Results From Steel Frame Cases

Mr. Castro conducted the first failure analysis and invasive inspection of a failed steel frame building at Saint John's Medical Center in Santa Monica. He also represented CalPERS and Alliance Insurance in steel frame litigation. Cases like these involve review of steel frame design, steel manufacture, steel fabrication, and welding procedures. He has written and lectured extensively on these subjects.

Mr. Castro published his landmark steel moment frame article in the Construction Litigation Reporter, a national construction law publication for the legal profession. (Read Article)

On March 13, 1997, Mr. Castro delivered the keynote speech at the California Seismic Safety Commission's annual convention in San Diego. He was invited to publish his paper and present a steel moment frame seminar at the American Trial Lawyers Association Convention in Washington D.C.

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