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Hal K. Cain, PE Cain and Associates Engineers and Constructors, Inc.

Mobile, Alabama
Construction Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Forensic Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Claims, Structural Engineer, Roof Consultant, Construction Delay, Foundation Engineer, Building Envelope Specialist, EIFS Expert, Scheduling Engineer, Planning Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction Management
Experienced forensic engineer and construction claims expert with residential, commercial, and industrial experience. Capable of evaluating structural failures, construction defects and delay claims by contractors. Has firm with experts in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and EIFS. Testify experience in depositions and courtroom.

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Birmingham, Alabama
Engineering Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

David J. Brotman, FAIA Sunset Consultants

Scottsdale, Arizona
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Construction Document, Real Estate, Slip, Trip & Fall, Delay, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Coordination, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Management, Contract Administration, Architectural Detailing, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Office, Institutional, Construction
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, with over forty-five years of experience. Twenty-five years with RTKL Associates Inc., one of the World’s largest Architect and Engineering Firms, and served as its Vice Chairman. Past Planning Commissioner on the City of Malibu Planning Commission. Skills include all facets of Architectural Practice. Worldwide, multi-million dollar project experience includes retail, office, hotel, institutional, and mixed-use. Recently, qualified and served as Standard of Care, Coordination, and Delay Expert in a case involving a major retail project. This included deposition and trial testimony.

Andrew E. Karic A Karic Construction Consulting

Tucson, Arizona
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Workmanship Claims, Forensic Investigation, Change Order Disputes, Costs to Complete, Delay Claims, Contract Disputes, Safety Issues, Design Build Claims, Construction Failures
• Testified in numerous bench trials for breach of contract and construction claims. • Testified in jury trials involving construction contract disputes, change orders, schedule delays, building condition and breach of contract claims. • Forensic investigation for a multi-million dollar glass balcony defective material case. • Forensic investigation of water infiltration at balconies and decks defective workmanship claim. • Forensic investigation for a hotel regarding HVAC noise dispute and defective workmanship claim. • Testified in numerous depositions and provided responses to written discovery requests including interrogatories. • Andrew E. Karic started his construction consulting company in 2012. Since then, he has worked with many of the most prominent law firms in Arizona providing expert testimony and consultation related to construction claims and disputes. Andrew Karic has given several depositions and has issued numerous expert opinion reports. Most all cases have ...

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Little Rock, Arkansas
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK & MO.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 18 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, structural design, construction project management, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Civil/Structural Engineering & Construction Forensics — Exper...

John H. Lawrence, PE Lawrence Forensic Engineering

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Construction Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Structural Engineering, Foundations, Structural Steel Erection, Retaining Walls, Soils, Heavy Construction, Roofs (flat and sloped), Excavations, Moisture Infiltration of Buildings, Cofferdams, Bridges, Foundation Piles, Tornado Damage to Structures
As a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, I have completed 4000+ engineering investigations for attorneys and insurance professional since 1989. Prior to my forensic engineering practice,I worked for 25 years as a private contractor specializing in heavy construction, primarily bridges and roads. My experience includes the fields of structures, traffic control, bridge & road construction, cofferdam design & installation, deep excavations, concrete form work design, roof construction, moisture infiltration. etc. I am a registered professional engineer in Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma & Florida. Have been SEAK trained as an expert witness on several occasions. Personal references furnished upon request.

Pro/Consul Technical & Medical Experts

Long Beach, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Premises Liability, Construction, Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Education & Schools, Medical, Dental, Materials Failure
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Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Residential, commercial, construction, lending, appraisal, RESPA/TIL compliance, broker standards, escrow & title, property management
Banking, finance & real estate consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include lenders, mortgage brokers, mortgage bankers, RE. brokers, escrow & title officers, developers, property managers, consultants, appraisers, economists and accountants. Lending / finance, RE brokerage, Compliance, Purchase / sale /leasing transactions, Homeowner association management, Foreclosure, Economic analysis, valuations & damages assessment.

Scott Cohen The Green Scene

Chatsworth, California
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Fire Expert Witness - Pool Expert, Construction Defects, Construction Expert, Concrete patios, Landscaping, Vanishing Edge, Landscape Design, Concrete Contractor, Swimming Pools, Outdoor Fireplace, California Contractors, spas, Ponds and Waterfalls, Hardscape, Masonry, Fire Pits, Safety, Swimming Pool Tile Delamination
Cohen has provided professional forensic services as a member of the industry expert program for the contractors state license board since 2002. His forensic services are less than 10% of his professional services, offered equally for plaintiffs and defendants. Cohen’s forensic Practices Assurances: - Cohen will formulate and articulate his opinions with truthfulness and clarity - Cohen will provide opinions only on subjects where he is qualified and which are based on known facts that can be proven. - Cohen will accurately track and report time and services provided - Cohen’s opinions may be subject to modification as a result of new information - Cohen will examine all documents supplied by client in a timely manner. - Cohen will work overtime if case is urgent - Cohen is under no duty to provide opinions if given insufficient time or compensation to complete a thoughtful examination of the case - Cohen will provide opinions that are not inevitable and may be differen...

Scott Friesen, P.E. Ivey Engineering, Inc.

San Diego, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Plumbing Expert Witness - HVAC, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, piping, fire sprinkler, fire alarms, defects, claims, injury, mechanical, design, construction, energy management, HVAC, design, plumbing design, construction defects, design errors, failure analysis, design, fire suppression, life safety.
Ivey Engineering, Inc. (IEI) is an HVAC, plumbing, process piping, fire sprinkler and energy management consulting firm. The firm performs design work, forensic analysis, expert witness consulting, product liability, and construction claims consulting. The staff is comprised of professional engineers, former construction executives and service and repair professionals. We are licensed engineers and licensed contractors. We know what it takes to design, bid and construct projects. Contact Rush Porter, Director of Business Development, for information.

Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Economic Impact, Income and Profits Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Sanitation, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Provider.” - Available All ...

Geoffrey Hichborn, Sr., PE Building Forensics International

Anaheim, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Concrete, Foundations, Civil, Failure Analysis, Forensics, Experts, Building, Materials, Cement
Forensic investigations of concrete work and concrete products, concrete, cement and related materials evaluation, repair recommendations, construction observation, public works/residential/commercial/industrial, specially designed tests of distressed materials

Robert E Holmer, PE, GE Neil O. Anderson & Assoc.

Sacramento, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Swimming Pool Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Materials Testing, Construction Defects, Foundations, Retaining Walls, Concrete, Soils
Thank you for considering my qualifications as your expert forensic consultant in the field of swimming pool engineering. I always strive to perform impartial and thorough expert forensics analysis and base my opinions on professional standards and sound professional practices and techniques. I am fully committed to the advancement and betterment of the swimming pool construction industry. I am licensed (or have previously been licensed) in 9 states and currently provide engineering services to over 300 architects and contractors. I have been retained as the engineer of record for over 30,000 residential and 500 commercial swimming pool projects. My swimming pool engineering services include; structural, geotechnical, hydraulics, piping, water treatment, mechanical systems and materials testing for a wide breadth of both commercial and residential swimming pool projects. In addition to my engineering practice, I enjoy the opportunity to serve as an expert forensic consultant. I hav...

Jason M. Jazayeri, P.E. ACEC Consultants, Inc.

Irvine, California
Construction Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - schedule analysis, delays, disputed extra work, claim, standard of care, construction management, quality, bidding, budget, cost, change order, performance
Mr. Jazayeri holds a Master of Science Degree in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he graduated with honors. He is also a licensed professional engineer and a licensed contractor in California since 1983. In addition, he became a LEED AP accredited professional in 2009. I have more than 37 years experience in the construction industry as a general contractor, construction manager, and claims consultant. I have constructed many types of structures including office buildings, hospitals, tenant improvements, schools, hotels, custom homes, multifamily residential units, and public works projects. Since 1990, I have tetified as an expert witness on a diverse variety of projects in courts, arbitrations, and mediations. I have extensive experience in providing litigation support to attorneys during discovery and trial preparation. I ha...

Tim Johnston, PE Acorn Onsite, Inc.

LIVERMORE, California
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Environmental Expert Witness - Septic systems, septic tank, leach fields, onsite wastewater treatment system, onsite wastewater, wastewater disposal, advanced wastewater treatment, engineering, construction, installation
Acorn Onsite, Inc.’s Civil Engineer Mr. Tim Johnston, PE is actively seeking opportunity to share his extensive septic system knowledge with others on complex litigation related to onsite wastewater. His primary role is working in industry solving septic system and onsite wastewater projects. Mr. Johnston has been involved with thousands of septic system related projects over the course of his 30+ year career. He has actively worked at all stages and levels of septic system projects including: preliminary feasibility determination, soil observation & testing, engineering design, permitting, installation & construction, maintenance & pumping, inspections, problem deficiency diagnostics, and all other matters. He has used his expertise on projects such as individual dwelling septic systems, commercial projects, industrial facilities, wineries, and event centers. Mr. Johnston takes pride in his ability to effectively communicate with all project parties. Mr. Johnston is a Registered ...

