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About Erik

As an expert in structural engineering design, Mr. Wetzler has directed and executed a range of forensic investigations, structural analyses, condition assessments, and litigation support cases. His practice is concentrated in building dominated losses involving tall towers, office & retail, education & detention facilities, warehouses, leisure facilities, historic buildings, and others throughout the globe. In addition, Mr. Wetzler has performed root cause analyses and scope of damage determinations for structures and facilities in the..

As an expert in structural engineering design, Mr. Wetzler has directed and executed a range of forensic investigations, structural analyses, condition assessments, and litigation support cases. His practice is concentrated in building dominated losses involving tall towers, office & retail, education & detention facilities, warehouses, leisure facilities, historic buildings, and others throughout the globe. In addition, Mr. Wetzler has performed root cause analyses and scope of damage determinations for structures and facilities in the materials, mining, and manufacturing industries. His experience includes the evaluation and assessment of natural and manufactured (man-made) losses and disasters, including fire, earthquakes, hurricanes, structural and vessel collapses, building envelope failures, and a variety of common and complex property loss scenarios. Utilizing technical research, root cause analysis, forensic data and on-site investigations, he delivers findings and conclusions to insurance companies, owners and attorneys.

As an expert in structural engineering design, Mr. Wetzler has directed and executed a range of forensic investigations, structural analyses, condition assessments, and litigation support cases. His practice is concentrated in building dominated losses involving tall towers, office & retail, education & detention facilities, warehouses, leisure...

As an expert in structural engineering design, Mr. Wetzler has directed and executed a range of forensic investigations, structural analyses, condition assessments, and litigation support cases. His practice is concentrated in building dominated losses involving tall towers, office & retail, education & detention facilities, warehouses, leisure facilities, historic buildings, and others throughout the globe. In addition, Mr. Wetzler has performed root cause analyses and scope of damage determinations for structures and facilities in the materials, mining, and manufacturing industries. His experience includes the evaluation and assessment of natural and manufactured (man-made) losses and disasters, including fire, earthquakes, hurricanes, structural and vessel collapses, building envelope failures, and a variety of common and complex property loss scenarios. Utilizing technical research, root cause analysis, forensic data and on-site investigations, he delivers findings and conclusions to insurance companies, owners and attorneys.

Education

  • Master of Engineering, Structural Engineering
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science, Natural Resources and Environment
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Erik Wetzler

Erik Wetzler, PE, SE

Principal Consultant - Major Loss

Areas of Expertise

  • Exterior Cladding Damage/Evaluations
  • Foundation Damage/Evaluations
  • Stone/Masonry Construction
  • Soil Retaining Structure Damage/Evaluation
  • Water Damage/Evaluation
  • Wind/Hail/Storm Surge Damage/Evaluations
  • Vibration Damage/Evaluation
  • Construction Defects/Construction Accidents
  • Fire/Explosion Damage/Evaluations
  • Multi-Residential Complex Fire & Explosion
  • Multi-Story Construction - Steel/Concrete/Wood
  • Major Loss Investigation
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