Expert Witness Services
Our reliable expert witness services allow you access to qualified specialists with a focus on consistent communication and attention to detail.
The engaging of expert witness services in the legal sector for assistance with the settling of lawsuits is common practice across a wide range of specialties and countries.
Finding the right partner to provide expert witness services can be a challenge. Areas of expertise need to be carefully matched to specific circumstances and both parties need to maintain clear and concise communication prior to legal testimony.
Appointing experienced professionals with appropriate capabilities is vital for such a critical service. Our expertise in chemical analysis and failure analysis and reputation for providing reliable expert witness services positions us as your ideal partner.
Built over three decades, we have secured a global reputation for providing independent analysis and materials consultancy and expert witness services in legal and insurance disputes.
Intertek provides the technical testing support required in preparation for litigation:
- Guidance to the best analytical testing method for the individual situation
- Broad access to robust and well understood testing methods
- A very broad analytical suite to address most chemicals, materials, and products
- An integrated analytical approach that provides ready alternatives
- Very experienced technical experts to consult on methods, explain results, and write opinions
- High quality testing data from ISO certified laboratories
- Careful handling of unique samples, including chain of custody and photographic documentation, long term storage, and protection of proprietary information
- Expert witness to the analytical testing and failure analysis
- Consulting around a very broad range of analytical testing
We offer expertise across a diverse range of industries and services. Our expert knowledge areas include metals and alloys, specialty chemicals, and a wide range of chemical products such as pharmaceuticals, pesticides, polymers, composites, concrete, ceramics and coatings and linings.
Materials degradation and failure analysis incorporating, corrosion fracture and fatigue are also areas in which we possess extensive specialist experience and knowledge. Exposure to restricted substances or perceived infringement on intellectual property space for any type of product may all require our integrated expert investigational analysis and expert witness services.
Typically, our projects include materials testing, chemical analysis, selection and review, failure investigation, causation and affect studies and risk assessment.
Our specialists present findings and opinions clearly and concisely, allowing complex technical issues to be understood by non-scientific personnel.
Engaging our expert witness services offers you access to a range of senior consultants and engineers who are recognized authorities in their individual areas of expertise. A number of our professionals are accredited by The Academy of Experts and have attended mediations and arbitrations in various countries around the globe.
Related legal and expert witness services:
Expert pharmaceutical investigational analysis and imaging integrated with expert witness services supporting pharmaceutical intellectual property protection
Expert Testimony and Litigation Support Services for Chemical Safety
With today’s litigious culture, there is an increasing number of manufacturers being named in lawsuits involving restricted substances such as pesticides, dietary supplements, medical devices, pulp and paper mill effluents, exposures to potentially harmful liquids and gases in the workplace.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Through Chemical Investigational Analysis
Intertek case studies illustrate our wide experience in the application of chemical characterisation and analysis methodologies to commercial liability claims, patent protection or infringement disputes, product performance or quality claims
Expert witness for manufactured components or industrial equipment
When a manufactured component or industrial equipment fails and this results in litigation, our expert witness service can provide the forensic evidence and witness statements in support of our client’s case.
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