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Cranes and Construction Accidents

Each year, hundreds of accidents and deaths occur on construction sites. Crane and other construction accidents can be extremely devastating due to crushing injuries, electrocution falls, being struck by moving equipment, and more. Following a construction incident, it is imperative that liability is assigned so that claims can be resolved and subrogation potential can be determined.

Envista Forensics has serviced the construction industry for over 35 years, offering scientific expertise and courtroom presentation experience worldwide. We approach each case individually while meeting or exceeding all industry best practices, providing complete certainty to our clients. Our team can assist no matter the size or scope of the incident.

Our mechanical engineers and experts have investigated many types of crane and construction accidents, including:

  • Dismantling of improper construction site equipment
  • Rigging incidents
  • Overturning of equipment/improper setting
  • Extreme weather
  • Foundation issues
  • Mechanical or structural problems
  • Electrical/control system malfunction
  • Improper grounding for electrical and lighting
  • Improper safety/guarding procedures or safety labeling

Construction Incident Expertise

Envista has a multidisciplinary team of experts that use their collective experience to provide causation and property damage assessments, schedule delay analysis, or expert testimony services during the various stages of a construction project. We use the most up-to-date technologies, including 3D modeling and UAV (drones), to gather information thoroughly. Our unbiased approach and expertise allow us to help you determine the true cause of your incident and create a reliable plan to prevent it from happening again.

Our global presence provides a diverse range of expertise and our team is highly collaborative to guarantee that you receive quick and accurate answers. Our expertise includes:

  • Architects
  • Civil and structural engineers
  • Code experts
  • Concrete and materials experts
  • Construction managers
  • Contract administrators
  • Delay and disruption experts
  • Designers
  • Estimators
  • Forensic schedule delay analysts
  • Geotechnical experts and engineering geologists
  • MEP engineers and consultants
  • Plant and equipment specialists
  • Project schedulers
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Quantum calculations and cost evaluations
  • Surety specialists
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