Thomas H Burtness, PE
Burtness Engineering Services
White Heath, Illinois
Electrical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery
Lighting, Street Lighting, Parking Area Lighting, Illumination, Accidents & Injuries due to Insufficient Lighting, Photometric Site Surveys, Light Fixtures, Electrocution, Electrical Injuries and Wrongful Death, Electrical Construction Injuries and Defects, Contract Disputes, Fire Origin & Cause.
Professional Engineer, investigator, consultant, detective, writer, teacher, expert. The breadth and depth of my technical knowledge as a Licensed Professional Engineer in 19 states and my hands-on experience as a former contractor and licensed electrician, as well as my helpful interpersonal skills, allow me to meticulously examine the numerous details of any case, to determine the pertinent root causes, and then to communicate complex technical issues on a practical level so that lay people, attorneys, judges, and juries can easily understand the relevant facts.
Since 1983, I have provided expert witness and forensic engineering services to insurance companies and attorneys including accident and failure investigations, determination of fire origin and cause, litigation support, expert opinions, reports, and testimony in cases involving industrial accidents, electrocution, personal injury, fire, street and area lighting, equipment and machinery failure, safety circuitry failure, ...