Capabilities

  • Naval Architecture & Engineering
  • Ship systems
  • Navy ship asbestos insulation
  • Shipyard operations
  • Cruise ship engineering
  • Hepburn and Sons LLC is a recognized, independent expert witness regarding ships and shipboard systems including their design, procurement, construction, test, operation, maintenance, Navy Asbestos cases and maritime safety. We are also recognized for our expertise in shipyard facilities, operations, and organizations. Our opinion relies on Applied Irrefutable Evidence derived from authoritative documentation and sources. We utilize calibrated and certified equipment where sensory data is required. Our technical integrity is oriented to challenge or be challenged via depth and quality of research. We work to the highest standards of business and personal conduct as expressed in the American Society of Naval Engineers’ Code of Ethics .

    A single expert witness will be assigned to your case, selected from a senior member of our staff. Peer consultants will support from initial case research through engineering report, deposition, and trial phases. Please contact Rick Hepburn, CEO, to see if Hepburn and Sons LLC is the best expert to provide an opinion for your case.

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    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Northern Division
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    District Court of Oklahoma County State of Oklahoma
    Case No. CJ-2014-3612
    Circuit Court Third Judicial Circuit Madison County, Illinois
    Case Number 2014L 000675
    United States District Court Southern District of Florida Miami Division
    Case No.: 13-20571-DLG
    Superior Court of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County
    Case No. N14C-06-217
    Madison County Circuit Court, Illinois
    Case No. 2015L 000193
    Superior Court of the State of California, County of Alameda Court of Unlimited Jurisdiction
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    Madison County Circuit Court, Illinois
    Case No. 2015L 000193