Expert Witness Services

Expert witness services for construction and remodeling litigation

Expert Construction Witness
We specialize in providing expert witness testimony in construction related court cases

DM Bekus Construction has over 40 years of Construction and Remodeling experience and is a NJ licensed Building Inspector.  Through years of experience inspecting, remodeling and building new homes we've become very knowledgeable in our field and our services have now been used in cases involving homeowners and their builders or contractors.

It's not uncommon for a homeowner to have various problems, with contractors or the work completed on their home.  As seasoned experts in the field, who adhere to building code practices and high construction standards we provide reliable advice and credible expert witness testimony.

Maybe you've had a contractor abandon your project, maybe a contractors poor work standards have left your home damaged, or uninhabitable... There are so many ways a home remodeling and construction project can go sideways and in our current state of affairs, and the boom in construction occurring in this area there is now more permits being issued than ever before.  More permits means there is going to be an increase in customer complaints about poor building and construction practices.  If this describes your situation then we can probably offer some assistance in the way of expert evaluation and advice.

Expert Witness Services We Provide

  • Project Evaluations
  • Inspect Work Adheres To Building Code
  • Clear and Precisely Written Reports

There is a lot of time and information that will go into your project evaluation and report should you choose DMB Construction to inspect your project and provide expert witness testimony.  DM Bekus specializes in residential construction defects and concerns. With a NJ building inspector license and over 40 years of experience a wealth of knowledge is brought to each case. Reports are amply illustrated and cite building codes, industry standards, contract and plan specifications. Construction cost estimates, client concerns, corrective measures and suggestions are incorporated into the reports as requested or done separately.  DM Bekus has been accepted in multiple counties and municipalities as an expert and has been involved in over 200 cases and has experience with both bench and jury trials.

DM Bekus has experience in renovations, new construction, roof issues, water issues, framing, siding, concrete, and most components of any residential structure. DM Bekus is not only retained to document and discover issues but to solve problems as well.  If you are a homeowner, property manager, or attorney and feel you could benefit from our services please contact us.

For our Expert witness services we serve NJ and surrounding States and even have had a case in Hawaii.

Technical Analysis: Evaluate construction methods, materials used, adherence to codes and determine if they align with manufacturing and industry standards

Please call 732) 735-7444 or fill out our contact form and we'll get right back to you.

As An Expert Witness We Can Offer

Site Evaluation and Analysis: Conduct thorough inspections of construction or remodeling sites to gather relevant evidence and assess the quality and adherence to industry standards.

Document Review: Analyze contracts, plans, specifications, permits, inspection reports, and other relevant documents to identify discrepancies or potential sources of dispute.

Technical Analysis: Evaluate construction methods, materials used, and adherence to codes to determine if they align with industry best practices.

Opinion Reports: Compile detailed reports outlining findings, conclusions, and professional opinions related to the case.

Testimony: Provide clear, unbiased, and credible testimony in court, explaining complex construction issues in understandable terms to judges and juries.

Damage Assessment: Evaluate the extent of any damage or defects, estimating repair costs and any potential devaluation of the property.

Mediation and Arbitration: Assist in out-of-court dispute resolutions by providing expert insights and opinions to help both parties reach a settlement.

Code Compliance Verification: Examine whether the construction or remodeling work complies with local building codes and industry standards.

Construction Defect Analysis: Identify and document defects, assessing their origins, and providing recommendations for remediation.

Cost Estimation: Provide detailed breakdowns of construction or repair costs, ensuring that estimates are fair and align with regional pricing.

Project Timeline Analysis: Review the chronology of a project to determine if delays were reasonable or resulted from negligence or other actionable issues.

Safety and Regulatory Compliance: Evaluate if safety protocols were followed, and if any regulatory breaches contributed to the dispute.

Recommendations for Remediation: Suggest appropriate methods and strategies to rectify any identified issues or defects.

Forensic Analysis: Use advanced techniques and technologies to uncover hidden defects or ascertain the cause of specific construction issues.

Why Choose DM Bekus Construction As An Expert Witness For Construction Or Remodeling Related Litigation?

Navigating construction and remodeling disputes demands not only technical knowledge but also a deep understanding of industry intricacies, regional nuances, and decades of hands-on experience. DM Bekus Construction embodies all these essential qualities.

With over 40 years in the construction business, David M. Bekus possesses a profound grasp of every facet of the industry, from foundational principles to evolving techniques. His tenure in Central New Jersey means he's intimately familiar with the region's construction standards, local building codes, and specific challenges unique to the area.

Beyond technical expertise, DM Bekus Construction brings a proven track record of reliability, transparency, and unwavering professionalism. When presenting in a legal setting, the ability to distill complex construction concepts into clear, accessible language is paramount. With a history as a licensed building inspector and an expert recognized by the NJ superior court, David M. Bekus does precisely that.

Additionally, DM Bekus Construction's holistic perspective—encompassing project management, cost estimating, construction methods, and safety—ensures a comprehensive analysis in every case. This breadth of knowledge, coupled with an impeccable reputation in the industry, offers unparalleled credibility in court.

In litigation, the stakes are high. When you choose DM Bekus Construction as your expert witness, you're securing a seasoned professional committed to delivering insightful, impartial, and impactful testimony, ensuring your case is anchored in expertise and integrity.

To schedule an estimate for your home addition project please call 732) 735-7444 or fill out our contact form and we'll get right back to you.

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