Posted at Monday, 1 February 2016 Last updated on Friday, 9 September 2016
With the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes, the number of reports of fires that are said to have been caused by one of them “exploding” or otherwise failing has also increased...
Posted at Thursday, 31 July 2014 Last updated on Friday, 9 September 2016
The importance of a thorough investigation, comprehensive report and appropriate photographs all contributed to the Honourable Mr Justice Stuart-Smith finding in favour of the claimants in a recent judgment (see below). He noted that “Burgoynes, leaders in the field of forensic fire investigation” had provided “compelling evidence and cogent argument” to support the claimants case.
Posted at Friday, 23 May 2014 Last updated on Friday, 9 September 2016
Burgoynes, Crown Office Chambers and Clyde & Co joint seminar on Gathering and Presenting Evidence in Major Loss Recoveries.
Posted at Thursday, 15 October 2009 Last updated on Friday, 9 September 2016
Senior Partner Chris Foster has been featured in "Burning Desire", published in the Telegraph Magazine on 17 October 2009 and on line, which describes the work of fire investigators and focuses in particular on the "hidden plague" of arson. The author, Eric Clark, describes the work of investigators from London Fire Brigade and features Burgoynes, major insurers, loss adjusters and lawyers. Chris points out that "you can't do armchair investigations" and goes on to describe the general principles of investigation, including recording without disturbance followed by an in-depth search of the scene.