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Representative Claims and Expert Witness Services

CASE & FORUM CLIENT & PROJECT TOPICS & SERVICES
United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Justice
vs.
City of Los Angeles


United States
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Pasadena, California
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California [Defendant]

Expansion of the Hyperion Wastewater Treatment Plant
El Segundo, California
Technical assistance to the City Attorney with respect to drafting a Consent Decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Justice. Expert Reports regarding the City's compliance with the Clean Water Act requirement for the cessation of sludge discharge into Santa Monica Bay. Expert Witness Testimony before Appeals Court Bench, and Expert Opinions before public forums with respect to the City's Facility Plan and schedule to fulfill the terms of the Consent Decree.
Board Hearing re: Default Termination
[Public Hearing]

Board of Public Works
City of Los Angeles
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
[Public Owner]

Hyperion Energy Recovery and Co-generation Facility
El Segundo, California
Expert Reports, sworn Expert Testimony (incl, demonstrative exhibits), and Direct and Cross Examination before the Board (in the presence of the general public and the news media) with respect to the schedule performance of the cogeneration system general contractor.
Gosnell Development Corporation dba Gosnell Builders adv. RE International Hotels Group Ltd

American Arbitration Association
RE International Hotels Group
Beverly Hills, California
[Respondent]

Park Hyatt Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Santa Monica, California
Investigation and evaluation of the Builder's fixed price bid, quality of workmanship, and schedule performance. Preparation of an Expert Report (incl., demonstrative exhibits) as to the performance of the Builder in bidding and executing the work, risk analysis, and recommendation for project turn-around. Expert Witness Testimony at deposition and hearings.
Board Hearing re: Traffic and Access Impacts
[Public Hearing]

Board of Public Works
City of Costa Mesa, California
Harbor Boulevard Merchants Association
Costa Mesa, California
[Petitioner]

Harbor Boulevard Storm Drain Improvement Projects
Cost Mesa, California
Preparation of an Expert Report, Expert Testimony (incl, demonstrative exhibits), and Direct and Cross Examination before the Board as to the extent of anticipated impacts upon traffic and access during construction, and recommended changes in engineering design and construction sequencing with respect to means and methods for mitigation.
Kitchell CEM
adv. UniHealth


American Arbitration Association
UniHealth
Los Angeles, California
[Respondent]

California Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Expert Reports and Expert Witness Testimony at deposition and hearings with respect to the standard of care of a construction manager/ general contractor (CM/GC), breaches of contract by the CM/GC, and analysis & rebuttal of the CM/GC's claim against the Respondent.
Dispute Review Board

Contractual Procedures per FAR
Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, New Mexico & Livermore, California
[Public Owner]

Defense Engineering Laboratory
and
Integrated Manufacturing Facility
Claim Analysis of a Request for Adjustment by the general contractor and subcontractors, Expert Reports and Expert Witness Testimony with respect to the contractor's management of construction, construction contract administration, quality of workmanship, pricing of change orders, and alleged owner-caused schedule delay and contractor losses of productivity.
EUA/Onsite Cogeneration LP
vs.
CITE Associates JV


Superior Court of San Diego County, California
Contractor Surety
[Confidential]

Co-generation Power Plant for an Oil Refinery
California
Expert Report and Expert Witness Testimony at mediation and deposition with respect to the Principal's contractual obligations under the Design/Build contract, and the merits of the Obligee's termination for default and alleged design errors & omissions, construction defects and performance deficiencies.
PCL Civil Constructors, Inc.
vs.
Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority


Superior Court of Riverside County California
PCL Civil Constructors
Tempe, Arizona
[Plaintiff]

Regional Rapid Infiltration/Extraction (RIX) Wastewater Treatment Plant
Colton, California
Construction Claim Preparation and Expert Witness Testimony at mediation with respect to delays, disruptions, accelerations, and losses of productivity, and unpaid changes.
Kajima Engineering and Construction, Inc.
vs.
Port of Los Angeles,


Superior Court of Los Angeles County California
Kajima Engineering and Construction
Pasadena, California
[Plaintiff]

Badger Avenue Bridge Replacement
Port of Los Angeles, California
Construction Claim Preparation, Expert Reports, and Expert Witness Testimony at depositions with respect to delays, disruptions, accelerations, losses of productivity, and unpaid changes; and, rebuttals to owner counter-claims alleging violations of the False Claims Act.
Southern California Grading, Inc.
vs.
R. P. Richards, Inc.


United States District Court for the Central District of California
Southern California Grading
Irvine, California
[Plaintiff]

Addition of Pacific Heights Military Family Housing
Whites Point, California
Expert Reports with respect to the civil works and infrastructure subcontractor regarding its bid estimate, original work plan and schedule, and a schedule delay analysis with respect to the impacts of differing site conditions, owner changes, and general contractor directives.
Carol Electric Company
adv.
Sverdrup Civil, Inc.


