Expert Details

Expert in Construction Defect

Expert ID: 732048 California, USA

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With over 10 years in the Construction Defect business and more than 25 years in construction I have the background, training and experience required to effectively investigate building defects and failures, and analyze the cause and extent of damage. At a high-level some of our services include:

Evaluation of as-built conditions to determine compliance with design and construction documentation. Field investigation, including visual surveys and destructive testing. Determination and allocation of responsibility for building component failures. Recommendations and estimated costs for remedial repairs. Clear, concise reporting which includes photographic evidence and repair concepts and specifications. Participation in expert meetings, settlement conferences, mediation and arbitration.

Areas of Expertise: Litigation support services, Expert witness services, Expert testimony and depositions, Forensic field investigation, Code compliance review, Reconstruction repair scope preparation, Reconstruction contract administration, Construction management & consultation, Contract claims consultation, Cost estimating

•Litigation support services
• Expert witness services
• Expert testimony and depositions
•Forensic field investigation
•Code compliance review
•Reconstruction repair scope preparation
•Reconstruction contract administration
•Construction management & consultation
•Contract claims consultation
•Cost estimating


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: BA Construction Management Subject: Residential & Commercial Construction Institution: Camosun College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Founder President Department:
Expert has over twenty years experience in the construction industry. His experience includes wood and structural steel for single family, multi-family and commercial construction. Expert’s diverse background provides the basis of his work as a construction consultant and expert for construction defect litigation. His consulting experience includes: project management, construction defect analysis, code and industry standards review and analysis, litigation support, and waterproofing consulting and peer review.

Fields of Expertise

adhesion loss, asphalt roofing material, building code, building component, building construction, building construction regulation, building failure, building frame, building inspection, building insulation material, building roof, building roof failure, building safety, building thermal envelope, building wall, built-up roof, carpet, cement fiber siding, composite siding, concrete failure, concrete failure analysis, construction, construction claim, construction contract, construction defect, construction deficiency, construction design deficiency, construction failure, construction inspection, construction insurance claim, construction material, construction material deficiency, construction material siding, construction planning, construction plastic material, defect, epoxy flooring, expert witness, exterior insulated and finish system (EIFS), facade, failure analysis, fire safety code, flooring adhesive, flooring material, foundation failure, foundation movement, foundation settlement, general contractor, hardwood flooring, header beam, indoor air pollution control building material, indoor air quality, International Conference of Building Officials model code, landscape management, landscaping, masonry, mold (fungus), mold (fungus) contamination, mold (fungus) detection, mold remediation, National Fire Code, residential building construction, residential housing, roof construction, roof tile, roofing material, roofing metal, skylight, Standard Building Code, Standard Fire Code, structural ceiling, stucco, tile, tile flooring, Uniform Building Code, Uniform Fire Code, vinyl flooring, vinyl siding, wall stud, water flooding damage, water intrusion, wood product failure analysis, wood siding

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