For over 30 years, Carrasquillo Associates (CA) has regularly provided forensic engineering expert witness services and construction expert witness services to a wide-range of clients on a variety of project types including the following, among many others:
- Failure investigations and analysis
- Construction defects
- Distressed structures
- Distressed pavements and slabs
- Material defects
- Design deficiencies
- Delays due to construction administration
- Vibration damage
CA assists legal professionals in learning and understanding the design and construction subject matter that is appropriate for their case in a fast and efficient way. In fact, our owner Ramon Carrasquillo, Ph.D., P.E., has over twenty years of experience as an engineering educator at the University of Texas at Austin. This background makes him uniquely qualified to explain complex concepts in easy and understandable ways which ensures thorough understanding by lawyers, arbitrators, and jurors if necessary. Most importantly, CA is able to provide these services at an exceptional level due to the vast experience of our staff within the industry and the legal world.
CA Engineering Expert Witness Credentials
CA understands that one of the most critical aspects of being hired as a forensic engineering expert witness or construction expert witness is to have impeccable credentials. For this reason, CA only hires the most qualified individuals to manage this type of work. CA employs forensic/structural engineers who currently hold professional engineering licenses in numerous states. Their educational backgrounds come from the most prestigious universities in this field and generally, all have achieved Master's Degrees or higher. Even more important than the distinguished educational backgrounds of CA's employees is their experience in forensic engineering and acting as structural engineering expert witnesses for litigation support. CA provides unparalleled forensic engineering expert witness services by applying engineering principles, knowledge, and experience to solve construction litigation issues. Over the years, CA has been successful in providing forensic engineering expert witness and construction expert witness services by applying a methodical and practical approach to construction litigation issues. CA's staff is actively involved in the industry particularly in the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT). CA prides itself in that it provides conclusions and opinions to construction litigation issues that all parties can easily understand and comprehend. For more information about our engineers we encourage you to visit our about us page where you can find abbreviated bios of our staff. More comprehensive resumes are available upon request as well as lists of our participation in depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and trials.
CA's Forensic Engineering Expert Witness Experience
CA has over 30 years of experience in providing forensic engineering expert witness services in numerous construction litigation cases dealing with failure analysis and construction defects, including participation in mediations, arbitrations, depositions, and trials. CA applies its skills and knowledge combined with material testing, non-destructive testing, and structural analysis through the use of finite element analysis software to provide the client with comprehensive answers to complex construction litigation issues. CA's engineers contribute to solving construction defect and/or failure analysis construction litigation issues through their unique knowledge and skills in varying civil and structural engineering fields.
What Sets CA Apart as a Forensic Engineering Expert Witness?
CA's success and high level of achievement are the result of working with a highly skilled professional team, the implementation of state-of-the-art technology, the understanding of the fundamental concepts underlying a problem, and the efficient use of resources during the life of the project. CA has an excellent reputation as investigators, forensic engineers, and as expert witnesses in litigation cases of varied magnitudes.