Wind Damage Expert Witnesses

Wind damage expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on wind damage. The wind damage expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Arborist, Biomechanics, Building Inspection, Construction, Construction Defects, Engineering, Insurance, and Meteorology.

Alfonso E. Alzamora, PE, CGC GCI Consultants, LLC

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Construction Defects, Engineering - Building Enclosures, Exterior Walls and Cladding Systems, Fenestrations and Glazing Systems, Waterproofing Systems, Roofing Systems, Water Intrusion Investigations, and Wind Damage Investigations
I am a Professional Engineer and a Certified General Contractor with 20 years of consulting and engineering experience, specializing in the design, evaluation, inspection, and testing of building envelope systems, including exterior wall claddings, glazing systems, fenestrations, waterproofing systems, and roofing systems, for new and existing structures. I am a member of various industry organizations and an accredited LEED professional. I have worked on hundreds of projects throughout North America and the Caribbean. I enjoy providing technical expertise on all types of building projects to develop and construct high-performance building enclosure systems. I have extensive experience conducting forensic evaluations on buildings with envelope performance problems, which often lead to remedial design and management of restoration programs and expert witness testimony.

Ernesto A Guerrero South Dixie Contractors, Inc.

Miami, Florida
Building Inspection, Appraisal & Valuation - General contractor, roofing contractor, plumbing contractor, mold assessor, mold remediator, insurance adjuster, wind damage, hurricane damage, tile roof, plumbing, cause & origin, water intrusion, storm created openings, residential, commercial, industrial, mitigation, estimating, scope & pricing
Florida All-Lines Independent Adjuster – License # P035592 Certified General Contractor – CGC1525515 Certified General Contractor – CGC1529840 Certified Roofing Contractor – CCC1331420 Certified Plumbing Contractor – CFC1429932 Mold Assessor – MRSA2546 Mold Remediator – MRSR2742 Handled high volume of personal lines and commercial losses related to catastrophic windstorms, non-catastrophe claims, mediations, and appraisals. Chosen by numerous insurance companies to handle over 500 appraisal assignments. Performed more than 4,800 detailed roof inspections of hurricane damaged homes. Highly skilled in site inspection and determination of claim validity, damage, and repair costs. Evaluated residential, commercial, and governmental structures, buildings, roads, parks, and golf courses. Experience with losses including fire, water, vandalism, vehicle impact, theft, mold, and sinkholes. Regularly inspect, investigate, and document losses and advise client of scope and proper reserve amou...

Chris J Peterson, PhD University of Georgia

Watkinsville, Georgia
Arborist, Biomechanics - Tree failure, severe weather, wind damage, forestry
25 years as university faculty; 4 expert witness experiences; > 70 published scientific journal papers; expertise in tree biomechanics, wind and tree interactions, and tree/forest damage from wind.

Randal Thompson Building Damage Consultants

Covington, Louisiana
Building Inspection, Insurance - Property Damage, Insurance Adjusting, Public Insurance Adjusting, Property Damage Consulting, Damage Consulting, Property Damage Appraisal, Appraiser, Fire Damage, Wind Damage, Hail Damage, Estimating, Insurance Estimating, Insurance Adjusting Practices, Insurance Claims, Property Insurance Claims
For 18 years, I have been focusing on the disaster recovery and insurance space. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, I started with a New Orleans based disaster mitigation & remediation company. Later, I ran my own construction company, reconstructing hurricane-damaged homes. I became an Insurance Adjuster in 2010, handling disaster claims nationwide. Eventually, I managed complex, litigated claims across the country and earned an LPCS designation. In 2019, I became a Public Insurance Adjuster and Appraiser, working catastrophe claims from Hurricanes Laura, Delta, Zeta, and Ida and daily disaster claims including fires, plumbing leaks, hail damage etc.. I expanded services to include Property Damage Appraisals and Expert Witness Consulting. My mission remains devoted to serving the community and ensuring just indemnification for individuals and businesses.

Paul Heppner, M.S., PMP Paul Heppner LLC

Marlton, New Jersey
Meteorology - weather, meteorology, slip and fall, precipitation, snow, ice, visibility, lighting, lightning, thunderstorms, wind damage, past weather, weather reconstruction, weather accidents, weather records, expert testimony
As a professional meteorologist with over 33 years’ experience, I conduct weather investigations, write expert meteorological reports and give expert testimony in Federal and Superior Courts. My reports go beyond a recital of the weather observations. I review the weather data, analyze critical details and apply my expert knowledge of meteorology specifically to the incident location. I help you understand the weather data so you can effectively develop your case for your client. Through my teaching, television and private sector experience, I know how to communicate clearly and concisely to the jury.

Jeff Hunt, MBA, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R, HCI-W, CFLC Jeff Hunt Construction

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Contract disputes,defects, insurance claims, storm damage, product defects, construction accidents, duty of care, fire damage, wind damage, hail damage, termite damage, cost to repair, estimating, project management, scheduling, safety, green building, remodeling, mediation, arbitration
Jeff is the founder and President of Jeff Hunt Construction, a residential design-build firm in Houston Texas. His construction experience includes commercial projects up to $125 million such as luxury hotels, hospitals, schools, airports, and office buildings. His residential construction experience includes custom home building and remodeling on projects up to $750,000, including major additions, upscale kitchen and baths, fire & flood restoration, and whole house renovations. In addition to his construction experience, Jeff has over 10 years of experience as a strategic and information technology consultant, beginning with a career at Andersen Consulting (now known as Accenture). Backed by a strong background in both business and construction, he is regarded as an accomplished speaker and instructor, and a credible expert. His experience as an expert witness includes testifying in state and federal courts on matters including contract disputes, duty of care, construction defects,...