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Expert Forensic Engineering Investigations

Electrical | Structural | Mechanical | HVAC

Electrical Experts

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

The FFA Difference:

Big company talent and capabilities with a small company approach that saves you money, while providing maximum results. At FFA every client is our most important client, because with FFA you’re not just a number!


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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