When we picture the inside of a courtroom, we think of a place where serious and unfortunate issues are debated. But sometimes when you read or hear the news of a person suing another individual or group of people for something downright crazy, you can’t help but smile. Read more
When it comes to the environment, being a responsible global citizen starts at home. Making your home more earth friendly doesn’t have to mean starting completely over. From recycling to using alternative cleaning materials, minor changes at home can add up to real benefits for the planet, not to mention your own health and happiness, and save you money while you’re at it. Read more
For the last 100 years car drivers have relied on combustion fuels like oil and diesel to move their vehicles. This dependence on fuel will eventually create more problems in the future, especially since these types of fuel are limited and the reserves are running out. That is why many automobile companies are coming up with electric vehicles (EV) to meet our transportation needs.
If you ask a handful of fifth graders who Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell were, it’s likely they will all know what these engineers are famous for. But chances are these grade-schoolers would not be able to name a single female engineer. Women have long played a significant role in engineering, many overcoming discrimination to bring some of the most significant advances to the field. Read more
Imagine waking up to see that your house is on fire—and then to find out later that the fire could have been easily prevented. The culprit: Your clothes dryer! According to the National Fire Protection Association, this common household appliance was the cause of more than 15,500 U.S. home fires in 2010. Read more
If you’ve experienced a waterlogged basement or a septic tank disaster, then you know how valuable a good plumber can be. These trades-persons have been making society a cleaner and more pleasant place to live since the days of the Roman Empire. They’re responsible for installing and maintaining the systems that allow us to enjoy clean drinking water, proper sewage disposal, and clog-free sink and shower drains. Read more
Personal injury verdicts are more common than you would imagine since they encompass any kind of injury to the body or mind. Hundreds of lawsuits are filed every year for injuries that occur due to the negligence of another individual or organization. These types of suits always make for an interesting read. Read more
Remodeling a building is a fun and exciting experience; at the same time it can transform living and working spaces in a big way. This is why building renovations are popular across the world.
Here we’ve picked our Top 8 Most Expensive Building Remodels in History to inspire you to create your own residential remodeling ventures.
As a homeowner, you have a big stake in the safety and cleanliness of your neighborhood. Perhaps you own a home or condo that’s part of a community and that shares common amenities, such as a clubhouse, pool, sidewalks, utilities and more. How can you ensure that your community will be properly maintained and cared for? Read more
Do you have a claims dispute with your construction contractor? Unsure how to go about it?
First, you’ll need to understand what a construction claim is. It is a request for additional time and/or money made by the construction contractor due to a change in the terms of the contract. Read more
Ivey Engineering, based in San Diego, California, is an expert witness and forensic engineering consulting firm. IEI serves clients in over 40 states and several Canadian provinces. Our staff is comprised of engineers, former construction executives and service and repair professionals who are licensed in various states.
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