Lawyer Monthly - June 2022

Water infiltration plagues offices and residences the world over, bringing costly damages and a range of legal difficulties. Paul Beavers, roofing and waterproofing expert, offers his perspective on this aspect of law. What are the relevant legal issues when it comes to water infiltration, and how does an expert witness assess and advise on them? About Paul Beavers Paul Beavers is the president of Systems Building Envelope Consultants, Ltd (SBEC) and an expert in roofing and waterproofing associated mostly with lodging, commercial and industrial properties. He is called upon by these types of clients to source out water infiltration problems and develop the needed solutions and is sometimes retained for large residential projects. In addition to this work, he also performs analysis for developers, investors and building owners during the due diligence process when his clients are considering buying properties. Paul is often engaged as an expert and has testified in county, state and federal courts. About SBEC SBEC has been involved in numerous LEED programs and keeps itself on the cutting edge of roofing, waterproofing and green building technologies. The company is also aggressively involved in The United States Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) projects nationwide Paul Beavers President Systems Building Envelope Consultants, Ltd 15205 Holly Lane, Austin, Texas 78734 Tel: +1 855-836-2123 E: What Are the Legal Complications of Water Infiltration?

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