CT Scanning Capabilities

Expert, non-destructive CT Scanning ensures accurate causation determination.

Expert Forensic Engineering Investigations

Electrical Fire Investigations
Electrical Engineering
Structural Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Heating and Air Conditioning

Learn More about Water Loss Investigation

Winter months mean frozen – and failing – pipes.

Electrical Experts

For fire and explosion investigations for both
commercial and residential losses.

CT Scanning In Failure Analysis

We have the ONLY industrial CT scanning and 3D x-ray technology in the area. This technology literally adds another dimension to non-destructive forensic analysis.

Experience in Forensic Engineering

It makes all the difference in the outcome of your case

With thousands of forensic engineering investigations over the past 30 years, the forensic engineering consultants at FFA have a combined experience level that is impressive.  Investigations range from structural and mechanical failures to large scale fire scenes and laboratory testing. With specialties in electrical, mechanical, structural and HVAC, there is a FFA forensic engineering consultant that can apply their knowledge and experience to solving your case.


  • Consumer Product Failures
  • Fires
  • Electrical Shock
  • Evaluation of Failures resulting from claims
  • Other Failures and consulting


Specific catastrophic events or long term maintenance neglect/wear & tear on a structure which have resulted in coverage claims on the building/structure.


  • Pipe Breaks
  • Fire Suppression system
  • Gas Explosion
  • Farm, Commercial, Industrial, Equipment breakdown
  • Other Failures

Materials Science

  • Improper Material Selection
  • Product Failures related to improper manufacturing
  • Assistance with analyzing and interpreting chemical/materials tests


Our forensic engineers have the education and experience in failure analysis to apply to the facts surrounding your case. You get the benefit of experience that’s been acquired year after year, job after job.


FFA uses the Scientific Method in conjunction with education, knowledge and experience to determine the cause of failure.

Past Projects

Our portfolio includes successful cases for most major insurance companies, many attorneys, and district attorneys.


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“I am writing to thank you for your efforts on behalf of our company and firm at the recent trial. Your support was most appreciated. You did a wonderful job testifying at the trial as well. We look forward to working with you again in the future.”

“The case settled yesterday, and our clients are happy. Thank you for all of your help in this matter. We will certainly not hesitate to call on you again when the need arises.”

“We were able to reach a favorable settlement in our case after an all day mediation. This is thanks in large part to your hard work on this and your reports, which we believe caused plaintiff serious concern and got them to come down from their demand significantly.”

“My insurance company genuinely appreciates the work FFA performed on our behalf. The time – literally days – spent on examining and analyzing the evidence both at the site and in your labs, resulted in a recovery for both the carrier and the insured. It was a long hard journey.”

“I would like to thank you for your great work on this case. We proceeded to a mandatory federal court mediation… and the case has now settled. I look forward to working with you on a future case.”