Element’s expert witness services provide testimony to legal firms, insurance companies, and other entities that require materials expertise or proof of concept in court. Our depth of knowledge and experience allow us to provide expert witness consulting to a large variety of industries, including aerospace, product manufacturing, biomedical & medical devices, automotive, oil & gas, construction and more.
Our platform of global experts are highly trained and certified in a diverse set of legal and expert witness disciplines, and can provide expert testimony on a broad range of topics. Element has litigation experience with materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, polymer science, metallurgical engineering, welding, corrosion, and more. Our Engaged Experts are also trained in chain-of-evidence procedures and legal storage best practices.
Engaging our expert witness services means that you can rely on high-quality testing data, articulate and professional expert testimony and litigation support.
Our approach to expert witness services
Element’s laboratories are outfitted with state-of-the-art analytical equipment, allowing our expert witness and litigation teams to put a variety of methods and procedures to work for you so that you receive the best expert witness services possible. These methods include Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) equipped with Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), and more.
Element’s certified examiners and subject matter experts have the appropriate, relevant experience to support your materials science litigation case and can handle claims involving everything from metals/alloys and polymers to cutting-edge advanced materials.
Whenever a materials related issue puts your business on the line, rest assured that we can work with you and your legal staff to determine the most appropriate course of action and ensure a just outcome.
To learn more about our complete suite of expert witness services, or to request a quote, contact us today.
Our Expert Witness Consulting and Testimony Services
Element offers expert witness consulting across a diverse range of industries and services. Our highly trained expert witness and litigation teams specialize in the following areas:
- Detecting defects or evidence of abuse
- Determining physical, mechanical or chemical properties of materials
- Assisting with subrogation claims
- Developing precision evidence analysis protocols
- Determining specification compliance
- Evaluating patent infringement
- Delivering detailed and convincing deposition and trial testimony
- Conducting joint plaintiff and defendant investigations
- Coordinating with other outside engineering experts, testing, and support firms
- Advanced instrumentation and qualified expertise
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Accredited to ISO/IEC 17025, Element has world-leading capacity for environmental testing and qualification in the US, UK, and Europe.
Element’s corrosion testing laboratories provide complete corrosion testing services to many industries, including salt spray, cyclic corrosion, pitting testing, and more.
MIL-STD 810 Testing
Element's product testing labs in the US and UK evaluate components and systems to defense standards including MIL-STD 810 and others.
Polymer Failure Analysis
Element experts are here to help you with your failure analysis on plastics, composites, rubbers, adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings.