Water intrusion can cause a lot of problems for various structures, and such issues can lead to insurance claims or construction litigation requiring a water intrusion expert witness. Waterproofing the site is very important for preventing construction damages and defects caused by water intrusion. Whether the construction site is for a housing project, building remodeling, condominiums, or commercial real estate, waterproofing is an integral part of the design and construction process.
Water intrusion may be caused by a variety of issues, such as faulty plumbing, roof leaks, flooring defects, slope issues, building envelope issues, and other construction-related damage. Water intrusion may result in the development of mold and fungus within a building, which can cause problems with health and safety.
Since water intrusion can originate from various sources, finding the right expert witness is often crucial in the event of a court case. The architects, developers, and planners, door and window manufacturers and installers, and other such companies can all be responsible for a case of water intrusion. Since the reason for water intrusion may be sourced back to a number of individuals, lawsuits often involve determining who is responsible for the damage. Water intrusion may affect indoor air quality, as well as several other forms of environmental health and safety conditions.
Water intrusion can cause many problems and occur in a variety of ways, so hiring an expert with a strong background in the discipline is very important to your case. ForensisGroup has a history of more than twenty years recruiting top quality experts. Submit An Expert Request Form or call us today for more information from our helpful staff on retaining the best available water intrusion expert witness.