Family of roofer who died in fall sues, saying employer discouraged use of safety gear

Published on July 26, 2019
Alan Loignon's family makes the claim in a $2.5 million wrongful-death lawsuit against Loignon's employer – and half-brother – Shawn Purvis.

Construction takeaways from OSHA's July 2019 updates

Published on June 27, 2019
In 1995, in response to a presidential memo, OSHA began its Standards Improvement Project with the goal of streamlining its own rules, increasing compliance and taking some of the financial and regulatory burden off employers.

Texas plumbing board and laws abolished after legislative strife

Published on June 27, 2019
The House failed to pass legislation that would have extended the agency's existence.

Jeff Hunt earns CLFC designation

Published on June 20, 2019
Houston, June 19, 2019―Jeff Hunt, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R, CDRS, CFLC of Jeff Hunt Construction has recently been designated as a Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) by the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA). FEWA established the CFLC credential in 2014 for qualified expert witnesses and forensic consultants.

Jeff Hunt to speak at Southeast Builders Conference

Published on June 20, 2019
Houston, June 20, 2019―Jeff Hunt, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R, CDRS, CFLC of Jeff Hunt Construction has been asked to speak at the 2019 Southeast Builders Conference (SEBC) being held at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee Florida August 1st and 2nd.

Laboratory Hail Testing

Published on May 22, 2019
As we celebrate Haag’s 95th anniversary in 2019, we are looking back at some of the noteworthy projects Haag Engineers and Consultants have been involved with over the last 95 years. Each month in 2019, this blog will feature one unique, important project, as selected by our senior staff. 

Texas Roofing Regulation Bill Fails Again

Published on May 22, 2019

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The latest effort to regulate roofers in Texas has died at the state house.

The legislation would have required roofing contractors to register with the state by providing their name, address and a $250 registration fee. Roofers would also need to pay a renewal fee not exceeding $100.

You Get What You Pay For

Published on March 14, 2019
As an expert witness that has been involved in several hundred lawsuits testifying for homeowners who have been taken advantage of, I am concerned with some social media and national television advertising that I've seen lately.

NAHB Legal Fund Helps Subcontractor Win in Construction Defect Case

Published on January 19, 2019
NAHB’s Legal Action Fund scored another victory at the end of 2018, when a case it supported in Nevada, Donnelly v. Anthony & Sylvan Pools, resulted in a win for the building community.

Jeff Hunt, Expert Witness

Published on September 13, 2018
It’s a trope familiar with fans of legal thrillers, both on TV and film: the defense calls on an expert in the field that gives a thorough explanation of the case, debunking any doubt and possibly winning the case. 

Experience, Excellence, and Expertise - Jeff Hunt