MES delivers expert witness services that you need.

Expert Witness services

Our team of metallurgists, chemists, and materials scientists routinely assist legal firms, insurance companies, and manufacturers with joint investigations, litigation research, expert testimony, and failure analysis. Our depth of materials knowledge allows us to provide expert witness consulting to a large variety of industries. Our laboratory support staff are well training in chain-of-evidence procedures and legal storage practices.

In addition to expert testimony, we offer in-house laboratory testing and failure analysis for rock solid legal support throughout the entire process. Our extensive test laboratory can be scheduled for a neutral site for joint investigation with cutting edge instrumentation at your disposal.

Laboratory methods include Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) equipped with Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), mechanical testing, and metallographic analysis – all under one roof.


MES offers expert witness consulting across a diverse range of industries and services, including:

  • Root cause analysis through joint investigation

  • Detecting manufacturing defects

  • Providing evidence of abuse through high magnification imaging

  • Laboratory testing for physical, mechanical or chemical properties of materials

  • Developing precision evidence analysis protocols

  • Determining specification compliance

  • Determining patent infringement through laboratory analysis

  • Deposition and trial testimony

To learn more about our complete suite of litigation support services, or to request a quote, contact us today.