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When something goes wrong, everything is urgent. With 120 building science experts on staff in key regions around the country, we don’t make you wait. Our professional structural, civil and mechanical engineers prioritize responsive, thorough communication. As practicing building consultants, we are up to date on the latest technology and are willing to design and stamp our repair recommendations.
Our engineers, architects, and consultants provide expert witness services in cases of construction defect disputes, property loss appraisals, and builder’s risk claims.
We assist insurance companies to analyze pre- and post-loss risks, damage, and property claims resulting from natural or man-made events.
“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.”