Experts in forensic engineering investigation since 1987


Laboratory and warehouse facilities


gary s. hauf

Vice President

Forensic Electrical Engineering Consultant

scott Phillips, P.E.

Forensic Electrical Engineering Consultant

our services

Howard H. dematties


Forensic Electrical Engineering Consultant

Meet Some of Our Team

   get the job done

         FFA has the equipment and facilities
         to handle your investigation.


From 4x4 trucks with single and tandem axle trailers, to 2250 square foot office, library and laboratory, dark room for x-ray processing, microscopes, digital and macrophotography, large garage bay for vehicle examinations, 34,000 cubic foot heated warehouse, forklift, pallet rack storage, and external storage - FFA has the facilities and equipment necessary to complete your job.

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. 

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


past Projects


It makes all the difference in the outcome of your case

With thousands of forensic engineering investigations over the past 28 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. 

 site & scene processing