Christopher Lavache C. Lavache Management & Consulting, LLC

El Cajon, California
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Construction Manager Expert, Estimator, Construction Scheduler, General Contractor Expert, Licensed General Contractor, Quality Assurance, Construction Defects, Schedule Delays and Impacts, Loss Control Advisor, Condominium, Commercial Office, High-End Residential
LICENSES/ CERTIFICATIONS: California State Contractors License B 537312 LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) Construction Quality Manager: CQM - NAVFAC/USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors SMAW - AWS Certified Welder Massachusetts Construction Supervisor 1982 – 1997 (Expired) 2009 - Present: Construction Expert Witness, Litigation Consultant, and Construction Manager, C. Lavache Management & Consulting, LLC. Construction expert witness testimony and litigation consulting services include forensic document analysis, standard of care, cost estimating, forensic site investigations, contract disputes, schedule delay/impact analysis, expert to expert negotiations, report preparation, change order/cost and claim management, water intrusion and construction/material defect consulting. Construction Consulting Services: Provide agency fee-only construction management services, which inc...

Barbara C. Luna, PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CFFA, CGREA, CREA, CMC White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt, LLP

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages Expert Witness, Accounting Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Damages, Lost Profits, Lost Earnings, Lost Value of Businesses and Real Estate, Fraud. Extensive Expert Testimony in breach of contract, business interruption, dissolutions, intellectual property, construction, fraud, securities, personal injury, wrongful termination matters.
Barbara Luna is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. She has served as a forensic accounting, damages and valuation expert witness for over forty years in business and personal injury litigation and bankruptcy matters. She analyzes financial, accounting, economic, business, real estate and valuation issues relating to liability and damages in litigation matters and reorganization of businesses. She has testified on numerous occasions in U.S. District Court, Superior Court, Bankruptcy Court, arbitrations and depositions.

Ian Mellor, PE, SE Mellor Engineering

Spring Valley, California
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - forensic engineering, insurance, cause and origin, natural disaster, earthquakes, hurricanes, flood, damage evaluation, repair, structural repair, moisture intrusion, fire damage evaluation and repair, structural collapse, foundations, soils, new building design, structural engineering
A licensed Civil and Structural Engineer with extensive experience in the evaluation and design of wood, steel, masonry, concrete, light gage steel and fiber reinforced polymer structures. Construction types include mixed-use, retail, small and large custom homes, commercial construction, low to mid rise buildings, historic buildings, tenant improvements, public school buildings and DOD/NAVFAC design-build military support facilities. Buildings designed on shallow and deep pile foundations and stone column pile foundation. Skilled in forensic engineering for construction defect litigation claims, insurance claims cause and origin evaluations and seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of existing buildings. Skilled in evaluation of damage to structures from natural disasters and from man-made causes and in providing repair drawings. Skilled in property condition assessments. Experience includes project management and team collaboration

L Fredrick Nolta Nolta Consulting

San Diego, California
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Construction Claim, Construction Engineering Contractor, Construction Cost, Construction Schedule, Construction Accident, Construction Management, Construction GC, Concrete Contractor, Concrete, Steel Construction, Construction Hospital, Construction Public Works, Construction Indian Gaming & Hotels
Construction Engineer with 30 + years of continuous construction experience as a general, sub and concrete contractor. Career positions progressing from: laborer, field engineer, superintendent, estimator, project manager to principal. Licensed contractor: “A” Engineering, “B” Building & “C-8” Concrete. Product Type Experience: Residential, commercial, health care, education, light industrial, military, public works, and site development including: offices, retail, restaurants, food service, multifamily high-rise, apartments, condos, hospitals, medical office buildings (MOB), hotels, schools, stadium, theater, parking, power / co-generation, waste water treatment, zoos, Indian gaming and casinos. Concrete Expertise: High-rise (to 51 floors), slip form, jump form, tilt-up, precast, pre-stressed, post tension slab, mat slab, caisson, underpinning, shoring and foundation. Structural expertise: Pre-engineered buildings, framing, reinforcing (rebar), gage, structural, and miscellane...

John J Rohosky, AIA

San Francisco, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Failure Analysis, Slip, Trip & Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Building Codes, ADA, Construction Defects, Water Intrusion, Cost to Repair, Standard of Care (architects, contractors), Construction Administration, Remedial Construction Documents, Life Safety Issues
Construction litigation consulting; court appearance, testimony and detailed site investigations, remedial cost estimates, detailed reports, deposition and declarations (MSJ), construction scenario reconstruction, damage assessment due to fire, flood, wind or earthquake, visual presentation, models and videos. Construction documents and contract administration services for any remedial work upon request.

William N Rowley, PhD, PE Rowley Forensic Engineering, Inc.

Palos Verdes Estates, California
Aquatics Safety Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Drowning, Swimming Accidents, Diving Accidents, Pool Filter/Heater Explosions, Suction Entrapment, Aquatic Accident Reconstruction, Swimming Pools, Spas/Jacuzzis, Swimming Pool Design/Construction, Swimming Pool Operation/Maintenance, Swimming Pool Equipment, Swimming Pool Related Patents
Dr. Rowley is a multiple-board-certified forensic engineer with over 45 years’ experience in the design, construction, and operation of swimming pools (and wading pools, spas, waterslides, etc). As Rowley International, he designed or renovated over 700 commercial aquatic facilities and waterparks worldwide, including the 1984 Olympics swimming pools at the University of Southern California, the White House pool, the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training Tank for the US Navy, the pools for the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa at Kaanapali Beach, and renovating the 1932 Olympics swimming pools and Hearst Castle’s outdoor Neptune Pool. Dr. Rowley is a registered professional engineer in 29 states and provides expert witness services in all 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii. He has also been retained in US territories, Canada, Mexico, and Colombia. He works with both plaintiff and defense. He has been retained in over 1,000 aquatic-related cases, has been deposed more than...

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS Fiebig Architecture

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect in several states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction.

Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, CBIE, CFCC, EDI, CBCP - Owner of SBSA, Inc. SOLUTIONS BEFORE | SOLUTIONS AFTER

Golden, Colorado
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Construction defects litigation, property analysis, rehabilitation, design review
Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, CBIE, CFCC, EDI, CBCP has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. Ed's a Certified Level 2 Infrared Thermographer, Certified 3rd Party EIFS Inspector, Certified Forensic Claims Consultant, Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer, and Certified Building Commissioning Professional. He is a registered engineer in the States of AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, KS, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OK, OR, SC, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WY.

Charles (Chuck) W. Huffine, PE, PTOE, AICP CLH Associates, LLC

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness - Accident, Crash, Vehicle, Truck, Roundabout, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Workzone, Construction, Autonomous, Self-Driving, Traffic
31 years of experience in traffic and safety engineering, analysis and design of intersections, roads and traffic control devices. He has served as an expert in crash/ highway safety, traffic impact and traffic engineering cases in an advisory capacity since 1995. Chuck is proficient with current manuals and standards, including the AASHTO Highway Safety Manual. Chuck currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Traffic Engineering Council (International Level), which develops traffic engineering and crash safety standards and policies. Chuck has published 14 papers on transportation topics in professional journals or conference compendium of papers, and has presented papers or topics at professional conferences over 30 times since 1990. He taught the review course for Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification exam for 3 years.

Steven J. Shuster, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, CVA, FCPA Shuster & Company, PC

Denver, Colorado
Accounting Expert Witness, Business Damages Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation, Divorce, White Collar Crime, Professional Malpractice, Personal Injury, Shareholder/Partner Disputes, Insurance Claims, Construction, Business Interruption Claims, Estates & Trusts Litigation, Wrongful Termination/Wrongful Death

Chip Darius, OHST, CET, CSHO, CUSP Safety Priority Consultants, LLC

Cromwell, Connecticut
Safety Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - OSHA, safety, accident, death, fall, slip, trip, forklift, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, machine, amputation, crush, construction, workzone, backover, runover, scaffold, ladder, stair, step, floor, training, utility, flagger, multi-employer
27 years experience safety and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Speaker at international, national, regional, state and local conferences and seminars. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College since 2002, teaching OSHA standards and trainer courses for both construction and general industry. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for construction and general industry. Accident investigation instructor. Experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Backover/runover prevention; Temporary employee safety; Whistleblower protections under OSHA; Work zone, temporary traffic control and flaggers; Safety training requirements, failure to train, and inadequate training matters. Certifications: Occupational Hygiene & Safety Technician, Cer...

Craig L Moskowitz, PE, MBA, MS CLM Engineering Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - OSHA, construction, slips/trips/falls, storm damage, water intrusion, roofing systems, warranty inspections, civil engineering, structural engineering, building collapse, property condition assessment, building codes, forensic engineering, engineering expert
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management, civil engineering and building inspection services. Prior experience includes extensive construction management work on both commercial and residential projects. Performed safety inspections on both civilian and military projects through application of OSHA regulations. Designed drainage systems for the government while an officer with the United States military. Cost estimating for various projects exceeding $500 million. Design document creation and management of high-rise construction in Manhattan. marketplace. Management of telecommunications projects for Verizon in Manhattan including CPM schedule creation and updating. Directed and managed all water distribution system and sewer system work while working as a contractor ...

Lawrence Dombrowski, PE Dombrowski Forensic Engineers, PA

Miami, Florida
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Structural & Civil Engineering, Standard of Care, Construction Accident & Defects, Water Intrusion, Building Collapse, Shoring Failures, Construction Accidents, Trip & Slip & Fall, Coverage, Damages, Cost Evaluation, SCUBA Standards/Accidents, Premise Liability, Assessibility, Threshold Inspection.
Mr. Dombrowski provides investigations, analyses, evaluations, repair recommendations, and expert testimony for design and construction aspects of new and existing construction. Assignments include the analysis/evaluation/expert testimony regarding: Roof and building failures/collapses; shoring and falsework collapses; standard of care for civil and structural engineers; standard of care for threshold and special inspectors; building and infrastructure defects; building envelope water intrusion issues; building envelope materials (e.g., stucco, various siding, brick veneer), finishes, assemblies, and fenestrations; sinkholes, expansive clays, and other geotechnical and foundation (differential movement) issues; materials and products deterioration/failures; construction accidents and falls; construction safety standards; OSHA compliance during construction; premise liability accidents (trips/slips and falls, and other premise accidents); insurance coverage, including d...

Clinton J. Ford, M. Sc. ACA, CGC, CIE, CMR, CRMI. .... Advanced Building Consultants

Alachua, Florida
Construction Expert Witness, Environmental Expert Witness - Construction/ Project Management, Standards of Care in Construction, Building Code Compliance, Slip, Trip, & Falls, Slip Analysis (COF), OSHA Compliance, Insurance Coverage & Claims, Aspects of Roofing System, Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance, General Contracting, Construction Defects....
Insurance: ACA - All Lines Independent Claims Adjuster Florida 520 Licenses #087209 since 2004 Florida Unaffiliated General Lines Property & Casualty Insurance Agent 2-20 License #A087209 since 2011 National Flood Insurance Program Claims Adjuster – Cert. Number 30003330 Georgia Insurance Non-Resident Casualty & Property Adjuster #763839 IAUA Certified Property Appraiser & Umpire (CPAU) Xactimate Estimating Software user since 2005 Construction: State of Florida Certified General Contractor CGC 020554 since 1981 State of Florida Certified Roofing Contractor CCC 056639 since 1992 State of Florida Certified Home Inspector #HI1006 Equivalent Certification to Design Professional for Engineering of One or Two-Family Structures under FS 489.115(4) (b) & Florida Building Code 104.2.2.1 EPA Certified Lead Renovator Certification No. R-I-8865-10-10166 by the Environmental Management Institute, Inc. OSHA Construction Safety & Health Certificate – Florida International University – August ...

William Henry, PhD RGA Design Forensics LLC

Tampa, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Accident scene investigation, Building codes, ADA, Accessibility codes, Slip and fall, Trip and fall, Architecture, Construction, Mold, Cruise ship accidents, Construction defect, Maintenance codes
RGA Design Forensics: Providing customized expert witness solutions through experience and cutting edge technology. At RGA Design Forensics we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with the knowledge and expertise of our staff gained through decades of training and experience. ​ Our three main areas of expertise are premises liability, construction litigation, and ADA compliance. We provide tailored and customized expert witness solutions to meet the needs of our client's particular situation. ​ We aim to deliver this expert advice in a timely and efficient manner, handling each matter with a high level of accountability and responsiveness. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, typically utilizes three analytical components in his case development: a detailed timeline, an analysis of the applicable codes, and the application of the facts to the law. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear ...

Sinisa Kolar The Falcon Group

Miami, Florida
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Forensic Engineering, Building Inspections, Waterproofing, Dispute Resolution, Exterior Envelope, Windows, Stucco, Painting, Concrete, Estimating, Construction, High-Rise Condominiums
Mr. Kolar is very involved with litigation support part of the business. His duties include performing forensic inspections, and providing expert reports, along with expert depositions and testimonies. He was involved with multiple mediations and lawsuits as an expert for either condominium associations or developer/contractor as a result of 558 Claims in Florida (“Turnovers”). This involvement has allowed him to have a clear overview and understanding of all aspects of this intricate process. Mr. Kolar holds the following licenses: Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida Certified General Contractor in the State of Florida Certified Building Inspector in the State of Florida Certified Post Tension Inspector Mr. Kolar has attended multiple courses with SEAK (Expert Deposition, Expert Report Writing, General Courses)

Brice R Miller, CGC, LEED AP Hoy & Miller Consulting, LLC

Gainesville, Florida
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Moisture Intrusion, Stucco, Roofing, Building Envelope, Windows, Asphalt, Building Codes, Paint, HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, FL Statute 558
Brice Miller is a Principal of Hoy & Miller Consulting, LLC, an authorized engineering firm that provides expert services or opinions to the legal and insurance industries. Mr. Miller has consulted on more than 250 FL Statute 558 claims ranging from 40+ million dollar mid-rise, multi-family developments to single-story, single-family homes. Many of these claims involved stucco and/or other building envelope issues. In addition, he has managed more than 325 stucco observations outside of the 558 claim process. Mr. Miller has been very successful in assisting in the resolution of matters prior to trial or arbitration. He has worked diligently to develop protocols and procedures to ensure that his opinions can be defended in deposition. His full-time engineering technicians have all completed stucco inspection and other training/certifications from outside vendors, and his professional support staff facilitates the timely production of accurate, high-quality reports. Hoy & M...

Burt Thorpe, CSP, MBA, CEM, CCO AmCrane

Orlando, Florida
Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Crane, boom truck, aerial lift, forklift, scissor, bucket truck, trailer, heavy hauling, excavator
ADDITIONAL TRAINING: OSHA "Outreach" Instructor #500 - Construction OSHA "Outreach" Instructor #501 - General Industry AERIAL LIFT DEALERSHIPS: Condor Lift, Calavar Corp. Mark Lift Industries, Inc. CRANE MANUFACTURER TRAINING: Harnischfeger Corp. (P&H) Grove Crane American Crane Corp. Columbus-McKinnon PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS: CSP - Certified Safety Professional - by ASSE CEM - Certified Equipment Manager - by AEMP CCO - Certified Crane Operator - Tower Crane & All Mobile Cranes CCO - Certified Signal Person CCO - Certified Rigger CCO - Certified Mobile Crane Inspector CCI - Certified Crane Inspector - CICB CCS - Certified Crane Surveyor - Crane Certification Assn of America PUBLICATIONS: Nine texts on safe equipment operation & inspection, including mobile, overhead & tower cranes, aerial lifts, bucket trucks, scissor lifts, excavators, front-end loaders, skid steer loaders, forklifts, rigging, and one magazine article for trade publication ORG...

Peter Combs, Architect Expert Witness Combs & Associates

White (Atlanta), Georgia
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Building codes, ADA compliance , stairs, ramps, skylights, curb ramps, water intrusion, code compliance, contract documents, AIA documents, construction, contract disputes, building maintenance, handrails, guardrails, windows, doors, slip and falls, premises liability, accident reconstruction
Mr. Combs has 23 years as an expert witness specializing in architecture, construction, ADA compliance, building codes, disabled access, contract disputes, water intrusion and forensic reconstruction of accident sites from photographs. A Trial Experienced Expert Witness; Mr. Combs provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services split almost evenly between plaintiff and defense attorneys. He produces factual, clear and concise reports that are easy to understand and has the ability to convey complex technical concepts to a jury in layman's terms. He can assess stairs, ramps, windows, water intrusion problems, slip and falls, handrails, guardrails, curb ramps, skylights, drawings, the standard of care and much more. Mr. Combs has been registered as an Architect in Georgia, Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, New York, Colorado, Alabama and Ohio. He has over 35 years of widely varied experience as a practicing architect as well as hands-on constru...

Maureen L Davis, PE Haight Davis & Associates, Inc.

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Civil, structural and construction engineering consultant, specializing in the evaluation of construction defects and failures. Provides expert witness testimony for defects, building foundations, roofing systems, drainage concerns, building envelope leaks, structural systems, trip and fall cases.
Ms. Davis is a Registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and has been practicing engineering since 1993. She provides expert witness testimony for all clients to include both plaintiffs and defendants. Her background includes 17 years with the US Army and extensive, hands-on construction experience. She is a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, Institute of Roofing, ASTM International, Order of the Engineer and Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Jon S. Wagner, CIE B-Safe Consulting Services Corporation

Kaneohe, Hawaii
Construction Expert Witness, Ergonomics Expert Witness - Construction Safety, OSHA Instructor (Construction & General Industry), Ergonomics, Excavation/Trenching, Flagging (Certified Flagger Instructor), Fall Protection, Residential Construction, Safety & Health Written Programs, Ladders, Scissors Lifts/Aerial Lifts, Forklift, Traffic Control
Jon Wagner started his Safety & Health Career in the insurance industry in the early 90’s. Founding B-Safe Consulting Services Corporation in 2002 with an emphasis on Construction Safety & Health, he is one of the longest standing Safety & Health Consulting company in the State of Hawaii. He has experience in Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIP). Jon’s insurance experience also included General Industry experience in the Hospitality and Airline Industries. Current clients are in the Residential and Commercial Construction Industry, General Industry Warehouse and Delivery Operations, Supermarkets and other Retail. Jon is a Professional Certificate holder for Safety & Health for the State of Hawaii. He has been a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) since 2010.

Adam K Aleksander, PhD, PE, CSP Aleksander & Associates P.A.

