Pennsylvania Defense Institute Partners


Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company

Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company (MLM) is one of the largest lawyers professional liability (LPL) insurance companies operating in Pennsylvania. And we are unique.

Network Deposition Services

Network Deposition Services is a full service court reporting firm operating throughout the State of Pennsylvania.We specialize in innovative cost containment solutions for law firms, corporations, and government agencies.

CED Technologies, Inc.

Specializing in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, expert witness services and engineering studies, CED Technologies, Inc. provides litigation support for some of the most well-known law firms, insurance companies and manufacturers nationwide.  Since 1987, CED has grown to seven offices staffed with engineers possessing considerable investigation experience in various areas of expertise.


SEA has a long history as an acknowledged leader in investigative engineering and forensic science. Since 1970, SEA has been a multidisciplinary, full-service and professional organization providing thorough research, analysis and testing.

Consulting Engineers & Scientists, Inc.

Consulting Engineers & Scientists, Inc. is one of the oldest and most experienced forensic consulting engineering and scientific firms in the country.

Exponent Engineering and Scientific Consulting.

Exponent’s team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and business consultants provides expertise in more than 90 disciplines to assist our clients in making sound strategic decisions.

Fleisher Forensics

The engineering, automotive, architectural, veterinary and scientific experts at Fleisher Forensics specialize in construction, highway, premises, product and building failure analysis involving state and federal regulations, practices and standards.

Precise, Inc.

For more than 12 years, Precise, Inc. has provided a comprehensive suite of collaborative litigation support services to help law firms and corporate legal teams manage litigation in a defensible, cost-efficient manner.

The Center for Forensic Economic Studies

The Center for Forensic Economic Studies is a leading provider of expert economic analysis and testimony. Our economists and statisticians consult on matters arising in litigation, with a focus on the analysis of economic loss and expert witness testimony on damages. We assist with discovery, uncover key data, critique opposing claims and produce clear, credible reports and expert testimony. Attorneys and their clients have relied on our expertise in thousands of cases in jurisdictions across the country.

Finley Consulting & Investigations, Inc.

Finley Consulting & Investigations, Inc. provides investigative services to attorneys and law firms throughout the state of Pennsylvania.


RecordTrak’s core business is record retrieval through the issuance of subpoena.

Rudick Forensic Engineering

Rudick Forensic Engineering has been assisting the insurance and legal industries since 1965 by providing full service forensic engineering, damage investigation, failure analysis, building consulting, and expert witness testimony.

RTI Group

RTI Group is a leading global, multidisciplinary, forensic engineering consulting firm that provides world class investigative, expert witness, legal visuals media, safety, security, and education services to law firms, insurers, corporations, and governments.

Robson Forensic

Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, and science, as well as an expansive range of specialty disciplines.  We provide investigations, reports, and testimony where technical and scientific answers are needed to resolve litigation.

ARCCA Incorporated

ARCCA, a national forensic engineering firm, can help with all phases of your case – from initial investigation and evidence preservation to expert reports, depositions, visuals and trial testimony. For nearly 30 years, ARCCA’s experts have been the preferred choice of law firms, insurance companies, government agencies and corporate safety, claims and risk managers. We specialize in accident reconstruction, biomechanical injury analysis, crashworthiness, failure analysis and premises liability.


Please visit us online at or call 800-700-4944.

IME Care Center

The IME Care Center provides comprehensive & unbiased medical expert evaluations related to Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injuries, and Work-Related Injuries.  Our team coordinates the entire process to provide you with a timely and professional independent analysis and documentation for your case.

The IME Care Center offers a growing list of board-certified physicians who perform Independent Medical Examinations, Depositions, Record Reviews, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Narrative Letters, and Utilization Reviews.

Providing Excellent, Efficient, Expertise

Please visit us online at or call 884-633-3825.

Forensic Consultants of North America

Forensic Consultants of North America was formed by professionals who each have more than a decade of experience in the engineering and forensic consulting fields. Our experts come from a wide range of disciplines to meet your needs, including:

  • Accident reconstruction specialists
  • Architecture
  • Civil and Structural engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Environmental engineers
  • Fire origin and cause investigators
  • Geotechnical engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Occupational safety
  • Vocational rehabilitation

Forensic Consultants of North America provides a wide array of experts  including subrogation, origin and cause, accident reconstruction, bio-mechanical and human factors, event data recorder downloads, auto mechanical, auto total theft, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, and civil engineering, including highway design and roadway safety. We can assist with construction liability, construction defect, blasting/vibration, and hail investigations. We also offer toxicology, vocational experts, and forensic accounting.  Also premise and security liability.

Phone: 610.398.0904  After business hours:610.972.3758

Traffic Planning & Design

Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD)’s team of engineers, who perform traffic and transportation engineering, highway and bridge design, and maintenance and construction services, apply this everyday experience to provide expert witness services for accident investigations and expert reports.  Specialized areas of expertise include Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Signal Design/Operations, Parking Lot Design/Access/Internal Circulation, Pavement Marking and Signing, Highway and Bridge Design, Bike/Ped Design, Event Management, Road Construction and Road Maintenance Safety/Techniques/Practices/Training, Winter Maintenance such as Snowplowing.  Sign Management/Maintenance Procedures, Utility Services and Pole Locations, School Zones, Drainage Design, Sight Distances, Access Management and much more.

Please visit us online at or call 610-326-3100.

Bergman Engineering, LLC

Bergman Engineering provides forensic engineering assessments, reports and expert witness services in civil engineering and associated disciplines.  Our range of services includes:  premise liability, construction defects, accident reconstruction and traffic engineering.

Please visit us on line at or call 215-256-4861.





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