Expert Witness

NETCOR Engineering principal engineers are available to provide expert witness testimony in legal proceedings and to provide technical support and testimony in front of regulatory bodies on the behalf of customers.


Some of the areas where our expertise has been solicited include:

Copper Failure Investigations –NETCOR Engineering is one of the world’s leading experts in copper corrosion investigations and has participated as an expert witness in more than twenty cases involving copper piping failures. In addition, we have conducted numerous copper failure investigations as a precursor to legal action.

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Failures – NETCOR is the recognized expert in the evaluation of concrete failures resulting from corrosion of reinforcing steel and has been recognized by the Federal Highway Administration as an expert in the application of cathodic protection for bridge decks.

Stray Current Induced Corrosion –NETCOR Engineering has provided expert testimony on cases involving either DC transit systems or neighboring cathodic protection systems which have been responsible for system failures resulting from induced stray current on foreign structures.

Piping System Failures – whether steel or ductile iron, NETCOR Engineering have extensive experience in evaluating and diagnosing piping system failures and have provided expert testimony detailing these findings.

Underground Storage Tank Failures – Our engineers have testified in several cases involving the corrosion of underground fuel storage tanks.

Integrity Management – NETCOR has provided expert testimony on our client’s behalf in Commission and other regulatory agencies to support their compliance efforts with regulated mandated integrity management implementation.