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Construction Safety Expert Witnesses & NYC Crane Collapse

Construction Safety Expert Witnesses & NYC Crane Collapse

What areas may construction safety expert witnesses consult on? These experts are trained in accident reconstruction, building code compliance, general contractor standards, building sites, OSHA regulation, and related matters. Due to the perpetual movement of heavy machinery and heavy objects in the construction industry, there is a constant danger to workers and passersby.

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Land Use Expert Witness In Verizon Wireless Case

Land Use Expert Witness In Verizon Wireless Case

Verizon Wireless has filed a lawsuit against the Freehold Township, New Jersey, Zoning Board of Adjustment after the town denied an application to construct a cellular communications tower on property at Route 537. A communications expert witness testified during hearings that Verizon is designing the 4G network in order to provide service in areas with gaps in network coverage. Verizon claims the zoning board’s December 10, 2015 denial of a use variance was without legal basis.

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Architecture Expert Witness On Water Damage

In The Water Below: Water Vapor and Concrete Slabs, ForensisGroup architecture expert witness writes:

Poet Rupert Brooke once wrote that good shall come of water. He obviously never dealt with concrete. One of the lesser known yet more frustrating sources of water damage can occur on a concrete slab on grade. A concrete slab on grade is a flat area of concrete, poured directly on the earth or water membrane. This is where flooring – wood, carpet, tile, – is laid in residential construction.

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Structural Engineering Expert Witnesses

Structural Engineering Expert Witnesses

Structural engineering expert witnesses may opine on investigations on structural damage and failure, as well as defect studies and code compliances. Expert Scott Penfold testified this week in Eureka, CA, Superior Court regarding properties owned by Betty and Floyd Squires. The city of Eureka has recorded 75 code violations regarding below standard conditions on properties owned by the Squires.

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Construction Expert On Mall Of America Accident

After a U-Haul truck brought down a parking ramp at the Mall of America, MN, in August, construction expert Tim Galarnyk said the ramp design may have been faulty. Galarnyk is an experienced bridge and railway inspector specializing in construction analysis and safety and identifying defects and construction problems.

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Civil Engineering Expert On Proposed Solar Facility

Civil Engineering Expert On Proposed Solar Facility

Civil engineering expert Mark Lukasik testified in the hearing on a solar array construction project to power the Gibraltar Quarry in New Jersey. Residents and the planning board chairman are concerned with runoff and erosion after 2,000 are taken down to accommodate the solar facility.

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Real Estate Expert Testifies On Townhouse Project

Real estate expert James Jones testified before the Parsippany (NJ) Zoning Board of Adjustment regarding a townhouse development proposal. The developer says the project will benefit the local real estate market but some residents argue the construction will have a negative environmental impact.

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Real Estate Appraisal Expert On Wind Turbines

Real Estate Appraisal Expert On Wind Turbines

Real estate appraisal expert Mike McCann of McCann Appraisal, LLC, has studied the adverse effect of wind turbines on property values and his recent analysis puts the distance of negative impact to at least three miles from turbine arrays.

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Urban Planning Expert On Las Vegas Real Estate

Urban planning expert Robert Lang, professor of sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is co-director of Brookings Mountain West. He recently commented on hedge funds purchasing Las Vegas residential real estate, saying, “It’s just another distressed asset.”

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Construction Expert & Westchester Expressway Project

Construction Expert & Westchester Expressway Project

Construction expert Peter M. Lehrer will head the review the I-287 Cross Westchester Expressway Corridor project. New York Governor Cuomo ordered a review of the construction project which began in 1996 and has run considerably over budget.

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