Expert Witness Services

AMTI serves many of our clients as metallurgical and mechanical engineering expert witnesses. AMTI's expert witness services are comprehensive: the latest testing equipment and many other material analysis assets that provide clients with precise data.

AMTI applies extensive knowledge with both in-house and third-party analytical instrumentation to determine the specific cause and sequence of events responsible for product failures and accidents and pursue exemplar testing as necessary.


AMTI coordinates all third-party testing procedures for clients when outside our testing laboratories. In cases where testing is performed at a laboratory other than our choosing, our engineers are available on-site to monitor conformance of test procedures to protocol and ASTM engineering standards. AMTI's engineering expert witnesses verify the validity of test procedures and will interpret results for our client’s attorneys and insurance investigators as directed or prescribed.

Expert Witness Experience

AMTI performs engineering litigation with experienced evaluation, competence, propriety, and integrity. We know that our clients need solid facts. AMTI delivers results to clients making critical decisions for satisfactory case resolution.

AMTI has demonstrated engineering expert witness credibility, professional credentials as well as multi-discipline certification. AMTI has precise analysis protocols that deliver litigation confidence and evidential clarity to our clients. ASTM Standards are applied to sample preparation and examination, collection and preservation of samples and data, and handling of evidence. AMTI engineering litigation professionals maintain a well-documented chain of evidence procedure and it is securely stored to assure the integrity of evidential samples.

Engineering Litigation Areas of Expertise

Our wide range of expertise allows us to be highly flexible and cost-effective engineering expert witnesses. The spectrum of our services range from minimum involvement to major coordinated and comprehensive engineering effort. AMTI's experts have managed or worked on many projects for government agencies, industrial clients and product liability litigants.


AMTI is sought out as an expert witness in marine and industrial accidents, product liability, evaluating insurance claims and more. AMTI provides our clients with clear, definitive results supported by meticulous scientific analysis and documentation. Over 30 years in our discipline provides clients with the confidence required from engineering expert witnesses.

Why Choose Us For Expert Witness Services?

Bottom line: demonstrated credibility, professional credentials, and certification for fire scene investigation. Our forensic engineering and litigation support experience span multiple industries providing you with a full spectrum of knowledge, wisdom and professional perspective.

This is what we are about and why clients choose us:
• Respect for the individual dignity of clients, workers, and professionals
• Impartiality, independence, and objectivity
• Uncompromising Integrity
• Credibility
• Trust


AMTI Engineering has forensic engineers and litigation support specialists with demonstrated credibility across the United States, including Chicago, Illinois, Houston, Texas and New York City, New York.

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Metallurgical and Forensic Engineering Services

AMTI provides analytical and physical analysis for a wide range of materials including:
• Forensic Failure Analysis
Materials Identification and Characterization
• Structural Analysis
Materials Composition
• Polymer Failure Analysis
• Materials Performance
• Materials Formulation and De-formulation
• Chemical Testing and Analysis
• Chemical Trace Analysis
• Contamination Analysis
• Surface Analysis
• Materials Production
• Materials Processing
• Materials Science Research
Metallurgy Services
Metallurgical and Materials Failure Analysis and Investigations
• Microscopy Analysis
• Polymers and Plastics
• Physical Properties Testing
• Nano-Materials Analysis and Research
• Flexible Electronics Materials Testing
• Electronic Materials
• Welding and Joining
Material analysis and testing:
Materials Analysis
• Materials Testing
• Materials Analysis Techniques
Material analysis and testing:
• Physical Properties Testing
Laboratory Services