Forensics

With offices working collaboratively across the US, Latin America, and the Middle East, our firm has designed some of the world’s most recognizable structures, while integrating a Forensics Practice of structural, architectural, and MEP professionals, who have handled some of the most notable investigations of the last two decades.

From the complex to the routine, DeSimone’s Forensics Practice is driven by personalized service determined by the unique nature of each assignment. At the heart of our work is the thorough investigation of damage or failure of structures, building systems, and equipment. Our experts also regularly provide legal testimony.

DeSimone’s staff includes a full range of professionally licensed and certified experts in:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Plumbing Engineering
  • Fire Protection Engineering
  • Power Generation & Distribution
  • Facade Engineering, Analysis, & Design
  • Waterproofing, Cladding, & Roofing Design
  • Building Envelope Evaluation & Repair Design
  • Forensic Evaluation & Repair Design
  • Construction Sequencing & Means and Methods
  • Building Commissioning
  • Building Envelope Commissioning
  • Building Code Requirement Analysis

Our forensic services include:

  • Complex Property & Liability Losses
  • Buildings & Equipment
  • Construction Defect
  • Builder’s Risk
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Specialty Lines
  • E&O
  • General Liability
  • Surety

Featured Projects

Hotel & Convention Center – Roof Failure

Midwest, United States

Bridge Assessments – Mid-Atlantic Region

Mid-Atlantic, United States

Veneto Warehouse – Fire Loss

Colón, Panama

Hydroelectric Powerplant – Fire Loss

Antioquia, Colombia

Retaining Wall & Slope Failure

Cincinnati, Ohio

Landmarked Hotel Property – Hurricane Damage

Miami, Florida
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