Investigation, consultation and expert witness testimony in many fire related areas. Experienced in fire origin and cause determination; both civil and criminal arson defense and arson prosecution; product cases; fire and building codes; life safety and smoke detector cases; fire injury and fire fatality cases; as well as fire department operations and procedures, and firefighter injuries and fatalities.
With over 28 years of fire department experienced coupled with 16 years in the private sector, Mr. Agosti is a Fire Expert that has completed over 1800 fire investigations, explosions, and life safety incidents. He has testified in both federal and state courts for both plaintiff and defense clients in both civil and criminal matters.
John Michael Agosti & Associates provides assistance to insurance companies, attorneys and other agencies in the determination of fire cause and origin in fires and explosions. John Michael Agosti & Associates performs Illinois Fire Investigations and Illinois Arson Fire Investigations. John Michael Agosti & Associates also specializes in Firefighter Injuries, Fire & Building Codes and Fire Department Operations.
John Michael Agosti & Associates provides fire origin and cause investigations, fire related consulting, and fire expert witness services throughout the United States. Headquartered in the Chicago, Illinois area and serving clients across the United States for nearly 20 years. With certified fire investigators in several Midwest locations we are within driving distance of states such as Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa, Ohio, Minnesota and Missouri.
In most cases, it takes a keen eye to tell exactly how a fire has started, when a fire, explosion, or other safety incident was not an accident but actually a deliberate act, and when an accident is really an accident. John Michael Agosti & Associates are experts in getting to the root cause of any fire.
Fire inspections are for any time you have a fire and suspect foul play. You may have a strong suspicion or you may just have a nagging feeling that there is something else behind an incident. Thatâ€™s what our fire arson investigations are for. We get to the bottom of what happened and relay the details to you. Arson investigations may not be something you ever want to have to undertake but at least once our investigation is over you will know the whole truth.
Just so that you know that you are in capable hands with our arsonÂ investigators, you should know just how much experience we bring to every case. Mr. Agosti has more than 28 years of experience with the fire department in addition to 16 years of experience in the private sector. He has completed more than 1800 investigations of fires, explosions, and other safety incidents.
With a track record like this, you know that you are getting the best in fire investigators. With this many cases behind him, there is not much he hasnâ€™t seen. This means that the real facts of the case are not going to get by him or you. Beyond this, Mr. Agosti has testified in federal and state courts on the side of the defense and the plaintiff. And he has served in these capacities in both civil and criminal matters.
All of this leads to accurate results. When you begin any fire investigation you just want to know what really happened. When you hire arson investigators you are entrusting these investigators to find the truth, to do so quickly, and to relay that information to you. We will provide you with all the data regarding the incident that you need. This includes scene documentation, evidence retrieval, report writing, and identification of subrogation potential or liability exposure.