Whether carried out before or during legal proceedings, expert surveys are a special discipline also in relation to construction, and such surveys will often be decisive for the outcome of the case, for example in matters concerning a disputed claim for defects and professional liability.
It is therefore important that sufficient and qualified technical and legal resources are allocated from the outset of any potential expert survey. WSCO has extensive experience in preparing, planning and implementing expert surveys. The relevant question theme of the survey is prepared in close cooperation with the client and any technical adviser of the client’s.
The firm’s attorneys have successfully taken over cases where expert surveys already have been carried out and where, as part of the supplementary expert survey, we have succeeded in changing the expert’s determination to the advantage of our client.
Our attorneys have also successfully managed to overrule an expert opninion with the effect that a new expert was appointed for the purpose of performing a completely new expert survey.