DJS Associates Technology

Our Technology

State-of-the-art technology utilized by DJS provides a comprehensive approach for evaluating, analyzing, preparing and presenting our cases.

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24/7 Response

24/7 Response

DJS Associates’ Rapid Response Team is available at a moment’s notice to investigate and document a collision or site when needed.

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DJS Associates 3D Animations

3D Animations

The ability to accurately replicate and visualize the scene in a 3D world provides the opportunity to evaluate a limitless number of scenarios.

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Experts

Experts

The professionals at DJS share a common commitment to providing honest and accurate assessments, and rendering ethical opinions.

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Who is DJS Associates?

For over 50 years, DJS Associates, Inc. has been, and continues to be, a trusted source of quality forensic consulting and litigation support services for the legal community, insurance industry, government entities, and the public and private sectors. Our global experience in all aspects of forensic investigation, comprised of forensic engineering, technologies and animations, is further complemented by an independent storage, inspection and conference facility to secure, test, analyze and document accident and crime scene evidence.

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Expert Spotlight

DJS Associates provides scientific investigation and expert testimony to the insurance, legal and engineering professions, as well as government entities. Our forensic experts are nationally recognized, board-certified specialists. The professionals at DJS Associates share a common commitment to providing honest and accurate assessments, and rendering ethical opinions.

Our broad range of expertise can assist with most types of investigations including, but not limited to:

  • Accident / Collision Reconstruction
  • Automotive / Motorcycles / Trucking
  • Transportation / Traffic Engineering
  • Biomechanical / Human Factors
  • Aquatics / Recreation
  • Premise Liability / Security
  • Slip, Trip and Fall
  • Product Liability / Material Failure
  • Electrical / Mechanical
  • Civil / Structural / OSHA
  • Medical / Nursing / Nursing Homes
  • Toxicology / Pharmacology
Kenneth A Kandrac - Cause and Origin Expert
Cause and Origin Consultant
Kenneth A. Kandrac, CFI

As a United States Navy, Viet Nam Veteran, military service provided a wide range of training and education including shipboard firefighter assistant, nuclear weapons and conventional weapons technician.

 

Mr. Kandrac has been called upon by the public sector, legal community and the insurance industry to analyze cases involving the origin and cause of fires. These fire investigations have included residential dwellings, commercial structures, motor vehicles and marine losses.

 

Fire investigations also require a working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and structural systems that have been exposed to fires, explosions and collapse.

 

Mr. Kandrac is a New Jersey Licensed Private Investigator, Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Instructor and Certified Fire Investigation Technician, by the International Association of Arson Investigators, and holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science.

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From the Scene to A 3D Animation

With the use of 3D laser scanners and 3D computer applications, DJS Associates has the ability to quickly and accurately replicate the incident scene into a three-dimensional environment, providing clients the opportunity to evaluate a limitless number of scenarios without the constraints typically found in the actual scene recreation.

Car Accident Reconstruction Photograph

 

 

DJS Happenings

 

Philadelphia University
Presenting an Update on Automotive and Truck Electronic Data to the Students at Philadelphia University

March 30th, 2017, Justin P. Schorr, Ph.D., and Robert S. Kinder, Jr., BMSE, will be presenting an update on automotive and truck electronic data to the students at Philadelphia University. Justin and Robert will discuss the changes in “black box” and GPS technology and its application to forensic analysis. The seminar, part of the course, Forensic Law, taught by Attorney Thomas F. Margiotti, will help to educate students on the collection, study and presentation of scientific evidence in a court of law for criminal and civil trials. Through case examples, Robert and Justin will illustrate how today’s technology will impact future cases for Attorney Margiotti’s students.

For additional information, or to speak with Justin or Robert regarding a new matter, please contact them at experts@forensicdjs.com or via phone 215-659-2010.

 

 

3D Laser Scanning at LOVE Park
DJS Associates 3D Laser Scanning at LOVE Park in Philadelphia, PA

DJS is currently working with Environmental Construction Services, Inc., providing its expertise in 3D laser scanning to assist with a major fountain renovation project at John F. Kennedy Plaza (LOVE Park) in downtown Philadelphia.

The 3D laser scan data collected by DJS technicians will aid engineers in producing a highly accurate BIM model for use throughout this project. Among other benefits, the scan data will help visualize the relative positioning of the upper plaza surfaces in relation to the underground parking garage below.