Accident Reconstruction Expert Witnesses

Accident reconstruction expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on accident reconstruction. The accident reconstruction expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Architecture, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry & Chemicals, Construction, Elevators & Escalators, Engineering, Environmental, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Geotechnical Engineering, Human Factors, Mechanical Engineering, and Medical Devices.

Timothy A Coleman, PhD Coleman Knupp & DIce, LLC

Birmingham, Alabama
Meteorology, Environmental - Weather, Rainfall, Flood, Hurricane, Tornado, Wind, Fog, Visibility, Atmosphere, Insurance, Slip and Fall, Accident Reconstruction
Dr. Tim Coleman is the founding partner of the meteorological consulting firm of Coleman Knupp & Dice, LLC. He has been working in forensic weather analysis and consulting since 2008, and has 32 years of experience in meteorology. He holds a PhD and MS in Atmospheric Science from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a BS in Physics and Mathematics from Samford University. Tim has performed meteorological consulting services in over 200 cases in 19 states and Europe. His work in these cases has been widely varied, including but not limited to: rainfall and flood analysis; building collapse (due to wind or water); wind damage (including hurricanes, straight-line winds, and tornadoes), slip and fall (due to water, ice, and wind), lightning, hail damage, highway accidents, aircraft accidents, fog and visibility, and sun angle. Many of these cases have involved expert testimony. Dr. Coleman’s clients have complimented his ability to locate and analyze complex information, ...

Timothy C Behrens, PE, DFE, CFI, CFEI, CVFI Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services

Phoenix, Arizona
Mechanical Engineering, Failure Analysis - Accident Reconstruction, Automotive Engineering, Fire, Explosions, Plumbing, Premises Liability, Slip-Trip & Fall, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Products Liability, Transportation, Recreational Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, Industrial Equipment & Machinery, HVAC
Mr. Behrens has 40 years of experience in mechanical engineering, with the last 36 years primarily devoted to failure analysis and forensic engineering. His forensic engineering practice is diverse and has included conducting over a thousand engineering investigations involving a wide range of fires, explosions, accidents, and product failures. Mr. Behrens has conducted hundreds of full-scale vehicle crash, fire and component-level tests, which has provided a practical basis for his extensive knowledge and expertise in the analysis of automotive fires, failures and accidents. Mr. Behrens also has expertise in fire and failure analysis involving appliances, plumbing systems, fire sprinkler systems, HVAC, and commercial/industrial equipment. Mr. Behrens is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI) by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) by the National Associat...

Mohammad Atarod, PhD, PE Atarod Biomechanics Laboratories

Irvine, California
Biomechanics, Accident Reconstruction - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanical Analysis of Injury, Premises Liability, Slips/Trips and Falls, Crash Data Retrieval, Heavy Vehicle EDRs, Blackbox Download, Photogrammetry, Computer Simulations, Failure Analysis, Human Factors, Laboratory Testing, 3D Laser Scanning, Expert Witness Testimony
I am a Senior Biomechanical Engineer and Accident Reconstructionist. I am registered as a professional mechanical engineer (PE) in California, Nevada and Colorado. I specialize in accident reconstruction, injury biomechanics and injury mechanism/causation analysis. I works on cases across the country, analyzing injuries in automotive collisions, industrial accidents, workers compensation claims, premises liability claims, slip/trip and falls, and sport/recreation accidents. I have provided litigation support to insurance companies, law firms, and automotive manufacturers/industries over the past 10+ years. Technical Areas of Specialization: - Biomechanical Analysis of Injury - Accident Reconstruction - Premises Liability; Slips/Trips and Falls - Crash Data Retrieval; Heavy Vehicle EDRs - Photogrammetry and 3D Computer Simulations - Vehicle Systems Analysis Services: - Accident Reconstruction - Biomechanical Analysis of Injury - Premises Liability; Slips/Trips and Falls - Crash Dat...

Susan M Bowley, Ph.D. Bowley Inc.

