CONSTRUCTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident

This case involves a woman who fell off a ladder and was injured. The woman was cleaning her gutters and set the ladder up in an A-Frame configuration on level ground. The woman was wearing flimsy plastic sandals while completing this task. As she attempte …

Construction Error Significantly Devalues Commercial Property CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

This case involves a nail salon that was being built. Over multiple revisions of the building plan, it was indicated that the floor was to be completely flat and have no grade. In the last revision, there included plans for a 2% grade. The nail salon owner …

Construction Site Fails To Reroute Pedestrians Causing Two Fatalities CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

…  At the time, half of the street was blocked off for curb reconstruction. However, there were no signs blocking or redirecting pedestrian …  alleged that the temporary traffic control plan for the construction site was negligent in failing to reroute pedestrians out of the …

Forklift Driver Without OSHA Training Causes Fatal Accident CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

Forklift Driver Without OSHA Training Causes Fatal Accident

…  case involves a construction site manager that was working at a luxury apartment complex in …  trained to properly operate a forklift. An expert in OSHA construction regulations and training standards was sought to opine on the …

Casino Layout Fails To Account For Wheelchair Accessibility CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

Casino Layout Fails To Account For Wheelchair Accessibility

This case involves a wheelchair-bound woman who was severely injured when her chair toppled over an unmarked step-down inside a casino. The woman was attempting to exit the casino area to enter a restaurant in a lower-traffic area of the casino floor. Unbe …

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner

This case involves a 41-year-old female homeowner who was injured after she fell off of a ladder. She had borrowed an aluminum ladder from her neighbor to clean her gutters. As the woman reached the top of the ladder, it gave way causing her to fall 15 f …

Commercial Solar Panel Installation Leads To Workmanship Dispute CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

…  case involves the unpaid construction of a solar panel facility in Washington state. The facility and …  damage due to a snowstorm several months after the construction of the commercial utility project began. After the facility was repaired, the facility elected not to pay the construction company in full due to alleged construction and workmanship …

Construction Workers Fall From Scaffolding In Violation Of OSHA Regulations CONSTRUCTION Expert Case

…  case involves two construction workers who suffered fatal falls while working on a scaffolding structure. One of the construction workers was handing the other a tool. As the second construction worker reached for the tool, the ladder slipped off the …