Our featured project involves a sprinkler system failure during a winter freeze causing the firewater system to operate and distribute water into the attic of the school.
A warehouse had a suspected sinkhole formation that occurred in the soils beneath an interior portion of a concrete floor slab. U.S. Forensic was asked to perform a sinkhole evaluation.
U.S. Forensic was asked to perform a wind damage assessment of a building designed by John Lloyd Wright, son of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
U.S. Forensic conducted a a tree impact damage analysis. The homeowners reported that their home was damaged by a fallen tree in connection with weather activity during Hurricane Irma. The engineer determined the extent of damages and provided a method of repair.
A few months after a tire manufacturer’s retailer performs an alignment and tire rotation, the front left tire of an RV fails causing thousands in damages.
U.S. Forensic conducted a crane failure evaluation involving an American 5300 crawler crane. U.S. Forensic was retained by a dredging company to evaluate the damage to the boom and to determine the cause and origin of the reported damages.
U.S. Forensic expert, William Janowsky, P.E., provides credible evidence and sound methodology to support his opinions in a Hurricane Isaac property damage case.
Using Infotainment Downloads in Theft Evaluation A U.S. Forensic mechanical engineer used the Berla iVe tool for a vehicle theft case involving a 2016 Infiniti Q60. The vehicle owner reported that he had parked the Infinity in front of his home on 5-8-19 at around 9:30 pm. The vehicle was discovered stripped the following morning, […]
As forensic engineers, we are called to seek answers to the question “why?” Why did something fail? Why did the accident occur? And sometimes, “Why has it always been done this way?”
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.