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‘Wheel Stop’ Tripping Hazards in Pedestrian Paths of Travel

Consider these commonalities at Photos 1, 2 and 3 below: A ‘wheel stop’ (serving no functional purpose) straddles a primary pedestrian route into a busy store; Even after multiple trip-and-fall incidents, management has not removed the known

Mechanically Driven Sources of Water Damage

Most moisture problems can be diagnosed by looking at the condition and asking how much water it took to create that problem. Solving the problem amounts to asking where that amount of water could have come from and where it should go.

Use and Abuse of ASTM Voluntary Standard F1637

ASTM International (founded in 1898 as the American Society for Testing and Materials) comprises a worldwide body of 30,000 volunteer experts and professionals, serving more than 140 committees, that produce 12,000 technical standards promoting safety, quality, and consumer confidence.

IBC vs. CBC – Exterior Wall Fire-Protection Difference

Consider a three-story, fully fire-sprinklered, 1-hour fire-rated, wood-framed Type V Group R-1 hotel building constructed under either the International Building Code (IBC) or the California Building Code

Construction Experts with ‘Inactive’ Licenses – Questions and Answers for Deposing Attorneys

In the construction defects litigation arena, there are expert witnesses who rely upon inactive license(s) as a qualifying foundation for their testimony. This brief explores potentially limiting parameters of this practice.

Exhibit In Support of First Amended, Verified Cross-complaint for Injunctive Relief and Damages – Declaration of Lonnie Haughton

These strict procedural requirements are described in Mr. Haughton’s Declaration filed in federal court on behalf of homeowner Janet Summerfield in her cross-complaint against the City of San Bernardino.

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