VE-ADR 2012: Emerging Strategies for Successful Construction Defect Expert Witnesses and Consultants

In July 2012, I attended LiMa Solutions’ Value-Engineered Alternative Dispute Resolution conference in beautiful Key West, FL. The goal of the conference: How to improve the construction defect dispute resolution process. Here is an overview of my observations at the conference. After the conference, I spent hours transcribing my notes into a spreadsheet, categorizing the … Continue reading VE-ADR 2012: Emerging Strategies for Successful Construction Defect Expert Witnesses and Consultants

VE-ADR 2012: Emerging Strategies for Successful Construction Defect Plaintiff Lawyers

Last week, I posted an article entitled VE-ADR 2012: Where are we going with Construction Defect Litigation, summarizing some of my initial thoughts after attending LiMa Solutions’ seminar in Key West. This article is the first in a series discussing some of the key take-aways from the event for stakeholders. Since there wouldn’t be construction … Continue reading VE-ADR 2012: Emerging Strategies for Successful Construction Defect Plaintiff Lawyers

VE-ADR 2012: Where are we going with Construction Defect Litigation?

Note: This is just an overview of some of the topics discussed on the first day of LiMa Solutions’ VE-ADR 2012 construction defect symposium in Key West. I’ll spend some time reviewing my notes over the next week or so and post some more in-depth articles as time permits. About the picture: This is one … Continue reading VE-ADR 2012: Where are we going with Construction Defect Litigation?

See you in Key West (or online) for LiMa Solutions’ 2012 Construction Defect Symposium

I’m flying out to Key West Wednesday to attend LiMa Solutions’ construction defect symposium entitled, “Drawing a Line at the Bottom Line – Strategies for Reducing Construction Defect Litigation Costs.” I sincerely believe that this event will be the most important of its kind this year. Apparently, others agree: “Due to unprecedented interest in this … Continue reading See you in Key West (or online) for LiMa Solutions’ 2012 Construction Defect Symposium

LiMa Solutions to host a Construction Defect Symposium in Key West, FL July 26-27, 2012

My friends at LiMa Solutions have created a new symposium for the construction defect industry. The event will take place on July 26 and 27, 2012 at the Westin Key West Resort and Marina in Key West, FL. The event is called, “Strategies for Reducing Litigation Costs for Carriers, Developers, General Contractors and Subcontractors.” The … Continue reading LiMa Solutions to host a Construction Defect Symposium in Key West, FL July 26-27, 2012

Ed Martinet: A ‘Value Engineered’ Approach to Mediation

Ed Martinet, of LiMa Solutions, wrote an excellent article in the December issue of Construction Executive Magazine on his approach to resolving construction defect claims. The amount of resources and capital spent on managing and mediating construction defect claims is staggering. In fact, the cost to litigate commonly exceeds the settlement value of today’s larger … Continue reading Ed Martinet: A ‘Value Engineered’ Approach to Mediation