AUTOMOTIVE FORENSICS


S. D. Lyons, Inc., has been providing expert automotive forensic analysis and expert court testimony in several specialty areas to New England and eastern New York since 1990. We are your specialists for automobile, motorcycle, and RV losses.

Vehicle Fire Analysis


Fire Pattern Analysis
Mechanical defects
Incendiary or arson-related causes
Collision-related causes
Lightning or other natural causes
Faulty service work
Warranty issues
Witness or operator statement review


Vehicle Mechanical Analysis


Engine / transmission failure driveline issues
Brake systems
Steering / suspension
Throttle / unintended acceleration (“black box” analysis)
Electronic diagnostics
Research information on recalls, technical service bulletins, consumer complaints
Water ingestion or contamination.


Vehicle Evidence Storage


Spacious, clean and organized site
Climate-controlled facility
Inspection Area
Two post vehicle lifts available for
Custom dolly construction
Disposal of vehicle upon request


Vehicle Accident Reconstruction


Damage consistency
Hit while parked
Single / multi vehicle collision
Phantom vehicle impact
“Black box” report review.



Vehicle Theft Analysis


Ignition lock / steering column analysis
Transponder security
General Motors Passlock
Research information on security/transponder systems per vehicle
Forced entry issues