John Tyson, BS, MS, JD, P.E. Expert Witness

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  • Additional States: Nevada
  • Phone: 818 317 1964
  • Fax: 818 344 3777
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Accident Reconstruction and Slip Trip & Fall

Keywords/Search Terms:

Vehicle Accident Reconstruction, Car, Bus, Bicycle, Pedestrian, Computer modeling, 3D, Accident Animation 3D Simulation, laser scan, Matterport, Faro, SAFETY ,Stairways, ramps, ADA, Building Code Analysis, Coefficient of Friction Testing Products ,Lighting, Guards, Industrial, SLIP, TRIP FALL


BS, Leeds University; MS, Cranfield Institute of Technology; JD, ALU

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Mr. Tyson has over thirty four years full time experience in Accident Reconstruction, Safety and Forensic Engineering. He has investigated, analyzed and reconstructed more than fifteen thousand accidents during this period. Consultant to many Governmental and Municipal agencies including United States Attorney, Federal Government, Department of Justice, State Attorney General California, Cities of Los Angeles, Burbank, Pasadena, Glendale, Ontario, Santa Monica ,San Gabriel, Ventura , Fountain Valley, Santa Barbara, Calexico, County of Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County. Goleta CALTRANS, State of California. He has supervised and trained many Engineers and Physicists in the field of Forensic Engineering. He has testified on several hundred occasions on a variety of aspects of accident reconstruction for both plaintiff and defense in depositions, arbitrations, civil and criminal, trials in Municipal and Superior Courts He has been a court appointed expert in numerous criminal trials ranging from traffic accident to First Degree Murder. Emergency Vehicles and Police Response Vehicle and Excessive Force He has been a consultant to and testified for individuals, major insurance companies and Law firms in the following fields and clients PARTIAL LISTINGS BUS AND RAIL Los Angeles Rapid Transit District RTD , Los Angeles MTA, Blue Line Rapid Transit Santa Monica Bus Co TRUCKING / Commercial Fleet businesses. UPS RENTAL CARS : Lyft, Chains Various Hertz, Enterprise Retail chains, TARGET ARMANI, SEPHORA , HOME DEPO , Glendale Galleria , WESTFIELD Chain, Sherman Oaks Galleria HOTELS : BONAVENTURE Hotel Los Angeles, HILTON CHAIN, FOUR SEASONS Bev Hills , STARWOOD , MERV GRIFFIN, OMNI Hotels , Givenchy, Hollywood Roosevelt, Wyndham LAX, Wilshire Crest Clarion Garden Hotel HAMILTON COVE Catalina , Park Meridian , Universal Plaza, Pismo Beach Cottage inn RESTAURANTS and BARS SPAGOS Beverly Hills , 888 Seafood Beverly Hills , McCormicks, SHOGUN , DENNYS Chain , Wolf Creek STK Los Angeles , Il Fornaio, Red Lobster , Sizzler Chain , Whisky a go go, Marie Calendars , Panda Restaurants, Safire, Dominick's Italian , THEME PARKS s and STUDIOS , Disney, Imagineering , Universal Studios NBC, SONY, Paramount Studios, Warner Bros, Raging Waters Six Flags , Magic Mountain California Canoga Hotel UNIVERSITIES : USC , UCLA , Santa Barbara University , San Diego State University , Long Beach State University GOLF COURSES Indian Wells, Wilshire Golf Course Los Angeles, HARBORS and MARINAS AIRPORTS .LAX , Burbank Airport , King Harbor Redondo Beach Long Beach Port Authority, Long Beach Harbor CALIFORNIA HISTORIC PROPERTIES Wrigley Mansion Catalina , ADAMS Mansion Malibu , Hollywood , Pasadena Rose Bowl CONVENTION CENTERS Los Angeles, Anaheim, Pasadena Rose Bowl, Rialto Arena ,Santa Barbara Bowl , Hollywood Palladium Casinos Los Angeles and Las Vegas MGM, HARRAHs , SAMS HOTEL, HOSPITALS : Huntington Memorial, Gl;endale Adventist , Glendale Memorial Northridge , Cedar Sanai, Kaiser Chain , Lancaster Community Hospital Whittier Medical Center Mission Community Hospital , Doctors' Hosiptal West Covina