• The Nation's Largest Consulting Forensic Engineering and Fire Investigation Firm

    The Nation's Largest Consulting Forensic Engineering and Fire Investigation Firm

    We discover the truth by determining the facts.
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  • Great new article from Origin and Cause’s very own Richard Kooren

    Great new article from Origin and Cause’s very own Richard Kooren

    3 Strategic Advantages of Involving a Forensic Expert in Fire Cases
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  • Webinar: How to Maximize a Claim’s Subrogation Potential by Properly Preserving Evidence

    Webinar: How to Maximize a Claim’s Subrogation Potential by Properly Preserving Evidence

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  • Top 5 Potential Fire Hazards During the Holiday Season

    Top 5 Potential Fire Hazards During the Holiday Season

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  • NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES: JOIN THE O&C TEAM!

    NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES: JOIN THE O&C TEAM!

    New Job Postings: Structural Engineer
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  • We provide services across all major engineering disciplines

    We provide services across all major engineering disciplines

    Unbiased opinions based on factual evidence determined through scientific methodology, examination and laboratory testing.
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  • Discovering the truth by determining the facts

    Discovering the truth by determining the facts

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  • Read what our clients have to say about us!

    Read what our clients have to say about us!

    We have been a trusted leader for over 20 years
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Over 25 forensic engineers and fire investigators in ten cities combine their extensive training and education with years of hands-on experience to deliver quality and unrivalled response time.

  • "I use the services of Origin and Cause often and every time I receive exceptional service, but most importantly, the quality of the investigations and reports are outstanding. Everything is done in a timely manner and with a high level of professionalism."

    Heather P

    Senior Field Service Representative
  • I have been dealing with Origin and Cause for the past 15 years and can honestly say that it is always a pleasure dealing with this company. They are extremely efficient, reliable and very knowledgeable. I can always count on them to provide the best service possible and look forward to many more years in dealing with this company. Thank you Origin and Cause for making my job easier!

    Prosper B

    Claims Specialist, National Property Claims
  • "In the years I have been involved with Origin and Cause with the expert examinations of vehicles, I have found that Michelle Bradley has been very diligent, professional and informative. Her work is excellent and her reports are always concise and informative. The whole team at Origin and Cause are excellent and provide their expertise in a timely and professional manner."

    Brian H

    Special Investigator
  • “I’ve had the opportunity to work with many of the members of the Origin & Cause Engineering team and have been consistently impressed with the professionalism and knowledge they bring to even the most complex loss scenes. From investigation to trial their experience and integrity have been critical components to many successful claim investigations.”

    Craig B

    Senior Claims Adjuster
  • “John Coull and the rest of the staff at Origin and Cause have always provided me with very prompt and professional service over the past 20 years.  In a profession that requires quick response and thorough investigation, they have always met the mark.  They are easy to speak with and they clearly explain the process and results of their investigation. I am confident when they are assigned that the necessary investigation will be completed.”

    Ryan L

    Loss Adjuster
  • "I have been using Origin and Cause for several years now. I find them very knowledgeable and can rely on them to provide accurate reports. The staff are friendly and pricing is competitive."

    Sukhi S

    Property Field Representative, Claims

Our Services

As the nation’s largest consulting forensic engineering and fire investigation firm, Origin and Cause provides services across all major engineering disciplines, with experts who are readily available on short notice.