Expert Testimony in Legal Cases
Ship owners and their attorneys often have need for technical review of trial documentation and testimony to defend or pursue their case in court or at arbitration. This type of consulting requires not just significant experience in all phases of marine transportation, but also experience with regard to the presentation of technical findings in a legal setting.
Within engineering, forensic engineering draws on an additional set of skills with which Martin & Ottaway personnel has deep experience and qualification including Fellow status at the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
Martin & Ottaway is well placed to provide forensic services with a staff that includes naval architects, marine engineers and mechanical engineers. Our experts have extensive experience with U.S. and non-U.S. courts and have testified for owners, shipyards, underwriters, financiers, and various governments including the U.S. and Canadian Government.