Workplace Injuries

Personal injuries and workers’ compensation claims are a frequent mishap in shipping environments. Forensic investigation and analysis of an incident can reveal appropriate preventive measures and well as the root cause and responsibility for the incident.

Our engineers can investigate personal injury and workers’ compensation claims to determine the cause of the injury or loss of life. Our team also conducts assessments arising from injuries involving walking surfaces, worksite specific tasks, cranes, hoists, lifts, rigging and stowage. We carefully analyze the facts of any incident to determine if conditions of defect in machinery, equipment and premises were a cause of the injury. Our depth of knowledge includes accepted practices as well as applicable local and national regulations, codes and standards.

Frequently called to serve as expert witnesses, our engineers and investigators are known for their ability to accurately and concisely report and explain the unique factors of an injury or loss. Their easy-to-understand manner applies to any audience whether insurance adjuster, attorney or jury.