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MICHAEL PANISH
CONSTRUCTION DEFECT EXPERT

EXTENSIVE HANDS-ON FIELD KNOWLEDGE IN EVERY CONSTRUCTION TRADE

Construction Defects - Remodeling Defects
Fire Damage - Construction Damage
Construction Claims & Analysis

WATER INTRUSION & BUILDING LEAKS
MOLD ISSUES & RESULTANT DAMAGE
POOR WORKMANSHIP & NEGLECT
NON PERMITTED WORK

Nationwide Inspection & Testimony
PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE EXPERT

Mike Panish is the nationally recognized construction defect expert witness, consultant, and forensic analyst. He has been retained on many cases that have utilized his unique abilities to evaluate, analyze, and determine the cause of severe personal injuries, significant monetary losses, and insurance claim investigations relating to construction defects.

Mike has been retained to interpret defects that have been identified and quantified in hotels, schools, colleges, hospitals, surgical centers, labs, restaurants, commercial & retail centers, apartments & multi residential developments, as well as custom home & tract developments.

He has been retained by both Plaintiff and Defense on cases that have had multi-million dollar resolutions. He has been involved in mediation and arbitration of construction related claims that have yielded excellent results for his clients. Cases have included defective design, defective engineering and deficient installations, failure of installed products, longevity of installed products, lab and engineered analysis of material composition such as cabinetry finish defects, hazardous out gassing of chemical origin, structural component failures, and methodology of defective installation practices. Mike Panish has been expert witness for claims for resultant damage of adjacent components installed in proximity to the claimed defective materials. He has been asked to establish validity of claims and interpret blueprint plan design compared to actual installed site conditions.

Mike has over 30 years of hands-on experience in the construction industry
He has the personal working expertise to quickly determine causation of claims

Mike has been retained by attorneys representing plaintiff, defendant, cross defendant, insurance adjusters, homeowners, homeowners associations, real estate developers and agencies having the need to verify the specific reasons for failure of installed products and identify durability problems. Mike Panish has been retained as construction expert witness for many homeowner association disputes between builder/developers and HOA to isolate and determine the responsibility of all involved parties over defective construction related claims and component defects.

Many insurance adjusters have relied upon Mike Panish to determine loss and evaluate insurance policy holder claims as a result of fire, theft, and water damage.