The field of engineering encompasses several sub-specialties, all of which design, build, create, and manufacture various machinery, motors, buildings, and engines. An engineered product may fail in some way, which can develop into a lawsuit. It is therefore important to research and hire the best engineering experts who specialize in the particular details and area of focus that is the center of an engineering court case.
There are many branches of engineering, the major areas being structural engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, and electrical engineering. Each of these specialties finds specific applications of engineering methods and technology, including, healthcare, civil buildings, automobiles, and industrial fields, which must all be regulated by a series of codes and compliance. Safety in engineering is so important, in fact, that it is considered its own specialty within the industry. Safety engineers are responsible for preventing errors that can lead to accidents and/or potential lawsuits by overseeing the product design and failure analysis of engineering projects.
There are numerous ways a lawsuit can be connected to the field of engineering. In addition to the safety issues and repercussions of an accident involving an engineering product or construction, business-related lawsuits may also occur. Intellectual property rights, patents, trademark infringement, and copyright law can all be means for a court case.
ForensisGroup has been referring the best professional engineers to litigators for over twenty years. Submit An Expert Request Form or call us for further information on how we can help you retain the best available engineering expert witness.