Litigation Consulting Projects


  • Spanish

    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.

  • Alexandria

    Commercial Structure, Alexandria, MN
    Appraisal representation of the insurer regarding structural damage, building code upgrades, and water damage dispute.

  • Southcross

    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.

  • SPF

    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.

  • Colorado

    Appraisal Representation, Multi-Family Structure, Denver, CO
    Scope and cost dispute involving water damage to deck columns. Pie was the appraiser representing the insurer.

  • Umpire

    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.

  • Spanish
  • Alexandria
  • Southcross
  • SPF
  • Colorado
  • Umpire

  • Northern Wisconsin

    Resort Complex, Northern Wisconsin
    Representation of multiple subcontractors and general contractors on a large moisture intrusion and structural construction defect case.

  • CARE

    Multi-family buildings, Northern Colorado.
    Defect litigation regarding grading, building envelope and differential foundation and slab-on-grade movement due to expansive soils.

  • CST

    Multiple Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings, Colorado Western Slope
    Construction defect litigation regarding code upgrade and require repairs related to snow loads.

  • Greenleaf

    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.

  • Corporate HQ

    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.

  • Vail

    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.

  • Northern Wisconsin
  • CARE
  • CST
  • Greenleaf
  • Corporate HQ
  • Vail

  • Stucco

    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.

  • Minneapolis

    Custom Single Family Home, Twin Cities, MN
    Representation of the general contractor on a moisture intrusion construction defect case.

  • Quick

    Single Family Home, Parker, CO
    Construction defect litigation related to differential vertical foundation and slab-on-grade movement due to expansive soils.

  • Custom

    Custom Home, Twin Cities, MN
    Representation of a subcontractor on a moisture intrusion and structural damage construction defect case.

  • Stucco
  • Minneapolis
  • Quick
  • Custom