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James E. Acker, CFI II Fireline Investigations

SAN MARTIN, California
Fire Expert Witness - Fire Cause Investigations, fires caused by accidents, fires caused by arson, fires caused by utilities, Fireworks related accidents, fireworks product failures, explosions, pyrotechnics, pyrotechnic device failures, fireworks displays.
Mr. Acker spent over 34 years working in the municipal fire service for a large city fire department. For a majority of his fire service career, he worked in and then supervised the fire-arson investigation unit. He has performed thousands of fire investigations ranging from the smallest fire in the mouth of a juvenile during surgery to a 150 million dollar commercial loss where he coordinated the work of nearly 100 different investigators from several agencies. He is experienced in commercial, residential, wildland and fireworks/explosion investigations. Mr. Acker has handled several fire related deaths and homicide cases. He is experienced with product liability matters and matters dealing with fires caused by large utility companies. He is available for both on-scene investigations as well as fire report analysis. Mr. Acker travels as needed. Jim is also a licensed commercial pyrotechnician, having started in this field as a hobby nearly 30 years ago. He has now become on...
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Christopher Curtis, PLS, Geomatics Engineer CBC Geospatial Consulting, Inc.

Sacramento, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Land Surveying Expert Witness - Aerial Photo Analysis, Mapping, Explosions, Fire Origin & Cause Investigations, Forensic Engineering, Geographic Information Systems - GIS, High Definition Surveying (HDS), Highway Sight Distance, 3D Laser Scanning, LiDAR, Geomatics, Photogrammetry, Visibility Studies, Wildfires, Wildland Fires
Mr. Curtis has more than 25 years of experience in land surveying and geomatics engineering. For more than 10 years, Mr. Curtis has been retained by law firms, insurance companies, the California Office of the Attorney General, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office to provide professional surveying and mapping, expert witness, and litigation consultant in civil and criminal matters related to wildfires, wildland fire origin and cause investigations (75+), explosions, highway sight distance incidents, workplace injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death. As a geomatics engineer, Mr. Curtis has provided project delivery support (GPS control, conventional surveying, photogrammetric mapping, raster imaging, landnet boundary resolution, right of way engineering, and GIS) on projects domestically and abroad. Mr. Curtis’ responsibilities include the supervision and direction of production staff and subconsultants on a project/task basis, cost estimating and scoping, collection, processing...
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JOHN AGOSTI

wauconda, Illinois
Fire Expert Witness, Investigation Expert Witness - arson defense, explosions, fire codes, smoke alarm codes, life safety codes, fire prevention, fire department procedures, insurance claim denial; spoliation; firefighter injuries; firefighter fatalities.
As a past member of the Skokie, Illinois Fire Department for twenty-eight years, Mr. Agosti progressed from a Firefighter/Paramedic to the position of Deputy Fire Chief. Mr. Agosti has extensive experience in fire and arson investigation; fire prevention and life safety codes; fire department management, operations and safety; and firefighter fatalities and injuries . He has responded to hundreds of major fire and crime scenes and has testified in court on the conclusions of his investigations. Mr. Agosti’s fire department responsibilities included the review of all construction plans for compliance to fire and building codes. His expertise in building construction and fire code compliance, coupled with his knowledge of firefighting techniques and fire spread, lends a unique blend to his fire investigation capabilities. In addition to his fire department exposure to hundreds of fire investigations, Mr. Agosti has extensive experience in the private sector also. Over the past eight...
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David G. Gossman, BS, MS, CFEI, FAIC Gossman Forensics

Maquoketa, Iowa
Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness, Fire Expert Witness - Analytical Chemistry, Explosions, Forensic Fire Analysis, Chemical Accident Investigation, Fire & Explosions, Hazardous Materials, Chemical Fires, Fire Origin & Cause, Toxic Chemical Exposure, Environmental, Fire Investigations, Waste Management
Gossman Forensics provides expert technical assistance to counsel in litigation involving fires and explosions, chemical and environmental forensics, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, regulatory compliance, incidents at hazardous waste facilities and injury or chemical exposure claims due to hazardous materials or hazardous operations. Expert review and opinions on patents related to the above fields is also provided. Incidents routinely occur as a result of poorly designed or executed maintenance procedures including: * Hiring and training practices * Laboratory methods * Sales and marketing strategies * Ambiguous or conflicting regulations Proper analysis of these potential causes requires both technical and operational expertise. Gossman Forensics has the technical background and the needed communication skills to explain the science behind what happened and the real life operational experience to explain why it happened. Incidents that prompt litigation do not just happ...
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James M. Miller, PE, PhD J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Engineering Expert Witness, Warnings & Labels Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical Hazards (Asbestos, Diacetyl, etc.), Explosions, Electrical, Environmental, Hazard Communication, Human Factors, Instructions, Labels, Warnings, OSHA, Premise Liability, Product Liability, Vapes and E-cigarettes, Battery Fires, Child Safety
Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 35 years of experience as an expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling, and instruction manuals, consumer product design, process safety, explosions and fire science, chemical hazards (diacetyl, asbestos, benzene, etc.), machine guarding, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, slip and fall prevention, recreational vehicles (ATVs, boats, and personal watercraft), and compliance with safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, CPSC, ANSI, ASTM, UL, etc.) Miller Engineering also has a staff with degrees in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agricultural, Industrial, and Human Factors fields of engineering. Recently, Dr. Miller has been handling cases involving battery fires, particularly with respect to e-cigarettes, vaporizers, or "vapes". Dr. Miller has authored a chapter titled "Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know: Regulatory Issues" in the Safety Enginee...
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Steven Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI LGI Forensic Engineering, PC

