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Timothy C Behrens, PE, DFE, CFI, CFEI, CVFI EFI Global, Inc.

Tolleson, Arizona
Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, Fire, Explosions, Plumbing, Premises Liability, Slip-Trip & Fall, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Products Liability, Transportation, Recreational Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, Industrial Equipment & Machinery
...Behrens has over 38 years of experience in mechanical engineering, with the last 34 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. In addition, Mr. Behrens provides engineering expert evaluations for slip/trip & fall accidents and premises liability issues....
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John W Ross Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Automotive, Transportation - Commercial Motor Vehicle, Haz-Mat, Accident Reconstruction, Safety, DOT, OSHA, Truck Driver Actions, Reactions, Responsibilities, Qualifications, Training, FMCSR, FMCSA, OIL field, Propane, Standard of care, Loading, Unloading, Rick Management, Oversized load, Electronic logs, Private Investigator
...Trained & Certified • Licensed Private Investigator • Oil Field Heavy Trucking Experienced • Operation, Inspection & Maintenance of Tractor- Trailers • OSHA 10 & 30 Certified • Oversized Load Experienced • Propane & (HAZ-MAT) Hazardous Materials Certified Driver • Safety and Risk Management Consultant • Truck Driver Actions, Reactions, Responsibilities, Qualifications & Training • Ability to Pass & Maintain two-year DOT Medical Certificate Evidence Solutions, Inc. 2016 – Present Heavy Vehicle Specialist / Expert Witness in Commercial Motor Vehicle cases • Consultant on Trucking Industry Safety Standards • Expert Witness depositions & testimony • Truck Driver Actions, Reactions, Responsibilities, Qualifications & Training • Compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, CFR49 • Driver Skill Testing, Hours of Service • Providing insight on loading & unloading hazardous liquids, pipe, & various flatbed loads safely • Operation, Inspection, & Maintenance of tractor-trailers and...
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Christopher A. Gayner, MSME Expert Reconstruction Company LLC

Santa Barbara, California
Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics - Human Factors, Occupant Dynamics, Automotive Safety, Seat Belts, Airbags, Restraint Systems, Collision Analysis, Accident Causation, Accident Avoidance, Crash Data Retrieval, Animation, Vehicle
...Consulting on matters involving automobiles, trucks, tractor-trailers, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians. We are retained for both civil and criminal matters. Our loyal client base relies on our 30+ years of professional experience to address a wide variety of technical accident issues. CEO and Senior Engineer, Christopher Gayner, holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and he is an ACTAR certified Accident Reconstructionist. Please Call 888-687-1334 for an initial consultation.
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Jose J. Granda, PhD, PE Cadsim Engineering

Sacramento, California
Accident Reconstruction, Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, Auto Accidents, Accident Biomechanics, Occupational Accidents, Failure Analysis, Computer Simulation, Finite Element Modeling (FEA), Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Human Factors, Work Place Accidents, Vehicle Dynamics, Heavy Vehicles
Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the California State University in Sacramento, CA with 35+ yrs. experience. Professional Registered Mechanical Engineer (PE License, CA). An expert in accident reconstruction using computer simulations of accidents involving vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, biomechanics, occupational, workplace, failure analysis impact forces & industrial accidents. EDR (Event Data Recorder) analysis, patents. EW Experience: Written reports, depositions & trial experience. Specialized training: Vehicle Dynamics and Design, Vehicle Safety & Crash Reconstruction, Accident Biomechanics, Finite Element Modeling in Computer Aided Design, Advanced Mechanical Design and Failure Analysis, CSUS....
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T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC)

