EXPERT WITNESS AND REPORTING:
EXPERT WITNESS - DELAY DURING CONSTRUCTION 42 STORY LUXURY HIGH-RISE IN LOS ANGELES
In the construction of a high-rise building in Los Angeles, a court case ensued after a dispute. A delayed event occurred, and the Builder filed a builder’s risk and delay start-up insurance claim. The dispute occurred when the entitled delay was questioned by the Client.
The Process and Solution:
Dr Hendrik Prinsloo was instructed to provide an expert report including a detailed analysis of the delay event. This report had to include the impact on the project. All the relevant information was sourced from the client and builder. By using 3 of the most common delay analysis methods, a clear easy understandable report was drafted.
The use of industry best practices assisted the client as the courts decided on the methods used by Dr Hendrik Prinsloo. The opposing counsel did put forward a different methodology and outcome for the delay period and influence on the project.