30 Forensic Engineering Accelerates Growth with Opening of New Regional Office in Ottawa

30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading and fully-independent multi-disciplinary forensics firm, is proud to announce the opening of a new regional office in our nation’s capital, Ottawa.  This launch positions our firm to better serve our valued and ever-growing Ottawa-area clients by providing them with high quality, consistent and local forensic engineering services.

The 30 Forensic Engineering Ottawa market will be served by Mark Paquette, B.A.Sc., CFEI, CVFI, P.Eng. Fluent in both official languages, Mark is a seasoned and trial tested Professional Engineer, Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator and Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator who brings more than 10 years of experience conducting collision reconstruction investigations to the Ottawa area. Mark has undertaken testing of automobiles, snowmobiles, streetcars and other heavy vehicles to better understand and quantify their capabilities and has worked on hundreds of investigations.

He has been qualified as an Expert Witness by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in collision reconstruction, determination of collision forces, seatbelt usage assessment, occupant motions during a collision and interpretation of ‘black box’ data. Also qualified by the Ontario Court of Justice in the preparation of computer-generated graphic representations of accident reconstructions and by the Ontario Provincial Offences Court in the operation and function of motorcycles and automotive braking systems.

Supported by the firm’s 70 Professional Investigators, Engineering Technicians and support staff, Mark is also capable of facilitating the coordination of additional loss investigations including:

Civil/Structural Failure
Building and Fire Code
Geotechnical and Mining
Biomechanics Personal Injury
Human Factors
Collision Reconstruction
Transportation Safety
Renewable Energy
Environmental Health & Safety
Multi-disciplinary Remediation
Materials & Product Failure / Piping & HVAC
Fire / Electrical & Explosion investigations


Jamie CataniaPresident, 30 Forensic Engineering, stated, “As our firm continues its growth phase, we are thrilled to announce the opening of a new regional office in the nation’s capital. Although we have been very active in this region, the Ottawa area insurance and legal communities have been requesting ‘boots on the ground’ for quite some time. We listened and now it’s a reality. We are thankful for their ongoing support, acknowledgment and recognition of our ability to provide the finest forensic investigative services available.”

For immediate support with your forensic investigations in the Ottawa area, please contact:

Mark Paquette
(613) 903-6900

30 Forensic Engineering
116 Albert Street, Suite 328
Ottawa, ON,
K1P 5G3

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