Forensic Engineering Expert Witnesses

Forensic engineering expert witnesses may opine on reverse engineering, failed components, metal fatigue. and more. On his website, Dave McLellan answers the question: Why Hire a Chief Engineer as a Forensic Engineer And Expert Witness?

During interviews with lawyers, I have been asked if I am a Professional Engineer? The answer is, No. I am an automotive engineer. Being state certified as a Professional Engineer makes sense if you’re designing and building a bridge or a building where you design it, build it and then wait years hoping it doesn’t collapse. In fact, it is impossible to test bridges and buildings to failure, but we do exactly this with every vehicle program in the automobile business. The bridge builder just has to wait and see.

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