Restoration Industry Expert 532235

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the Restoration Industry with expertise in building restorations: fire damage, smoke damage, water damage, moisture intrusion, mold and microbes; fire, smoke, and water damage in furniture and building contents; forensic investigations; standard of care for restoration industry issues; damage assessment and reconstruction; general contracting for reconstruction; and moisture testing for concrete. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Engineering Expert Witness 530746

Expertise Description

I have over spent 45 years working in the field of construction engineering. My areas of expertise include capital project development, commercial and industrial facilities; engineering design; geotechnical, structural, materials, and environmental engineering and building envelope forensics; failure investigations; building envelope and moisture intrusion studies; waste disposal systems; highway, airport, and specialized loaded pavement evaluation and design; vibration studies; and geohydrological studies and groundwater assessments. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 35 years as a construction engineering expert witness.

Wood Science Expert Witness 58205

Expertise Description

I have over spent over 20 years working with wood science. My areas of focus include construction materials; failure analyses; visual grading of lumber and timbers in-situ; mechanical testing; wood species identifications; finish problems associated with wood and wood-based materials; assessment of wood decay; insect attack and marine borers; evaluation of marine and foundation timbers and pilings; furniture design and failure; wooden ladders; moisture intrusion issues in structures; building envelope issues; assessment of mold; performance of wood plastic composites; and evaluation of glued laminated timbers. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a wood science expert witness for more than 15 years.

Roofing Expert Witness 523073

Expertise Description

With more than 30 years' experience as a roofer, I have an expertise in conducting moisture surveys, wind uplift testing, core analysis, fastener uplift testing, roofing specifications, tile uplift testing, solar panel installations, project management and damage assessments in every aspect of roofing, for commercial, industrial and residential properties. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a roofing expert witness for 20 years.

Structural Engineer Expert Witness 522008

Expertise Description

As a structural engineer with more than 35 years of experience, I have a focus in property casualty damage issues including: structural failures and defects, water intrusions, roof distresses, origin and cause of fires, mechanical failures, electrical failures, and trip and fall conditions. I have also spent over 10 years as a structural engineer expert witness.

Tile Flooring Expert Witness IL 521298

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in flooring with an expertise in Terrazzo, Tile, Seamless/Industrial Flooring, Moisture Mitigation Systems, and Exterior Insulation Finish Systems, including the Specifications, Details, Substrates, Surface Preparation, Applications, Education, Quality oversight, and Complaint Investigation/Resolution. I have also spent more than a decade as a flooring expert witness in Illinois offering such services as consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Architecture Expert 518791

Expertise Description

I am an Architect expert with expertise in forensic architecture and liability issues, building envelope, roofing design and failures, masonry and concrete failures and restoration, intrusive moisture problems including mold and fungal growth, and waterproofing issues. I have more than 50 years of experienc in my industry and 30 years expert witness can consulting experience.

Construction and Home Inspection Expert 517541

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience working in the construction industry with a primary focus in home inspection. I worked as a carpenter apprentice and journeyman carpenter before moving on to work as a home inspector for numerous insurance companies. I was also the founder and president of my own construction and home inspection company for 10 years. I have strong experience inspecting moisture intrusion and other types of water damage, indoor air quality, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, and electrical defects. I have also worked as a firefighter and Supervising Fire Marshal. I have more than 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Engineering Expert 374594

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the field of Forensic Engineering, as a Registered Professional Engineer, with expertise in Construction Engineering. I own a consultancy that provides services with regard to construction, design, and installation defect disputes for all building types and systems. I also am President of an additional company where I am responsible for all design, construction administration, and engineering and project management. I have experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design and project management for institutional, industrial, health care and residential projects. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Occupational Medicine Expert 515367

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Medicine and am Board Certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. My private Occupational and Environmental Medicine practice works with toxicological, biological, and physical exposures, and diseases. I perform medical surveillance examinations and biological monitoring, audiograms, and respirator medical clearance examinations. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Commercial Flooring 10902

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Commercial Flooring Issues. My areas of expertise include current and future material degradation and projected replacement costs, installation standards, concrete additives, and moisture vapor, as well as all flooring material including wood, carpet, stone and ceramic, vinyl, etc. I also covers slip, trip and fall causation and have handled many bamboo flooring failures and wood flooring issues. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Refrigeration 501656

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of worldwide experience in refrigeration as well as mechanical and overall building design, analysis, engineering, and project management of new and renovated facilities. I am recognized as an international expert in refrigeration engineering, refrigerated warehouses, engineering investigations. and food processing and have published and presented papers as an industry expert on topics that include plant design, refrigeration systems, building evaluation, sanitation, and energy conservation. I have acted as an expert witness for refrigeration, refrigeration controls, refrigerants, refrigerated buildings, meat and food refrigeration, cold storage facilities, and food processing cases. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Toxicologist 500782

