The problem: After constructing a landfill on a $10 million
contract, the contractor filed a $3.3 million claim for delays, inefficiency
and other direct costs. The owner hired Torone Consulting to evaluate the
Our analysis: We performed a detailed study of all impacts including
a key cause of problems: the weather. We evaluated the weather's impact on
labor efficiency and delays. In addition, we performed an audit of contractor
costs to determine whether its damages were supported by its claim.
The resolution: We presented our findings in a successful mediation
that settled the case.