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    Accident Reconstruction Analysis, Inc. (ARAI) is a forensic engineering and consulting firm equipped with a comprehensive testing facility and metallurgical laboratory used to investigate aspects of failure analysis and accident reconstruction. ARAI’s client base consists of insurance companies, the legal community, private industry and government agencies. While our facilities are located in Raleigh, North Carolina near the Research Triangle Park and RDU Airport, our engineers routinely travel throughout the United States and beyond to perform field investigations (see map).  Now in our 33rd year of service, ARAI has performed over 18,000 forensic engineering investigations.


Engineering Services:

ARAI is able to offer a diversified list of services to meet the investigational needs of the client (more information on ARAI's services can be found under the "Areas of Service" tab above) . Our engineers perform analysis, research, design and testing within the fields of mechanical, materials, automotive, aerospace, and civil engineering. Cases vary from large scale investigations to small claims involving property damage and personal injury. ARAI has both the resources and the laboratory facilities to test products and materials to determine whether standards have been met in manufacturing and design and pinpoint possible failure causation. All investigations are well documented, and reports are issued upon request. ARAI provides litigation support and testimony when requested.


Origin: Rocky and Dr. Manning
ARAI was founded in 1979 by Dr. Charles R. Manning, Jr., P.E. along with Charles R. Manning, III, M.S., P.E. who, outside of their engineering capacities, serve as President and Vice-President respectively.


Laboratory Services

ARAI is also equipped with laboratory support both for use on in house cases as well as by outside companies for testing, validation, examination, etc.  Our laboratory services provide valuable insight for many types of litigation and are used in evaluating potential product issues for manufacturers.