Delay & Impact Claims – A Bird’s Eye View

Tuesday October 17 2017 - 7:30pm


Location: Courtyard by Marriott- 65 Minthorn Blvd., Markham, Ontario

Fee: No Charge (up to 45 attendees)



constructionWhen disputes arise on a project, our clients rely on our objective technical analysis of schedule and costs, in-depth knowledge of industry standards of practice and litigation support services.

We focus on clear identification of root causes of change, delay, acceleration, disruption and other unforeseen events.

We will assign responsibility where appropriate and quantifying the damages. Our involvement enhances decision-making capabilities and can significantly reduce their financial risk and exposure.

 Our presenter will discuss:

• Defining a claim.
• Discuss and view examples of contractual entitlement of a claim.
• Overview of evaluation methods.
• Case Study – Winnipeg International Airport
• Case Study – Aga Kahn Museum, Toronto
• Review the types of cost damages imposed on Owners, & Contractors
• Methods used to calculate office overheads as they are related to claims.
• Discuss best practices to mitigate construction claims risk.

steven karstSteven Karst, MBA is a Construction Claims and Advisory Lead with Jensen Hughes. He is an experienced construction professional with over 20 years in the industry within residential, commercial and industrial environments. Steven, is a specialist with determining simple costs or complicated quantum while mitigating construction claims risk, using his experience and training to the fullest benefit of the client. He has provided contract management and cost control on multimillion dollar programs, provided expert opinions for construction claims for world class projects and has worked as an entrepreneur in the construction trades swinging a hammer and getting his hands dirty. With his breadth of knowledge, practical know how and commercial acumen, Steven is confident to deliver the best of expectations.

The event is at no charge to PEO Chapter members and networking with other engineers is encouraged!



Rick Vender, P.Eng.
Program Director – PEO York Chapter
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