Rigging is a system of ropes, cables, or chains used to support a ship’s masts (standing rigging) and to maintain or set the yards and sails (running rigging). It also is a system of cables and fittings controlling the flight surfaces and engines of an aircraft or parachute.
ForensisGroup Rigging Expert Witnesses have over experience in the design and use of rigging systems in many industries. Some of our expert witnesses are specialists in the field of mechanical forensic engineering dealing with the operation and maintenance of ships and aircraft. This type of expertise can include analytical and investigative work in a range of accidents, rigging equipment failures, inspections, and safety audits.
These professionals consult with insurance companies and law firms on factual investigations and reporting, risk management analysis, liability, workers’ compensation, and insurance coverage. They also conduct mechanical and system failure analysis, ship accident investigations and root-cause analyses, industrial safety, quality control and procedural compliance, cost estimates, operational planning, and training. These activities can be for commercial, private, and military aircraft and vessels—including nuclear-powered submarines, surface ships, and aircraft carriers.
Consult with a reputable rigging expert witness to assist you with your investigation. ForensisGroup provides clients with the industry’s leading experts in rigging to consult on complex maritime issues. Our professionals have been assisting litigators and insurance claims professionals in hiring well-qualified experts nationwide since 1991. Submit An Expert Request Form today or call us to learn more on retaining a highly qualified expert witness for your case.