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Engineer Fails To Accurately Assess Damages To Residential Property ARCHITECT Expert Case

This case involves a large residential home in California that was surveyed by a professional engineer following a storm. The house sustained significant foundational damages after being hit by a utility pole that came down during the storm. The homeowners …

Flawed Ventilation System In Residential Home Fails Soon After Installation ARCHITECT Expert Case

This case involves a house in Nevada which was built into a steep hillside. Most of the HVAC supply and return ducting was directly buried into the surrounding terrain. The remaining ducting was poorly installed in the interior walls allowing air to dump …

Museum Fails To Ensure Patron Safety During Renovation ARCHITECT Expert Case

Museum Fails To Ensure Patron Safety During Renovation

This case involves a 4-year-old child who suffered injuries after falling through a curtain in an art museum. The curtain was put up while the museum was undergoing renovation in one of its wings for a seasonal exhibit. Although there was a sign outside …

Stone Mason Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury From Fallen Block ARCHITECT Expert Case

This case involves a general contractor that hired a team of stonemasons to conduct repair work on a museum building that was a historical landmark. The masons were removing old stone blocks around the window according to blueprints and replacing them wit …

Architecture Expert Witness Opines on Cafe Slip and Fall ARCHITECT Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man in Montana with a preexisting hip injury who suffered a fall while climbing a set of patio stairs at a local cafe. On the date of the incident in question, the man was meeting a friend for lunch at the cafe’s outdoor di …

Architecture Expert Comments on Fall Caused by Dangerous Entry Ramp ARCHITECT Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male Plaintiff who slipped and then fell on a steep walkway that lead to the entrance of a pet supply store. The walkway in question had been designed and constructed at a very steep angle, which made it unusually difficult t …

Architecture Expert Witness Opines on Dangerous Wheelchair Ramp ARCHITECT Expert Case

This case takes place in Texas and involves a wheelchair-bound female who had signed a lease on an apartment after relocating to a new city for work. She requested a handicapped accessible unit, and was advised by the landlord that she’d been placed in on …

Architecture expert witness advises on hospital design defect ARCHITECT Expert Case

…  architecture expert witness advises on a case involving an injured man who …  a claim for wrongful death against the hospital and the architect who designed the emergency department …