Forensic Services

Our highly diversified, global team of engineers, scientists, architects, and technical specialists systematically evaluates all available evidence, applies scientific principles, specialized knowledge and, when appropriate, utilizes the latest analytical technologies to arrive at scientifically sound opinions and solutions for our clients.

Senior Vice President, Technical Services

Peter A. Townsend, P.E., S.E., CXLT

(770) 436-9399
Our Practice Areas

Our Forensic Services Practice Areas

Biomechanical Engineering

With a thorough knowledge of injury biomechanical, industry practices, training, safety, and regulations, our professional consultants can explain precisely what happened in a wide range of accidents, claims, and legal disputes.

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Building Consulting

Property damage is common. The Rimkus building consulting team’s extensive restoration background can help you return chaos back to normalcy as quickly and as inexpensively as possible.

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Construction Claims and Disputes

We offer a highly specialized team of forensic construction experts that specialize in all aspects of construction management, construction claims, construction accidents, and construction dispute resolution.

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Digital Intelligence

From civil matters and legal defense to corporate services, Rimkus has partnered with Unique Wire to offer a variety of digital forensics and analytics to meet the needs of our clients.

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Environmental and Health Sciences

Only years of experience prepare an expert for environmental and health sciences consulting assignments.

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Fire and Explosion Science

It takes unique knowledge and experience to sift through a scene that is mostly ruin and destruction to find the clues that tell you what happened. Our team has decades of specialized experience determining where fires started and why fires and explosions have occurred.

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Human Factors

Human Factors is the study of the capabilities and limitations of people and how these shape the ways in which people make decisions involving products, processes, and environments.

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Industrial and Renewable Energy

The energy industry is a diverse network of entities that discover, produce, transport, process, refine, and manufacture many products that we depend on in our everyday lives.

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Legal Nurse Consulting

Rimkus offers a team of Legal Nurse Consultants (LNC) to help clients understand the complexities of medical-related cases. Certified LNCs are nurses with extensive medical knowledge who can provide valuable insight and guidance to law firms, insurance companies, and large, self-insured companies through unbiased evaluation of medical documentation.

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We investigate incidents and construction disputes to explain what happened, where possible, and how to avoid the same issues in the future.

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Materials Science and Engineering

Our materials science and engineering experts specialize in evaluating systems and components from a materials perspective.

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Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Our Mechanical and Electrical engineering experts specialize in applying their skills and knowledge toward determining the cause of failures in almost any application involving machines and systems, such as air conditioning, heating, chillers, elevators, escalators, piping, plumbing, gas turbines, internal combustion engines, and custom manufacturing equipment.

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Meteorology is the scientific study of the atmosphere and its phenomena, including both weather and climate.

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Premises Liability and Security

When a person is injured on a premises it is important to determine if the incident location was designed, maintained, and operated in accordance with building regulations, relevant standards, and common safety protocols.

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Property Loss Consulting

Rimkus property loss consulting experts can provide answers and solutions to our clients’ questions and problems pertaining to buildings and structures.

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Toxicology and Food Safety

Toxicologists study the safety and biological effects of drugs, chemicals, and other substances on living organisms.

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Rimkus is one of the leading forensic engineering firms in the world when it comes to accident and collision reconstruction.

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Visual Media and Technology

Rimkus offers a wide array of visual communication services to enhance demonstrative exhibits. From computer-generated animations to full-length video productions to 3D printed models, our staff produces compelling exhibits to accurately illustrate the facts.

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