Core Consulting Group Inc. lead expert in landmark case

Core Consulting Group Inc.. was lead expert in decisive victory for the building industry. The Boyd v. Western Pacific Housing case is the largest SB 800 jury trial to go to verdict in California. Plaintiffs, owners of 21 homes in Riverside County, alleged a cost to repair prior to the start of trial in the amount of $3.8 million; their demand fell to $1.2 million during trial. With Cores expertise, Keith Smith, trial attorney at Wood Smith Henning and Berman, was able to bring in a verdict of $162,265.41. The jury award represents less than 14% of the cost to repair requested by plaintiffs at the close of trial.