RCP’s professionals frequently are called upon to serve as expert witnesses or to provide other types of litigation support work. RCP has the expertise and the corporate infrastructure
needed to provide results for our clients. Our areas of expertise for litigation support include:
- regulatory compliance determinations;
- code compliance;
- general industry practices; and
- engineering, safety, and risk analyses.
We can dedicate engineers, regulatory specialists, and support staff to a case as needed, and are accustomed to developing detailed and well organized expert reports. Our experts have provided opinions for large and complex class action lawsuits as well as for small personal injury claims.
RCP has the credibility that comes from conducting audits and developing programs for literally dozens of pipeline companies throughout the U.S. RCP’s subject matter experts have in-depth knowledge and expertise on the DOT Pipeline Safety regulations for both gas and liquid pipelines. They are frequently called upon to make presentations at industry meetings, and are published in industry journals and magazines.
RCP has the ability to commit significant company resources as needed to mount an effective case, including professional engineers, compliance specialists, and technical writers. We are able to generate a lot of work in a short amount of time in order to meet court or client deadlines.
RCP has world-class information management systems, with impressive data management capabilities. Our organizational skills give us the ability to wade through thousands of pages of documentation to find the important documents, and the ability to organize them as needed to clearly explain the relevant facts and information.
RCP also has field personnel who can provide on-the-ground support for litigation issues, including corrosion program data gathering, photography, and other measurements and data gathering.