News & Events

Stay up to date with Knott Laboratory's recent accolades, ongoing projects and latest events.


Knott Laboratory employees remain active within the engineering field by teaching legal and insurance seminars, publishing through nationwide organizations and participating in trade conferences. Additionally, we promote and sponsor events in the community.


Richard Ziernicki, Angelos Leiloglou, and Steve Knapp Presents “The Application of Matchmoving for Forensic Video Analysis of a Fatal Sprint Car Accident. Part II” at NAFE


This presentation covers the application of the photogrammetric process known as matchmoving to analyze a racetrack video…

fatal sprint car accident

Richard Ziernicki, Steve Knapp, & Angelos Leiloglou Presents “The Application of Matchmoving for Forensic Video Analysis of a Fatal Sprint Car Accident. Part I” at NAFE


Reconstruction of a high-profile Sprint Car accident that was captured by at least three different video sources

overhead crane line of sight study

Richard Ziernicki and Ricky Nguyen Presents “Forensic Analysis of a Fatal, Overhead Crane Accident” at NAFE


This presentation outlines forensic procedure and techniques used in reconstruction and safety assessment in a fatal…

Recent Cases


16,000 cases in 35 years! Thank you from Knott Laboratory!

On May 10th, 2017, we started our 16,000th case. We are very thankful for all of the work you entrusted us with over the past 35 years! Thank you to all our clients!


Steve D. Knapp, P.E., Discusses Alternator Fires on Fox31 Denver News

Steve D. Knapp, P.E., CFEI, CVFI discusses alternator fires with Chris Halsne from Fox31 Denver news. “We’re looking at a very quick and sudden event that takes an alternator from, all practical senses, from working and not being detectable, to being able to cause a fire,” Knapp said.


Ricky L. Nguyen, M.S. Achieves ACTAR Certification

Congratulations to Ricky L. Nguyen, M.S. in achieving the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) certification!


William H. Pierce, P.E. presents “Boom Lift Operator Protection From Stored Energy Hazards”

William H. Pierce, P.E. presents “Boom Lift Operator Protection From Stored Energy Hazards” Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 15, 2016 Phoenix, AZ, written by William H. Pierce, P.E. and Ben T. Railsback, M.S., P.E. published by IMECE.