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Headquartered in West Milton, Ohio, our company is a nationally recognized forensic testing and consulting firm, specializing in fire origin and cause investigations, accident reconstruction, criminal investigations, and product liability investigations.  Case work has been completed in the following states: Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virgina, New York, North Dakota, Alaska, Florida, Colorado, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina .

Our outstanding team has the credentials and experience to develop a solid case that will hold up in any court of law.  Each staff member has been accepted in a court of law as an expert witness in their given field. Combined court room testimony exceeds 2,500 times in over twelve states across the country.

We welcome the opportunity to meet with potential clients regarding our services.  We offer seminars to large groups on topics that can assist adjusters or attorneys in handling their cases.  Just fill out the form in the contact us section of this site and we will follow up with you as soon as possible.

Larry M. Dehus, B.S., M.S., CFI, CFEI
President and Founder
Larry Dehus founded Law Science Technologies in 1980.  His terminal degree is a Masters of Science.  Prior to founding LST, he worked for a ten year period at the Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory, which is a full service police crime lab.  Mr. Dehus is a certified fire investigator, and specializes in fire origin and cause investigations, product liability evaluations, examinations of criminal evidence, and various types of laboratory analysis. 
You can contact Larry directly at ldehus@earthlink.net
Ben S. Dehus, B.S., CFI, CFEI
Fire Investigator
Ben Dehus joined LST full time in 1998.  Mr. Dehus' terminal degree is a Bachelors of Science in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.  His concentration under that degree was fire and arson investigation.  Mr. Dehus holds certifications from both the International Association of Fire Investigators, and the National Association of Fire Investigators.  Mr. Dehus also has training in various types of structural failure investigations. 

You can contact Ben at bdehus@earthlink.net


Fred Lickert, B.S., ACTAR accredited
Accident Reconstructionist
Mr. Lickerts terminal degree is a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice.  He is also a graduate of the Dayton Police Academy.  Prior to joining LST he served as a Police Officer and Special Accident Detective for the Dayton Police Department for 14 years.  He has taught accident reconstruction at the Police Academy and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Dayton, Miami Valley Hospital, Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority, various fire and rescue departments throughout Ohio, and many local high schools.  Mr. Lickert is certified by the Accreditation Commision for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR).
You can contact Fred directly at flickert@hughes.net 


Doug Heard, ACTAR accredited
Accident Reconstructionist
Prior to joining Law Science Technologies 10 years ago Mr. Heard was a trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Mr. Heard is a veteran of over 25 years experience in vehicle crash investigation and law enforcement.  He has attended numerous courses from the Ohio State Patrol Academy, Dayton Police Academy, and the Institute of Police Technology in Jacksonville, FL.  Mr. Heard is certified by the Accreditation Commision for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR).
You can contact Doug directly at dougxosp@aol.com