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Defective Ventilation Blamed for Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

This case involves a young family that had moved into a recently renovated home in Southern California. The roof had been replaced, and the water heater and HVAC system had been upgraded substantially. Shortly after the family moved into the home, however, …

Negligent Sidewalk Design is Blamed for Slip and Fall Accident CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

This case involves a woman who slipped and fell outside of a shopping center. The walkway where the woman fell is used as the main means of ingress and egress to the shopping center. The sidewalk is not level to the grass and it was alleged that the sidewa …

Construction Worker is Impaled on Unsafe Job Site CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

Construction Worker is Impaled on Unsafe Job Site

…  case involves a construction worker who was impaled on a steel beam that was left jutting from …  working as an electrical contractor at a large industrial construction site. The man was walking around the job site when he suddenly …

Recreational Center in Middle East Temporarily Closes After Pipelines Collapse CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

This case involves damage incurred to a pipe supporting systems at a large indoor recreational center in the United Arab Emirates. It was observed that the water system pipelines had been detached from their supporter and collapsed, causing damage to over  …

Electrician Suffers Serious Injuries During Transformer Repair CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

…  a malfunction of an electrical transformer at a Washington construction site. Despite the electrician’s unfamiliarity with the construction site, the electrician was not warned of any particular hazards. …

Balcony Collapse Produces Lawsuit Against Negligent Contractor CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

Balcony Collapse Produces Lawsuit Against Negligent Contractor

A building contractor’s maintenance of the supporting joists and erosion control was brought into question after a balcony collapse resulted in the death and injury of multiple individuals. An investigation concluded that the wooden joists supporting the …