Insurance & Forensic Engineering Services
We provide damage evaluations, technical cause and origin reports, and technical expertise for litigation.
Insurance / Forensic Services
Mellor Engineering has evaluated thousands of buildings over the past 20+ years. We can determine the cause of building damage from a variety of factors, provide a report detailing our findings, and design a fix as needed. Our engineers have worked with a variety of insurance carriers; we understand the investigative work required of insurance claims, and we will work with involved parties towards resolution.
Our engineers have experience assessing structure damage from one or more of the following:
- Hurricanes / Tropical Storms
- Tornados / Wind
- Debris Flow / Mud Flow
- Structure Fires / Wildland Fires
- Vehicle Impacts
- Slope Failures
- Retaining Wall Failures
- Expansive Soils
- Moisture Intrusion / Waterproofing
- Roofing Defects / Weatherproofing
- Structural Collapse
- Construction Vibrations
What We Provide
Cause and Origin reports
An engineer will assess the property and structure to determine the cause and origin of damage and provide a technical report.
We determine construction conformance to applicable building codes and approved plans, and can verify adequacy of as-built building components.
Engineers are available to serve as expert witnesses for construction defect litigation.
We offer independent third-party review of structural drawings.