Understanding Codes for Premises Liability and Construction Defects

Below is an introduction to understanding the codes and issues involved in a premises liability or construction defect case. If you would like to learn more about codes and standards that may apply to these cases while gaining one general CLE credit, Ponderosa Associates will be providing an accredited seminar on Wednesday, September 26 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM … Read More

Fueling the Fire – Understanding Fuel Loads for Fire Origin & Cause

The difficulty in making clear fire origin and cause determinations can be compounded when dealing with non-standard fuel loads. The term fuel load is defined as: “The total quantity of combustible contents of a building, space, or fire area, including interior finish and trim, expressed in heat units or the equivalent weight in wood” (NFPA 921, 2017, 3.3.93). Adding to … Read More

Roadway Evidence in Accident Reconstruction

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Detailed roadway evidence in accident reconstruction makes every analysis better. Knowing specifically where a vehicle was at various positions either pre-impact, post-impact or at rest allows an expert to understand the details of a crash at a high level. This is crucial in cases where these details make a difference in the case, such as in product liability. Newer technology … Read More

3D Printing for the Courtroom

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Detailed roadway evidence in accident reconstruction makes every analysis better. Knowing specifically where a vehicle was at various positions either pre-impact, post-impact or at rest allows an expert to understand the details of a crash at a high level. This is crucial in cases where these details make a difference in the case, such as in product liability. Newer technology … Read More

Jason Brummett – Director of Graphics

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Below is an introduction to understanding the codes and issues involved in a premises liability or construction defect case. If you would like to learn more about codes and standards that may apply to these cases while gaining one general CLE credit, Ponderosa Associates will be providing an accredited seminar on Wednesday, September 26 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM … Read More