Sunnyvale, California
Medical Devices, Intellectual Property - Mechanical Engineering, Forensic, Medical Device, Nitinol, Biomedical, Patent,IP, Consumer Products, Failure Analysis,Fracture,Fatigue, Truck Rollover, Crashworthiness, Finite Element, FEA, Reliability, Cell Phone,MDL,Mesh,IVC, Composite,Piping,Equipment,Machinery,Food Processing,Personal Injury
...Parnell holds PhD and MSME degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, a BES from Georgia Tech, and is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in the State of California. He is an ASME Fellow, an IEEE Senior Member, and a Member of ASM and SAE. Dr. Parnell is Past-Chair of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (IEEE-SCV) (over 12,000 members) and Past-Chair/Board Member of the IEEE Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (IEEE-CNSV). Dr.Parnell is an experienced Expert Witness, has provided testimony in both trial and deposition, and has authored numerous expert reports and IPR declarations. He has worked extensively as an expert in medical devices, patents, product failure, product liability, and personal injury. Dr. Parnell has been retained in medical device litigation cases that are in the news and adjudicated in MDLs.  ...
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Bradley T Cook, PE Kimley-Horn

Sarasota, Florida
Automotive, Accident Reconstruction - Auto Accident, Accident Causation, Automotive Safety, Black Box Technology, Car Accident, Collision Analysis, Crash Data Retrieval, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Occupational Safety, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Safety Engineering, Slip, Trip & Fall
...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 is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Biomedical from Purdue University. Bradley has recently 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: Engine, Generator Requirements and the ASTM Technical Committee E58 on Forensic Engineering....
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Wesley D Hoy, PE Hoy and Miller Consulting, LLC

Gainesville, Florida
Automotive, Accident Reconstruction - Vehicle fire,Heavy-duty truck,rechargeable cells,Codes and standards, motorcycles,crash reconstruction,tires, brakes,motor home,vehicle preventative maintenance and inspection,vehicle recall, black box download,seat belts,HVAC
...As an ASE certified automobile and heavy-duty truck master technician, as well as a register mechanical engineer, Mr. Hoy has an extensive practical background in automotive preventive maintenance and repair, tires, brakes, steering and suspension, vehicle electronics, seat belts, black box download and interpretation, and vehicle fires. Additionally, Mr. Hoy has an extensive background in vehicle crash reconstruction, including pedestrians, bicycles, trucks, motorcycles and automobiles, and has consulted on hundreds of cases. A partial list of specific cases that Mr....
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Burt Thorpe, CSP, MBA, CEM, CCO AmCrane

Orlando, Florida
Equipment & Machinery, Construction - Crane, boom truck, aerial lift, forklift, scissor, bucket truck, trailer, heavy hauling, excavator
...Columbus-McKinnon PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS: CSP - Certified Safety Professional - by ASSE CEM - Certified Equipment Manager - by AEMP CCO - Certified Crane Operator - Tower Crane & All Mobile Cranes CCO - Certified Signal Person CCO - Certified Rigger CCO - Certified Mobile Crane Inspector CCI - Certified Crane Inspector - CICB CCS - Certified Crane Surveyor - Crane Certification Assn of America PUBLICATIONS: Nine texts on safe equipment operation & inspection, including mobile, overhead & tower cranes, aerial lifts, bucket trucks, scissor lifts, excavators, front-end loaders, skid steer loaders, forklifts, rigging, and one magazine article for trade publication ORGANIZATIONS: Alliance for Central Florida Safety (ACES) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) AGC Construction Safety Group (AGC) Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Crane Certification Association of America...
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David Smith, MS, MBA, PE, CSP Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc.

Meridain, Idaho
Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering - Patents, intellectual property, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, manufacturing equipment, agricultural equipment, oil and gas equipment, refuse equipment, garbage trucks, trailers, conveyors, exercise equipment, safety, consumer products, chairs, seating, furniture.
Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with six issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc., a mechanical engineering consulting company with clients around the United States ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Worked on the development of multiple successful products including among other things: aerial lifts, garbage trucks, trailers, exercise equipment and manufacturing equipment. Graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Completed a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in product development. Licensed professional engineer (PE) and a certified safety professional in comprehensive practice (CSP). Certified trainer for boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain and counterbalanced forklifts. Over 10 years experience in product development, patents, safe equipment design, and design safety reviews....
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Robert E. Burnham, PE Burnham Engineering Associates, LLC