Boise, Idaho
Human Factors Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Warnings, Labels, Reconstruction, Visibility, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Defects, Photogrammetry, Metallurgy, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Construction, OSHA, Safety Engineering, Product Liability, Equipment Failures, Industrial Accidents, Power Utility Accidents, Insurance Claims
Specific Cases: Go cart nip point fatality, washing machine amputation, amputations in punch presses, hydro-pneumatic tank explosion, agricultural truck amputation, airport conveyors, biscuit cutter, amusement rides, water-jet fatality, slips & trips, lead rope snap, exercise machine failures and injuries, document burn injuries, folding chair collapse, concrete anchor system, nail gun injury, prosthesis bolt failure, steam iron electrocution, pool light burn, design of warnings and instructions, ATV rollover, automotive failures and crash related phenomena, measurement of ECDs (TASER®) Farm equipment, failed engines, mining conveyors, power plant systems, belt conveyors, potato processing system, sewer line, tire shredder processing analysis, failed brake die, failed conveyor bearing, RV axle repair failure, trailer suspension system failure, trailer separation, dump truck telescoping cylinder failure, brake system, headlight filament analysis, service station gasoline tank leak, b...

Bruce Miller, MS, CIH Health & Safety Services, LLC

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - OSHA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration regulations compliance, accident investigation, Indoor Air Quality, water damage, microbial/mold, exposure assessment, Personal Protective Equipment, construction, environmental, lead, asbestos, fall protection
Board-certified industrial hygienist with more than 30 years of experience in comprehensive health and safety practice specializing in Occupational Safety and Health Administrative (OSHA) general industry (29 CFR 1910) and construction (29 CFR 1926) compliance, environmental remediation and construction experience. He has served as the corporate health and safety director for private companies with multimillion-dollar projects for government and commercial clients such as the Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and Department of Defense (DOD) sites. He has managed and supervised health, safety, and health physics personnel and provided project management, planning, regulatory support, and oversight to numerous environmental remediation, waste management, construction, demolition, decontamination and decommissioning, and microbial/Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) investigations and remediation projects including developing remediation and post-remediation ...

Makarand (Mark) Hastak, PhD, PE, CCP Hastak Consulting Services

West Lafayette, Indiana
Construction Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Cost Overruns, Schedule Delays, Construction Safety, Modular Construction, Factory Built Construction, Infrastructure Planning, Data Center Construction, project risk management, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Mitigation, Trade Secret Misappropriation
- Professor and Head (2007-Present) of the Division of Construction Engrg and Mgmt, Purdue Univ. - Prof of Civil Engrg at Purdue Univ. - 30+ years work experience in the construction industry conducting research, teaching, and consulting. - Research funded by National, State, and Industry sources - Graduated 13+ PhD and 40+ MS students as the Major Professor. - Regularly teach Professional construction courses - Offered over 35 invited lectures and keynotes around the world - Professional Engineer (PE) and a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) - Author and co-author of over 180 publications including journal and peer-reviewed conference papers, book chapters, and several other publications - Co-authored a popular book on Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics through McGraw-Hill (2015, 2nd Ed.) - Served on the Education Board of the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (2004-2016) - Edited two books for AACE the 6th edition of ...

Randy Gray, CSHM, BS, MS, CHST, OHST Grayhawk Safety & Health Consulting Company

Benton, Kentucky
Investigation Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - OSHA, Industrial Accidents, Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Loss Control, Risk Management, Training, Construction, Manufacturing, Insurance, Investigations
25 yrs. with OSHA Compliance conducting fatal & non-fatal accident investigations. I have comprehensive experience in the manufacturing and construction sectors conducting more than 1,000 onsite inspections / investigations. Retired from OSHA in 2008, and I began my private consulting firm specializing in working with attorneys as an expert wintess. Adjunct Instructor & President / CEO of Grayhawk Safety & Health Consulting Co.

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - forensic science, accident analysis, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydraulics, investigations, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools
Over Thirty years engineering experience designing and investigating reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and steel structures. Engineering experiences include design engineering, project engineering, forensic investigations, and new product development. Management experiences include design management, project management, and construction management. Communication is critical to coordination of design and construction teams; accomplished through written reports and oral presentations. Specific experiences are in chemical, refinery, pulp and paper, adhesive, nuclear power generation, nuclear feed stock, and steel industries.

David C Flettrich, PE David C. Flettrich, A Professional Engineering Corporation

New Orleans, Louisiana
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, Control systems engineering, Forensic engineering, Certified indoor environmentalist, Design errors and omissions, Construction defects, HVAC systems, HVAC control systems, Hydronic systems, Moisture intrusion, Mold growth
Mr. Flettrich has fifty-one years experience in (1) the design and retrofit of energy efficient mechanical, electrical, and control (MEC) systems for both new and existing residential, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities with particular emphasis on HVAC, refrigeration, hydronics, controls, energy conservation, and energy management systems (2) problem solving and (3) cause and origin investigations related to poorly performing or problematic building systems. He is a licensed PE in mechanical, electrical and control systems engineering in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The combination of his multi-disciplined expertise and his extensive background in design and construction uniquely qualifies him as a forensic expert who is capable of performing comprehensive investigations and eliminates, in many instances, the need to retain multiple engineering experts on cases requiring a multi-disciplined investigation.

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

Tracys Landing, Maryland
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD Beacon Scientific

Severna Park, Maryland
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Intellectual Property, Sensors, Energy, Oil and Gas, Construction, Vibrations, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Plumbing, Codes and Standards, Falls
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Beacon Scientific, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in Annapolis, Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 15 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness. Dr. Kiddy has a broad experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the fields of aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, civil structures, telecommunications and the oil and gas industry. From a product design standpoint, Dr. Kiddy's experience includes all aspects of a product life cycle such as early stage R&D, product development and qualification, manufacturing, quality control, and failure analysis. Dr. Kiddy's also has substantial experience in intellectual property matters ranging from invention disclosures, patent prosecution, and continuing through IP disputes. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has experience in mechanical design, strength analysis, struct...

Keith C. Madigan, MBA, PE K.C. Madigan & Associates, LLC

Towson, Maryland
Construction Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Construction Defects, Building Codes, Construction Management, Construction Scheduling, Construction Disputes, Green Building, Property Condition Assessments, Property Damage, Building Envelope/Water Intrusion, Standard of Care, Safety, Forensic Engineering, Cause & Origin, Building Inspection
Mr. Madigan has 30+ years experience in the design and construction industry including roles with consultants, contractors, developers, and building owners. He is a licensed professional engineer in NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, DC, VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, TX, IL, MI, FL, CT,and CO. Mr. Madigan also holds the following certifications: CSI-Construction Documents Technologist, ASHRAE-Building Energy Assessment Professional, ASHRAE-Commissioning Process Management Professional, LEED AP-BD+C, and LEED AP O+M. He also maintains industry memberships in NSPE, ASTM, ASCE, ASHRAE, USGBC, and AEE. Mr. Madigan's forensic and expert witness experience has included deposition and trial testimony for a variety of construction defect, property damage, and construction management claims. K.C. Madigan & Associates, LLC has provided specialized engineering, construction management, and facilities management services to design, construction, banking, and legal firms since 2010. Assignments are accepted on a regiona...

Ken Shorter, MS, CSP, ARM, TCDS Accident Prevention & Investigation, Inc.

Baltimore, Maryland
Safety Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Accident Investigation, Construction Accidents, Cranes, Confined Space, Demolition, Directional Drilling, Electric, Equipment, Excavation, Falls, Forklifts, Marine Construction, OSHA, Paving, Power Tools, Rigging, Scaffolds, Shoring, Traffic Control, Trenching, Tunnel, Underground Utilities, Welding
I combine a Master’s Degree in Safety, 30 years of experience, and professional qualification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) into the practice of accident investigation and expert safety services. My background includes directing safety for multi-state construction companies and projects up to 1.3 Billion dollars. My membership on the ANSI A10 Committee for Construction and Demolition Operations focuses on developing the national safety standards for these industries. Cranes, forklifts, backhoes, and rigging are the backbone of the construction industry. I have reviewed and approved critical crane lift and rigging plans for years. My work also involves the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers regulations for multi-purpose lifting machines. I am trained as a Traffic Control Manager and certified as a Traffic Control Design Specialist. I have extensive experience in the design, evaluation, and implementation of traffic control for complicated situations. Excavation,...

Frederick G. Aufiero, PE Aufiero Engineering & Consulting LLC

Bedford, Massachusetts
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Infrastructure and construction industry engineering claims evaluation; Expert Witness Consulting including technical issues and standard of care assessments of engineer/architect performance in utility, roadway, water & sewerage system and building projects; and Project & Business Risk Management.
I have been a practicing consulting engineer since 1967 providing engineering design and construction oversight services to hundreds of public and private sector clients. I have managed hundreds of millions of dollars of construction projects. I have prepared technical specifications and contract documents, cost estimates and resolved claims issues. The expert witness consulting cases I have been retained for include; construction cost disputes, wrongful death vehicular accidents, infrastructure system failures, suits against engineers and architects for faulty design, and personal injury claims. My work has been for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Typically my work on a case includes document review and analysis, strength and weakness assessment of both parties' positions, report writng and consultation with the case attorney to define my role. A particular area of strength is my ability to write clearly and make complex issues understandable to a reader.

