Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors

Michael Casey and Robert Pearson

Bob Pearson is the executive director/vice president of the Allen Insurance Group. He began his career in home inspections in 1985 and has had three inspection businesses. He has performed thousands of inspections, with an emphasis on commercial properties. He is a member of many inspector associations and is widely recognized as an expert on home inspector insurance. ASHI Past President Michael Casey is a partner with Casey, O’Malley Associates, a consulting and inspector training firm based in San Diego. Mike is the past-vice president and general manager at Kaplan – Inspection Training Associates. He is also a licensed general, plumbing and mechanical contractor in several states. He co-authored several books in the Code Check series and has had an expert witness practice throughout North America since 1987. He can be contacted at

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