Dispute Resolution and Technical Support for Litigation

Dispute Resolution

BET&R is experienced in dispute resolution and believes that prompt resolution of disputes or misunderstandings relating to construction projects can lead to the best outcome for all parties involved. We take pride in our history of assisting Clients involved in construction disputes in reaching fair and equitable resolutions to project problems prior to proceeding with costly and stressful litigation. BET&R's unbiased, pragmatic, and technically accurate approach to dispute resolution can be a valuable resource in achieving a satisfying resolution to a contentious situation.


Technical Support for Litigation

For Clients involved in or considering becoming involved in litigation regarding building envelope issues in construction defect-related cases, BET&R's staff can provide technical support and expert witness services in support of litigation. BET&R's litigation support efforts are based upon a thorough investigation of the source of complaint as well as analysis of cause, responsibility, remediation costs, and other factors. BET&R technical staff have acted as expert witness during mediation and trial for numerous construction defect cases, on for defense and plaintiff cases, as well as neutral expert projects with settlements reaching into the hundreds of millions of dollars. BET&R represents integrity, honesty, and fair-mindedness in our approach to litigation support and provides our Clients with recommendations and services based on accurate analysis of building envelope conditions and their causes. Among firms BET&R has provided technical support for are:


  • Carney Badley Spellman
  • Perkins Coie
  • Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro, LLP
  • Scheer & Zehnder, LLP
  • Steefel, Levitt, & Wiess
  • Salmi & Gillaspy, PLLC
  • Stafford Frey Cooper
  • Covington & Burling, LLP
  • Lane Powell
  • Forsberg & Umlaf, P.S.
  • Holmes Weddle & Barcott
  • Leonard Street & Deinard
  • Cozen O'Connor

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