Construction defects can occur on any size project, but the effects can be catastrophic. Just how much will it cost to restore the property? Determining those costs is part of a process that often includes investigating contracts, materials, budget, contractors, and the building site. Mr. Kearney has testified and served as a legal expert in cases that involved a cost analysis study, as well as both construction defect and cost analysis. He has developed independent cost analyses and provided construction expertise on existing cost analyses already part of the case.
Cost Analysis & Construction Defect Expert Cases
2010 – 2011 | Expert witness in the construction defect and cost analysis case of Cederwell/Barrager for the law firm of Allen Matkins, Judge Tomar Mason, San Francisco Superior Court. (plaintiff)
2010 | Provided cost analysis for the Denmark Subdivision, Sonoma, CA, for attorneys Matthew A. Crosby and Edward C. McDonald. (defense)
2009 – 2011 | Expert witness on construction defects and cost analysis in the Baus matter for Aune and Associates.
2009 – 2010 | Testified in court for construction defect and cost analysis in the case of Sangiacomo vs. Cunningham for Archer Norris, Judge Monica F. Wiley, San Francisco Superior Court. (plaintiff)
2008 | Testified at mediation in construction defect and cost analysis in Weinman vs. Handlen for Aune and Associates. Mediator: Gary Ragghianti. (plaintiff)
2007 | Testified in Marin County Superior Court to develop a cost analysis in the case and trial of Sawicki vs. Degnan for Joel Halverson Esq. (defense)
2007 | Expert witness testimony on cost analysis in the case of Peak Attraction vs. Bubba Gump Restaurants for Daniel Crowley & Associates. (defense)
2006 | Testified at arbitration on construction defect and cost analysis for Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, LLP in the case of Saarman vs. Smiriga. (defense)
2004 | Testified in court on construction defect and cost analysis for the law firm of Maciel & Segovia in Segovia vs. Bach, Case no. CGC 04428834, Judge Ernest H. Goldsmith, San Francisco Superior Court. (plaintiff)