Fire/Explosion Investigations - Heating System - Puff Back and Analysis



The division of litigation support offers services to attorneys to help them prepare for complex trials. These trials can involve extremely technical issues and tremendous amounts of evidence. We at PVA have technical expertise in certain areas such as fire investigations, building and fire code research, determination of responsibility, expert testimony, and maintenance of chain of evidence, etc. The following areas are examples of our organization's offerings to the legal industry.

  • Determination of responsibility
  • Building and fire code research
  • File critiques
  • Photographic presentation and analysis
  • Pretrial and in trial consultation
  • Pretrial preparation of physical evidence
  • Expert testimony
  • Statements and case development
  • Maintenance of chain of custody and testimony
  • Safety and loss control
  • Collection, identification and devaluation of physical evidence
  • Crime scene evaluation and reconstruction
  • Death investigation
  • Medical-legal photography
  • Lie detection
  • Toxicology consultants
  • Audio-visual appraisals and presentation
  • Security planning
  • Demolition supervision
  • Seminars in loss control
  • Chemical and laboratory analysis
  • Surveillance
  • Polygraph testing