Our diverse team of consultants have investigated multi vehicle accidents, arson fatality fires, explosions causing fatalities and catastrophic injuries, carbon monoxide poisonings, falls from height causing fatalities, wildlands fires resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, product defects resulting in bodily injury, installation defects causing extensive property damage, crane collapses, disfiguring fireworks accidents, builders risk claims and more.
Forensic Science and Engineering Services
You require impartial determinations on claims, in a timely manner.
Pie has the forensic expert you need, providing a wide range of forensic consulting services:
This process includes inspecting a damaged structure and identifying items of work that need to be performed to bring the building back to it's original condition. It also includes establishing costs for repair or replacement.
Pie's team includes staff with knowledge of Xactimate and other estimating software. Other considerations are given to market conditions and project size to bring in economies of scale in order to provide the most accurate scope of work and estimates.
Pie has experience investigating insurance claims related to the processes of exploration, extraction, refining and transporting petroleum products. In the event of losses involving oil derrick failures, collapses or accidents we can immediately deploy forensic engineers to conduct investigations involving mechanical & metallurgical breakdowns, electrical failures, high pressure malfunctions, and OSHA compliance and regulations.
Pie has investigated and consulted on catastrophes in both the oil and natural gas industries, including fatal explosions and fires at large power plants and natural gas compression stations. As well as a fatal accident where a high pressure line failed during pigging inspection/operations of a large natural gas line.
Pie Consulting & Engineering’s Expertise:
We have the ability to effectively and efficiently handle large loss and CAT claims (from $100k to multi-million dollar losses) nationwide from our various offices. You can expect our forensic consultants to be experienced in the intricacies of large and complex catastrophe claims.
Pie is continually investing in new, state-of-the-art technology and continuing education for our consultants. We frequently find new investigative tools to provide analysis for claims.
Our senior forensic engineers possess valuable knowledge from years of experience in the design, management, and forensic fields, which is particularly useful in subrogation claims.
Our average turnaround time for cause and origin forensic reports is 18 days from the time the claim is received.
Pie consultants specialize in unique fields and are certified in these areas to assist you with specialized claims, such as certified Infrared Thermography Technicians (many are now claiming to provide IR scans - are they certified by a credible organization?) and Nationally Trained Wildfire Origin and Cause Investigator by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
Pie has a Colorado and Nationally Certified Pyrotechnician Consultant on staff who has choreographed and designed over 1,600 pyrotechnic displays over 29 years.
Our heavy truck collision reconstruction team has extensive experience as mechanics, giving them added insight they apply to their investigations.
Our consultants have been published and speak nationally on forensic topics including metallurgy and mechanical subrogation, structural analysis, and complex roof claims analysis and have earned a reputation for excellence throughout the industry.