Seminars

GAI has created unique seminars to help our clients understand the technical aspects of property damage and personal injury cases.

These seminars can be given at your location or GAI’s laboratory.

Please click on one of the links below to see a seminar outline.

Seminars

Technical Aspects of Claims Investigations

In this seminar, attendees will learn the key components of a proper technical investigation, from scene preservation to jury trial, and everything in between.
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Appliance Failure Analysis

There are a vast array of major and portable appliances in the field.  This seminar explains the common components found in appliances, and presents an opportunity for hand-on examination of numerous appliances in GAI’s museum.
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Electricity and Fire

Many fires are classified as “electrical”.  This seminar will show you the actual role electricity plays in fire causation, and how to evaluate the merits of an alleged electrical fire.
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HVAC/R Failure Analysis

Here in the New England area, heating equipment fires are as certain as winter itself.  Cooling and dehumidification equipment is now installed regularly in new home construction.  GAI’s seminar will educate you on how this equipment works, as well as how it can cause fires and water releases.
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Plumbing and Water Releases

Attendees will learn about various piping components and plumbing fixtures used in dwelling and commercial buildings.  Live demonstrations of various failure modes are presented.
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