Standen Engineering Services
James H. Standen, P.E.

Expert Witness Cases

American States Insurance Co. vs. Ann Arbor Pool Builders and J.S. Vig Construction, et al.
State of Michigan, Wayne County Circuit Court
Case No. 03-331925-NZ
Expert for the plaintiff
Client: Patrick F. Mulcahy, Esq.
            Mulcahy, Casey & Mulcahy, P.C.
            4000 Town Center, Ste 1700
            Southfield, MI 48075
Initial contact date:  February 6, 2005
Commercial Swimming Pool construction defects and water infiltration problems.

Vernon Bayne vs. A-1 Lansing Rent-All

State of Michigan, Circuit Court for the County of Ingham

Case No. 04-418-NO

Expert for the plaintiff, Vernon Bayne

Client: Timothy J. Donovan, Esq.

            Sinas, Dramis, Brake, Boughton & McIntyre, P.C.

            3380 Pine Tree Road

Lansing, MI 48911-4207


Initial contact date: October 13, 2004

Injury during use of earth auger for post hole digging.


Popoff Meat Company vs. Gary Van Single, Moyer Construction and Gale Briggs, Inc.

State of Michigan, Circuit Court for the County of Ingham

Case No. 04-352-CK

Expert for defendant Moyer Construction Company

Client:  Randolph L. Bodwin, Esq.

            Bodwin & Fuzak, P.C.

            4990 Northwind Dr, Ste 135

            East Lansing, MI 48823


Initial contact date: December 28, 2004

Freezer floor slab failure, concrete investigation.


Deerfield Construction Company, Inc. vs. Cole & Russell Architects

American Arbitration Association – Cincinnati, Ohio

No. 52 110 3 00174 04

Expert for plaintiff, Deerfield Construction Company

Client:  William G. Geisen, Esq.

            Graydon, Head & Ritchey, LLP

2500 Chamber Center Dr., Ste 300

            Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017-7070


Initial contact date:  January 4, 2005

Apartment complex construction and design problems.


Jon D. Rowles et al vs. Norwood Morrow, et al

Crawford County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas  

Case No. 03 CV 0143

Expert for plaintiff, Jon D. Rowles

Client:  Beth A Owens, Attorney

            Allen & Associates

            24 W. Third Street, Ste 200

Mansfield, OH 44902


Initial contact date:  November 5, 2004

Flooding of property due to drainage issues and culvert design.

Employers Mutual Casualty Companies vs. Seifert Masonry Co., RC Engineering, Inc. and Central Michigan Home Setters, Inc.
State of Michigan, Circuit Court for the County of Wayne
Case No. 04-436581-CK
Expert for defendant, Central Michigan Home Setters
Client:  Stacey L. Sanford, Attorney
            Bigler, Berry, Johnston, Sztykiel & Hunt
            1301 West Long Lake Rd., Ste 250
            Troy, MI 48098
Initial contact date:  March 29, 2005
Collapse of basement wall on manufactured home site.

Tammy Dollar, et al vs. Westerville Junior Chamber of Commerce, Inc., et al

Franklin County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas

Case No.04CVC-02-1696

Expert for the plaintiff, Tammy Dollar

Client:  Keri N. Yaeger, Attorney

            Lamkin, Van Eman, Trimble, Beals and Dougherty

            500 S. Front St., Ste 500

            Columbus, OH 43215-5671


Initial contact date:  April 22, 2005

Public swimming pool design questions.


Martin McDonald vs. Jet Concrete, et al

State of Michigan, 29th Circuit Court for the County of Clinton

Case No. 01-9759-CH

Expert for defendant, Jet Concrete

Client;  Amber L. Tolley, Attorney

            Bodwin & Fuzak, P.C.

            4990 Northwind Dr. Suite 135

            East Lansing, MI 48823


Initial contact date:  March 1, 2005

Residential basement floor construction.


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