California
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, Medical Devices, Accident Reconstruction, Criminal & Shooting Reconstruction, 3D Printed Replicas, 3D Animations & Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Scene Surveys, Drone Aerial Mapping
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Maryland (HQ), Northern California, and Connecticut. Additionally, Dr. Bowley teaches Engineering courses at the local University. Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. has been a practicing engineer since 1988.  Dr. Bowley grew up in Ashford, CT and completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut.  She then started her professional engineering career at NASA Ames Research Center in Northern California where she worked in various capacities for over 13 years.  While at NASA, Dr. Bowley earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University with a concentration in Thermosciences, including completion of an independent research study on Transpired Epidermal Water Loss in Premature Infants.  After competitive selection for a NASA Full-time Graduate Study Fellowship, Dr. Bowley earned her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineerin...

Gary L. Buffington, MS, AA, BS, CSP, CRSP American Safety Consulting

Santa Clarita, California
OSHA, Construction - Accident Reconstruction, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death, Crane/Hoist & Rigging, Safety Training Plans, JHA/JSA, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Machinery Guarding, Ladders/Scaffolds, Forklifts/Scissor Lifts, Safety Codes/Regulatory Compliance, Audits, Mining, MSHA, HAZCOM, EM 385-1-1, ANSI
Mr. Buffington offers a unique combination of formal education, special training and project based technical experience in completing mega-projects valued at 20 billion dollars with over 12 million worker hours and safety statistics below half of the respective national averages and no fatalities. He is a CSP (US) & CRSP (Canada) by exam, licensed Private Investigator, former Federal Supervisory Special Investigator and MSHA federal Mine Inspector, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Criminal Investigator, approved OSHA 29 CFR Trainer Parts 1910 & 1926, approved MSHA 30 CFR trainer for surface & Underground coal and metal/non-metal mines. ASSE 2001 Safety Profession of the Year for Construction Practice Specialty & ASSE 2003 -2004 Safety Professional of the Year for Mining Practice Specialty.

Pro/Consul Technical & Medical Experts

Long Beach, California
Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Premises Liability, Construction, Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Education & Schools, Medical, Dental, Materials Failure
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John J Rohosky, AIA

San Francisco, California
Architecture, Construction - Failure Analysis, Slip, Trip & Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Building Codes, ADA, Construction Defects, Water Intrusion, Cost to Repair, Standard of Care (architects, contractors), Construction Administration, Remedial Construction Documents, Life Safety Issues
Construction litigation consulting; court appearance, testimony and detailed site investigations, remedial cost estimates, detailed reports, deposition and declarations (MSJ), construction scenario reconstruction, damage assessment due to fire, flood, wind or earthquake, visual presentation, models and videos. Construction documents and contract administration services for any remedial work upon request.

Mingxi Zheng, MS, PE BEAR INC.

Berkeley, California
Products Liability, Mechanical Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, FMEA, Material Characterization and Testing, Material Properties, Metallurgy, Manufacturing, Aviation & Aerospace, 3D printing, Automotive, Slip Trip & Fall, Warnings & Labels, Oil and Gas, Product Development, Laboratories & Testing
Mingxi is a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in the state of California with expertise in materials development and mechanical engineering across a broad range of industries. With a specialty in metallurgy, fracture mechanics and failure analysis, she has experience in materials testing and process development in the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Prior to joining Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc., she held engineering roles at SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, and Carbon 3D, where she worked on integrating Mil, ASTM, ISO, and NASA specifications into the product development process during transitions from R&D to production. In addition to knowledge of traditional materials and processing methods, she has developed characterization methods for additive manufacturing of metallic and polymeric materials. Her skills take a big picture approach, centering on the intersection of materials science and mechanical design, among other fields. Projects have included reusability a...

Susan M Bowley, Ph.D. Bowley Inc.

Connecticut
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, Medical Devices, Accident Reconstruction, Criminal & Shooting Reconstruction, 3D Printed Replicas, 3D Animations & Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Scene Surveys, Drone Aerial Mapping
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Maryland (HQ), Northern California, and Connecticut. Additionally, Dr. Bowley teaches Engineering courses at the local University. Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. has been a practicing engineer since 1988.  Dr. Bowley grew up in Ashford, CT and completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut.  She then started her professional engineering career at NASA Ames Research Center in Northern California where she worked in various capacities for over 13 years.  While at NASA, Dr. Bowley earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University with a concentration in Thermosciences, including completion of an independent research study on Transpired Epidermal Water Loss in Premature Infants.  After competitive selection for a NASA Full-time Graduate Study Fellowship, Dr. Bowley earned her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineerin...

