​Construction Litigation Support

Construction Expert Services

With Carter’s 30-plus years of construction experience, and has consulted on hundreds of construction defect cases (for both plaintiff and defense), we are specialized in technical construction-related disputes. We offer a wide variety of services for analysis, expert opinion reporting, and litigation support, which include:

  • Cost of Repair Estimating

  • Evaluation of Reasonableness of Cost

  • Evaluation of Allocation of Responsibility

  • Defect and Liability Analysis

  • Evaluation of Standard of Care for Construction Professionals

  • Contract Claims and Dispute Resolution

  • Slip and Fall Claims

  • Expert Witness Testimony

Owner’s Representative

Owner’s Representative/ Owner’s Project Manager (OPM)

Working on behalf of the owner throughout all residential project phases from inception, planning and design to construction, completion and closeout. As a residential construction owner’s representative I OPM in Colorado, we work solely for the owner, entirely on their behalf. Typically, the amount we save the owner more than pays for our services. This service is custom-tailored to the specific needs of each owner; they can select the services desired.

  • Design team selection

  • Plan review

  • Value engineering

  • Budget

  • Finish selection

  • General contractor selection

  • Schedule milestones

  • Pay application review

  • Quality of construction review

  • Change order review

  • Punch lists

  • Closeout review

  • Warranty review

Property Insurance Appraisals

Appraisal is a process found in many property insurance policy clauses. The appraisal clause is utilized to resolve disputes over the cost or value of damages to the property. Either party may invoke the appraisal clause. Each party then engage a competent and a disinterest appraiser. Our accredited expert consultants can impartially estimate the cost or value of damages to a property loss


Property Insurance Umpire

If the appraisers disagree the value of the loss, they then select a competent and impartial umpire. Qualified by courts and arbitrators as an expert in assessing the cost of repair, we are an impartial and competent property insurance umpire who can help appraisers settle claim disputes.

Contract Claims

Contract claims analysis for the owner, general contractor, or subcontractor, we provide analysis and support for all aspects of contract claims construction.

  • Loss in productivity

  • Schedule analysis

  • Acceleration

  • Delay

  • Change in project conditions