Combining talented teams

Nelson Forensics, LLC (Nelson), the leading provider of multidisciplinary forensic engineering services for the past 25 years, is pleased to announce that Acute Engineering, Inc. (Acute) will become part of Nelson’s team.  The addition of Acute will create further opportunities for the growth of the firm and the development of its team members.

This partnership increases the footprint of Nelson’s Houston, Texas operation, expands its roofing assessment division, adds indoor air quality expertise, and further broadens its forensic service offerings to private, insurance-industry, and legal clientele.  Acute’s Principal, Darin V. Lasater, P.E., brings over 35 years of construction and architectural, structural, environmental, and civil engineering experience to Nelson.

“We found that both companies work with many of the same great clients and our service offerings complement each other.  With Acute’s team now part of a full- service multidisciplinary firm, we will be able to leverage Acute’s expertise in forensic engineering, roofing systems engineering, structural rehabilitation design, and indoor air quality.”  – Erik L. Nelson, Ph.D., P.E.; CEO and Founder of Nelson Forensics

“Over the years Acute Engineering has consistently earned the trust and respect of its clients through its responsiveness, technical expertise, and integrity.  Becoming part of Nelson Forensics expands the range of available client services to include forensic architecture, forensic mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering, environmental science, laboratory testing, and cost estimating on a national platform.”
Darin V. Lasater, P.E.; Principal of Acute Engineering


About Nelson Forensics, LLC

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Plano, Texas; Nelson Forensics’ specially-trained team of engineers, architects, and scientists determine the cause and extent of damage and develop remediation solutions for buildings, equipment, and other property caused by natural perils, inadequate maintenance and misuse, and design and construction errors.  Proud to be independently owned and operated for 25 years, Nelson Forensics serves clients in all 50 states and internationally from 12 strategically located offices around the country.