We deliver quality & professional weather reports assisting legal cases in which weather could play an integral role in the judicial outcome or insurance claim payouts.
We're experts at: Dynamically Reconstructing Historical Weather Events Analyzing Historical Meteorological Data anywhere in the World Relating Even the Most Seemingly Insignificant Weather Data to Legal Investigations Detailed Weather Investigation Report Writing Expert & Professional Meteorological Testimony
Aviation is more heavily dependent on meteorological conditions than nearly any other form of travel. In this day and age, aviators and airlines continue to push the limits of adverse weather flight that can lead to deadly mishaps. In other cases, unforeseen adverse weather may cause unexpected in-flight emergencies leading to delays, cancellations, and, in the worst cases - injury and/or fatalities. What weather did the pilots really encounter? We'll find out.
Vehicular Accident Forensic Meteorology
Many automobile accidents occur, either partially or completely, because of weather. It has been estimated that every year, nearly 2000 people are killed and over 115,000 folks are injured in the United States each year during snowy, slushy, wet, or icy road conditions. We can re-enact the weather conditions prior-to and during the time of the accident in extensive detail via expert testimony or a meteorologist-certified weather report.
Sun & Heat Related Injuries & Mishaps.
According to the National Weather Service, after surveying nine of the most hazardous weather events and compiling results for over 30 years, Heat was determined to be the most deadly weather event in the United States, on average (30 year). With an element this deadly, we'll be sure to get you site-specific temperature information, heat stress indices, sun angle, and cloud cover reports, anywhere in the country.
Flooding is the most destructive weather event in the United States. Water is a very powerful molecule, and too much water can devastate entire cities. Fortunately, we're no rookie at heavy rainfall, flooding, and river level reporting. We'll even we-work the radar imagery to show exactly, at any given point in time, at any location, where the heaviest rainfall occurred.
Weather-Related Crop Damage.
Even the smallest little weather events can really make or break a growing season. From hail, droughts, heat, frost, winds....depending on your crop, you could be out of luck. Not with us. We'll investigate the exact weather phenomenon that destroyed your extremely hard labor and weeks of time, and it will be delivered is a meteorologist-certified weather investigation report to assist your case.
Hail Damage Weather Investigations
Hail may be your house or vehicle's worst nightmare. Those can be expensive to repair! That's where we come in. With next-generation weather radar images and high-tech storm imaging software, we can pin-point your location in relation to any hail storm and search the local area for any other reports of damaging weather that may help your case.
Weather-Related Slip & Fall Accidents.
This is never fun. Who is responsible? Was there ample time to clear the pathway? Slipping on icy or wet surfaces can have catastrophic physical results, and we're here to help. Temperatures, humidity, precipitation, shade, clouds, sun angles, and wind speeds may all play factor...we'll re-enact the side-walks journey through time up to the point of the incident, and provide a certified weather investigation report.
Thunderstorm & Lightning Strike Damage.
With thousands upon thousands of thunderstorms in the United States every year, it's baffling that there are not more reported cases of property damage and personal injury. We're experts in thunderstorms, and we can recall satellite, radar, and surface weather observation data from the time of the incident and virtually place ourselves in the middle of the storm. We'll know exactly what was happening.
Expert Wind Damage Analysis
Whether it was a tornado, a microburst, or just a strong wind storm, we can determine the type, the time, and the intensity of the storm. An in-depth, site-specific investigation will be conducted and results will be recorded in an official, meteorologist-certified report.
Criminal Cases - Forensic Investigations
Meteorologists help solve crimes every day. And, every day, many crimes remain unsolved because no expert forensic meteorologist was consulted. Sometimes, it's the little details, like the weather, that solve big crimes. Even better, forensic weather intelligence can even be used to combat future crime. Give us a call, we may reveal pieces of your investigation that were never even examined...til now.