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BVR's Online Symposium on Litigation and Economic Damages: Part 7
Lost Profits for Construction Claims

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Time:
10:00am-11:40am PT / 1:00pm-2:40pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring (click image for more information):

George F. Burns
Attorney at Law
Bernstein Shur


Why You Should Attend

Given the complexity of purpose, planning, and execution, it should be no surprise that claims alleging adverse actions result in unwarranted costs, lost profits, or other economic damages are not uncommon in the construction industry. Yet with all valuation challenges involving construction companies knowing how to properly assess the economic impact of these actions can be tricky at best.

In Part 7 of BVR's Online Symposium on Litigation and Economic Damages attorney George Burns discusses what these alleged actions include, how their economic impact is assessed, and what every appraiser should know before accepting such a challenging valuation assignment.

Agenda

  • Introduction: definition & presentation of construction claims
  • Claim pricing methodologies
    • Total cost method
    • Modified total cost
    • Actual cost method
    • Jury verdict method
  • Claims for delay
    • What is delay?
    • Determining responsibility for delays: the project schedule
    • Pricing the impact of delays
  • Disruption
    • What is disruption?
    • Pricing the impact of disruption
  • Acceleration
    • What is acceleration?
    • Pricing the impact of acceleration
  • Typical causes of construction claims
    • Extra work
    • Defective specifications
    • Differing site conditions
    • Cardinal changes
    • Defective work
    • Termination
  • Summary & conclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Learn why economic damages claims are made in construction projects and how these claims arise
  • Understand which methods are used for assessing these claims and why
  • Learn what distribution and acceleration are in construction claims and what they mean for the assessment of lost profits claims
  • Clarify the appraisers role in construction claims and their determination

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Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
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Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
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The Comprehensive Guide to Lost Profits Damages for Experts and Attorneys, 2011 Edition

In the 2011 edition Nancy Fannon, ASA, MCBA, CPA, ABV brings together the comprehensive body of knowledge on lost profits damages and delivers the definitive resource for financial experts and attorneys alike. Fannon and other leading experts provide thorough analysis of current case law and valuation methodology related to the calculation of damages.

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