Author: Steve Roberts

CCM, President & Lead Weather Expert
Consulting with a Weather Expert vs. a Weather Report

Consulting with a Weather Expert vs. a Weather Report

When working on a weather–related case or claim, it is important to engage with a qualified forensic weather expert to get an accurate understanding of the weather prior to making important decisions. When first engaging with a weather expert, there are two paths that can initially be taken. You can have the expert start by…

A Storm In Progress Is Often Not The Crux of a Slip and Fall Case

A Storm In Progress Is Often Not The Crux of a Slip and Fall Case

Many attorneys believe that slip and fall cases ultimately hinge on whether or not there was a storm in progress at the time the fall occurred. However, from my experience providing weather analysis and expert testimony on hundreds of slip and fall cases, that’s rarely the case. Slip and fall cases can be very complicated…

Is That Photo Real

Is That Photo Real

Is that photo real? CompuWeather was retained by a defense attorney to determine the weather conditions for a slip and fall on snow and ice. After CompuWeather completed the analysis, the defense attorney was surprised to read the conclusions of the report. The report concluded that no snow or ice cover was present and the…

Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute to Get a Weather Expert

Don’t Wait Until the Last Minute to Get a Weather Expert

Getting a weather expert involved early can save lots of time and money. CompuWeather was contacted by an attorney in an insurance subrogation lawsuit where the defendant allegedly slipped and fell on snow and ice on the outside deck of an insured’s property. The case was past the point where the subrogating attorney could file…

A Weather Expert’s Area of Expertise

A Weather Expert’s Area of Expertise

A weather expert provides more value than just reconstructing the weather conditions for your case. Many times opposing weather experts have the same weather analysis but their opinions and conclusions vary depending on what evidence was reviewed. In one such case CompuWeather was hired by an attorney defending a firehouse that was being sued for…

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