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MC Consultants serves clients nationwide in forensic related claims and litigation matters. Our expertise includes investigation of construction defects, construction site accidents and injuries, product failures, and first- and third-party property damage analysis.

For 26 years MC’s team of professional consultants, including architects, engineers, construction managers, general contractors, cost estimators, water intrusion experts and project managers, have leveraged their extensive backgrounds in both construction and construction forensics to deliver industry-leading third-party quality assurance consulting services.

MC investigates client projects through professionally managed systems and protocols, state-of-the-art technology, and success-driven project management. Our staff includes highly experienced, licensed and credentialed Architects, Engineers, General Contractors, and industry specialists. The mc team’s approach to forensic investigation ensures an “unmatched total solution” for every client.

MC Consultants provides the professional and technology resources required to meet our clients’ forensic consulting needs. Using an integrated coordination of experts and information, mc gathers, organizes, and analyzes project information providing recommendations custom tailored to our clients’ project goals and objectives.

  • Architectural Design Consultation
  • Building Code Analysis
  • Cause and Origin Investigations- Water intrusion investigation, etc.
  • Commercial Construction
  • Construction Defect Investigation
  • Construction Management Standard of Care
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Construction Site Accidents/OSHA Safety
  • Cost of Repair/Cost Estimating
  • Delay Claims
  • Engineering Design Consultation (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering)
  • General Contracting Standard of Care
  • Historic Buildings
  • Hospitality
  • Pre-Suit and Third-Party Litigated Claims
  • Repair Methodology/Development of Scope of Repair
  • Residential Construction
  • Vibration Claims

Below Grade and Above Grade Waterproofing Investigation and Consulting Services

Waterproofing System Consulting – The team is exceptionally qualified to advise on proper installation techniques or identify the cause and origin of failure in below grade or above grade waterproofing, and recommend short- and/or long-term repair strategies. Our experience in water intrusion investigation is supported by our twenty years of forensic analysis associated with construction defects.

Waterproofing Systems Consulting includes:

  • Bentonite clay waterproofing
  • Pre-formed, sheet applied waterproofing
  • Cementitious moisture barrier
  • Expansion joint systems
  • Water repellent/waterproof coating evaluation
  • Fluid-applied, rubberized asphalt, below-grade waterproofing
  • Fluid-applied elastomeric waterproof coatings
  • Parking structures
  • Traffic and pedestrian deck coating systems

Roofing Systems Consulting

MC provides consulting services for roofing systems and for the investigation of water intrusion due to roofing failures or deficiencies. MC services include analysis of roofing system specifications, visual inspections, destructive testing, photo documentation, material analysis, repair recommendations, and cost estimates. MC’s professionals are available to offer third-party opinions and recommendations for most roofing matters and, when needed, provide litigation support and expert testimony for trial.

Roofing Systems Consulting includes:

  • Standing seam and architectural metal roofing
  • Single-ply roofing
  • Clay and cement tile
  • Architectural gutter assemblies
  • Asphalt and coal tar pitch build-up roofing
  • Cold process built-up roofing
  • APP modified bitumen roofing
  • SBS modified bitumen roofing
  • Fluid-applied elastomeric roofing
  • Wood shakes and shingles
  • Copper and lead-coated copper roofing
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Metal fascia assemblies
  • Sprayed in place polyurethane foam
  • Standard and architectural flashing
  • Built-in gutter assemblies

Exterior Building Finishes Consulting

MC provides consulting services for the investigation of water intrusion due to veneer or wall systems failures or deficiencies. mc’s services include analysis of veneer and wall systems specifications, visual inspections, destructive testing, photo documentation, material analysis, repair recommendations, and cost estimates. mc’s professionals are available to offer third-party opinions and recommendations for most exterior veneer or wall system matters and, when needed, provide litigation support and expert testimony for trial.

Wall Systems Consulting includes:

  • Masonry and cavity walls
  • EIFS
  • Stucco
  • Metal cladding systems
  • Window and curtain walls
  • Investigation and analysis of first-party and third-party claims
  • Investigation and analysis of pre-suit claims
  • Litigation support for first-party and third-party claims
  • Presentation of claims for first-party or recovery claims
  • Litigation Support for Construction Related Claims
  • Presentation of Claims for First-Party or Recovery Claims
  • Documentation of accident sites and vehicles
  • Examination, testing and evaluation of vehicle systems and components
  • Analysis and reconstruction of accidents involving personal and commercial vehicles
  • Evaluation of human, vehicle, and environment factors
  • Occupant kinematics and injury analysis
  • Computer-aided simulation and animation of accidents
  • Analysis of perception/reaction and vision/visibility issues
  • Analysis of pedestrian/vehicle accidents
  • Articulated vehicle dynamics and braking systems
  • Commercial vehicle safety
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR)
  • Driver hours of service
  • Tractor-trailer rollovers
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) Data Analysis
  • Forklifts
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Boom Lifts
  • Aerial Trucks
  • Vertical Lifts
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Excavators
  • Cranes
  • Dump Trucks
  • Water Trucks
  • Backhoes
  • Trailers
  • Vehicular Fire
  • Chemical Fire
  • Residential & Industrial
  • Hip, Knee & Disc Replacement Failure Analysis
  • Slip, trip & fall / biomechanical injury analysis
  • Metallurgical Analysis, i.e., bolts, cables, wires, metal pipe, and the steel belting of tires.
  • Plastic and Rubber Investigations, i.e., plastic thread failures, plastic plumbing failures, rubber gaskets and seals, irrigation systems, water filtration systems, and toilet valves.
  • Corrosion Analysis
  • Highway construction projects
  • Highway safety assessments
  • Railroad right of way
  • Railroad-highway grade crossings, railroad-pedestrian grade crossings and pedestrian-roadway crossings
  • Traffic regulations and controls
  • Transportation safety
  • Work zone and workplace safety (pedestrians, vehicles and workers)
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