RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Rolling Door Installation Causes Permanent Injury RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves a plumber who was called to repair a corroded pipe in a maintenance shed on a commercial property. The plumber attempted to enter the shed but found that the rolling door would not open because the wire cable had become tangled. He a …

Residential Developer Begins Construction On Property Without Legal Access RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

…  case involves the owners of a recreational camp in a residential community who entered into an agreement with a developer to buy a …  of the annex sought an expert in civil engineering for residential development to describe how one ensures that plots have legal …

Residential Mortgage Expert Opines On Loan Servicing Dispute RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Residential Mortgage Expert Opines On Loan Servicing Dispute

…  had a duty to report this to the investors. An expert in residential mortgage servicing was sought to help counsel understand the business practices in the residential mortgage servicing …

Business Expert Witness Opines on Bad Lending Practices RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Business Expert Witness Opines on Bad Lending Practices

…  (OCC). The central issue in this case involves “Other Real Estate Owned” (OREO) assets were due to bad lending practices or due to the …

Finance Expert Discusses Allegedly Illegal Sale of Collateralized Debt Obligations RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This is a class-action lawsuit involving claims under the Securities Exchange Act against a major American bank in New York. The plaintiffs alleged that the bank violated the federal securities laws by making false and misleading statements with respect to …

Expert Discusses ADA Non-Compliance in Theater Staircase RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Expert Discusses ADA Non-Compliance in Theater Staircase

This case involves an individual who fell down a staircase in the lobby of a large, historic theater in South Carolina. The top several stairs of the grand staircase in the theater lobby, where the man was standing and fell from, did not have a handrail. B …

Real Estate Expert Discusses Right of First Refusal RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Real Estate Expert Discusses Right of First Refusal

…  movie producer decided to sue his real estate attorney in Florida for legal malpractice after the attorney failed to …  neglecting his tenant, and in turn filed suit against his real estate attorney. An expert qualified to comment on the right of first …

Doctor Comments on Residential Mold Exposure RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

Doctor Comments on Residential Mold Exposure

A number of tenants in an apartment unit in Washington decided to file a class action suit over exposure to mold. Shortly after moving into the unit, they began experiencing unexplained medical issues including pulmonary, thyroid, digestive and endocrine  …

Property Management Expert Discusses Rental Management Dispute RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE Expert Case

This case involves a group of minority shareholders in a company which owns and manages a chain of rental properties in the Orlando area. The company was spending more than 18% of its sales income to pay the salaries of persons who perform the same functi …