As experts in the field of geotechnical engineering and related fields, MEA provides forensic and litigation support services to clients and their attorneys. Acting as an expert, MEA staff have a vast amount of experience in forensic investigation. The staff at MEA have provided engineering consultation services in the area of failure analysis, code compliance, trial exhibit preparation, and expert witness services.
Insurance companies, government agencies, and public and private businesses and other parties have presented MEA staff with a variety of challenging and interesting projects involving complex geotechnical and geological concerns. Some examples of previous investigations can be seen in more detail in our Technical Bulletins. Having extensive experience on these types of cases, MEA has addressed a variety of geo-construction issues.
For more information on specific projects related to this topic, see the following MEA Technical Bulletins: