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Forensic Engineering

Forensic Engineering

What is Forensic Engineering? The definition from the National Academy of Forensic Engineers is as follows:

Forensic Engineering is the application of the art and science of engineering in the jurisprudence system, requiring the services of legally qualified professional engineers. Forensic engineering may include investigation of the physical causes of accidents and other sources of claims and litigation, preparation of engineering reports, testimony at hearings and trials in administrative or judicial proceedings, and the rendition of advisory opinions to assist the resolution of disputes affecting life or property.

Engineering and cost estimating support for adjusters and lawyers is one of our specialties. We can work for you locally, domestically or internationally on claims caused by fire, explosions, storms and other natural disasters. We make the process a little easier by furnishing timely and cost effective evaluations and answers in the context of your industry’s practice.

Our Services under Forensic Engineering:

  • Property Inspection and Surveys
  • Failure Analysis
  • Review of Construction Records and Claims Presentations
  • Expert Testimonies
  • Preparation of Graphical Exhibits and Drawings
  • Property Condition Inspections and Damage Assessments
  • Determination of Causations (Wind, Water, Structural Loadings, etc.)
  • Repair Recommendations and Methods
  • Preparation of Cost Estimates and Budgets
  • Litigation Support and Assistance with Negotiations

Services for Legal and Insurance Industries

For the Legal Industry

When disputes arise involving engineering and construction issues, land and environmental damage, and other site disputes, Roaring Brook Consultants understand your need for a well reasoned and timely analysis of the expert issues of the case.

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For the Insurance Industry

Providing engineering inspections for adjusters and insurance companies is one of our specialties. Our engineers are selected based on their discipline and expertise to assist in helping resolve property and liability claims for both personal and commercial policies.

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