Janine McCartney, Ph.D, MBA, CSP, CHST HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.//HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corp.

Wilmington, Delaware
Safety, Oil and Gas - Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash/NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety, Toxic Tort.
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician, Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Instructor (Master's Level). Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 40 years. Please see her two podcasts on AM Best about Ghostwriting: What an Expert should never allow and Wrongful Expert Designations: What Claims Examiners should know-April 2022. Awards: 2022-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, He...

Bradley T Cook, PE, MSE, CXLT Kimley-Horn

Sarasota, Florida
Accident Reconstruction, Biomedical Engineering - Auto Accident, Accident Reconstruction, Biomedical, Biomechanical, Collision Analysis, Crash Data Retrieval, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Occupational Safety, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Slip Trip & Fall
Bradley is a Biomedical and Mechanical engineer with extensive experience in accident reconstruction. Bradley is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Michigan and Florida. He specializes in vehicular accident reconstruction and has investigated hundreds of vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles, etc. The investigations have involved issues of nighttime visibility, downloading of crash data (black box data), reaction time, and blind spots. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Biomedical from Purdue University. Bradley has co-authored a chapter in Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analysis and Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Handbook of Human Factors & Ergonomics. He is also currently a committee member of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) 2201: Engi...

John D Lloyd, PhD, CPE

San Antonio, Florida
Motorcycle, Human Factors - human factors, biomechanics, accident reconstruction, motorcycle accident, motorcycle crash, motorcycle riding, motorcycle handling, motorcycle inspection, motorcycle testing, auto accident, brain injury, head injury, TBI, helmet, helmet testing, motorcycle helmet, football helmet
John Lloyd, PhD, CPE has served as an expert witness for 25 years, providing testimony in biomechanics, human factors and crash reconstruction involving motorcycle, auto and trucking accidents. Dr. Lloyd has been qualified to provide biomechanical analyses of various incidents, including: . Motorcycle Crashes / Accident Reconstruction . Injury Biomechanics . Human Factors . Motorcycle handling and operation . Motorcycle inspection and testing . Motorcycle helmets . Biomechanics of Head and Brain Injury . Football helmets . Automobile accidents . Truck accidents Dr. Lloyd earned a Ph.D. in Ergonomics (Human Factors Engineering) with a specialization in biomechanics from Loughborough University in England. He has practiced in the field of biomechanics for over 30 years, and has been board certified (CPE # 725) through the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics since 1995. He also holds numerous certifications in motorcycle and automobile accident reconstruction. Applica...

Kenneth H Brown, PhD KHB CONSULTING SERVICES

Evanston, Illinois
Chemistry & Chemicals, Warnings & Labels - Paint & Coatings, Premises Liability, Household Chemical Products, Hazardous Materials, Labels & Warnings, Aerosols & Spray Products, Laboratory Testing & Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, Patent Infringement, Chemical Exposure, Chemical Fires & Explosions, Chemical Accidents
Dr. Brown is an experienced expert witness who provides file review, research, site visits, evidence gathering, failure analysis, laboratory testing & analysis, verbal reports, written reports of opinion, testifying at deposition, and testifying at trial. We act as your translator of technical jargon into easy-to-understand language for attorney and juries. Dr. Brown has published in the fields of organic chemistry, polymers, resins, paint & coatings and ultraviolet light curing of coatings; he also has several patents in these fields. Dr. Brown is a former Assistant Professor, Instructor and Adjunct Faculty Member at Loyola University, Roosevelt University and Elmhurst College.

John D. Lavin, CCM AccuWeather for Business

Wichita, Kansas
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Expert Witness Testimony, Insurance, Construction, Wrongful Death, Slip and Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Wildfires, Hail, High Wind, Tornadoes, Fog, Visibility, Rainfall, Flooding, Roof Damage, Lightning, Insurance Claims, Snow, Ice, Weather
John Lavin is the Director of Forensic Services and a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) at AccuWeather. John leads a team of highly qualified expert meteorologists practicing forensic meteorology for over 40 years. AccuWeather is a recognized global leader in the weather industry and has been operating since 1962. It is likely a jury already has a positive relationship using AccuWeather as their trusted source for weather information through our mobile application, accuweather.com, and the AccuWeather Network John has over ten years of professional meteorology experience working directly with many Fortune 500 companies on critical weather-related decisions. John has worked on many forensic cases involving hail and wind verification, slip and falls, auto accidents, and wrongful death suits. John's experience working directly with businesses translates well as an expert witness, communicating complex meteorological topics to non-scientists.

