Monthly Archives: December 2015

Do You Need a Structural Steel Expert?

Disputes related to construction defects are some of the most commonly litigated issues in the construction industry, often involving complex legal, technical, and engineering issues. For this reason a competent and experienced structural steel expert can be an invaluable resource to construction contractors and building owners alike. If you are a contractor faced with a claim alleging that you are responsible for a construction defect, or a building owner alleging that a contractor is liable for a construction defect, it is essential that you find a structural steel expert who has the knowledge and expertise to assist you in your... Read More

Why You Should Hire a Structural Steel Expert

Construction defect lawsuits are often brought against building owners, buyers, subcontractors, or general contractors. Construction defect disputes encompass a wide range of issues. However, given the extensive use of steel reinforced concrete in the building of a wide range of structures, a structural steel expert will have the technical and practical expertise to make a failure assessment of concrete structures built with reinforced steel. If your construction dispute involves a structure built with steel reinforced concrete, you should retain the services of a structural steel expert to assist you in your case. Structural steel failure can be a tricky situation... Read More

How a Construction Claims Consultant Can Help

Construction defect litigation is on the rise. If you are involved in a construction defect dispute, you will most likely need the assistance of the best legal, accounting, engineering, experts you can find. A construction claims consultant can be invaluable in helping you achieve the best possible results related to your claim. A construction claims consultant can conduct a thorough investigation of the structure at issue to give you an honest and accurate assessment of the cause of any construction defects and assess the damages as well. A construction defect can be the result of faulty design, materials, and/or workmanship.... Read More

What to Look For in a Construction Claims Expert

If your construction company is involved in a construction defect dispute related to structural steel, your business is on the line. Under such serious circumstances, you should definitely seek the assistance of an experienced structural steel construction claims expert. Serious construction disputes require professional advice as soon as possible in the claims process so that you have the information you need to devise the best plan in order to get the best result. Input and support from a competent construction claims expert will increase the likelihood of your claim being settled more quickly and equitably. Construction disputes often involve multiple... Read More

Why Would You Need a Reinforcing Steel Expert?

Construction defect lawsuits are extremely common and are often brought against multiple parties such as general contractors and subcontractors. Construction defect disputes involving steel reinforced cement require the expertise of a reinforcing steel expert. A reinforcing steel expert can conduct an investigation of the structure at issue, and then create an expert report regarding any determinations of reinforced steel defects as well as an estimate of damages. One of the more common reinforced steel construction defect issues involves what is called “spalling”, which refers to the exposure of reinforced steel bars as a result of the fragmenting of the concrete... Read More
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