Forensic Investigation

Larson Engineering offers unbiased investigations into a variety of structural failures, including partial building or roof collapse, component and connection failures and fatigue. Our experience includes the review and analysis of failure mechanisms in steel, aluminum, wood, stone and masonry.

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Investigation and analysis of precast concrete wall panel connection failure in a cast-in-place concrete parking structure

Investigation and analysis of steel rigging structure collapse in a theater

Investigation of concrete crypt collapse

Investigation of precast concrete wall panel connection failures in a bus terminal building

Investigation of wall cracking and settlement issues at an assisted living facility


Forensic engineering

Partial or complete building collapse investigations

Building/structure component failure analysis

Expert witness testimony

Finite element analysis

Registered in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Mexico, 9 Canadian Provinces and all 3 territories















Arizona - Scottsdale
Kirk Smith, P.E.

Georgia - Norcross
Jason Carlson, P.E.

Illinois - Naperville
Trevor Wickie, P.E., P.Eng

Minnesota – White Bear Lake
Doug Hughes, P.E.

Missouri – St. Louis
Mike Goeden, S.E., P.E.

New York - New York
Naseem Albori, S.E., P.E.

Wisconsin - Appleton
Kevin Wisniewski, S.E., P.E.