Nothing is as important as safety, and ForensisGroup’s Seat Belt Expert Witnesses and Consultants know this and have the background to assist you with your case.
Seat belts are mandatory in all states except New Hampshire, with some states proscribing seat belts only for front-seat occupants. However, there are 28 states and the District of Columbia that have laws covering rear-seat occupants as well.
In analyzing seat belts, ForensisGroup’s seat belt expert witnesses bring with them expertise in mechanics, applied mechanics, engineering mechanics, and biomechanics. These skills are used in assisting attorneys with issues in automobile accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, and industrial accidents, and many of these seat belt experts are members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Many experts are well versed in using digital forensics and 3D animations and visualizations to document scene evidence. Computer scene mapping hardware and software is also frequently used.
Some Seat Belt expert witnesses’ services include conducting design analysis of curves and establishing critical speed thresholds with regards to collision causation and liability, collision reconstruction, computer aided diagramming, occupant kinematics, seat belt analysis, air bag deployment; crash injury research. Collision reconstruction, defect investigations, and injury causation studies are also a part of these consultants area of expertise of passive and active restraint systems.
ForensisGroup seat belt expert witnesses and consultants also provide instruction to police departments on the fundamentals of traffic collision, collision investigation, and accident reconstruction.
Contact us at 1-800-555-5422 or submit an expert request form to find a seat belt expert and consultant to help you with your case.