Rear Impact Accidents – What You Need To Know

Rear-end collisions

Rear-end collisions are generally considered to be the strongest direction for the human body to tolerate a crash, as long as the head and torso are adequately supported. While some vehicle designs take this into account, unfortunately, many others do not.

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Retaining Wall Failure Claims – What You Need To Know


Whether urban, suburban or rural, wherever there is sloping terrain, the need exists for retaining walls. There are many types of walls used for different applications and, unfortunately, they are not all designed or constructed as well as they should be, resulting in wall failure. When that wall is located in a basement, underground parking structure, or roadway cut or tunnel, the damage can be significant and costly.

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Arcca Is On The Move!


We’ve moved our offices in Pittsburgh to a new location: Three Gateway Center 401 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1325 Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Tel: 412-566-6790 or Toll-free: 866-502-7222   Also, we’ve just recently opened a new office in Coral Springs, FL:

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Looking For A Rewarding Career?

openings Civil Structural Mechanical Biomechanical and Electrical

We currently have openings in several of our office locations for experienced Engineers (Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Biomechanical and Electrical).

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Seat Belt Retractor Load-limiting Devices: A Forensic Performance Analysis


If you’re attending the AAFS (American Academy of Forensic Sciences) 70th Annual Scientific Meeting taking place Feb. 19-24 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, you won’t want to miss ARCCA’s Director of Crashworthiness, Gary Whitman, who will be presenting a paper he co-authored with several other ARCCA experts – Lou D’Aulerio; Alan Cantor, Larry Sicher, and Michael Markushewski. The topic is “A Forensic Performance Analysis of Load-Limiting Devices in Automotive Seat Belt Retractors” (Friday, Feb. 23 at 11 am). Their paper focuses on the trade-offs involved in the effective design of load-limiting devices in seat belt retractors, i.e. the…..

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We’ll Be At The Following Conferences In February!


        We look forward to seeing you – stop by or contact us to set up a time to meet.

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Vehicle Infotainment Expert Presenting At Iasiu Pittsburgh

  One of ARCCA’s premier experts, Shawn Harrington, BSESM, will be giving a 2-hour presentation (2pm to 4pm) at the IASIU Pittsburgh Chapter Seminar on February 15th at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA.   His topic will be “Vehicle Infotainment & Telematic Systems – The Cutting Edge Source of Vehicle and Occupant Data”.

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How Using Satellite Imagery To Reconstruct An Accident Improves Measurement Accuracy

AAJ’s Trial Magazine Google Earth Pro

In the most recent issue of AAJ’s Trial Magazine (Jan. 2018), Alexandra Hamilton has authored an article entitled “A New View with Google Earth” which discusses the benefits of using Google Earth Pro in accident reconstructions.   In her article, Ms. Hamilton refers to a 32-page research paper written by a team of ARCCA engineers and published by SAE International wherein they aim to quantify, refine and compare the accuracies of measurements obtained utilizing conventional instruments to the measurements obtained using Google Earth Pro software.

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Meet Kurt Ahlich – Arcca’s Expert Of The Week


KURT AHLICH, P.E. Kurt is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in cause and origin failure analysis, civil and geotechnical analysis, and condition assessments of residences, manufacturing facilities, commercial properties and office/government buildings. Kurt is also experienced in construction methodologies and defects, including foundation movement, structural failures, wind damage, impact damage, water intrusion, plumbing failures, soil heave and settlement, post-fire structural issues, hazardous waste site remediation, and vibration effects resulting from construction and earthquakes.

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