Bryan Hill, interviews LiMa Solutions Part 4

Added Value Through Value Engineering In this, the fourth and final installment of Bryan Hill’s interview with LiMa Solutions, Inc.,  he focuses on the role that value engineering plays in managing construction defect claims. From the article: Managing the Costs of Litigation Through Time Management As LiMa Solutions deconstructed the construction defect litigation process, Martinet and co-founder, Paul Viau, identified four areas that must... Read More

Bryan Hill, interviews LiMa Solutions Part 3

Changing Roles, Changing the Paradigm In the third part of Bryan Hill’s Interview with Ed Martinet and Paul Viau of LiMa Solutions, Inc.,the value-Engineered Alternative Dispute Resolution process was examined. The main focus of this part of the interview is the way the process shifts certain roles, and represents changes to distinct concepts, or paradigms, within the construction dispute resolution process. From the article: ‘Changing... Read More

Show Me the Money | Value Engineered Alternative Dispute Resolution

Those of us in the construction claims and construction defect world that have run businesses and constructed projects have always kept one objective top of mind: to turn a profit each month, quarter and year. Sounds simple, and in fact, the concept is quite simple. But in practice it can be difficult. And when we are in tough economic times, such as now, we need to be more creative in meeting this goal. As I have told my children time again, we need... Read More