Litigation Consulting Projects Appraisal Commercial Residential Appraisal Testimony – Miami, FL Commercial roof evaluations, distress mapping, review of expert reports and test data, and expert testimony during the appraisal process. The appraisal dispute was in response to Hurricane Wilma wind and debris damage to 50 multi-unit buildings in Miami. Commercial Structure, Alexandria, MN Appraisal representation of the insurer regarding structural damage, building code upgrades, and water damage dispute. Townhome Complex Appraisal, Twin Cities, Minnesota Appraisal representation on a 27 building townhome complex with claimed damages exceeding $3M. The dispute included the asphalt shingle roof system and appurtenances, fascia, gutters, downspouts, windows, siding, and HVAC. Hail Damage to SPF Roof, Iowa Appraisal representation of the insured on a scope of repair dispute involving hail damaged SPF roofing. All 3 parties signed the award, which did not include a full tear off and replacement. Appraisal Representation, Multi-Family Structure, Denver, CO Scope and cost dispute involving water damage to deck columns. Pie was the appraiser representing the insurer. Neutral Umpire Services, Twin Cities, MN Pie was the neutral umpire in a $1M dispute resolution through appraisal regarding hail impacts to a metal roof system on a commercial warehouse structure. All 3 parties signed the award. Resort Complex, Northern Wisconsin Representation of multiple subcontractors and general contractors on a large moisture intrusion and structural construction defect case. Multi-family buildings, Northern Colorado. Defect litigation regarding grading, building envelope and differential foundation and slab-on-grade movement due to expansive soils. Multiple Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings, Colorado Western Slope Construction defect litigation regarding code upgrade and require repairs related to snow loads. Mixed-Use Mid-Rise Complex, Minneapolis, MN Forensic analysis on behalf of a framing subcontractor in response to alleged construction defects including the installation of exterior windows and doors, weather-resistive barriers, fire rating of wall assemblies, exterior balconies, and shear wall design. Fortune 500 Corporate Headquarters, Minneapolis, MN Pie was retained to represent the General Contractor in response to allegations of construction defects regarding curtain wall systems, ribbon and storefront windows, stone masonry, weather barriers and flashings, exterior sealants, insulation and vapor barriers. Luxury Condominiums/Mixed Use Lodge, Colorado High Country Building envelope and civil engineering construction defect investigation including condominiums, two restaurants, luxurious 7,725-squarefoot spa, exercise room, outdoor pool, piano bar, ski rental, ski storage and ski-in/ski-out access. Single Family Stucco Construction Defect Case, United States One of hundreds or even thousands of EIFS and stucco construction defect cases across the country that Pie has consulted on as expert witnesses for the plaintiff, general contractor, or subcontractors. Custom Single Family Home, Twin Cities, MN Representation of the general contractor on a moisture intrusion construction defect case. Single Family Home, Parker, CO Construction defect litigation related to differential vertical foundation and slab-on-grade movement due to expansive soils. Custom Home, Twin Cities, MN Representation of a subcontractor on a moisture intrusion and structural damage construction defect case.