Susan M Bowley, Ph.D. Bowley Inc.

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, Medical Devices, Accident Reconstruction, Criminal & Shooting Reconstruction, 3D Printed Replicas, 3D Animations & Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Scene Surveys, Drone Aerial Mapping
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Maryland (HQ), Northern California, and Connecticut. Additionally, Dr. Bowley teaches Engineering courses at the local University. Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. has been a practicing engineer since 1988.  Dr. Bowley grew up in Ashford, CT and completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut.  She then started her professional engineering career at NASA Ames Research Center in Northern California where she worked in various capacities for over 13 years.  While at NASA, Dr. Bowley earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University with a concentration in Thermosciences, including completion of an independent research study on Transpired Epidermal Water Loss in Premature Infants.  After competitive selection for a NASA Full-time Graduate Study Fellowship, Dr. Bowley earned her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineerin...

David V. Mirch Expert Witness Services for Vertical Transportation Systems

Boonsboro, Maryland
Elevators & Escalators - Vertical Transportation Accidents and Incidents, Elevator Accidents, Trip and Falls, Accident Reconstruction, Fatalities, Maintenance Incidents, Elevator and Escalator Malfunctions, Elevator and Escalator Code ANSI A17.1, Local Laws and AHJ Requirements, Code Compliance
Expert Witness Services for Vertical Transportation Systems, was created in 2016 as a secondary company of Amicus Elevator Consultants, LLC. which was established in 2012. EWS provides vertical transportation expert witness services to attorneys as part of our professional offering. Our elevator and escalator experience coupled with years of technical expertise provides our clients with the maximum benefits. Working directly with our clients we strive to work within their constrains to provide maximum results. I started my career in 1978 as an elevator mechanic’s helper. Since that time I have held the responsibilities of a service/modernization/new construction superintendent as well as technical specialist responsible for the entire east coast. My resume is located at our web site, https://www.ewsvts.com which provides information about myself and my accomplishments. Please feel free to reach out to me at any time.

George B Page, BSE, MSE, CPE Page Engineering, Inc.

Jackson, Michigan
Human Factors, Safety - Ergonomics, Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Physical Demands Assessments, Usability Testing, Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanical Modeling, Vibration Measurement, Compliance, Occupational Risk Management, Return to Work, Regulatory and Consensus Standard Initiatives
Page Engineering is a professional consulting firm that combines Ergonomics, Industrial Engineering, and Health and Safety expertise. We have served industry leaders in the areas of Transportation, Shipping, Manufacturing, and Health Care throughout North America. Our approach is bolstered by years of litigation scrutiny and backed by extensive application of ergonomics, human factors, epidemiologic, and occupational medical scientific literature. We specialize in human factors and ergonomics assessments, including both acute and cumulative exposures. George Page is a Certified Professional Ergonomist. He earned his MSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering (Ergonomics) from the University of Michigan. George is also a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan in Industrial and Operations Engineering (Ergonomics). The topic of his dissertation is: “Functional grip strength: conceptual and empirical models of biomechanical, perceptual, and tribological factors.” In the 1980s...

Gary Gustafson G-Force Consulting Inc

Clear Lake, Minnesota
Motorcycle, Failure Analysis - Accident Reconstruction, All Terrain Vehicle, UTV, Side by Side, Electrical Engineer, Throttle Design, Dealership, Snowmobile, Power Steering, Consultant, Fire, Electronics, Accessory, Rollover, Polaris, Ranger, Speed Sensor, Root Cause Analysis, Trade Practices, Patent, Arctic Cat, Trademark, ATV
30+ years with an exceptionally broad and deep range of experience with ATVs, UTVs, Side-by-Sides, snowmobiles and motorcycles including: Off-road vehicle product failure and root cause analysis, accident reconstruction, product design, dealership vs OEM vs consumer liability, competitive analysis, intellectual property development, vehicle diagnostics. 11 years of employment at Polaris working on the Ranger UTV and Sportsman ATV platforms. One of the original inventors of the Ride Command and Active Descent Control systems as well as making contributions to electronics at Yamaha, BRP and Arctic Cat. Consulting and Expert Witness defense clients have included Mahindra, Robert Bosch Corp, Textron, Arctic Cat, General Dynamics, Johnson Controls and Yamaha. Plaintiff experience in many rollover and fire cases. Active consulting practice in off-road vehicle regulatory compliance, off-road vehicle safety and design standards, primary market research, product planning, product developme...

