Kurt Hoigard and Brian Lammert present "A Perfect Storm: The Indiana State Fair Stage Canopy Collapse" at the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys

This lunch-n-learn presentation discusses how the combination of numerous deficiencies ranging from RRJ's review of storm weather data to the structural analysis of the stage canopy structure resulted in this tragedy.


Chuck Guedelhoefer is a panelist at the ABA Litigation Section, Regional Workshop: "Handling a Construction Failures Case"

At this one-day ABA Section of Litigation workshop, Chuck Guedelhoefer is a panelist on two presentations: "Securing the Site and Preserving the Evidence / Dealing with OSHA and Other Government Agencies and "Analyzing Causation, Proposing a Fix, Economic Waste, Betterment and Related Damages Issues" at this one-day ABA regional workshop to be held at Pepper Hamilton LLP offices in Philadelphia, PA.


Matthew Wagner, S.E. joins RRJ as a Consulting Engineer

Matthew Wagner, S.E. has 14 years of structural engineering experience in structural design, evaluation, analysis, condition assessment, and constructability peer review for a wide range of building types. With a decade of structural facility design experience, he has managed the design of numerous large-scale aviation, healthcare, hospitality, civic, entertainment complexes, and stadium projects. Prior to RRJ, he held leadership roles at two global architecture and consulting engineering firms as Manager of Structural Engineering at Ghafari Associates' Chicago office and a Principal at Walter P Moore.