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Forensic Engineering

Capabilities  /  Forensic Engineering

Forensic Engineering

Evidence-based forensic engineering, providing detailed opinions and practical solutions.

JNE’s Forensic group provides multi-discipline forensic engineering and expert witness services for insurance and legal purposes.

Our mission is to consistently provide the highest quality detailed, evidence-based forensic engineering opinions, and identify practical, technically correct solutions, to assist in the resolution of an insurance claim or a legal matter in a timely and efficient manner.

We consider ourselves partners in prevention as part of our regular professional involvement.  In addition, we offer our expertise to conduct a detailed condition assessment and technical review of the performance and loss prevention for a property, and recommend practical engineering solutions for improving resiliency of structures, services and processes, to mitigate exposure to property-related risks and business interruption.

Expertise

  • Civil/structural, electrical and mechanical system damage assessment

  • Structural collapse and failure investigation
  • Assessment of unsafe buildings, and scope of immediate structural safety measures
  • Preparation of demolition plans
  • Finite element 3D computer modeling, analysis, and design
  • Building envelope assessment
  • Building code review
  • Preparation of engineering reports
  • Preparation of engineering drawings
  • Cost Estimating
  • General field review during construction.

Evidence-based forensic engineering, providing detailed opinions and practical solutions.

JNE’s Forensic group provides multi-discipline forensic engineering and expert witness services for insurance and legal purposes.

Our mission is to consistently provide the highest quality detailed, evidence-based forensic engineering opinions, and identify practical, technically correct solutions, to assist in the resolution of an insurance claim or a legal matter in a timely and efficient manner.

We consider ourselves partners in prevention as part of our regular professional involvement.  In addition, we offer our expertise to conduct a detailed condition assessment and technical review of the performance and loss prevention for a property, and recommend practical engineering solutions for improving resiliency of structures, services and processes, to mitigate exposure to property-related risks and business interruption.

Expertise

  • Civil/structural, electrical and mechanical system damage assessment

  • Structural collapse and failure investigation
  • Assessment of unsafe buildings, and scope of immediate structural safety measures
  • Preparation of demolition plans
  • Finite element 3D computer modeling, analysis, and design
  • Building envelope assessment
  • Building code review
  • Preparation of engineering reports
  • Preparation of engineering drawings
  • Cost Estimating
  • General field review during construction.

We investigate a wide range of property
and casualty claims, and legal matters.

Our experience encapsulates the design, construction engineering, management and engineering review of a wide range of residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, recreational, and farm buildings, and other structures such as swimming pools, tanks, silos and cranes.  JNE’s Forensic group specializes in the investigation of the cause of failure or collapse of civil/structural, electrical, piping and mechanical systems, and/or their components, the evaluation and rehabilitation of buildings damaged by fire, explosion, wind, snow, water, impact, etc., damage/failure of racking systems and cranes, building code review, building envelope review, personal injury incidents involving scaffolds, stages, and ladders, and engineering concerns associated with the construction, including vibrations.

We investigate a wide range of property and casualty claims, and legal matters.

Our experience encapsulates the design, construction engineering, management and engineering review of a wide range of residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, recreational, and farm buildings, and other structures such as swimming pools, tanks, silos and cranes.

JNE’s Forensic group specializes in the investigation of the cause of failure or collapse of civil/structural, electrical, piping and mechanical systems, and/or their components, the evaluation and rehabilitation of buildings damaged by fire, explosion, wind, snow, water, impact, etc., damage/failure of racking systems and cranes, building code review, building envelope review, personal injury incidents involving scaffolds, stages, and ladders, and engineering concerns associated with the construction, including vibrations.

Fire/Explosion Damage

Fire/Explosion Damage

Snow Load Collapse

Snow Load Collapse

Wind Damage

Wind Damage

Water Damage

Water Damage

Tree Impacts

Tree Impacts

Vehicle Impacts

Vehicle Impacts

Foundation Issues

Foundation Issues

Construction Claims

Construction Claims

Vibration from Construction Activities

Vibration from Construction Activities

Building Envelope Failures

Building Envelope Failures

Racking Failures

Racking Failures

Tank Failures

Tank Failures

Team

Our team consists of highly skilled, experienced and innovative engineers and technologists with decades of expertise in civil/structural, electrical, and mechanical design, along with an excellent comprehension of legal implications and litigation processes.

Strength + Commitment

Our strength lies in extensive multi-discipline expertise, teamwork, and our collaborative ability to produce detailed opinions and practical solutions to our clients. Our commitment to safety, respect, integrity, diversity, reliability, quality, and universal sustainability principles, has been the path to success for our company, our employees, and our clients.

We specialize in industrial projects.

JNE’s expertise and success have been in large and small scale, single and multi-discipline projects for metals, mining, power, automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage industries.  We have an extensive working knowledge of the applicable regulations (Ontario Building Code, National Building Code, Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations), design standards, professional and industry guidelines.  We are ISO registered since 1996.  Currently, we are registered to the 9001:2015 standard.

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