Homeowner’s Observations Did Not Qualify As Structural Engineer Testimony, Panel Says

(January 12, 2016, 12:35 PM EST) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — In a lawsuit seeking damages from negligent work, a trial court did not err in precluding testimony as to what a homeowner observed and did in repairing his home after the first few weeks of cleanup because the homeowner was not a structural engineer, a Pennsylvania appeals panel ruled Dec. 15 (Cynthia C. Jones, et al. v. McNaughton Company, PC, et al., Nos. 12 MDA 2015 & 105 MDA 2015, Pa. Super.; 2015 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 4583).

(Memorandum available. Document #30-160115-026Z.)...
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