• 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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  • 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 have been dealing with Origin and Cause for many years. I have been very happy with all areas of your work. You have been very prompt in responding when I call with a new assignment or even just soliciting you for your opinions. Your knowledge, experience, integrity, reliability, friendliness, trustworthy and hands-on approach are among the best in the industry. I know I can always rely on you and Origin and Cause to be quick and detailed  with your reporting."

    Cindy S

    Sr. Property Claims Specialist
  • “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
  • "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 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
  • "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

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.