Florida Forensic Engineering Experts

Doran Engineering Labs, PLLC
Florida Certificate of Authorization License # 32898
Our Florida and California licensed (PE) engineers have participated in hundreds of forensic investigations while employed in industry, and as independent and unbiased consultants.  We’ve represented product manufacturers, insurance companies, law firms, and individuals.  We employ only degreed, experienced, and state licensed engineers in our investigations.  We take great care and pride in writing reports that are comprehensive and irrefutable.

More about Forensic Engineering (see at the bottom of this page).

Here is a list of our areas of expertise:

  • Product Defect and Failure Investigation
    Consumer products including household appliances and plumbing.
    Most machinery and industrial equipment.
    Automotive (automobiles, motorcycles, utility vehicles, recreation vehicles, watercraft, electric vehicles, and golf carts).
  • Damage Inspections, Collateral Damage, and Products Liability
    including water loss and water intrusion
  • Accident and Fire Investigation (when possibly caused by machine or product malfunctions or failures)
  • Failure Analysis
    Mechanical failure analysis.
    Material failures (metals, plastics, composites, , , ).
    Stress and fatigue analysis (frames, weldments, components, , , ).
    Manufacturing defects.
    Processes and procedures (including maintenance).
    Hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
    Electrical, electro-mechanical, and electronic.
  • Mechanical and Electrical – Laboratory Testing
    Disassembly, microscopic inspection, dissection, energy use, efficiency, dielectric, insulation testing,  ,  ,  ,
    Test to failure and/or destruction.
  • Product Evaluations (see also Product Development and Invention Advice)

More about Forensic Engineering:
Forensic engineering is the investigation of failures (or a failure to operate as intended) of machines, structures, components, or products.  The field also deals with retracing processes and procedures leading to these failures during their use, and sometimes abuse.  Engineers who participate in these investigations should be qualified by training and experience in the field; considered subject matter experts.
Forensic engineers are usually required to have state registration and licensure as Professional Engineers (designated as PE) to have their expert witness testimony allowed before government agencies and the courts.

Florida Board of Professional Engineers Certificate of Authorization

National Society of Professional Engineers Code of Ethics

National Academy of Forensic Engineers Mission Statement

Society of Automotive Engineers About Membership

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or Professional Profiles