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Forensics & Expert Witness Testimony


Mr Favetta has more than 10 years experience in providing expertise across a broad spectrum of activities involving meteorology, climatology and the environment. Since 2006, he has provided expert analysis and testimony for more than a dozen law firms and insurance companies on weather related legal and insurance claims. His forensic meteorological services include weather data analysis and interpretation, weather event reconstruction, site evaluations, written reports, expert testimony, and cross examination advice. Mr Favetta has worked on cases in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland. He has always found to be qualified.

Cases that he has been involved in range from slip and fall accidents to property damage from high winds, hail and when lightning strikes occurred. He also presented at the professional meteorological conferences on how climate change is impacting severe weather. For all these cases, he acquired, analyzed and interpreted the weather data, reconstructed the weather at the time and location of the accident or incident and provided expert opinion of the impact of the weather factor on the event. Mr. Favetta’s services have been performed for both plaintiffs and defendants.

An expert witness is the only person in the courtroom allowed to give his or her opinion.  As a Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Mike Favetta can give expert witness testimony for despositions and has provided investigation support for insurance claims. Please contact Mr Favetta directly below for a competitive fee schedule.