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Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage BUILDING CODE Expert Case

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage

This case involves copper tubing that was used to supply water to a house in Tennessee. The piping began to develop pinholes that caused the pipes to burst in different areas of the house. After the last pipe burst, an on-call plumber was called to condu …

Stone Mason Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury From Fallen Block BUILDING CODE Expert Case

…  a team of stonemasons to conduct repair work on a museum building that was a historical landmark. The masons were removing old stone …  to comply with critical aspects of state industrial code caused the tragic …

Student Injured On School Property By Unsafe Glass Door BUILDING CODE Expert Case

This case involves a group of children that were roughhousing near the glass doors of their school cafeteria. One of the children pushed a fellow student who fell into a glass door. The impact of the student shattered the door completely, severely inju …

Community Center Allegedly Fails To Comply With Building Codes BUILDING CODE Expert Case

…  concert and because of the arrangement of the space, the building entrance was located near the area designated as the stage for the …  doors and entrances, violated numerous local and county building …

Unlawful Discrimination Forces Owner To Abandon Business BUILDING CODE Expert Case

Unlawful Discrimination Forces Owner To Abandon Business

This case involves a plaintiff who applied to operate a business out of a property owned and operated by the defendant state county. The county denied the plaintiff her business permit forcing the plaintiff to bring a formal complaint against the count …

Coefficient of Friction Testing Reveals Dangerous Conditions After Serious Fall BUILDING CODE Expert Case

This case involves a slip and fall on a stairway that had been built out of slate. The original stairway made use of textured strips to provide additional traction for pedestrians using the stairway, however these had been removed during renovations under …