Primary Investigations

A primary investigation is generally the best way to establish the origin, cause, spread and circumstances of the incident.

This would normally comprise:

  • A site visit to examine, record and interpret the physical damage
  • Canvassing immediately available information
  • Prompt production of a preliminary report or advice
  • Subsequent collation and interpretation of witness reports and other documentary evidence
  • Laboratory examination, analysis and interpretation of results as required
  • Preparation of a comprehensive final report suitable for litigation