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Soil Defects: Expansive Soils and Mitigation

 

Learn about the challenges and legal issues associated with expansive soil defects.

Many property owners, lessees, architects, engineers, developers and contractors encounter soils defects on residential, commercial, retail and industrial properties. Expansive soil problems can occur for a number or reasons including if the foundation is not designed correctly for the magnitude of expansion; the wrong report was in the construction shed; the thickness of expansive soils was underestimated and forces exceeded predictions; drainage is done poorly and site is overwatered; or if a pipe leak occurs on the interior of the residence. This video reviews expansive soil problems and lab testing and discusses mitigation solutions.

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Thomas J. Bois, III

Thomas J. Bois, III

Bois & Macdonald

Thomas J. Boise, II

  • Partner with Bois & Macdonald
  • Practice emphasizes the representation and counseling of public and private businesses on a wide range of business, environmental, construction, real estate and labor law issues
  • Focus in counseling clients involving geotechnical issues as well as the defense and prosecution of soils remediation and repair related cost recovery suits
  • Received the highest rating with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory®
  • Wrote four legal reference books and has published articles
  • J.D. degree, St. Louis University School of Law; A.B. degree, magna cum laude, St. Michael’s College
  • Can be contacted at 949-660-0011 or [email protected]
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Bernard J. Luther

Applied Consultants

  • CEO of Apllied Consultants, a full-service engineering firm
  • Registered civil engineer, registered geologist, certified engineering geologist, certified hydrogeologist, A & B contractor, licensed well driller, and hazardous materials contractor in California
  • Participated in and overseen 9,521 geotechnical, groundwater and forensic investigations
  • Co-wrote two technical books and updated one book supplement, as well as numerous published articles focusing on water management
  • J.D. degree, Thomas Jefferson School of Law; B.S. degree, San Diego State University
  • Can be contacted at 619-275-6577 or [email protected]
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