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, will present four live chats with experts both here at home, and the state and federal level.

Hurricane Harvey: Worker shortage slows rebuilding after storms

Published on June 18, 2018 by ecityadmin

Contractors told Mindy Gronauer that repairs on her four-bedroom Houston house – whose main floor was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Harvey – should be completed in about four months.

Homes in need of repairs due to Harvey may see shortage of supplies, contractors

Published on June 10, 2018 by ecityadmin
HOUSTON - With a 175,000 homes in need of repairs in the greater Houston area after Harvey, experts say patience will be needed.

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