Termite infestation is a serious issue for property owners across the United States. Within the pest control and entomology industries, termite extermination is major business because termites cause substantial damage to building structures and various types of furniture and products.
Because termites create such damage in wood-based material used for housing structures, urban entomologists often required in dealing with this particular pest. Termites are the species of insects most likely to cause damage and affect urban areas, so a termite expert witness must understand insect behavior in relation to household pests. Insect biology and insect ecology are also relevant when using pesticides to clear an area of termites.
Structural pest control operators must be knowledgeable in various studies and techniques, as household pests require a combination of expertise in both entomology and building construction. With this in mind, termite experts might be licensed in several different areas, including entomology, termites, fumigation, pest control operations, contracting, real estate, construction, and building inspections.
The methods of treating termites in relation to pest control can be very important in the event of litigation. A pest control operator may work with chemical treatment, heat control, pesticides, or fumigation. The form of treatment can be cause for a dispute. A termites expert witness can offer unbiased expert testimony that help the court decide on the liability of the landlord, property manager, tenant, pest control company, or contractor.
Termites are a very common form of household pest that can cause a substantial amount of damage. ForensisGroup has an extensive selection of entomology and pest control experts who are particularly knowledgeable in termite behavior. We invite you to browse our list of qualified experts and Submit An Expert Request Form to learn more on how we can help your case by finding the right termite expert witness.