Knott Laboratory provides forensic engineering and animation, Civil & Structural, and Fire & Explosion Investigation services to reconstruct accidents.


New Design

Specializing in custom homes, remodels, additions, light commercial, wedding venues, and everything in between.


As a forensic engineering company, we’ve seen it all when it comes to failures. Due to this experience, our clients requested we provide new design.

Micropile designYour design comes ready for permit submittal and includes everything from roof and floor framing to lateral systems and foundation design. Call us for custom homes, remodels, additions, light commercial, wedding venues, and everything in between.

Architects, we can 3D laser scan your project and provide as-builts unmatched in the industry!

To talk about your property, contact Justin Bayer in Colorado and Jennah Stanton in Arizona and Las Vegas.

Publications List

The experts at Knott Laboratory have been published in many engineering journals. While most of these essays are quite detailed, these short abstracts express a summary of the overall papers that were published.

Forensic Engineering Use of Computer Animation and Graphics

Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers
December, 2006

Newest Trends in Accident Reconstruction

The Lawyer’s LogBook, Vol. 2, No. 5
2013

Methodology for Assessing the Thermal Effects of a Wildfire on a Structure

9th Congress of Forensic Engineering
November 2022

Foundation Damage Assessments and Structural Repairs

9th Congress of Forensic Engineering
November 2022

Hail Impact Testing of Masonite Shingles

2015 ASCE Forensic Engineering Congress
November 2015

Assessing Wind-Damaged Masonite Shingles

2015 ASCE Forensic Engineering Congress
November 2015

Experts in the Field

Our forensic engineers are experts in accident reconstruction, failure analysis and cause & origin. Our forensic engineers work directly with our in-house animation department to create state-of-the-art forensic animations for use in court, arbitration, mediation or settlement negotiations.

Stanley C. Stoll, M.Eng., P.E., DFE, CFEI, CVFI

CEO - Principal Engineer

(970) 640-5928
sstoll@knottlab.com

Samuel Dougherty, M.S., P.E.

Project Engineer

(303) 925-1900
sdougherty@knottlab.com

Cade R. Caldwell, P.E.

Director of Engineering

(303) 925-1900
ccaldwell@knottlab.com

Kyle T. Wieghaus, Ph.D., P.E.

Director of Engineering

(970) 631-5290
kwieghaus@knottlab.com

Samuel R. Henning, P.E.

Project Manager

(303) 925-1900
shenning@knottlab.com

Taylor Valentine, B.S., E.I.T.

Project Engineer

(303) 925-1900
tvalentine@knottlab.com

View Samples of our Work

Since 1982, Knott Laboratory has been providing comprehensive forensic engineering and computer animation services to reconstruct accidents.

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High Profile Cases

Knott Laboratory has become the leader in forensic engineering and computer animation by investigating high profile cases and conveying our analysis effectively during litigation.