Forensic Analyses and Expert Services

SFB provides forensic analyses and expert services for a variety of geotechnical, geological, storm water management and construction quality issues. SFB has extensive experience providing third-party design and construction evaluations including:

  • SB800 Claim Resolution
  • Customer Support for Home Builders
  • Litigation Defense and Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Presentations and Testimony
  • Construction Repair and Maintenance
  • Loss Prevention Education
  • Defect Reporting
  • Peer Review for Private Parties and Public Agencies
  • Evaluation of Construction Testing and Records

SFB’s Forensic Analysis investigations address the following issues:

  • Homeowner Modifications
  • Foundation Distress
  • Floor Levelness
  • Pavement Distress
  • Grading and Testing Quality Control and Assurance
  • Unstable Subgrades
  • Slab Moisture Transmission
  • Groundwater and Seepage Issues
  • Surface and Subsurface Drainage
  • Soil Shrink and Swell Behavior
  • Ground Heave and Settlement
  • Landsliding and Slope Stability
Grading Assessments