Forensics

Forensic Consultation & Expert Witness Services

Blackburn Consulting’s forensic professionals regularly consult with attorneys, insurance representatives, contractors, designers, consultants, and building owners to resolve construction defect issues. Often, these issues turn into disputes that require expert testimony. We have strong experience in both forensic consulting and expert witness services including deposition, Mediation/Settlement Conference experience and trial testimony.
 
Our strengths include:
  • Fast Response
  • Diplomacy
  • Registered Professionals
  • Effective Testimony



Tom Blackburn, PE, GE, F.ASCE
Tom Blackburn has worked with attorneys, insurance companies, engineers, architects, contractors, owners, and developers on relatively simple to complex construction litigation cases. Mr. Blackburn is an objective expert. Although Tom is an excellent technical engineer, he is also diplomatic and practical. Mr. Blackburn addresses challenges head on, and is quick to strive for closure on outstanding issues. He writes clear, concise reports in the active tense.

 
"I have a very high comfort level when working with Blackburn Consulting. I trust the information. With respect to testimony at trial, I know that Tom would present very well and at that point in the case, having confidence in your expert's presentation is critical.”

Eileen Booth
Jacobsen & McElroy