SC Wright Group
Your comprehensive forensic construction source
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Forensic Consulting

Your comprehensive forensic construction source


Forensic Consulting

As an active construction company, SC Wright can enter into a construction contract to test, repair and reconstruct projects, resulting in credible ‘real world’ cost estimates and evaluations in a court of law. SC Wright provides clients with comprehensive resolution orientated and budget sensitive solutions!

When a project requires a specialized approach to analysis, SC Wright offers the services of a full range of experts. Our team includes general contractors, architects, geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, electrical engineers, civil engineers, mechanical engineers, concrete materials experts, environmental experts, a LEED GA specialist, and an insurance claims adjuster. Collectively, they have extensive forensic experience in over 16,000 construction defect litigation files throughout the United States along with practical hands-on construction experience.

Our forensic experts utilize all of the latest and most modern forensic equipment available during inspections to limit the impact of intrusive investigation whenever possible. Equipment includes infrared thermal imaging technology, digital and analog moisture meters, small diameter bore scopes, digital thermal hygrometers, and more.

Our forensic expertise is provided nationwide and includes detached and attached residential, low-rise, mid-rise, high-rise condominium and office projects, retail facilities, light, medium, and heavy-duty industrial and manufacturing facilities, educational and medical facilities and other institutional projects. SC Wright services are pre-approved by most major insurance carriers for consulting and construction services.

Senate Bill 800 / NRS40 - Expertise and Experience

Our team of experts have been trained to provide expert analysis as related to the complexities of California SB-800 and Nevada NRS40 files (commonly known as “Contractors-Right-To-Cure”). We have successfully negotiated dozens of SB-800 and NRS40 claims and have been retained as the SB-800 or NRS40 repair contractor on numerous occasions.

Expert Services Include:

  • Condition Assessment Reports

  • Third Party Quality Assurance During Construction

  • Third Party Construction Document Peer Review

  • Surety Claims

  • Construction Auditing

  • Personal Injury

  • Wrongful Death

  • Online Web Service Data Storage

  • Critical Path Analysis

  • Repair and Reconstruction Cost Estimates and Evaluation

  • New Construction Cost Estimates and Evaluation

  • Full Destructive Testing

  • On-Site Inspections

  • Damage Evaluation

  • Maintenance Program Evaluation

  • Coordination as Team Leader of Forensic Experts’ Assignments

  • Full-Service Post-Construction Audits

  • ADA Compliance Inspections

  • OSHA/Life Safety Evaluations

  • Idle Assets/Abandoned Property Assessment Reports

Strength in Numbers

SC Wright forensic specialists have a combined 200 years of experience in all facets of forensic construction.  Our performance record includes construction related personal injury cases, commercial construction defect claims, residential construction defect claims, owner-contractor agreement disputes, developer suits, class action claims and numerous other construction-related issues. Our consultants have testified in Superior Court trials over 80 times as expert witnesses, have been deposed over 1,500 times, and we have been hired for over 16,000 construction defect cases.