Steven L. Bernstein, P. E., F. ASCE SLB Group, LLC

Stoughton, Massachusetts
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Flooding, Drainage, French Drains, Storm Water, Hydrology, Water Supply, Drainage, Sewers, Septic Systems, Construction, Paving, Grading, Construction
Registered Professional Engineer experienced with design, permits and construction administration of drainage, sewer and water supply systems for private residential; commercial, industrial and institutional properties. Provides expert opinion/witness of drainage and/or flooding issues affecting upstream or downstream properties as well as other utilities such as water supply, sewer/septic systems and/or other civil/site issues such as pavement and grading. Has taught at Wentworth Institute, Boston; and is a licensed Soil Evaluator in Massachusetts. Has authored numerous published articles and have presented at several engineering conferences on Civil Engineering topics.

Von A. Salmi, Sr. Von Salmi and Associates, Inc.

Westminster, Massachusetts
Construction Expert Witness, Landscape Design Expert Witness - Code violations, water damages, site construction, paving issues, industry standard of care, residential construction, roofing issues, foundation failures, millwork, paint, doors and windows
Unrestricted Licensed Construction Supervisor MA #014251 Registered Home Improvement Contractor MA Registered Lead Safe Renovator MA ASLA, BSLA, NAHB, HBA MA, Assoc. AIA, ICC member, EMNARI (Board member), BRAGB (Board member), IFDA Construction of over 1000+ homes over 46 years

Martin A. Smargiassi, AIA Innovative Collaborations, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Value Analysis/Engineering, Construction Defects, Building Codes, Reconstruction, Cost Estimation, Investigation and Testing, Document Management, Contract Document Analysis, Accessibility Design
Licensed registered architect with degrees in both engineering and architecture, as well as a licensed construction supervisor and former experienced builder. Experienced expert witness in arbitration and mediation and a litigation resource in design, contracts, construction management and consulting. Projects: Residential and commercial

Jeffrey E Bartrem, C.B.I. Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc.

Williamston, Michigan
Building Inspection Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Property Litigation, Negligence Actions, Building Code, Wrongful Death, Residential & Commercial Structures, Fire, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Zoning, Slip & Fall, Workmanship, Water Testing, Building Inspection, Maintenance, Safety, Code Research, Cost Estimating
Tens of Thousands of Building Inspections performed. Certified Building Inspector, I.C.B.O - International Code Council Registered Building Inspector, State of MI Registered Building Official, State of Michigan Registered Plan Reviewer, State of MI 2009 International Accreditation Service Lead Evaluator Training 1998 Professional Development Committee, International Conference of Building Officials 1987 Rehabilitation Construction Specialist, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 1983 Licensed Residential Builder, State of MI 2010 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Building Department Evaluator, Construction Practices Assessment Team, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2009 Faculty, Michigan State Univ., School of Planning, Design and Construction, Construction Management Program, Adjunct Instructor, Commercial and Residential Building Codes 1984 President, Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc. Premis...

Walt Kelly Walt Kelly Enterprises, Inc.

Winona, Minnesota
Construction Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - Excavation damage, One-Call, Telecom/fiber-optic and electric Damage, Horizontal Directional Drilling, Pipeline and building explosions, Hazardous liquid and gas distribution and transmission damage, Utility locating, OSHA 1926.651, Sewer Cross-Bores, Common Ground Alliance, Call Before You Dig.
Experienced as Director of state office of Pipeline Safety enforcing one-call laws. Consultant to Federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Wrote, testified for, or assisted in passing excavation damage legislation in a dozen states. Has called in 12,000 excavation notices in 16 states. Presently active on national policy making organizations such as the Common Ground Alliance Best Practices Committee, writing for trade publications, and developing damage prevention tracks for national trade conferences. Providing expert witness work since 1995 for plaintiff and defense.

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Jackson, Mississippi
Engineering Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

Christopher E. Janson, MS, CSP, CHMM Haines, Janson & Associates LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Safety Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Engineering, Products Liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Retail Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Human Factors, Slip Resistance, Accident Investigation/Reconstruction, OSHA, Guarding, Failure Analysis, Construction, Industrial & Premises Accidents
Haines, Janson & Associates provides safety and risk management consulting services. Christopher E. Janson, Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM); Certified User of the English XL slip resistance measuring device (CXLT). Mr. Janson has held safety management positions with several Fortune 500 companies. He has also worked with a variety of firms as a consultant for the insurance industry. Mr. Janson is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Kenneth D Martin Garage Door Experts

Las Vegas, Nevada
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Garage Door, Gates, garage door spring, overhead door, automatic gate, automatic garage door, garage door operator, gate operator, garage, commercial door, industrial door, parking gate, swinging gate, sliding gate, barrier gate, sectional door, rolling door, high speed door, jackshaft, access system, remote control
Garage Door and Gate Contractor Accredited, Institute of Door Education & Accreditation UL325 National Standards Technical Panel Voting Member Litigation Consultant, Expert Witness Door Manufacturing Designer & Engineer President National Association of Garage Door Manufacturers Door & Access Systems Manufacturer’s Association International (DASMA) Founding Member and Committee Chair. President Martin Door Manufacturing, Bachelor of Business Management, Engineering Emphasis, University of Utah 1976 Door & Gate Contractor employing IDEA Certified Technicians Licensed Garage Door & Gate Contractor in 6 states. Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, California, Hawaii Operating Garage Door & Gate Contractor in 21 states Residential Garage Doors Commercial Doors & Overhead Doors Fire Doors, NFPA-80 Gate & Access Systems Store Fronts Dock Levelers & Dock Equipment & Conveyances Metal Doors & Windows, Hollow Metal Doors & Frames Carpentry & Finish Carpentry Insulation & Weather Stripping...

Robert L Fulmer Fulmer Associates LLC

North Conway, New Hampshire
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Slate Roofing, Copper Roofing, Steeple Inspection, Tower Inspection, Roof Design, Historic Restoration, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Cedar Roofing, Tile Roofing, Single-Ply Membrane, Roofing Specification
Robert Fulmer specializes in the analysis and diagnosis of building envelope and roofing issues for both historic and contemporary structures. As Principal of Fulmer Associates LLC, he provides inspection, design, specification and project management services for building envelope projects involving institutional, academic and ecclesiastical structures. Robert provides litigation support services and has extensive professional experience with slate, tile, copper and wood roof systems as well as steeple and tower design. He is a published author and has lectured throughout the U.S. on historic preservation and contemporary roofing and building envelope topics. Robert is a professional affiliate member of the Boston Society of Architects, past president of the New England Chapter of RCI and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Slate Association and is Chairman of their Education Committee.

Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA 1Source Safety and Health, Inc.

Princeton, New Jersey
Human Factors Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Ergonomics, Noise, Confined Space, Workers' Compensation, OSHA, Exposure, Mold, Construction, Audits, Industrial Hygiene Hygienist, safe patient handling, patient safety
CERTIFICATIONS * Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), 1995 * Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), 1990 * Certified Safety Professional (CSP), 1980 * Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA), 2000 *Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional (CSPHP), 2011 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS *American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) since 1977. Fellow 2008 *Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HF&ES) *American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) *Board Member of Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC), 1981-1986, Representative for the National Safety Council *Member of AIHA Ergonomics Committee 1988-1991, 1994-1996, 2001-Current, Chair 2010 *Contributing Member of AIHA Noise Committee, 1980-1982 *National Safety Council (NSC) Power Press and Forging Section, 1975-1979; Newsletter Editor, 1978-1979; Member 1975-1982 and 2000-2012 *President- Philadelphia Section of AIHA, 1999-2000 *President – Association of Safe Patie...

David De Salvia, RRO Protocol Building Services

Syracuse, New York
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Roofing, Waterproofing, EPDM, PVC Roofing, TPO, Metal Roofing, BUR, water damage, shingles, slate roof, tile roof, roof inspection
For thirty years David De Salvia has provided roofing expertise in 36 states and 4 countries. As a Registered Roof Observer (RRO) Mr. De Salvia has provided quality control / quality assurance on the installation of millions of square feet of roofing, and has conducted over ten thousand roof inspections. Memberships in the Roof Consultants Institute and the National Roof Contractors Association provide David with continuing education on new developments in the design and installation of roofing systems, insulation, vapor and air barriers, photovoltaic systems and waterproofing. Equally at home standing on a roof hundreds of feet above street level or sitting in the witness stand, David can provide clients with a unique combination of hands on experience and technical expertise.

Kiwesa King, PE, CCM SureTech Engineering, PC

New York, New York
Construction Expert Witness - Construction Management, Construction Administration, Analysis of Construction Documents, Construction Drawings, Construction Standard of Care
Kiwesa King, PE, CCM is president of SureTech Engineering, PC, established in 2001. Ms. King has over twenty-five years of experience in the building construction industry. Her background includes HVAC, plumbing, fire suppression system design, and construction project management. Ms. King has served as an expert witness and provided litigation support on cases concerning construction defects in both new and existing buildings. Ms. King is a Licensed Professional Engineer in New York State. She has a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. She is licensed as a Master Fire Suppression Contractor and a Site Safety Manager by the New York City Department of Buildings. In addition to her role as President of SureTech Engineering, she is an adjunct instructor teaching Construction Management courses at New York University. She is a Certified as a Construction Manager by the Construction Management Association of America.

