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Knott Laboratory Blog

Explore new topics every month with Knott Laboratory's Blog on recent industry updates, ongoing projects, the latest events, and helpful insight from our renowned team.


Knott Laboratory’s Blog is a collaborative school of thought from our expert team of engineers who have worked on over 20,000 failure analysis cases nationwide for the legal and insurance industries, as well as for local and national businesses.


Accident Reconstruction: A Glossary for Personal Injury Attorneys


Helping attorneys address vehicle accident cases

Construction Defect Investigations: A Glossary for Attorneys


Helping attorneys address construction defects cases

A Homeowner’s Guide to Structural Engineering Terms


A helpful glossary of structural engineering terms

CEO and Director of Engineering at Knott Lab presenting at UK conference

Knott Lab presents at UK Public Safety conference


Peer-to-peer conference for international forensics experts

Case Spotlight: Ramp Design


Examining American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramp design in premises liability cases.

Image of signal bulb after car crash

Hot Shock in Accident Reconstruction


Proving or rebutting the reported use of lights or signals in an accident case

Knott Laboratory digital reconstruction of JFK

Knott Lab presents digital reconstruction and findings on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy


State of the art forensic science refutes “single bullet theory”

Image showing Dealy Plaza during the JFK assassination in modern technology

Knott Lab uses forensic science to refute Warren Commission’s findings on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy


State of the art forensic science finds issue with "single bullet theory"

Case Spotlight: Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction


Examining the process of accident reconstruction with video evidence

Case Spotlight: Officer-Involved Shootings


Examining the evidentiary use of Body Worn Cameras in officer-involved shootings

Case Spotlight: Parking Garage Integrity


Examining common issues that require the expertise of a structural engineer