Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.
San Diego, California
Structural Engineering, Engineering
Wood, masonry, steel, concrete structures. Construction defect, insurance litigation, professional liability claims. Seismic/wind design, code review, standard of care analysis. Also foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, and tie-backs. Extensive graphics and animations capabilities.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in thirty states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. JWA has experience working with specialty materials such as acrylic, aluminum, and glass as well. Evaluations also include code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies.
Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE; Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE; and Stephen P. Kerr, PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense cli...