GEI helps clients address liabilities and recover costs for construction, insurance, water resource, and environmental related issues. Our services include expert testimony, preparation of expert reports, affidavits, and trial exhibits, forensic analysis, cost allocation analysis, deposition preparation for opposing experts and settlement negotiations.
We provide a wide variety of litigation support activities in support of cost recovery actions related to environmental contamination claims. Our expert services have included age dating of releases, contaminant source and contribution analysis, future remediation cost estimating through fate and transport modeling, forensic analysis, and risk characterization. In addition to environmental experts, GEI’s staff includes MBAs with strong expertise in financial analysis.
Approaching insurance claim support from both a technical perspective as well as a clear understanding of potential insurance defenses, GEI has provided expert services to As Damages, Owned Property, Expected and Intended, Sudden and Accidental, and Late Notice disputes.
Construction Damage and Changed Conditions Claims—The nature and types of construction claims may relate to the property itself or third party claims for abutting properties that have been impacted by construction-related activities. GEI’s expertise in environmental and geotechnical engineering has supported substantial cost recoveries and technically sound solutions in the area of building damages and settlements.
Dam, Pipeline and Levee Failures—Dams, pipeline and levee failures can have catastrophic consequences. Understanding how these events occur is critical to evaluating claims for damages. GEI has provided services to insurers, attorneys, and manufacturers on failures that have caused damage to nearby structures, explosions, and loss of life.