help substantiate coverage. In addition, insurance companies hire adjusters, accountants, and engineers to review an insured’s claim to decide what amounts are proven. Given these challenges, a successful financial recovery requires coverage and expertise in claim preparation, as well as dedicated time and resources.

We alleviate the unplanned claim preparation burdens typically placed on a project team after a loss.

Builder’s Risk/Delay Claims

Physical Damage Assessment

Document scope of damage and repairs, cost estimating, quantify direct costs

Forensic Accounting

Loss measurement including extra expense, expediting expense, business interruption, soft costs, etc.

Schedule Analysis

Delay quantification to support time element costs, resolve claim issues caused by concurrent delays, and help manage forecasts for project completion

Claim Processes

Procedures to track and document costs, communication protocols for project managers, and insurance company representatives, among others

Claim Documentation

Validate and assemble cost and project documents in a format to support the claim

Subcontractor Default Claims


of procedures at the project level to specifically document default costs


of the available subcontract balance

Separating Default Costs

from the base contract and non-default scope of work


replacement contractors’ and vendors’ costs

Reconciling Owner Changes

and builder’s risk claims from the SDI claim

Forensic Schedule Analysis

performed to support indirect costs

Proof of payments

reconciled and documented to a contractor’s general conditions

Assist in the review, adjustment, and payment process on behalf of the insured with the carrier

Other Claim Support

Contract Claims

Construction and capital project claims

Business Interruption/ Property Damage

Claim preparation on behalf of corporate policyholders

Onsite Project Management

Insurance loss project management

FEMA Claims


Soft Costs and Business Interruption values studies for insurance

Dispute Resolution

Arbitrators, Appraisers, dispute resolution, litigation, and expert witness testimony

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