Construction Liability

Construction Liability

Construction risks present unique challenges because of the complexity, scope and severity of losses that occur. To properly control these losses, adjusters must have a strong knowledge of the technology and processes that are impacted. Whether it is a loss involving a commercial development, public infrastructure, or power generation and transmission project - Crawford has the dedicated expertise you need.

Services Include

  • Specialist skills to investigate the cause, quantify the loss and determine contractual and policy issues
  • Detailed statement taking from witnesses
  • Deployment of in house specialist technical expertise for special risks
  • Quantification of financial loss by in-house forensic accounting team
  • Access to independent experts such as surveyors, engineers and forensic scientists
  • Assessment of subrogation opportunities and rigorous pursuit of recoveries
  • Access to Industry's largest network of high-end technical adjusters to strategically manage large and complex losses anywhere in the world


  • Widely recognised specific technical expertise
  • Significant capacity across all Australian states and territories
  • Information obtained is carefully distilled into coherent advice regarding causation, legal liability, indemnity, quantum and recovery.
  • Early identification of contractual responsibilities leads to reduced costs.
  • Managed relationships with specialist suppliers
  • Web-based claims tracking system
  • Bilateral working relationships
  • Nominated loss adjuster on construction programs for contractors and suppliers as well as major infrastructure projects around Australia, some involving significant claims arising out of defects in design and workmanship, failures of tunnels and bridges and weather related losses


For information, please contact:

Derham Daymond
National Liability Manager
T: +61 (0) 3 8646 9662
M: +61 (0) 422 003 252