HVAC EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Worker Falls Through Skylight; Expert Says Codes Were Violated HVAC Expert Case

Plaintiff was working on rooftop equipment at a beverage facility when he fell through a skylight. The roof had recently been remodeled and hundreds of skylights were added. He sued the property manager, the general contractor, the project manager and the  …

Contractor Falls Through Leaking Roof of Restaurant HVAC Expert Case

Contractor Falls Through Leaking Roof of Restaurant

This case involves a restaurant that hired a contractor to do routine waterproofing of its roof shingles and as-needed repairs to the restaurant’s air-conditioning system. The contractor was told to replace the compressor motor in an air-conditioner locate …

Allegedly Defective Electrical Heater Causes Store to Burn Down HVAC Expert Case

This case involves a store burning down due to an allegedly defective electrical heater. The plaintiffs owned a small clothing store and used an electrical heater placed in a window to warm their store. One day, the electrical heater overheated, and the w …

Water Heater Explodes Damaging Plaintiff’s House HVAC Expert Case

Water Heater Explodes Damaging Plaintiff’s House

This case involves a water heater exploding, causing significant damage to the plaintiff’s house. The plaintiff purchased a water heater from a large retailer and had it installed by a plumbing specialist into his home’s PEX piping system. Two weeks aft …