Construction Claims

Imperium’s experts specialize in multiple claims processes, such as navigating insurance coverage, construction contract language, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) protocols, and government contract regulations. Imperium has experts in each area and professionals who understand how more than one discipline can apply to the same claim. As a result, we help clients simplify and focus a recovery strategy while delivering industry best practices through a commonsense approach.

We recognize claims come with inherent uncertainty regarding the outcome. We employ highly competent practitioners that not only understand how to assess financial impacts but also navigate the complexity of different claims processes. For our clients engaging us to assist with project audits and risk assessments, we customize industry best practices to address the specific needs of an assignment. In short, we employ industry specialization, proven methodologies, and a dedication to client service that drives positive outcomes.

Our services include:

Property damage/business interruption claim preparation, including:

  • Cost estimating related to the physical scope of loss and repairs
  • Forensic scheduling to quantify and support delay and time-driven costs
  • Forensic accounting to prepare business interruption and other financial measurements

Insurance loss project management, including:

  • Loss-specific consulting to help facilitate the process of repairing and rebuilding
  • Implementation and oversight of loss-specific project controls to enhance activity coordination and documentation

Construction and capital project claims and advisory, including:

  • Contract disputes regarding project delays and claims pricing
  • Claims involving subcontractor default insurance (SDI), builders risk, delay in start-up, and surety
  • Government contract claims
  • Project performance and contract audits and risk assessments

Case Example
Damage from a hurricane requires a commercial property owner to rebuild significant portions of an important development in its portfolio. Our accounting and construction audit professionals assist the client throughout its journey, from preparing the property insurance claim to monitoring the performance of the reconstruction phase to ensure it stays on time and on budget.