Case Studies

Commercial shopping center fire, Ixtapaluca, Mexico

Commercial shopping center fire, Ixtapaluca, Mexico

A fire at a commercial shopping center resulted in over $100 million dollars in direct fire damage and business interruption claims from over 60 merchants.The Envista Forensics Fire Investigation division dispatched a team of seasoned fire investigators, an electrical engineer and a forensic technician.

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Fire at global telecommunications R&D facility damages high-end IT equipment, Dallas, TX

Fire at global telecommunications R&D facility damages high-end IT equipment, Dallas, TX

A fire in the 40,000 sq. ft. server room of a leading telecommunications company’s R&D facility resulted in $100 million dollars in claimed damage. Envista's electrical/mechanical engineering team was deployed to assess damage to equipment and provide recovery options.

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Natural gas power plant explosion, Connecticut

Natural gas power plant explosion, Connecticut

Following an explosion and fire at a power plant under construction, the Envista Forensics Fire Investigation division dispatched a team of seasoned fire investigators to the loss which was estimated at over $300 million dollars in direct fire damage and business interruption.

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Wind Turbine Failure, Ohio

Wind Turbine Failure, Ohio

Envista Forensics was assigned to investigate the nature, extent and cause of damage to a wind turbine that disconnected from the tower it was mounted to and fell to the ground.

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Corporate server failure/commercial crime investigation - USA

Corporate server failure/commercial crime investigation - USA

Envista Forensics was hired by a large international insurance carrier to investigate a corporate server failure. The insured, a regional distributor of automobile parts and tires, had recently terminated a contract with their Information Technology (IT) vendor. Soon after this contract termination, the insured’s system became inaccessible and then finally inoperable. At the time of loss, it was believed that damage sustained to the insured’s computer network was caused by a virus or malicious activity. No one could provide factual evidence to support the beliefs.

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Unauthorized bank ATM withdrawals - London/Panama

Unauthorized bank ATM withdrawals - London/Panama

Envista Forensics was hired by a leading international lossadjusting firm representing a credit card processing facility to investigate the cause of $1.2M in unauthorized international ATM withdrawals. The withdrawals, which occurred in London, England, were not authorized by the bank holding the account and occurred over the course of a weekend at multiple ATM locations throughout the world.

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Coal Silo Explosion - South Korea

Coal Silo Explosion - South Korea

Envista Forensics engineers were hired to determine if the collapse of a coal silo was the result of an explosion or other factors.

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Plug and abandonment of oil well results in leaking gas - South Texas, USA

Plug and abandonment of oil well results in leaking gas - South Texas, USA

Envista petrochemical engineers were hired to determine the cause of a gas leak an an oil field.

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Wind turbine tower failure - Orkney Islands, UK

Wind turbine tower failure - Orkney Islands, UK

Envista mechanical and electrical engineers were retained to determine the root cause of several monopole wind farm tower failures

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Fire/Smoke Damage to equipment at High School

Fire/Smoke Damage to equipment at High School

A fire occurred in the high school contaminating the IT, cafeteria, and heating equipment within the building with smoke and soot.

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