ROOFING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-185937
This expert earned his BS in Management Science from Virginia Tech and Executive Graduate Program College of Insurance. This expert also has a number of certifications including certification as a Certified Builders Insurance Agent, certification by the College of Insurance, and certification by the National Safety Council. He is licensed as a Property and Casualty Agent and a Life and Health Agent in North Carolina. In addition, he is the Vice Chairman of the Safety ...
Expert Witness: E-010248
This expert has more than 32 years of experience in the asphalt roofing manufacturing industry. He is a certified Lean Trainer and a certified Six Sigma Champion. While at Owens Corning, he spent 20 years as a plant manager for 3 separate asphalt roofing facilities, 8 years as a production manager, and 5 years in various supervisory and support roles. He also served on a product development and design team that specialized in high wind and impact resistant shingles. ...
Expert Witness: E-010271
This expert specializes in all aspects of the roofing industry -- he is a registered professional engineer (CA, NV, MN), a registered roof consultant, a well-published author on a variety of roofing issues, and a distinguished fellow of the Roof Consultants Institute. This expert holds a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and has spent more than 30 years investigating, designing, and providing consulting services regarding roof and waterproofing systems. He is a ...
Expert Witness: E-045034
This expert was employed by USDOL/OSHA for 20 years. Following that federal service, he became a self-employed safety consultant in 1992. He is in the 25th year of that practice. He is the author of a textbook on OSHA and safety regulations. More than 350 of his articles, columns, and Q&As have been published in newsletters, magazines, etc. This expert specializes in hazard recognition and abatement, site inspection, accident/incident investigation, and citation ...
Expert Witness: E-040651
This expert holds a bachelor degree in Environmental Design and a masters in Architecture from the University of Colorado, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. As a forensic architect, he performs standard of care analysis in design and construction projects, with special emphasis on multi-family residential projects; performs cause and origin analysis of building system installations and failures, including roofing systems, window and door systems, ...
Expert Witness: E-010272
This highly qualified expert oversees research on the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. He received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Association for Wind Engineering. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on the subject of asphalt shingles including the effects of wind and other environmental factors on the material. He is currently a forensic engineering specialist. Their analysis 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 ...

ROOFING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Service Technician Permanently Injured On Slippery Vinyl Roof ROOFING Expert Case

…  case involves a roofing construction project for a county courthouse. The roof was redone with …  to work. An expert in premises liability, particularly roofing and construction, was sought to comment on the liability of the county …

Homeowner is Injured by Construction Debris ROOFING Expert Case

Homeowner is Injured by Construction Debris

This case involves a homeowner that hired a property restoration company to repair his roof. Once the contractor finished with the work, they cleaned up the property, hauled the dumpster away, and told the owner of the home that they had finished before le …

Negligent HVAC Installation Leads to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning ROOFING Expert Case

…  There was a cap vent on the roof which was removed by the roofing company, replaced, and painted during the roof repair. Several months …  they found that the cap vent, which was replaced by the roofing company, was flush with the roof – causing most of the fumes to remain …

Space heater fire kills 2 children ROOFING Expert Case

Space heater fire kills 2 children

…  of the children’s bedroom and also coming from the roofing of the home above the children’s bedroom. Both of the children died …

Construction Safety Expert Comments on Dangerous Site Conditions ROOFING Expert Case

This case involves a roofer who was installing CertainTeed shingles on a multi-unit apartment complex. On the day of the incident in question, the Plaintiff fell several feet from the roof while he was installing the shingles, where he landed on a pallet  …

Unsecured Ladder Results in Serious Fall ROOFING Expert Case

Unsecured Ladder Results in Serious Fall

This case takes place in Arizona and involves a roofer working on a commercial construction project who suffered serious injuries while on the job. The roofer had been employed during construction of a new science center for a large academic institution,  …

Civil Engineering Expert Opines on Metal Roofing Failure ROOFING Expert Case

Civil Engineering Expert Opines on Metal Roofing Failure

…  It is disputed as to how CentiMark became involved in the roofing project and whether CentiMark recommended installing the elastomeric …  it was not its responsibility to choose or suggest the roofing system to be installed, but only to bid and install the elastomeric …

Construction Worker Killed by Fall on Unsafe Worksite ROOFING Expert Case

Construction Worker Killed by Fall on Unsafe Worksite

This case takes place in South Dakota and involves rotting roof conditions which resulted in a wrongful death action. The area where the accident took place was a work site shared by employees of the defendants. The defendants were aware of the rotting c …

Construction Safety Expert Opines on Alleged Negligence of Construction Company ROOFING Expert Case

Plaintiff and another employee were standing on a small scaffold while installing CertainTeed shingles on a house when the scaffolding gave way causing the plaintiff and the other worker to fall and injure themselves. Plaintiff alleges that the ladder upon …