Forensic engineering expert witnesses are skilled in various areas, since it is the branch within the engineering field conducting investigations of defective or damaged aspects of engineering projects, whether it is a civil, residential, business, or any other type of structure or product of the field. Forensic engineering investigations may be applicable to any sort of project, it is important to your case that the selected forensic engineering expert witness be knowledgeable in the specific type of project at the center of litigation.
Relevant points of investigations by forensic engineers may include construction defects, fires and explosions, plumbing and piping, waterproofing and water quality, roofing, lead or asbestos found in the building, or issues with air quality, among many other possible problems found within a structure that can often lead to the risk of injuries and issues related to health. Slips, trips, and falls occurring on the premises of an engineering project may also lead to an investigation conducted by forensic engineers, as the cause may be related to a problem with the project itself.
Forensic engineering expert witnesses are often called upon to offer an expert opinion on a court case resulting from injuries. In such cases, forensic engineering expert witnesses may be asked to evaluate the situation based on an accident investigation and reconstruction as a means of determining the source of the incident in question.
With a reputation as a leader in the expert referral field, ForensisGroup has provided authoritative experts to attorneys for more than twenty years. Call our office today or submit an expert request form to retain the right forensic engineering expert witness for your case.