discovery & evidence collection guides

Children in Vehicle Collisions

Properly securing a child in a vehicle requires that the appropriate Child Restraint System (CRS) device is used, that it is installed correctly in the vehicle, and that the child is properly belted into the CRS. In cases involving + read more

Failure Analysis

Gathering evidence for Failure Analysis Isolate/identify the failure Locate the failure, fracture, defect Consider multiple failures or causes It might be remote from the location of the worst damage Photograph the scene and all evidence liberally Secure the scene Set camera + read more

Bicycle Cases

Useful Information to collect for bicycle cases. Basic Information What were your height, weight, and age on the day in question? Are you right or left handed? Do you need corrective lenses? Were you wearing corrective lenses or protective + read more

Slip, Trip, and Fall cases

Evidence collection guide for slip, trip and fall cases. Basic Information What was your height, weight and age on the day in question? What clothes were you wearing? What were you carrying, in what hand were you carrying it + read more

Injury Biomechanics

Discovery Questions Basic Information What was your height, weight and age on the day in question? Are you right or left handed? Seat and Head Restraint Where were you seated? Describe your seat adjustment (forward/backward), seatback angle (normal/reclined) and + read more

Collision Reconstruction

Discovery Questions General Collision Information Where and when (date, time) did the collision occur? How many vehicles were involved? What directions and in what lanes were the vehicles traveling before impact? Where did impact occur? How did the vehicles + read more

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