Engineering Expert Witness Projects

Engineering expert witness projects – investigating product liability, structural / metallurgical failures, construction issues, fire/explosions, industrial and other accidents. With over 30 years experience in materials, metallurgy, fabrication practices and finite element analysis – we have successfully assisted our clients in State, Federal and International Courts.

We support law firms and major insurance companies (on both Plaintiff and Defendant cases) – from simple to complex issues. Our work has included supporting US government agencies including the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Chemical Safety Board (CSB). In addition, we have served as independent engineering experts in International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration.

As an independent forensic engineering firm, we provide unbiased, comprehensive technical results. Our experience covers a broad range of industries, materials, and equipment.

Call Tom O’Donnell to Discuss your Engineering Challenges. (412) 835-5007

$63 M Award in Litigation over a Newly Constructed Collapsed Paper Rack Storage Facility

Investigation of Collapsed Rack Structure - Facility picture

Longer than two football fields and 80 feet wide, a large steel paper rack storage facility was constructed with 110 foot tall hollow steel columns to hold over 100 million pounds of pallets of paper products. After two months in service, the automated facility collapsed and sparked a fire that burned over three weeks

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