Irving U. Ojalvo, ScD, PE Technology Associates, LLC

New York, New York
Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Engineering, biomechanics, animation, automotive, human factors, accident reconstruction, low speed collisions, animation, machinery, safety, warnings, falls, ladders, construction, golf carts, parking lots
My staff of Mechanical, Civil and Electrical engineers have helped over 2,000 attorneys pursue their cases. All of our engineers hold advanced degrees from top-rated universities and are licensed professional engineers. Several members of our staff are current or retired university professors. We have engineers that are currently active on two ANSI national standards committees (A14/Ladders and Z130/Golf Carts), and several of our engineers are currently involved in research and publication in accident reconstruction and safety.

Steven Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI, CFII, FACFEI, CFC, CFPE LGI Forensic Engineering, PC

North White Plains, New York
Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Forensic Engineering, Explosions, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Liability, Fires, Fire Protection, Appliances, Construction, Building Defects, Failure Analysis, Laboratories & Testing, Building Defects, Plumbing
Steven Pietropaolo has a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Pietropaolo is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of New York, amongst many others. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, a Certified Forensic Consultant and Certified Forensic Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He is Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 29 years of hands on engineering experience including electrical, mechanical, materials, safety, human factors, fire protection, and construction. He has knowledge of codes and standards used in construction and industry including building codes and safety codes. He is an expert in investigating and opining on New York State Labor Law cases (§200, §240(1) and §241(6)) involvi...

Thomas A. Zimmerman, FAIA, CCS, NCARB Z2 Architecture, PLLC

Canandaigua, New York
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Failure analysis, building forensics, design professional standard of care, construction contract documents

Marvin C. Perkins Omega Safety & Environmental

Murphy, North Carolina
Safety Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - OSHA Compliance, Retail Customer Safety, Construction Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Mold Investigations, Mold Claims.
Marvin Perkins, MESH, CIE, CMI, CECM, IAQM, Safety Professional since 1992 28 years in retail supermarket business as: Store manager, Merchandising Specialist, and 5 years as Division Safety Director. 12 years as Corporate Safety Director in commercial construction. 17 years as a Private Safety Consultant to general industry, retail store and construction industry. Certifications: • Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) - NC State University • Certified Environmental Compliance Manager (CECM) -Columbia Southern University • Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH) - National Safety Council • Confined Space Entry Operations (CSEO) - SafetyAmerica, Inc • Confined Space Rescue Operations (CSRO) - SafetyAmerica, Inc. • Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZ-WOPER) - University of North Florida • Certified Forklift Instructor (CFI) - National Safety Council • Certified Construction Forklift Instructor (CCFI) - Safety & Health Council of NC • Certified Defensive Driving Ins...

Robert A Barclay, FAIA, CSI, ICC, NFPA, Robert Anderson Barclay FAIA Architect LLC

Gates Mills, Ohio
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Building Code Compliance, Construction Drawings, Construction Specifications, Construction Contract Administration Change Orders
After College, entered U.S.Navy and administered over eighty construction contracts for the Navy. Retired Captain,Civil Engineer Corps, U.S.Naval Reserve. Practiced as a registered Architect for 47 years. Managed his firm for 37 years,including marketing, construction drawings and specifications, cost estimating, and construction administration. Presently a municipal Plan Examiner and a litigation consultant.

Thomas H. Marshall, Ph.D., P.E. Marshall Engineering

Mount Liberty, Ohio
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Environmental Expert Witness - water, wastewater, design, construction, operations, management, public utilities, water treatment, water softening, water contamination, water pollution, water disinfection, sewage disposal, waste treatment, drains, drainage, wastewater, wastewater treatment, septic, biological treatment, biogas, UV, backup, leak
28 years experience Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering M.S. in Civil Engineering B.S. in Food, Agricultural,and Biological Eng. P.E. Registration EPA Certified in water and wastewater operations 10 years experience in public utilities operation 10 years engineering consulting experience 8 University engineering professor and researcher Excellent presentation skills Experience in litigation and dispute resolution Credible and believable expert witness Expertise in Civil/Environmental Engineering Public utilities planning, design, and management Infrastructure construction, operation, maintenance Regional planning - utilities master planning Public policy and public information campaign Water and wastewater systems operations Water pollution identification and remediation Surface water and ground water source analysis Water supply system evaluation and operation Water pumping, distribution and storage Water treatment process operation and management Wastewater ...

Robert A Durham, PhD, PE THEWAY Labs

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Failure Analysis Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Fire, Engineering Mechanical, Engineering Electrical, Building Inspection, Construction, Electricity, Electronics, Laboratories & Testing, Investigation, Products Liability, Plumbing, Forensic Science

OLIE R JOLSTAD, SCLA OLIE R JOLSTAD & ASSOCIATES, LLC

WEST LINN, Oregon
Insurance Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - Bad Faith Claims Handling, Customs, Practices, Standard of Care, Retail and Wholesale Broker Duties, Property Coverage, Business Interruption, Construction, Builders Risk, General Liability Coverage, Directors & Officers/EPL, Excess & Surplus Lines, Umbrella & Excess Coverage, Workers Compensation
Olie R. Jolstad has worked in the insurance industry for more than 37 years and has been retained as an expert witness in over 150 cases. He has been qualified in several state and federal courts as an expert on bad faith and unfair claims practices, insurance industry customs, practices, and standards, insurance agent and broker standards of care. Insurance coverage litigation issues for which he has been retained include coverage disputes, public adjuster disputes, TPA claims handling, retail and wholesale broker duties, catastrophe losses related to hurricanes, floods, wind and hail, crime, commercial property/time element losses, general liability, workers' compensation, loss sensitive rating plans (retros), umbrella and excess coverage, computer hacking data destruction, pollution liability, directors & officers/employment practices liability, construction, and builders risk.

The TASA Group, Inc., Expert Referral Over 10,000 Categories of Technical and Medical Experts

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Expert Witness Referral Expert Witness - Accounting, Automotive, Biomechanics, Computers, Construction, Employment, Engineering, Intellectual Property, Medical, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Safety, Security. All relevant advanced degrees. Experts available locally and nationally.
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Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Traffic Engineering Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Civil Engineering, Codes and Standards, Construction, Highway and Street Design, Job-Site Safety, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Walkway Surface and Pavement Evaluation
Our mission: Bringing clarity to complexity. Bergman Engineering is a forensic engineering firm that provides objective investigative analysis and consulting services as well as expert witness testimony. Hired for our expertise, we utilize our knowledge and experience to evaluate cases and claims with regard to civil engineering concepts. This can extend to a number of different practice areas for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Our case experience ranges from small private claims to large civil claims. We have consulted in complex claims and litigation on behalf of corporations, attorneys, insurance companies, and municipal/government agencies. Certified Professional Engineer: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP, FAIHA 1Source Safety and Health, Inc.

Exton, Pennsylvania
Ergonomics Expert Witness, Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness - Ergonomics, Noise, Confined Space, Workers' Compensation, OSHA, Exposure, Construction, Audits, Industrial Hygiene, Safe Patient Handling and Mobility
CERTIFICATIONS * Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), 1995 * Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), 1990 * Certified Safety Professional (CSP), 1980 * Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA), 2000 *Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional (CSPHP), 2011 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS *American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) since 1977. Fellow 2008 *Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HF&ES) *American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) *Board Member of Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC), 1981-1986, Representative for the National Safety Council *Member of AIHA Ergonomics Committee 1988-1991, 1994-1996, 2001-Current, Chair 2010 *Contributing Member of AIHA Noise Committee, 1980-1982 *National Safety Council (NSC) Power Press and Forging Section, 1975-1979; Newsletter Editor, 1978-1979; Member 1975-1982 and 2000-2012 *President- Philadelphia Section of AIHA, 1999-2000 *President – Association of Safe Patie...

David R Decker Becket Training & Consulting

MEDIA, Pennsylvania
Construction Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Crane accident, rigging accident, crane, rigging, hoist, wire rope, slings, straps, chokers, rigger, boom truck, construction accident, industrial accident
Crane and Rigging Management, Training, Development and Delivery, Expert Witness/Litigation Support Career crane and rigging professional with hands on and policy experience. Train, test and certify crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. Develop and deliver safety and technical training. Experienced consultant with 40 years in the crane and rigging industry, including over 20 years of policy experience. Expert witness with plaintiff and defense experience, including depositions and trials. Nuclear crane experience Certifications (Current and Former) NCCCO Certified Rigger NCCCO Accredited Rigger Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Signalperson NCCCO Accredited Signalperson Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Overhead Crane Operator NCCCR Accredited Mobile Crane Operator License Examiner NCCCR: Certified Exam Administrator NCCCR: Certified Master Trainer Trico-Lift Trained Rough Terrain Forklift Operator NIASE Certified Mechanic Technical Memberships and Committees American ...

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Construction Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Janine McCartney, Ph.D, CSP, CHST, RPIH, CSI(ML),MBA HHC Services, Inc.

Lester, Pennsylvania
Safety Expert Witness, Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash, NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Lead, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety, Toxic.
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician, Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Instructor (Master's Level). Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 38 + years. Awards:2018 & 2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment and 2017 Outstanding Reviewer, 2018 & 2017 Expert of the Year Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World safety Organization. Dr. McCartney works on a day to day basis,...

