Expert Witness

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Disagreements, whether business to business or business to consumer are often resolved by using FIRA's team of furniture, environment, materials and manufacturing experts.

Unfortunately, under certain circumstances, agreement cannot be reached and a legal case ensues. In these situations our consultants offer expert witness skills and have invaluable court experience.

FIRA experts habitually solve substantial numbers of problems and frequently stand as expert witnesses in court. Manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, consumers and enforcement authorities can all benefit from authoritative, independent advice on a range of subjects including:

Board Materials and MoistureEnvironmentErgonomics Fabric and UpholsteryFinishes and Surfacing MaterialsFinishing ProcessesFire Safety of Upholstered Products Fitness for PurposeFurniture Fitting & InstallationHealth and SafetyManufacturingProduct SafetyStructural StabilityTimber Defects and Quality IssuesGlass in Furniture

Manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and enforcement authorities can all benefit

from this expert witness service delivered by recognised authorities in the field.

An expert witness service requires the following capabilities:

An excellent background in standards

The ability to gather evidence (especially photographic) with facilities for testing and investigation

First class reporting with unrivalled knowledge of the subject and experience in court

Only FIRA can provide experts with these credentials for furniture and related items, offering a specialist expert witness for the whole spectrum of furniture products, components and related items.