Cases

swearing inPeter Meer has been retained as an expert witness in the following property management legal cases (both residential and commercial). He has testified or been deposed in jurisdictions across the United States including the states of Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Oklahoma, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming where he is considered an expert in property management.  If you would like more information about any of these cases please contact Mr. Meer.

On Behalf of Plaintiff On Behalf of Defendant
2015 – Tenant falls, at his apartment residence, when a concrete step gives way.
Disposition: went to trial, Plaintiff was awarded damages.
2015 – Laundry room, at apartment complex, explodes causing serious injury to a tenant.
Disposition: Unknown
2015 – Wood burning stove improperly vented causing carbon monoxide injury to the tenant.
Disposition: Unknown
2014 – T & P valve on hot water heater fails causing carbon monoxide to cause injury to 5 tenants.
Disposition: Unknown
2014 – Tenant falls on ice at apartment complex.
Disposition: Unknown
2013 – Resident at apartment complex is injured from carbon monoxide.
Disposition: Plaintiff awarded damages. Mr.  Meer was deposed in this case.
2014 – Delivery person injured when concrete stairway step gives way.
Disposition: Unknown
2013 – Slip and fall case
Disposition: Settled
2014 – Plaintiff and his son fell due to balcony railing giving way.
Disposition: Unknown
2013 – Plaintiff was killed by gunfire at the apartment complex.  Plaintiff’s son argued negligent tenant screening for complex.
Disposition: Settled
 2013 – Plaintiff claimed negligent tenant screening.  Meth felon resident caused fire at apartment complex.  Plaintiff is now in a vegetative state needing 24/7 care.
Disposition: Unknown. Mr. Meer was deposed in this case.
 2012 – Provided “standard of care” regarding the property management of a rental home.
Disposition: Settled
2012 – Plaintiff fell while walking up the stairs to the Club House.  There was no hand rail on the steps.
Disposition: Unknown
2012 – Plaintiff claimed negligence and Breach of Fiduciary duty by the management company.
Disposition: Settled
2011 – Property Manager failed to properly screen tenant causing significant damage to the single family rental home.
Disposition: Unknown
2011 – Provided “standard of care” information on a carbon monoxide vent cap on a boiler in connection with the death of a 23-year-old female.
Disposition: Settled
2011 – Providing “standard of care” information on walkway at unit in the complex.  The case involved slip and fall.
Disposition: Settled
 2009 – Providing “standard of care” information regarding performance of the management company as it related to drainage problems on the property. Mr. Meer was deposed.
Disposition: Settled
 2011 – Slip and fall case at a Home Owner Association complex.
Disposition: Settled
2008 – The tenant sued the owner (defendant) due to a sexual attack on the tenant by a third party. Provided expert witness information showing no negligence on the part of the owner.
 2009 – Provided “standard of care” information on necessary maintenance of common area stairwells. The case involved a slip and fall.  2003 – Provided expert witness information against Plaintiff claim that the Defendant was negligent in regard to frozen pipes in a residential property during a vacancy.
 2009 – Provided “standard of care” information on the necessary maintenance of wood burning stoves and gas-fired furnaces.  Plaintiff was impacted (twice) by carbon monoxide escaping into the living area. Mr. Meer was deposed.
Disposition: Settled
 2008 – Provided “standard of care” information on necessary maintenance for common area walkways. The case involved a slip and fall incident.
 2007 – Provided “standard of care” safety information regarding unsafe conditions at a playground within the HOA complex. The case involved the death of a three year old.
 2005 – Provided expert witness information about the “standard of care” that should be provided when doing tenant screening.
 2002 – Provided expert witness information for the plaintiff to establish rental values of a    residential home in Denver. Research included finding market comparable rental properties during the previous six-year period.