James Rappoport, AIA-NCARB Daroff Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Architecture, Site Planning, Zoning, Codes, Development, Standard of Care, Liability, ADA Accessibility, Construction, Copyright, Facility Programming, Feasibility, Furniture, Finishes & Equipment, Hotels, Restaurants, Resort, Interior Design & Planning, Slip-Trip-Falls, Owner-Architect & Consultant Disputes.
James Rappoport is Principal at Daroff Design, a full service Planning, Architectural & Interior Design practice founded in 1973. The firm specializes in ground-up, renovation, and historic adaptive reuse projects for office facilities, hotels, resorts, retail and shopping facilities, restaurants, meeting, conference and training facilities, aviation terminals and entertainment projects throughout the USA and Internationally. Mr. Rappoport has provided technical consultation analysis, expert witness reports, opinions, affidavits, certificates of merit, depositions, mediation and alternative dispute resolution presentations, testimony and pre-trial support in more than 250 legal cases, for both defendants’ and plaintiffs’ legal teams. Each of the matters Mr. Rappoport has collaborated on have settled before trial. Mr. Rappoport is the author of several professional text books and trade journal articles. He has been awarded multiple copy rights and is an active member of the Amer...

Brian K. Silowash, PE, CEM Innovative Design Engineering of America, LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Piping Systems, Facilities Engineering, Building Codes, Piping Codes, Industrial Facilities, Steel Production, Pulp & Paper, Heavy Industry, Chemical Plants, Engineer Disputes, Errors & Omissions, OSHA
Brian Silowash, PE, CEM is the Owner and Founder of Innovative Design Engineering of America, LLC, a multi-discipline design and consulting engineering firm serving manufacturing and heavy industry. He is the author of Piping Systems Manual, published by McGraw-Hill in 2010. Brian is registered as a Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, California, New York, and Ohio. He is a Certified Energy Manager, which is a designation earned through the Association of Energy Engineers. Brian has lectured at Point Park University’s MS in Engineering Management program, and has taught an Environmental Engineering course at Point Park as an Adjunct Professor.

Raymond S Rollings, PhD, PE Rollings Consulting, LLC

Beaufort, South Carolina
Geotechnical Engineering Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Airport Pavements, Airfield Pavements, Airstrips, Heavy-Load Pavements, Port Pavements, Runways, Taxiways, Tarmacs, Airfields, Concrete Pavements, Asphalt Pavements, Soils, Aggregates, Expedient Pavements, Design, Construction, Maintenance
Ray has extensive experience with design, construction, and maintenance of airfield and other heavy-load pavements on all seven continents. This includes conventional airfield pavements, austere military airstrips in remote locations, and compacted snow and ice runways in Antarctica. He has conducted research and engineering studies on pavements for Army Corps of Engineers, US Air Force, and Federal Aviation Administration. Experience includes approximately 6-1/2 years as USAF civil engineering officer, 25 years as a civilian research engineer with Army Corps of Engineers research laboratories, and 10 years as a private consultant. Ray has extensive experience teaching including graduate courses, undergraduate courses, and lectures at US Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Royal Military College-Duntroon, Mississippi State University, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, University of Illinois, and University of Cincinnati among others. Since 2005, He has ...

Waine P. Hicks Carriage House Custom Homes & Interiors, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Construction Claims, Roof Consultant, Construction Delay, Construction Management, Workmanship Claims, Change Order Disputes, Costs to Complete, Contract Disputes, Safety Issues, Design Build Claims, Construction Failures, Structural Failures, Construction Fault, Construction Expert
Waine Hicks is a Tennessee licensed General Contractor Commercial/Residential with over 50 years of construction and building experience. Waine provides a broad range of services to insurance companies and law firms as well as construction, engineering and architectural firms that includes structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting and management, and expert testimony for construction claims and disputes. Responsible for field investigations, establish and coordinate expert teams for investigations, provides quality assurance, evaluation and supervision of in-progress construction for residential and commercial structures. Waine is a recognized expert in assessing, evaluating, remediating and testimony and is proven to be influential. Certifications: Certified Varco Pruden Design/Build Steel Buildings for Williamson, Maury, Dickson and Rutherford Counties/Middle Tennessee • Certified General Contractor ...

Ray G. Helmer, PE Helmer Engineering, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Civil engineering, traffic engineering, highways, hydroplaning, airports, hydrology, floods, water, sewer, construction defects, vehicular accidents, construction accidents, hurricanes, concrete floor slabs
Highway engineering, pavements, sight distance, traffic engineering, traffic control, signals, hydroplaning, accidents (automobile, train, pedestrian), airports, FAA standards, hydrology, flooding, sewers, overflows, water treatment, distribution, foundation failure, structural damage, plumbing, leaks, water intrusion, buildings, construction accidents, defects, delays, disputes, hurricanes, Katrina, Rita, tornado, tropical storms, erosion, landslides, storm water pollution

Jeff Hunt, MBA, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R Heritage Construction Services

Houston, Texas
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - 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 Heritage Construction Services, 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 ...

Craig Koehn, P.E. EBE/I-ENG-A

Houston, Texas
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing engineering, engineering design, fire investigation, fire protection, fire alarm.
Qualified and experienced MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) engineer with expertise in design and construction. Member of the Investigative Engineers Association.

Steven T. Lux Power Rooter Plumbing

Grapevine, Texas
Plumbing Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Leaks, Surface Drain, Hydrostatic Test, Drain Video, Tunneling, Water Heater, Foundation, Ditches, Irrigation, French Drain, Slab Leak, Septic
My knowledge in plumbing is well rounded in new construction, remodels, and repairs both residentially and commercially. l have experience with all aspects of plumbing including French and surface drains. In the last 20 years, I have developed an intensive knowledge in foundation related plumbing repairs. This has given me experience in communicating with foundation repair companies, structural engineers, and understanding their expectations and limitations.

Reza A Mirshams, PhD, PE Materials Engineering Services, LLC

Frisco, Texas
Metallurgy Expert Witness, Failure Analysis Expert Witness - Corrosion, Failure Analysis, Products Defect, Products Liability, Galvanized Steel, Welding, Materials Selection for Design, Forensic Engineering, Accident Investigation, Manufacturing, Tubular Products, Oil and Gas, Pipeline, Vehicle, Construction, Equipment and Machinery, Failure Inspection.
Dr. Reza Mirshams has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering and is a Licensed Professional Engineer with 40 years combined industrial and academic experience. Dr. Mirshams is a tenured full professor in engineering technology and has taught courses in the areas of mechanical metallurgy, manufacturing processes of materials, corrosion, galvanized steel, failure analysis of materials, fatigue, creep, engineering product design and development, materials selection in engineering design, and mechanical behavior and fracture mechanisms. His research interests include mechanical metallurgy, fracture analysis, corrosion assessment and mitigation for construction industry and energy industry, heat treatments of steel, mechanical behavior of materials-microstructure relations, fracture mechanics, fatigue and creep of metals, nano and micro scales properties, and the study of advanced materials for structural applications in design of mechanical systems...

Michael Nantz, SWD

Lewisville, Texas
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Swimming Pool, Swimming Pool Computer Modeling, Swimming Pool Renovation, Swimming Pool Remodel, Swimming Pool Remediation, Swimming Pool Design, Swimming Pool Engineering, APSP, Genesis 3, Swimming Pool Best Practices, Swimming Pool Expert, Swimming Pool Resource
Mr. Nantz is one of 17 Society of Watershape Designer Master's worldwide, SWD Master's provide design, building and consultation services for swimming pools, spas and water features. SWD Master's must complete 150 hours of Genesis University, IACET-accredited training, take 12 hours each year of continuing education and pass a rigorous peer review business and work product background investigation. Mr. Nantz has a 30-year history in the swimming pool industry as a designer, builder, consultant and educator. He has accumulated a breadth of experience leading and managing the engineering, operational and application functions of the various teams required to produce simple to complex watershapes. Additionally, since the mid 90's Mr. Nantz has taught, in the United States and Europe, classes involving, drawing, design, construction, renovation, computer design and professional fee services to swimming pool industry professionals and SWD candidates and members. Mr. Nantz's ex...

Homer R. Peterson, II, P.E., CSP Peterson Construction Consulting, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Construction, falls from elevation, fall protection, negligence, occupational health & safety management systems, OSHA matters, personal injury, safety, standards of care, steel erection, wrongful death
Homer R. Peterson II, P.E., CSP provides consulting services to attorneys, insurance carriers, construction companies, and companies engaged in general industry. Services are offered as a subject matter expert, expert witness, and safety consultant. Mr. Peterson also serves as an arbitrator through the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Mr. Peterson has over 40 years of construction and safety experience (17 years union, 23 years non-union), including airports, bridges, casinos, convention centers, convocation centers, distribution centers, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, prisons, refineries, schools, shopping malls, sports arenas, steel mills, stores, and warehouses. See Mr. Peterson's website at www.homerpeterson.com for photographs of representative projects. Mr. Peterson’s experience includes 40 years in construction in various positions such as president, senior vice president, vice presid...

