Our biomechanics experts can analyse and comment on injuries that have been sustained as a result of a road traffic accident. This can involve physical inspections of vehicles and safety equipment or reviews of photographs, post mortem reports and medical notes.
Our team can identify seating positions for individual occupants and assist in resolving matters of contributory negligence due to failure to wear a seat belt.
With respect to cycle and motorcycle helmets, we can look in detail at the individual circumstances of an incident and provide advice on aspects such as:
- The positional stability and movement of a helmet during an incident
- The level of forces experienced during the collision and subsequent ground contact
- Whether those forces would have been within the protective scope of the relevant helmet Standard or Regulation
- Whether a helmet might have become dislodged
The nature of the impact based on injuries sustained
“We can look in detail at the individual circumstances of an incident and assess the likelihood of injuries occurring.”