Tag Archives: construction
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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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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Engineering Expert On San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Engineering Expert On San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

The new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is two years from completion and the old bridge is not expected to survive a major earthquake according to earthquake engineering expert Dr. Agathoklis Giaralis, City University London. The Southern California Earthquake Center says the probability of an event similar to the 1906 earthquake in the next 30 years is 86 per cent.

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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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Construction Expert & Town Theatre Project

Construction Expert & Town Theatre Project

The Highland, WI, Redevelopment Commission may take ownership of the Town Theatre in about a year after bidding and paying back taxes at the Lake County tax sale. A theater construction expert will inspect the interior of the vacant structure and advise on work needed.

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Construction Expert On Aspen Village Project

Construction Expert On Aspen Village Project

The owners of Aspen Skiing Co. bid October 5th on the stalled Base Village project. A construction expert estimated a cost of over $218 million to finish the work on the section of the project that Related Cos. of New York started. Related defaulted in 2009 on the $520 million acquisition and construction loan.

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Construction Experts & Defect Claims

Construction Experts & Defect Claims

Construction attorneys Doris Bobadilla and Lynne J. Shannon of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, presented a seminar on construction defect claims and shared their checklist for adjusters.

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Construction Expert To Monitor $1.8B FEMA Fund

The anti-fraud unit for New Orleans public school construction projects will include a construction expert to monitor building contracts and activities.

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Livestock Expert On Scorching Heat

Livestock Expert On Scorching Heat

After a week of scorching temperatures in the mid 90s and with heat indexes of 100 degrees or more, Ohio and Pennsylvania crop and livestock farmers saw a wide range of effects from last week’s heat wave, mostly negative.

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