Hazardous stairways: the dangers of these mundane and ubiquitous elements are too often overlooked by the average pedestrian and citizen, however, this fact has no bearing on the frequency of stairway accidents that are owing to defects that are glaringly obvious, if one only knows where to pay attention. “When does a stairway become a…
Mr. Doddridge was contacted by one of New York’s premier law firms to act as their construction site safety expert in this landmark construction accident case. Link (New York Post): Injured construction worker gets record $62M single-plaintiff award Link (New York Law Journal): Jury Awards $62 Million for Construction Site Fall
Briefly after Mr. Doddridge’s live interview, PIX11-WPIX TV News asked Mr. Doddridge to conduct an actual demonstration for the purpose of comparing traditional wood framing to manufactured wood framing when subjected to fire.
After the tragic Edgewater, New Jersey fire in January of 2015, David Doddridge was contacted by PIX11-WPIX TV News in New York City and asked to conduct a live interview related to light weight wood building materials, such as those used in the construction of the Avalon on the Hudson luxury apartment complex.
One week after Mr. Doddridge’s first interview with KCBS news radio in San Francisco, Mr. Doddridge was asked to conduct a second interview to lend further insight as to the cause of this tragic occurrence.
Construction defects lead to tragic balcony collapse in Berkley, CA. On June 15th, 2015 a Berkley, CA balcony collapsed on the 4th floor of a student housing building, killing 6 Irish students. Mr. Doddridge was interviewed by San Francisco radio KCBS regarding his thoughts on exactly what may have caused this tragedy.