North White Plains, New York
Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Forensic Engineering, Explosions, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Liability, Fires, Fire Protection, Appliances, Construction, Building Defects, Failure Analysis, Laboratories & Testing, Building Defects, Plumbing
Steven Pietropaolo has a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Pietropaolo is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of New York, amongst many others. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, a Certified Forensic Consultant and Certified Forensic Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He is Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 29 years of hands on engineering experience including electrical, mechanical, materials, safety, human factors, fire protection, and construction. He has knowledge of codes and standards used in construction and industry including building codes and safety codes. He is an expert in investigating and opining on New York State Labor Law cases (§200, §240(1) and §241(6)) involving f...
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Elliott H Rose, MD The Aesthetic Surgery Center

New York, New York
Independent Medical Examinations Expert Witness, Plastic Surgery Expert Witness - Burn Injuries, Catastrophic Burns, , Explosions, Dog Bites, Facial Trauma, Burns of the Hand, Scars, Facial Paralysis, Bell’s Palsy, Auto Accidents, Product Liability, Premise Liability, Industrial accidents, Independent Medical Examinations, Scar Assessment and Permanency, Future Medical Costs
Dr. Elliott Rose, a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon is currently Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical School and an attending surgeon at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr Rose’s international reputation in burn reconstruction, dog bite injuries and re-animation of the paralyzed face attracts patient from all over the world. He was voted by his peers as the Best Plastic Surgeon in New York City for "Corrective Facial Surgery” and is listed in the "New York Magazine Best Doctors" and "Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors.”. Dr. Rose has also appeared on ABC’s “20/20” and “Good Morning America”, NBC’s “Today Show”, “Entertainment Tonight”, Fox News Network, as well as numerous local news segments in NYC. Dr Rose is a member of numerous professional societies including the Aesthetic Society, the American Burn Association, and both the American and World Reconstructive Microsurgery Socie...
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Meyer R. Rosen, CFEI, FRSC, FAIC, CPC, CChE, DABFET, FACFE Interactive Consulting, Inc.

E. Norwich, New York
Fire Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Fires, Explosions, hazardous chemicals, Chemical burns, Toxic exposures, chemistry, chemical engineering, consumer products, industrial products, industrial accidents, materials science, cosmetics, hair relaxers, warnings & instructions, OSHA Codes, Standards, SDS, Patent Infringement, Trade Secrets
Experienced Consulting and Testifying Forensic Litigation Expert Witness. Products Liability and Personal Injury. Plaintiff or Defense; Federal and State. Incident Reconstruction, Complex Litigation, International Experience. 25 years Industrial Experience. Consumer & industrial product development. Evaluation of hazardous chemicals & safety issues; Chief Scientific Advisor and Director of Technical & Regulatory Symposia for HBA (Health & Beauty, America), Adjunct Professor Fire Science (15 years); Nationally Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator. Advanced Training (CFEI). Member: National Fire Protection Association, American Chemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Contributing Expert for Standards- Making Committees (American Society of Testing Materials), Peer Reviewer Professional Journals, Member:Center for Dermal Research, Rutgers University. Fellow: American College of Forensic Examiners, Fellow: American Institute of Chemists, Fellow: Royal ...
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James J Shields, PE J&J Associates

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness, Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness - Fuels, Piping, Hose, Pumps, Compressors, Storage Tanks, Trucks (Fuel), Boilers, Concrete Handling, Fired Heaters, Controls, Appliances, Explosions, Failure Analysis
BIOGRAPHY ENGINEERING & CONSULTING SERVICES based on over 45 years experience in the design, startup, and trouble-shooting of: piping systems, fluid machinery and auxiliary equipment (pumps, compressors, storage tanks, heat exchangers, filters, separators, valves) instrumentation, & controls in utility and industrial power plants. EXPERT WITNESS Investigations/Reports/Testimony on: Gaseous & Liquid fuels; Fuel Delivery Trucks; Natural Gas & Propane Systems & Storage Tanks ; Residential/Commercial Oil & Gas-fired: Boilers, Furnaces, Heaters; Air Conditioning Plants; Electric Generators; Concrete Pumping Apparatus & Hoses; Domestic & Commercial Appliances. FAILURE ANALYSIS of: Natural Gas/Propane Explosions; Boilers; Furnaces; Hot Water Heaters; Pumps; Piping/Hoses/Plumbing; Automatic Control Devices; Appliances (Gas Ranges, Washers, Dryers, Water Chillers).
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