Kevin M. Rogers, MCE, P.E. Rogers Forensic Consulting Services

Fort Worth, Texas
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Blast, brick, concrete, cladding, collapse, code, construction, damage, defect, deficiencies, earthquake, evaluation, failure, fire, flood, foundation, hail, hurricane, intrusion, masonry, moisture, rehabilitation, remediation, roofing, seismic, snow, steel, storm, tornado, wall, water, wind, wood
Mr. Rogers has a diverse professional background that includes extensive experience in both consulting structural engineering services for commercial buildings and forensic engineering. During his structural design career, Mr. Rogers built a reputation among his peers and clients for the ability to solve complex structural engineering problems with efficient, practical solutions on projects such as churches, libraries, hospital renovations, multi-story office buildings, K-12 educational facilities, and natatoriums. In 2012, Mr. Rogers began his career in forensic engineering which involved conducting investigations to determine the cause of damages to commercial and residential structures resulting from tornados, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, fire, explosions, hail, wind, water intrusion, and vehicular impacts. Mr. Rogers founded Rogers Forensic Consulting Services in 2018 with the philosophy that the role of the forensic engineer is to not only apply engineering principle...

Doug Rush, MSc., CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Cypress, Texas
Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Forensic Science, Indoor Air Quality, OSHA, Risk Management, Toxicology, Accident Reconstruction, Disaster Recovery, Asbestos, Environmental, Construction, Hazmat, Exposure Assessment, Chemical Assessment, Site Safety Plan, Demolition, EPA, TSCA, Training, Management Systems, Mold, Legionella
Summary: I am a hands-on result driven Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) leader with unified technical, business, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. I possess greater than 25 years of leadership in senior management roles. I have founded 3 full service-consulting firms with a staff of up to 40 full-time professionals. My experience is focused in consulting & engineering entities, Fortune 500 Companies positioned locally and internationally, and Superintendent (CMS) Industrial Hygienist in the USAF. My legal experience includes participation as an expert forensic investigator for legal proceedings including written and oral depositions. My leadership experience includes the management of a team of experts providing expert testimony in workplace incidents including accidents & exposures to industrial chemicals, e.g. asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, etc. I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Safety Professional (CSP), Hazardous Material...

Gerald Roy Spencer, PE Spencer Engineers, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - EXPERT WITNESS AND FORENSIC ENGINEER HVAC, Electrical Power, Lighting, Medical Gases, Fuel and Plumbing Systems Engineering Expert Construction Contract Administration Expert Forensic Engineer for mechanical and electrical problems Final US Government Construction Cost Estimating Expert.
Mechanical Engineer of Record responsible for the design and the construction of HVAC, Laboratory Utilities, Natural Gas, Medical Gases & Plumbing Systems Electrical Engineer of Record responsible for the design and the construction of Interior and Exterior Lighting Design, Interior Electrical Power Distribution, Exterior Power Distribution to Class 35kV, Large Un-interruptible Power Systems, Large Emergency Parallel Power Generation Systems to 11.4 mVA, Electrical Power reliability and quality Analysis, Harmonic and other irregular electrical current analysis with remedial correction recommendations and designs for corrective modifications to eliminate operational problem occurrences caused by electrical power quality. Refer to: http://www.spencerae.com/expert%20witness.htm for additional information Gerald Spencer is very believable as an expert witness. His technical expertise along with his sincere honest appearance, his spontaneity, his forthright manner, his ab...

Patrick J Walsh, CSP Walsh Safety Consulting

Georgetown, Texas
Safety Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - OSHA, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Risk Management, Loss Prevention, Accident Investigation

Matt Owens, CWI, MSI Owens Consulting and Inspection, LLC

Smithfield, Utah
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Construction Inspection, Special Inspection, Construction Material Testing, QA/QC, Building Codes, Plans and Specifications, Structural Steel, Welding, Concrete, Reinforcing Steel, Structural Masonry, Soil Compaction Testing
Since 1999, I have worked in nearly every level of the construction material testing and special inspection industry, including laboratory and field technician, special inspector, project manager, department manager, and area manager. As a certified Master of Special Inspection (MSI) and Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), my expertise is special inspection of structural elements in accordance with construction specifications and building codes. I know the ins and outs of the special inspection and construction testing industry, having been apart of it and its changes for nearly two decades. I work closely with contractors, engineers, owners, testing agencies, jurisdictional authorities, and architects. I understand each of their respective roles in construction quality control and strive to make projects successful. Additionally, I created several online training courses for special inspectors (www.sicerts.com). I specialize in breaking down complex construction-related t...

Mohamed E. Hassan, PhD, PE Hassan Consulting Group, LLC

Haymarket, Virginia
Construction Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness
Mohamed Hassan, PhD, PE has 40 years of diversified experience in the construction industry for commercial and residential projects. He is the principal of Hassan Consulting Group, LLC specializing in designing and building a variety of projects. He was an adjunct professor at George Mason University, DeVry University, and Norther Virginia Community College. LICENSES: He is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Virginia and Texas. He is also licensed contractor in the state of Virginia and District of Colombia (Washington DC). He is certified by the Supreme Court of Virginia as a Mediator. CONSTRUCTION EXPERT: Experienced in construction disputes between owners and general contractors, contractors and subcontractors, Contractors and suppliers, Excellent in analysis of project cost, project quality and project time completion. Familiar with building codes, construction industry labor, material and equipment costs.

Rick Campfield Cadence Development LLC

VANCOUVER, Washington
Energy Expert Witness, Management Expert Witness - aviation, business operations, construction, HVAC, manufacturing, drone, consulting, sales, customer loyalty, distribution, industrial automation, building management, security
Rick is an accomplished Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Member and Expert Witness with more than 30 years of demonstrated success spanning numerous industries (technology, manufacturing, automation, unmanned vehicle, aviation, construction, renewable energy). Leveraging extensive experience as an innovative hands-on leader who is committed to operational excellence and customer service, Rick is a valuable asset for a firm in need of skilled guidance in the areas of vision to execution development, financial growth and employee engagement. His broad areas of expertise include process improvement, change management, sales, marketing, and business strategy. During his career, Rick has led just about every function within a business including sales, marketing, operations, engineering, technology, customer service, finance, and human resources. This experience has given him a unique, execution-focused perspective that he brought to SunModo as their CEO. Currently he holds the title of Pr...

Mark J Lawless, CSMI

Seattle, Washington
Construction Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Changed Conditions, Engineering (Field), Risk Management, Scope of Work, Insurance Coverage, Scheduling, Subcontracting, Estimating, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Standard Practices

Michelle L Macauley, PE, LEG Macauley Trenchless PLLC

Federal Way, Washington
Geotechnical Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Trenchless Engineering, Differing Site Condition Claims, Risk Analysis, Microtunneling, Horizontal Directional Drilling, Auger Boring, Pipe Ramming, Trenchless Technologies, Value Engineering, Constructability Review, Trenchless and Geotechnical Claims Analysis
Michelle has over 21 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, trenchless engineering, alternatives analysis, and constructability review. Her expertise includes trenchless feasibility review, construction risk analysis, risk mitigation through review of construction documents, trenchless design, and construction support. She has provided geotechnical and trenchless support for claims prevention during construction, bid document preparation, claims review and preparation, and rebuttal contributions during the mediation process for differing site conditions claims. As a member of the Board of Directors of the North American Society for Trenchless Technologies (NASTT) she keeps abreast of cutting edge technologies and approaches. Michelle is a member of the American Society for Civil Engineering (ASCE) committee for the Trenchless Installation of Pipes (TIPs) and is on the committee to update the ASCE Manual of Practice (MOP) for Pipe Ramming (MOP 115). She is also on the c...

Steven R. Wilcox, CBO Wilcox & Associates, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Premises, Risk Management, Stair, Accessibility(ADA/FHA), Fire Exit, Fire Materials, Slip and Fall, Accident, Construction, Building, Personal Injury, Site, Swimming Pool, Handrail, Guardrail, Injury, Wrongful Death, Jail, Building Code, Inspections, Condominium, Apartment, ADA
Steven Wilcox is an active government Building Official with experience in public and private construction projects, and is an expert in the application of building codes and standards. Additionally, since 1998 he has been involved with attorneys in the resolution to over 80 premises liability and construction disputes. Beginning in 1984 Steve has progressively been a Project Engineer, Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Building Official, Development Services Manager, Community Development Director, and Expert Witness. He is experienced with site investigation, reporting, declaration, deposition, planning commissions, building appeals hearings, zoning commissions, and city councils. A skilled forensic researcher and technical analyst with investigative experience Steve understands the need to educate and clearly communicate complex concepts to those outside of his profession. He has a broad range of unique abilities and experience with residential and commercial projects, ...

Timothy J. Gavinski Haunted House Expert

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Construction Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Haunted House, Haunted Woods, Hayrides, Corn Maze, Paintball, Accident Investigation, Attraction Safety Inspections, Crisis Planning, Emergency Action Plans, Haunted House Operations, Staff Training, Haunted Attraction Design
I have served as the President of International Association of Haunted Attractions (2007-2009), awarded the Isabella award 2008, the Haunted Attraction Associations Presidents award (2010) the Board of Directors award (2011). Selected as the Number 1 Haunted House in America (2011, 2015 and 2016). Selected as America’s Legendary Haunted House (2015). Published in Haunted Attraction Magazine (2009, 2011), Tourist Attractions and Parks Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015), Selling Halloween Magazine – The Nightmare Zone. (2015). Speaker at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, TransWorld Halloween and Attractions show, Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention, the Midwest Haunters Convention and the Corn Maize Convention. Topics include, but not limited to the Business of Haunting, Safety, Design & Construction of Attractions. Operations.
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