Forensics Building Investigation

An Uplifting Experience!

Isett Forensic Engineering investigates materials, products, structures, or components that fail or do not function as intended. Using technical knowledge and professional experience, Isett’s engineers and architects provide objective evidence for property owners, insurance companies, courts of law, and others in settling disputes, establishing causal relationships, determining liability, and/or designing repairs.

Our department is on-call to address structural emergencies, such as collapses and failures, which can occur after work hours. 

Click here to access our Request for Forensic Engineering Services intake form or call 610-972-3758 after business hours and one of our Forensics Engineers will contact you.

Click here to access our Request for Forensic Engineering Services intake form or call 610-972-3758 after business hours and one of our Forensics Engineers will contact you.

Isett provides a wide range of services including:

  • Property Condition Assessments (pre-purchase/due diligence)
  • Buildings - Retaining Walls - Historic Structures
  • Structural Feasibility Studies (for building modifications/support of new loads)
  • Additional stories (signs, solar panels, green roofs - process-related modifications for industry)
  • Structural Repair (including Historical Structural Analysis)
  • Structural Design Evaluations
  • Structural Failure Investigations (insurance, origin and cause)
  • Residential/Institutional/Commercial/Industrial
    • Fire/blast/wind/snow damage investigations
    • Façade failure investigations
    • Floor slab investigations
    • Flood and ‘Wet Basement’ Investigations
  • Sinkhole Investigation and Remediation
  • Litigation Services
    • Scope may involve any of the above specialty areas and may involve any or all of the following service areas:
      • Technical analysis of complaint (merit of the case)
      • Technical assistance in preparation of case
      • Recommending and witnessing protocol testing
      • Evaluation of technical expert reports
      • Preparation of technical expert reports
  • Bleacher Inspections
    School districts mandated by the International Construction Code/American National Standards Institute