PAINT & FINISH
DEFECTS & PRODUCT FAILURES
STANDARD OF CARE
CASEWORK - MILLWORK - BUILDINGS
PAINT - STAIN - LACQUER - SHELLAC
OVERSPRAY ISSUES - POOR WORKMANSHIP
LEAD - FORMALDEHYDE
INSPECTION & COST ANALYSIS
PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE CASES
Mike Panish is the perfect choice for your paint and finish defect case.
Mike has over 35 years experience working in this field.
Mike has been retained as expert witness and consultant for the following
types of cases:
- Cause of product failures for large housing tract developments relating
to casework, millwork, interior and exterior paint and stain applications.
- Interior and exterior office complex paint failures.
- Woodwork and architectural millwork finish defects.
- Water proofing and water intrusion systems failures.
- Hotel furniture durability of finish issues.
- Appropriate usage of product issues.
- Adhesion and application issues.
- Standard of care concerns for resultant damage of surrounding products and work.
Mike has been involved in many contractor vs. homeowner disputes regarding
flawed paint jobs or destruction of adjacent materials as a result of
improper protective coverings for overspray issues and/or inappropriate
application of paint products. He has provided lab reports detailing product
components and evaluated formulations of finish applications leading to
finish product failure.
Mike Panish is an accomplished master cabinet and furniture maker, familiar
with all methods of stains and finish techniques. He is licensed in the
State of California as a paint and finish contractor and specializes in
commercial and retail construction. He has been involved in historic reproduction
services that have included antique home restorations, public building
improvements and abatement projects that have included hazardous material
and lead removal prior to other rework. Mike is certified to work on paint
projects involving the removal and remediation of lead products by the EPA.
His construction company has been involved in major renovation projects
that include hotels, hospitals, county building improvements, shopping
centers, medical office buildings, surgical centers, and labs. His crews
are certified to work in hazardous environments, and have been used to
work on projects requiring specialized training and specialty painting
Mike is the perfect choice for any of your paint and finish defect cases.
He has years of experience working with all types of antique and modern
finishes. He is as competent working with antique finishes such as natural
shellacs as he is with modern protective coatings.