Expertise DescriptionAs a third generation Southern California builder licensed since 1984 and a forensic expert since 1996 I have performed on projects ranging from food production facilities & manufacturing/office complexes, restaurants, medical center offices, and veterinary hospitals, to residential homes engaged in new construction, remodel/addition, hotels, common interest developments, HOA issues, Period re-authentication of classic home design, corrections to poor & defective work, and have addressed issues regarding most subcontractor trades associated with construction projects. I have successfully worked a half dozen such issues over the years related to condominiums/common interest developments regarding water intrusion from adjacent and upper level units.
As a tradesmen prior to becoming a contractor I worked in innumerable supermarkets and retail outlets conducting maintenance on refrigeration units, among other things.
I have also performed in matters related to my prior statement as well as premises liability, personal injury, standard of care, project administration, construction defects, moisture intrusion, fire, codes, contract issues, destructive testing, damage/repair cause & cost estimates encompassing all elements of losses to the complainant, and many contractor licensure transgressions that led to enhanced awards or a disgorgement. I am fully versed in both plaintiff and defendant matters, carrier defense & subrogation, quantum meruit issues including divorces, depositions, trial testimony in bench and jury hearings, mediation, arbitration, and moderating disputes pre-filing. I have offered my services as a general contractor expert witness for over 10 years.
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