Daniel S Holmes

Eagle Lake, Minnesota
Accident Reconstruction - Accident investigation, accident reconstruction, air bag, CDR, EDR, time distance, speed, vehicle inspection, bicycle, commercial vehicle, motorcycle crash, pedestrian, scene photography, aerial photography, drone, occupant kinematics, human factors, sight lines, vehicle equipment, tire failure
My name is Daniel Holmes and I am retired from the Minnesota State Patrol with nearly 27 years of experience. While working for the Minnesota State Patrol I reconstructed over 170 serious or fatal crashes. I have also investigated over 1,500 motor vehicle crashes that did not rise to the level of requiring a crash reconstruction. In 2015, I was awarded the Minnesota State Patrol Award of Excellence in Crash Reconstruction for my work. I am A.C.T.A.R. ( National Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction) certified. I am trained as a C.D.R. ( Crash Data Recorder) analyst-technician and have the ability to image and analyze the airbag data from supported vehicles. I am a Forensic Mappist and have the ability to generate scaled diagrams from a scene or use mapping data obtained from Law Enforcement. I am also trained in Occupant Kinematics, and have reconstructed several pedestrian/bicycle accidents along with commercial vehicle crashes. I have a drone license...

Christopher E. Janson, MS, CSP, CHMM Haines, Janson & Associates LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Safety, Premises Liability - Engineering, Products Liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Retail Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Human Factors, Slip Resistance, Accident Investigation/Reconstruction, OSHA, Guarding, Failure Analysis, Construction, Industrial & Premises Accidents
Haines, Janson & Associates provides safety and risk management consulting services. Christopher E. Janson, Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM); Certified User of the English XL slip resistance measuring device (CXLT). Mr. Janson has held safety management positions with several Fortune 500 companies. He has also worked with a variety of firms as a consultant for the insurance industry. Mr. Janson is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

David H Williams E911-LBS Consulting

Saint Louis, Missouri
Telecommunications, Geotechnical Engineering - GPS, Cellular Forensics, Criminal Forensics, Mobile Location, Location-Based Services, LBS, Patents, Intellectual Property, Accident Reconstruction, Internet of Things, Data Privacy, Facial Recognition, Phone location; Cell phones, Telematics, Socia Media, IoT, Driverless
David H. Williams is an internationally-known expert in the wireless/mobile location field and President of E911-LBS Consulting. He specializes in mobile/wireless location forensics litigation services and Intellectual Property/patents involving location technologies such as Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) systems, Network-based location systems, IoT, Wireless 911 (E911), and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), plus many others. Mr. Williams has successfully provided expert witness services in well over 150 patent, criminal, civil, anti-trust, trade secrets, product liability, fraud, class-action, and ITC cases. His credentials in mobile location goes back to the early 1980s. He has testified successfully in (U.S.) federal district court and other venues 10 times and been deposed over 30 times. Mr. Williams is expert in the full range of location-based services (LBS) applications enabled by these location technologies, including safety, security, and intruder detection/monitor...

Joe Monaco Monaco Group, Inc.

Martinsville, New Jersey
Safety, OSHA - Forklifts, Forklift Training, Content Validation (Test/Evaluation), Forklift Safety, Accident Reconstruction, Forklift Expert, Forklift Operating Standards, Forklift Operator Management, Forklift Certification, Powered Industrial Trucks, ANSI B56.1, OSHA 1910.178
33 years experience in forklift (powered industrial trucks) safety, OSHA, and performance management consulting. Speaker at international, national, state, and local conferences and seminars. Author of forklift focused articles and presentations emphasizing both forklift safety and productivity. Co-author of a chapter in a university text book addressing human performance technologies: Chap 4, “Solve the Problem…So it STAYS solved”. Performs accident reconstruction by reverse engineering probable behavior of the parties.

Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability, Traffic Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Civil Engineering, Codes and Standards, Construction, Highway and Street Design, Job-Site Safety, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Walkway Surface and Pavement Evaluation
Our mission: Bringing clarity to complexity. Bergman Engineering is a forensic engineering firm that provides objective investigative analysis and consulting services as well as expert witness testimony. Hired for our expertise, we utilize our knowledge and experience to evaluate cases and claims with regard to civil engineering concepts. This can extend to a number of different practice areas for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Our case experience ranges from small private claims to large civil claims. We have consulted in complex claims and litigation on behalf of corporations, attorneys, insurance companies, and municipal/government agencies. Certified Professional Engineer: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Douglas W. Powell, PhD Powell Biomechanics Group

Cordova, Tennessee
Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering - Injury, Accident Reconstruction, Physiology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Neck, Spine
I have a doctorate (PhD) in Biomechanics and Sports Medicine from the University of Tennessee as well as a master’s degree in Biomechanics from East Carolina university. I have over 15 years of experience in conducting clinical and computational biomechanics research with specific focus on injury biomechanics. I hold faculty appointments in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Memphis and in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering within the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis, TN). Further, I am a member of the research staff in the Musculoskeletal Analysis Laboratory, Human Performance Center and Breast Biomechanics Research Center in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Memphis and the BioRobotics Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering within the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Science Center. A central focus of my rese...

Victor E. Holloman, PE VICTOR E. HOLLOMAN CONSULTING

Missouri City, Texas
Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics - Accident reconstruction, Biomechanics, Event Data Recorder (EDR) Analysis, Engine Control Module (ECM) Analysis, Low speed analysis, Site survey, Vehicle damage analysis, Photogrammetry, Acceleration force analysis, Delta-V determination, Momentum analysis, Lane change analysis
Registered professional engineer with extensive training in accident reconstruction and biomechanics, including traumatic brain injury, acceleration, force analysis, crash scene investigation, crash data retrieval data analysis. As a registered professional engineer with an excellent background in accident reconstruction and biomechanics, Mr. Holloman has performed accident reconstruction for over twenty-five years. Over the past several years Mr. Holloman has worked a number of commercial vehicle (18 wheeler) cases involving automobiles and pickup trucks and provided computer renderings of accident scenarios and time/distance analysis. His consulting specialties are commercial (18 wheeler), private vehicle and forklift accident reconstruction, biomechanics, fatigue failure analysis, mechanical failure analysis, and machine tools failure analysis. Mr. Holloman also has trial and deposition testimony experience, having testified in trial or deposition in over 25 cases. Mr. Holloman...

Morris J. Mach, CSP Powerline Safety & Training

Bastrop, Texas
Engineering, Safety - Power Lines, Linemen, Power Line Training, High Voltage, Lineman Accidents, Power Line Safety, Electrical Burns, Electrocution, Electrical Contacts, High Voltage Flashes, Power Line Fires, Accident Reconstruction, Broken Poles, Electrical Accidents
Electrical lineman and supervisor with 20+ years experience in power line industry. Developed lineman safety and training programs.

Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering, Metallurgy - Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Slip, Trip & Fall, Products Liability, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Fire, Equipment & Machinery, Electricity, Biomechanics, Premises Liability
Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA is a tenured full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University (since 1988) where he also serves as the Director of newly established post-graduate Forensic Engineering Certificate Program, as well as the director of Materials Performance Characterization and Failure Analysis Laboratory. Dr. Rasty is also the founding president of Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC, which is a boutique-style engineering consulting firm. He is an experienced engineering expert and has successfully testified in more than 250 cases and has conducted over 1,000 engineering investigations in the areas of consumer products and industrial machinery failures involving design, manufacturing and marketing defect issues. Professor Rasty is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and holds various forensic certifications in the fields of fire and explosion investigation (CFEI, CFII), as well as vehicle Crash Data Retrieval (CDR). He received his BS,...

Billy Weaver SCC-Safety & Compliance Consultants

Kemah, Texas
Transportation, Safety - Safety & Compliance Consultants provides Litigation Support, Accident Investigations, DOT Audits, DOT Inspections, DOT/FMCSR Regulations, Freight Broker & HazMat Regulations for collisions involving Commercial Motor Vehicles/Fleet Vehicles. Failure Analysis, Biomechanical, Accident reconstruction
Over 30 years of experience in transportation, safety, compliance and logistics. Contact Billy for updated CV.