Practice Areas:

Marine Accident Investigations

Bow of boat sinking. Broken pane of glass.

ARS’ marine background includes National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) training and experience with allisions and collisions involving tugs, barges, cigarette boats, bluewater fishing boats, sailboats, recreational vessels, etc .


  • Commercial Vessels
  • Recreational Vessels
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Vessel Path Studies
  • Vessel Fires and Explosions
  • Helm Visibility Studies

ARS forensic engineers have testified on marine-related matters in both state and federal courts. In addition, ARS has recently partnered with Miles Beam, P.E. who pioneered boat accident reconstruction research while working for the Marine Department of Underwriter Laboratories.