Making Cents of Construction Costs and Damages

Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: January 23, 2018
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  • Introduction
  • Common Types of Damages in Construction Claims
  • Disputes Scope Changes
  • Loss of Productivity Damages
  • Delay-Related Damages
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: January 23, 2018


All roads in construction claims lead to damages. Whether you represent owners or contractors, dollars represent the end game. This informative seminar will use case studies and examples from past projects to describe key elements that must be addressed for contractors to recover damages and for owners to limit/avoid paying damages. This program will also include an introduction to various types of costs and will be of value to both experienced and newer construction attorneys.

This program was recorded on January 23rd, 2018.

Provided By

Los Angeles County Bar Association


Mike T. Zollman

Vice President

Mike Zollman has more than 20 years of experience resolving construction claims and providing project management oversight. Based on his investigative and analytical work in addition to his knowledge of the law, Mr. Zollman is able to provide expert testimony and to prepare claims, expert reports and compelling presentations to address pertinent issues in preparation for settlement negotiations, mediation, deposition, arbitration or trial.

Mr. Zollman’s expertise in claims, project controls, and project management blended with his background in finance and accounting, provides a broad base of knowledge and experience. His ability to evaluate issues that result in delay and disruption on projects, added to his knowledge of contract law, qualifies him to effectively evaluate liability, establish causation, quantify time and cost impacts, and determine the resulting damages.

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