July 29, 2022 - How do we increase the safety of those who reside in condominiums? What critical steps should be taken to make multi-unit dwellings safer? How could sweeping condo safety regulations impact you? Significant changes to condo laws have been approved by Florida lawmakers during a special session aimed to prevent a repeat of the Surfside condo collapse.
Best Practices for Condo Inspections & Repairs Post-Surfside
June 6, 2022 - Nearing the one-year anniversary of the Surfside condo collapse, there has been a focus on the safety and inspection guidelines of high-rise, multi-family residential condo buildings. In this episode, we address inspection and maintenance issues of large condo buildings and developments in Florida.
Condo Association Development / Repair / Maintenance
May 31, 2022 - There are a number of critically important engineering and legal considerations for Condo Associations and Boards of Directors. For detailed analysis on development, turnover, liability, and engineering issues, listen to this episode
How the Deadly Surfside Building Collapse Impacts Condo Association Boards & Property Owners
Jun 29, 2021 - We weigh in on the big question still left unanswered in Surfside - what caused the catastrophic collapse of part of the Champlain Towers South condo building?
Anatomy of a Property Damage Case
August 20, 2020 - Statute of Limitations. Insurance Policy. Large Loss. Statute of Repose. Storm Damage. Sinkholes.
Why Property Owners Need Expert Engineering & Litigation Support
August 18, 2020 - Engineering and legal perspectives on Large Loss property damage claims and insurance disputes.
September 17, 2020 - Solving the issues associated with sinkhole activity.
The Science of Sinkholes - Part I
September 10, 2020 - Some of the most complex legal and engineering problems stem from the interaction of water and the ground. Where do sinkholes form? What kind of damage do sinkholes cause?
Sinkhole Definitions and Repair Recommendations
March 11, 2020 - What is a sinkhole? We cover definitions and repair recommendations.
Preparing for a Hurricane: the Engineering Behind Your Home
Simpson Strong-Tie - Hear firsthand from leading industry experts who share their insights on how high winds affect buildings, communities and more. University of Florida professors, IBHS Research Center engineers, and other structural engineers explain the importance of resilient construction and following enhanced building codes.
Litigation Support / Alternative Dispute Resolution