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The Field of Investigative Engineering

The role of the Investigative Engineer is steadily expanding, consistent with growth and complexity of insurance claims and litigations. Research indicates that Insurers adjust more than $100 billion in claims annually. You may rely on Investigative Engineers to construct the events that give rise to property, casualty and liability claims, to mitigate the cost of such claims and offer to effect rapid, cost - effective repairs. Services which are requested by clients of Investigative Engineers include:
 
  • Cause and Origin
  • Scope and damages
  • Mitigation Measures
  • Subrogation claims
  • Fire and Arson Investigation
  • Structural Analysis / Review
  • Traffic Accident Recosntruction
  • Slip and Fall analysis
  • Product Failure Analysis
  • Mold Contamination Investigation
  • Earth Movement Analysis
  • Laboratory Testing

 
Forensice Engineering, Investiaging Cracks In Structure
Forensic Engineering, Sinkhole
Investigative Engineering, Leaky Roof
Investigative Engineering, Water Leak
Subsequently, we can assist the Insurance Company's attorney in the preparation of Interrogatories and in the preparation of related questions to be asked during Statements Under oath and in Depositions. We will be available to testify as experts as to our opinions. 
 
All of the above will be accomplished professionally, timely, and on a cost-effective basis.
 
BEI offers:
  • Professional Engineers
  • Rapid Turn Around Time
  • Standardized Report Form
  • Reasonable Rates
In addition BEI offers Fast Track Reporting which is designed to:
  • Be used as a settlement tool for low exposure claims
  • Be used as a direction, evaluation and assessment tool
BEI uses a standardized reporting system that is easy to understand:
  • Preamble
  • Background Information
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Results of Investigation
  • Discussion of Results
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices (if applicable)
Forensic Engineering, Mold Growth
An engagement typically begins with a phone call, letter, or fax from an Adjuster. We request specific information relating to the loss such as:
  • Type of loss
  • Date of loss
  • Name and address of Insured
  • Name and address of Claimant, if different
  • Policy number
  • Claim number
  • Name and telephone number of contact person at Adjuster's Office
  • Estimated value of claim
  • General outline of policy coverage 
 
In addition, we solict general information pertaining to the case:
  • Any records and documents available
  • Any pertinent information in Adjuster's file
  • Circumstances of loss
 
If no records or documentation have been obtained by the Adjuster, we may prepare a request for data, addressed to the insured (or his representative), copying the Adjuster. Depending upon the circumstances, we may first contact the insured or his representative to arrange an appointment with the insured at the location of damage or accident. 
 
If the Adjuster has obtained certain records and documents, we will request they be forwarded to us. After examination, we will prepare a request for additional data needed if required. 
 
We will contact the Adjuster no less often than biweekly to keep the Adjuster apprised of the status of the assignment. After completion of the assigment, we will issue a report of our findings and conclustions. We will invite your questions and comments to assure complete understanding of the report. 
 
 
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As founder of Bogia Engineering in 2006, with over 25 years' experience in the engineering field, Gregg Bogia is recognized as a leader who firmly believes in providing sustainable designs to our community. In addition, Gregg was certified in Fire Investigation in 2012 as well as completing Investigative and Forensic Engineering Training in 2012.