Forensic Engineering

Woodard Sease & Associates, PC

Our experience incorporates all aspects of first and third party property loss evaluation, investigations and forensic structural engineering. As seasoned structural engineers we understand the accepted standards that must be met by designers and have the capability to conduct thorough investigations of existing conditions.

forensics-imageWe provide services to document the condition of a building, identify root causes of structural defects and recommend repair solutions. We offer full renovation plans and cost estimating for economical resolutions.

We can review material selection, equipment, installation, fabrication, erection or placement of components and connections to ensure compliance with the applicable building code. Our inspections can also verify that the materials and completed building structure comply with approved drawings, specifications and permit documents. Reviews can be completed continuously while work is being performed, periodically with intermittent observations or upon project completion.

Our forensic engineering expertise includes:

Residential & Commercial Structures

  • Field Investigation & Analysis to Determine Structural Adequacy/Deficiency
  • Investigative Reports


We provide professional design and consulting to a variety of client groups, including:

  • Insurance Companies
  • Realtors
  • Builders
  • Contractors
  • Homeowners
Forensic Engineering