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Raleigh, NC, United States, 2008/01/18 - Seminar will examine stucco, concrete and other ‘hot topics’ in construction defect litigation - Buric.com.
An expert from Buric, the premier consultant to the world’s diverse construction industry, will review products frequently cited in construction defect litigation – including stucco, fiber cement shingles and concrete – during a professional education seminar Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Ronald E. Wright, P.E., will present at “Condominium Construction Issues in North Carolina,” a seminar for attorneys, real estate professionals, construction industry executives, engineers and architects. Sponsored by Lorman Education Services, the seminar is intended to help industry professionals avoid common mistakes in condominium construction. It will take place at the Holiday Inn Raleigh North at 2805 Highwoods Boulevard from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
As chief operating officer at Buric and head of the firm’s building diagnostic services division, Wright is one of the country’s leading experts on building diagnostic issues, including understanding sources of water intrusion, evaluating design and construction deficiencies, and defining and managing corrective efforts. Wright’s work has been featured on “The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather” and he has testified as an expert witness in more than 100 litigation cases.
An industry veteran of 28 years, Wright holds a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in business administration. A registered professional engineer in six states, Wright is a member of the American Society for Testing and Materials, the International Code Council, the American Society of Civil Engineers and Professional Engineers of North Carolina. Wright works in Buric’s Wilmington, N.C., office.
Established in 1968, Buric (buric.com) supports the world’s diverse construction industry by providing construction planning and critical path method scheduling; construction claims resolution, including forensic investigation, demonstrative graphics and expert witness capability; surety contract management; building diagnostics and rehabilitation; project management and control; and architectural and engineering services.
Even more importantly, it is the manner in which Buric provides these services that sets the firm apart. Buric employees are extremely knowledgeable and accomplished industry experts – the very best in their fields – who take pride in providing accurate, thorough and responsive service while maintaining the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. It explains why most of Buric’s business comes from long-standing repeat clients and referred business.