American Arbitration Association
Carol Electric Company
Los Alamitos, California
[Petitioner]

Orange County Sanitation District
Maint. Bldg., Process Modifications, and Chemical & Plant Water Modifications
Fountain Valley, California
Construction Claim Preparation and Expert Witness Testimony at mediation with respect to additional compensation and time resulting from delay, disruption, acceleration, and productivity loss caused by changes, acts or failure to act by the owner or general contractor during performance of the work.
Dispute Review Board

California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) Board of Review
Ortiz Enterprises, Inc.,
Irvine, California
[Claimant]

CALTRANS State Route 14 HOV Widening
Santa Clarita, California
Expert Report and Expert Opinions during Board Review and Settlement Negotiations with respect to bases of entitlement and pricing of disputed change orders and statutory penalties for late and non-payment.
City of Azua
vs.
Simich Construction Company


Superior Court of Riverside County California
City of Azusa Light and Water Department
Azua, California
[Plaintiff]

Residential Water Mains and Service Replacements
Azusa, California
Forensic Investigations and Analyses, and the preparation of an Expert Report with respect to fraudlent billings for contract work not performed by the general contractor, which were asserted by Plaintiff to be egregious violations of the False Claims Act. Expert Opinions rendered at settlement negotiations.
Roberts & Schaefer Company
vs.
National Cement Company of California


Superior Court of Kern County California
Roberts and Schaefer Company
Salt Lake, Utah
[Plaintiff]

Conveyor Design & Supply for the National Cement Company of California
Lebec Plant
Lebec, California
Preparation of an Expert Report regarding the performance of the Plaintiff with respect to conveyor design and supply, and analysis of the Defendant's counter-claims for backcharges and increased costs (i.e., consequential damages) allegedly caused by Plaintiff's deficient design and supply. Expert Opinions rendered at mediation.
Newbury Park Place LLC
adv.
JG Construction


American Arbitration Association
JG Construction
Chino, California
[Respondent]

Newbury Park Place
Newbury Park, California
Construction Claim Preparation, Expert Reports, and Expert Opinions rendered at negotiations and mediation with respect to Petitioner's liability and causation of disputed changes and schedule delays, differing site conditions, interferences, late and non-payment, and the damages in time and money suffered by Respondent. Rebuttal of Plaintiff's counter claims for defective construction, "cost savings," delays and related consequential and liquidated damages.
Karleskint-Crum, Inc.
vs.
Travelers Insurance Company


Superior Court of Los Angeles County California
Karleskint-Crum
San Luis Obispo, California
[Plaintiff]

Landfill Closure/Regional Park and Sports Complex
Fresno, California
Construction Claim Preparation and Expert Opinions rendered at mediation with respect to an adjustment to the contract price and time to recover the cost of business interruption and direct monetary losses to Plaintiff resulting from the failure of the original general contractor's surety to perform its obligations pursuant to contractor's default; and acts, failure to act, delays and interference by the original general contractor, replacement general contractor, and the owner.
Armand Hammer United World College
vs.
Cost Quality Schedule Management, Inc. et al.


Fourth Judicial District Court Count of San Miguel State of New Mexico
United World College
Las Vegas, New Mexico
[Plaintiff]

Dwan Light Sanctuary United World College of the
American West
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Forensic investigations and analyses of water intrusions into the building. Preparation of an Expert Report with respect to the liability, causation and damages sustained as the result of severe water intrusions into the interior caused by construction defects. Preparation of Demonstrative Exhibits. Expert Witness Testimony at deposition and jury trial.
CR/X Environmental Services, Inc.
vs.
Southern California Edison Company


United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Pennsylvania
CR/X Environmental Services
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
[Plaintiff]

Containment Building Demolition San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station/Unit 1
San Clemente, California
Prearation of an Expert Report regarding the Defendant's liability, and its causation, and the damages sustained by Plaintiff due to Defendant's mis-management of the administrative, technical, and non-technical requirements of the work, and non-payment for base contract work and changes, which necessitated Plaintiff's bankruptcy.
GFGTT Holdings, Inc.
vs.
J. F. Shea Construction, Inc. et al.


Superior Court of Los Angeles County California
GFGTT Holdings
Glendale, California
[Plaintiff]

Tutor Time Child Care Center
Walnut, California
Forensic investigations of the flow of mud and water onto the commercial property and into the building within which the Plaintiff conducts its business causing damage to real and personal property. Preparation of an Expert Report and Expert Witness Testimony at mediation and deposition with respect to the cause and origin of the flow of mud and water originating upon the adjacent property, which was under superintendence of the Defendant, and; due to a lack of adequate control of mud and water by Defendant during construction, then flowing onto Plaintiff's property.
The Club at Nevillewood, Inc.
vs.
John Deklewa & Sons, Inc.


American Arbitration Association
The Club at Nevillewood
Nevillewood, Pennsylvania
Forensic investigations, analyses, and preparation of an Expert Report with respect to the liability, causation and damages sustained by Petitioner as the result of severe water intrusions into the interior of the building, which were caused by construction defects. Preparation of Demonstrative Exhibits, and Expert Witness Testimony at arbitration hearings.

 

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