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Toxicology with expertise in human health and ecological risks associated with chemicals in the environment and workplace, and with consumer products. I have experience with directing, preparing, and reviewing health and ecological risk assessments and risk assessment work plans for hazardous waste sites, mine and smelter sites, Brownfields, air toxins, waste incinerators and other air toxic emission sources, rock quarries, school sites, military bases, radionuclide sites, and landfills. My experience also includes vapor intrusion risk assessments, indoor air risk assessments, Proposition 65 compliance risk assessments, crystalline silica exposure, consumer product safety assessment (especially nutritional supplements), building assessment, and contaminated building risk assessments. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction 463127

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of General Contracting with expertise in practical solutions to building performance issues. I have experience with foundation repair, seismic retrofitting, testing and evaluation of fire and water damage. The scope of services I am typically asked to provide includes investigation, destructive testing, windows installation, repair recommendation development, construction procedures, cost estimation, and presentation of findings in cases of construction defects, building envelope defects, insurance coverage, bad faith, failure to disclose, fraud, and criminal negligence and project mismanagement. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hvac 458478

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in developing and expanding central energy plants and the corresponding distribution networks. I have additional experience in HVAC and plumbing systems, Central Plant, boilers, stacks, air separation, medical gas and vacuum systems, and critical care, laboratory and specialized systems designs. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Defects 460274

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in damage and failure, forensic structural and civil engineering investigations, construction defect evaluations, building envelop and moisture intrusion problems, wind/hail and earthquake damage evaluations, claim appraisal work, subrogation potential, product failure analysis, and slip/fall analysis. I have experience with wood, masonry, concrete, and steel design. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Flooring Expert Witness FL 45887

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Floor Coverings with expertise in complaint related issues with installation, manufacturing or locally caused issues of all flooring materials. This includes wet area bathroom materials and installation inspections and I am capable of performing pre-installation inspections for job start-ups for all floor coverings. My knowledge includes: installation of carpet, ceramic, resilient, engineered & solid hard wood flooring and moldings, Color Blending, Pile Lifting, Steaming, Back Bending Carpet Tiles, and Shearing. I have over 5 years experience as a floor coverings expert witness with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Flooring 456113

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Flooring with expertise in Hardwood Flooring (Solid and Engineered), Residential Carpet, Commercial Carpet, Woven and Wool Carpets, Laminate Flooring, Carpet Tile, Ceramic Tile, Vinyl Tile & Sheet Flooring, and Rubber Tile & Sheet Flooring. I have experience with carpet inspection and moisture testing. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Flooring 454483

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in the field of Flooring, with expertise in carpet inspection, flooring installation for residential and commercial uses. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Flooring 453600

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Flooring with expertise in procurement, supply, and installation of all floor coverings and connected materials. I have knowledge in carpet, resilient, Ceramic and Porcelain Tile, Natural Stone, Wood Flooring, Laminate, Bamboo, Cork, Epoxy, Athletic Flooring, Adhesives & Setting Materials, Sound Control, Moisture Testing, Vapor Emissions Testing, pH and rH Testing, and Surface Remediation. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical And Civil Engineering 8824

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in civil engineering and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: investigations, civil design, design oversight monitoring, planning, construction inspection and distress evaluation of residential, transit, commercial and industrial facilities. I have expert consultation experience on structure distress, landslides, subsidence, settlement, expansive soils, soil excavation, grading, and drainage. I have prior expert witness experience.

Building Inspection 426834

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in Building Inspection. My extensive experience includes property inspections, including mechanical (HVAC), plumbing, electrical systems, structural condition, structural design, basement/crawlspace moisture seepage, ceiling defect, NYS DEC certified wood boring insect inspection, and attic insulation and ventilation. I have additional experience in interior / exterior conditions, including: walls, ceilings, floors, windows, fireplaces, appliances, siding, garages, desks, driveways, windows, trim, and roof. I have 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Architecture 165981

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Architecture. My areas of expertise include city planning and design, private enterprise, and residential construction projects. I have experience with architectural assessment, architectural homes, forensic architectural investigation for design professionals, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material manufacturers, and suppliers. I specialize in analysis of water-intrusion issues related to roofing, sheet metal, and waterproofing systems.

Groundwater 355773

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the field of Civil, Structural, & Environmental Engineering. My areas of expertise include soil and groundwater remediation, mold, and moisture / water-related problems. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Waterproofing And Roofing 48904

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the field of roofing-related sheet metal, waterproofing, roofing injury, and roof moisture intrusion. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.