Expert Witness – As an expert witness, the special knowledge for a specific subject matter is used to provide a professional opinion and/or testimony related to that specialized subject.
Repair Drawings with Cost Estimates – Foundation remediation and/or structural repair drawings can be created along with cost estimates to assist in findings.
Peer Review – A review of prior art is performed to provide recommendations for repair, existence of sinkhole activity, existence of structural damage and more.
Umpire – An umpire is selected through the court or by the appraisers during an appraisal process to provide a final decision if the appraisers cannot agree. The umpire’s decision is binding only by majority agreement, 2 out of 3.
Appraisal Support – At appraisal SEI engineers act as a technical resource to provide parties with insight into engineering related matters.
Arbitration – This is a form of alternative dispute resolution that is performed outside of the courts to resolve a dispute(s) utilizing the expertise of the arbitrator. SEI engineers have been certified as court appointed arbiters by the Florida Supreme Court.