BUILDING CODE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-311119
This highly qualified expert has extensive knowledge in commercial building codes, construction and carpentry. He holds close to two dozen certifications and has completed several courses through academic institutions like Texas A&M University. His notable certifications including Residential Building, Electrical and Plumbing Inspector, Hazardous Communication Standard and Accident Investigation. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the National ...
Expert Witness: E-015516
This expert is a registered professional architect, earning his degree from the University of Florida. He has worked in various architectural capacities, including design and safety. He is a former president of a corporation involved in both the design and construction of projects in the commercial and residential markets, and is currently the head of an architectural firms specializing in a similar space. His chief areas of expertise include forensic reconstruction of ...
Expert Witness: E-001096
This expert is a building and construction professional with over 30 years of hands-on experience in the construction and building inspection industries. He has testified in numerous trials and depositions for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He has been qualified as an expert in construction and personal injury cases in courtrooms from New York City to Connecticut to Boston and has authored and presented numerous Continuing Legal Education courses, coast to ...
Expert Witness: E-035477
This New York City traffic maintenance, street design, accident reconstruction, and building codes expert leverages his civil engineering background in his forensic work. He graduated from the City College of New York with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and maintains the distinction of Professional Engineer in both New York and New Jersey. A member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers and Past President (2006) and Fellow ...
Expert Witness: E-082058
This former Chief California State Fire Marshal is a consummate expert in fire protection, building codes, and window safety. He has over 40 years of hands-on expertise and currently serves as Executive Director of the National Code Services Association. He also served as the Chair of California‟s Special Arson Task Force and has extensive experience in the investigation of fire origin, cause and spread and also negligence of fire department operations and management. ...
Expert Witness: E-066948
This qualified engineer obtained his BS in Civil and Structural Engineering and his MS in Management of Technology from Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a certified Professional Engineer and is certified in OSHA requirements and engineering and surveying. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 8 Publications and is currently a Structural Design and ...
Expert Witness: E-000849
This supremely qualified fire origin and cause investigation expert has served as a municipal fire marshal for over 20 years, and is a certified fire investigator who is the proprietor of a private fire investigation and fire/building code consulting firm.
Expert Witness: E-061175
This expert has about 10 years experience in property management. He has vast experience as a property portfolio manager where he was responsible for asset management, building code compliance, and real estate/insurance appraisal. He is currently the Director of Community Association Management for the Pacific Northwest at a California based property management company.
Expert Witness: E-015640
This highly qualified expert was formerly the facilities manager for 17 Target stores for 14 years. His responsibilities for total facility and property management included directing and supervising the Building Services Team, and he was responsible for overall store equipment and store safety. His expertise includes team leading, and safety & building code compliance. He is currently serving as the facilities manager for an industry-leading big-box retail store.
Expert Witness: E-006460
This expert has extensive experience with hardwood flooring, including credentials from NOFMA & NWFA. He serves on two NWFA Committees, He also have credentials in carpet inspection, training in woven carpet and rugs, carpet cleaning, repair and re-installation, and water damage restoration. This expert has also assisted Attorneys through all phases of legal action regarding slip, trip and fall in regards to flooring, carpeting and hard surfaces. Investigations ...

BUILDING CODE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …