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When your property is affected by an event, responsiveness is key. With 120+ forensic engineers, construction consultants and experts on staff in key regions around the country, we are poised to respond to your request in a timely manner. We are up to date on the latest building technology and codes, provide unbiased reports, and possess in-house expertise to prepare engineered-stamped repair design documents that support our conclusions.
We work with insurance companies and building owners to analyze pre- and post-loss risk, damage and property claims resulting from natural or human-made events.
Our engineers, architects and consultants provide expert witness services in cases of construction defect disputes, property loss litigation defense and building system failures.
“Lerch Bates’ staff was very responsive to our needs following a recent tornado event. They quickly contacted the insureds, scheduled site observations, and continually communicated to us the status of their investigations. Lerch Bates was instrumental in handling claims for clients in a way that made a very difficult situation surprisingly manageable.”