Texas Roofing Regulation Bill Fails Again

Published on May 22, 2019 by https://dfw.cbslocal.com

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 by ecityadmin
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 by ecityadmin
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 by ecityadmin
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. 

Hail Yes or Hail No: Was the Metal Roof Really Damaged by Hail?

Published on August 8, 2018 by ecityadmin
Disagreement over whether a roof has been damaged by hail is not a new issue. However, the past several years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of hail claims that have been filed

The Construction Expert 25 Houston Law Firms Have Trusted Most

Published on August 1, 2018 by ecityadmin

With over 20 years of experience in the construction business, Jeff Hunt has made a name for himself as an expert witness in dispute cases around the Houston area for close to a decade.

Reality Rope Access

Published on July 21, 2018 by ecityadmin
Jeff recently completed a two-day intensive Rope Access training that equips him to be able to inspect very steep roofs including pitches greater than 12/12.

Supreme Court Of Texas Holds Homeowner Must Present Evidence To Show That Repair Costs Are Reasonable And Necessary

Published on July 8, 2018 by ecityadmin
In a per curium opinion issued on June 29, 2012, the Texas Supreme Court held that an estimate for damages created through a widely used software program did not in itself prove that the repair and remediation costs were “reasonable or necessary.” McGinty v. Hennen, --- S.W.3d ---, 2012 WL 2476877, No. 11–0288 (Tex. June 29, 2012)

The Brittleness Test

Published on June 30, 2018 by ecityadmin
In this post we talk about “The Brittleness Test.” However, before delving into the specific discussion of “The Brittleness Test,” it is important to first understand how industry-accepted test methods are developed so we can ask – Is “The Brittleness Test” an industry-accepted test method?

Live Chat: Rebuilding/repair questions with Jeff Hunt

Published on June 18, 2018 by ecityadmin

Houston and its surrounding communities have begun the slow process of recovery following Hurricane Ike. To help answer some questions during the hurricane’s aftermath, chron.com will present four live chats with experts both here at home, and the state and federal level.

Experience, Excellence, and Expertise - Jeff Hunt