• Heat Maintenance Evaluation

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    It was reported that a residential building in the Northeast was damaged due to frozen and burst water or heat pipes. We were retained to provide a weather analysis for the time period during which the damages reportedly occurred, and to provide opinions regarding whether or not the capacity of the heating system in the building was adequate to provide reasonable heat to the building, and whether or not reasonable heat was maintained in the building during the time period in question. Our work to complete this assignment was performed by Dennis Morrissey, P.E.
  • Snow Load Evaluation

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    U.S. Forensic was retained to determine the cause of a barn collapse. The homeowner reported that during a snow event, wind pressure caused the structure to collapse. Joel Howard, P.E. was assigned to conduct a failure analysis.  Our client requested that we evaluate the building framing and determine the cause and extent of the damage.
  • Jeff Stark Awarded National Certified Forensic Locksmith Designation

    U.S. Forensic  mechanical engineer, Jeffrey, P. Stark, P.E., CFL  was awarded the designation of CFL, Certified Forensic Locksmith, by the Associated Locksmiths of America,  Security Professionals Association, and the International Association of Investigative Locksmiths.  He is Certified in Automotive and General Forensic Locksmithing.  
  • Houston, TX – U.S. Forensic Welcomes Enrique Morales, P.E.

    We are pleased to announce that Enrique Morales, P.E. has joined the U.S. Forensic team in Houston.  Mr. Morales has performed more than 1,000 forensic engineering investigations in the areas of storm damage (hail, wind, tornado, lighting, and flood), water intrusion, and foundation assessments of residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas.
  • Chicago, IL – U.S. Forensic Welcomes Reece Otsuka, P.E.

    We are pleased to announce that Reece Otsuka, P.E. has joined the U.S. Forensic team and will be based in Chicago.  Mr. Otsuka earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, and his Master of Science in Structural Engineering Degree from the University of Illinois.  He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Illinois.