Mediation has been an effective solution to claims for years. Instead of going through the court and battling it out until one side wins, one side will approach private mediation in the hopes that the issue will be off the table before it has the chance to go to court.
For both of the parties involved within the process, there could potentially be a lengthy battle. This not only costs your company money, but can also delay the construction project as well. It creates a plethora of problems for you to deal with as the owner and will end up costing you loads of money in the end, regardless of the outcome.
Interim short term management services are often looked into when there is a lack of productivity when it comes to your leadership team. It is recommended that you consult with the various companies that offer these services to fully maximize your company’s potential and further minimize the risk of a deadly claim arising.
Although it is physically impossible to stop a claim for every project, the next best step that you can take is to minimize the risk of one occurring. There are specialists that can guide you through that process by informing you of all of the pitfalls of certain contractual agreements and such. If you feel that your project could potentially have issues that could arise, then it’s important that you seek out the advice of these services to prevent a large mishap in the future.
Bio: Lyle Charles, the head of Lyle Charles Consulting, has been involved with the construction industry in a variety of roles. From business coaching to claim analysis, Mr. Charles and his team are ready to help your company out today.