FORENSIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Ralph Crawford, P.E.
Forensic Electrical Engineer
Experience encompasses: electrical safety for users and tradespersons; National Electrical Code (NEC) application; trade practices; grounding; electrically caused fires; power, alarm and control systems; automotive, machinery and appliance electro-mechanical; overhead line construction and clearances; temporary and emergency wiring and generation.
Sample cases: Elevators; Construction equipment; Design defects; Circuit breaker panel and appliance fires; Utility lines: surges, tree trimming and clearances; Lightning; GFCI; Building Power Systems; Electrician and Consumer Shocks and Electrocutions; Swimming pools; Computer Controlled equipment; Rental equipment.
Over 600 investigations and 20 depositions; 10 trials.
50% Plaintiff – 50% Defense