Barrett Engineering

Expert Accident Investigation and Reconstruction. 37 Years in the Business.

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Dr. Rolin Barrett

Forensic Engineer


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The company's engineer, Dr. Rolin Barrett, earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and is a licensed professional engineer. 

Vehicular Accident Reconstruction Consultant for the NBC Universal Media/ Oxygen Media Show “Final Appeal”

General Session Headline Speaker | 2021 South Carolina Traffic Safety Officers Conference

Based in Raleigh, NC, Barrett Engineering provides expert forensic analysis nationwide!

Accident Reconstruction: cars, trucks, buses, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds, bicycles, back hoes, and self-propelled farm and construction equipment.

Fires & Explosions: origin and cause of electrical fires, lightning, CSST gas lines, bus fires and other vehicle fires, equipment malfunctions, and violations of codes and standards.

Other: Workers Compensation, slip-and-fall, trip-and-fall, water leaks, industrial accidents, electrocutions following accidental contact with power lines or various types of equipment, etc.

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Illustrative animation based on reconstruction analysis


Since 1977, Barrett Engineering has provided forensic analysis, consultation and expert testimony in nearly 4,000 cases, including almost 2,000 vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks, motorcycles and bicycles, as well as nearly 200 cases involving agricultural equipment, airplanes, off-road recreational vehicles and boats. We have the capability and experience to download and analyze airbag control modules and truck trip recording data (black boxes). Additionally, we have analyzed over 1,000 fires for causes and origins, as well as possible equipment malfunctions or violations of codes and standards.


Powerful visual aids

Backed by our reconstruction analysis, Barrett Engineering can produce powerful illustrative recreations for your case. These animations are a highly efficient and persuasive method of conveying the facts in a court of law.

Why claims adjusters and law firms nationwide choose Barrett Engineering

At Barrett Engineering, we offer the right combination of academic credentials and field experience to deliver high-quality, outstanding results. Our licensed, professional Ph.D. engineers are the ones getting under the truck or climbing into the burned-out building, and we are the same ones testifying at your deposition or trial. Our clients benefit from our large engineering library, well-equipped laboratories, and our ability to travel to accident locations on short notice.

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