Posts belonging to Category Construction Litigation Assistance

Experts and Evidence and Exhibits, Oh My!

July 7, 2013 By Peter W. van der Schans The Energy Bar Association’s (EBA) 2013 Spring quarterly newsletter, EBA Update, has an interesting article in the “Judge’s Corner” written by guest columnist, The Honorable Steven L. Sterner. His article, “Effectively Building a Record,” discusses how trial counsel can present their case before the Federal Energy [...]

Making a Case for Using Trial Graphics to Prove Damages

March 26, 2013 Christopher J. Sullivan, Interface Consulting vice president of operations and a principal consultant recently submitted an article highlighting the use of trial graphics and demonstrative evidence in proving damages during dispute resolution. The February 2013 issue of the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry’s Division 1 newsletter The Dispute [...]

Power Plant Disputes Ramp Up Across US

Nuclear power plant construction practically came to a halt around the world after the 2010 Japan earthquake that devastated the Fukushima nuclear reactors. Overall US construction also saw a decline during this period, and construction and retrofitting of gas and coal plants across the United States saw a huge increase to compensate for the rise [...]

New 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration is one of the world’s leading forums for resolving international commercial, business, and construction disputes. As of January 1, 2012, The ICC International Court of Arbitration has implemented revised Rules of Arbitration that govern how arbitral tribunals conduct hearings. The new ICC Rules of Arbitration [...]

Fire Rebuilds Stoke Flames of Claims if Not Handled Appropriately

Chris Sullivan, Interface Consulting vice president-operations and principal consultant, wrote this article about lessons learned during the fire rebuild process. It was published in the April 2010 edition of Construction Executive, a publication of Associated Builders and Contractors. Today’s refining, chemical, petrochemical, and heavy industrial facilities process and utilize hazardous chemicals, and despite the best [...]