Michael Hayes is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states and has worked for nine years in the engineering profession designing and inspecting buildings and bridges. During his career in design, he had the opportunity to complete numerous residential and commercial projects including schools, churches, dormitories, assisted living homes, apartment buildings, hospitals, multi-story businesses and private homes. He also had the opportunity to design bridges and culverts as well as perform bridge safety inspections.
Michael’s strong background in design, construction support, and inspections has given him valuable experience to handle a wide variety of forensic structural cases. For the past six years, Michael has completed numerous cases, including fire damage assessments, vehicle impact damage assessments, foundation evaluations, construction defect claims, code analysis, water infiltration causes, and evaluations of structural damages from explosions. He has handled property loss claims involving natural events including snow loading failures, flood damages, lightning damage, strait line wind events and tornados. Michael has experience with roof claims including damage evaluations from wind and hail events, along with roof failure assessments and water infiltration.