Howard holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in engineering from North Carolina State University. He has professional engineering licenses in North Carolina and five other states. Mr. Rigsby is a licensed general contractor. Howard’s practice involves the investigation of construction and building related problems including construction defect investigations, mold causation, building code and contract document review, HVAC related problems, hurricane and storm damage assessments, and structural engineering. Mr. Rigsby also practices in the area of product defects, industrial accidents, forklift accidents, machinery accidents, OSHA and worker related accidents, stairway and egress related issues, and accident reconstruction of these type of events. Mr. Rigsby has been performing investigations in these areas since 1996.