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Why 3D scanning is becoming necessary in Insurance Claims and Litigation

We live in a world where technology and the adaptation of new technology is constantly changing to make products and services better and faster.  Forensic engineering and accident reconstruction is no exception to this rule- especially in its use of 3D scanning.  Here is why your experts should be using 3D scanning:

  1. Gives an explanation of the event and environment
  2. Verification of Measurements
  3. Preservation of Evidence
  4. Incident Reconstruction
  5. Reduction of Additional Site Visits
  6. Ability to test theories
  7. Much safer way to inspect losses

CED Technologies has 3D scanning capabilities and can help. To read CED related articles click below or call us at 800-780-4221.

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3D Scanning and Insurance Claims –
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Case Study:  Integration of Laser Scanning and Three-dimensional Models in the Legal Process Following an Industrial Accident
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