PKR Consulting is experienced at preparing and analyzing private and public contract claims. We are skilled at preparing reports and presenting the results of our analyses in a variety of dispute resolution forums, including mediations, arbitrations, dispute review boards, settlement negotiations and trials.
Schedule Analysis: PKR Consulting has performed schedule analyses of numerous projects of various sizes and complexity for change order submittals, settlement negotiations, and litigation. Experienced in Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling, as well as the scheduling software used by the construction industry, we have the expertise to identify and quantify critical delays, assess responsibility, and determine the impacts on project costs.
Cost Analysis: PKR Consulting has performed analyses of direct and indirect construction costs. We review delay, disruption, and other productivity impacts to labor, material, and equipment costs. Our firm is experienced in developing and analyzing field and home office overhead claims and quantifying extended overhead cost impacts due to delay.
Alternative Dispute Resolution/Expert Testimony: PKR Consulting specializes in providing objective analyses and effective demonstrative exhibits on cost and schedule issues for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) forums and in support of expert testimony. We have experience presenting at arbitrations, multi-party mediations, dispute review boards, settlement negotiations, State Superior Court and United States District Court.
Litigation Support: Our firm has provided a variety of discovery support services on behalf of our clients. We assist in identifying pertinent project records, preparing document requests, and managing document productions. We have assisted in the development and creation of electronic document databases and organized imposing quantities of hardcopy records. Our services include interrogatory preparation, responding to interrogatories, key witness identification, and preparing questions for opposing witnesses.
Project Management Oversight PKR Consulting is experienced in providing project management oversight and support services to owners and contractors. Before and during construction, we help develop and implement project cost and schedule controls. We perform schedule reviews to identify and track potential problems. Our mission is to help prevent impacts before they occur and avoid claims when problems arise.
Services as a Project Neutral or Dispute Review Board member are available to projects seeking an independent, jointly-retained construction expert. With the goal of preventing claims and avoiding litigation, PKR Consulting works with project participants to understand the dispute, reviews key project records to assess the facts, and recommends resolutions to keep the project moving.