PLYMOUTH, Michigan
Engineering, Transportation - Failure Analysis, Automotive Design Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Material Handling, Trailer Loading, Forensic Logistics Analysis, OSHA Compliance/Standards, Warning Labels, Machine Guarding, Stamping Presses, Injection Molding Presses, Backhoes, Loaders, Industrial Accidents, Appliance Leaks.
...Product Design senior engineer for design and test of automotive body, electrical, and mechanical components. In-plant Quality Manager, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Senior Engineer of Manufacturing Process Analysis, including metal stamping presses, robotic welding equipment, injection molding presses. Member, National Society of Professional Engineers, Michigan Society of Professional Engineers, and National Academy of Forensic Engineers. 11 patents. 27 years Adjunct Professor in Manufacturing Engineering, Schoolcraft College. Forensic Engineering, investigation of mechanical design defects, product and design failure analysis, patent disputes, product liability, product defects. Vice President of Design and Manufacturing Engineering for 3 major corporations....
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David M Hallman, MS, PE Hallman Engineering LLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Automotive, Vehicle Fires, Crash Data, Failure Analysis, Water Loss, Metallurgy, Origin and Cause, Vehicle Mechanical, Farm Equipment, Expert Witness, CDR, EDR, Heavy Truck Data, Motorcycle Crash
David Hallman is a Licensed Professional Engineer in nine states with over twenty seven years combined experience in materials research, mechanical engineering and design, crash testing research and crash investigation and reconstruction, vehicle fire research and investigation, automotive mechanics and forensic mechanical and materials investigation. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering (BS) and materials science and engineering (MS). His extensive hands-on experience as a mechanic coupled with his two degrees makes him ideally suited for all types of failure investigations. David works on a wide variety of forensic mechanical, forensic materials and forensic metallurgical investigations. David's automotive background coupled with his two degrees makes him ideally suited for all aspects of crash investigation and reconstruction....
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Daniel P. Connolly Pittsburgh Collision & Reconstruction Services, LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Accident Reconstruction, Transportation - Commercial Vehicle Accident,Truck ECM Imaging, Trucking Accidents, Certified DOT Inspector, Bus Accidents, Passenger Vehicles, Pedestrian/Bicycle, Motorcycle Reconstruction, Bosch/Hyundai/Kia Crash Data Retrieval, Occupant Kinematics, Aerial Drone Forensic Mapping, 3-D Animation, ACTAR Accredited
...Our firm specializes in Heavy Truck and Commercial Vehicle crash reconstruction. We are equipped to image and evaluate Engine computer data (ECM) as well as Airbag Control Modules utilizing the Bosch CDR tool and the Hyundai/Kia Tool. Our firm is staffed with a certified DOT Inspector and State Inspection Mechanic. Each investigation and reconstruction includes an inspection of the involved vehicles to document damage and check for mechanical failures. Proper scene documentation and measuring is essential to a through crash reconstruction. Our 24 hour quick response team will respond and document the crash scene before evidence disappears. Our FAA Licensed Drone Pilot will provide aerial documentation to be utilized in 3-D scale modeling. Mr. Connolly is a Court Certified Expert Witness in Local Court, Commonwealth Court and Federal Court. He assesses the evidence and provides opinions based on the facts....
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Randall King, PhD, PE King Professional Engineering, Inc.

DALLAS, Texas
Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability - Patent infringement & invalidity, products liability, machinery design, failure analysis, design defects & manufacturing defects, 15 US patents + 6 foreign patents, Oilfield, industrial & agricultural accidents, pumps & compressors, valves & piping, consumer products, mechanical equipment failures
...King is a licensed professional engineer with a Ph.D‭. ‬in mechanical engineering‭: 40+ ‬years experience in mechanical engineering‭, ‬product design‭, research and development of high-pressure oilfield fracturing pumps and automotive components, forensic investigation‭, ‬and litigation support‭. ▪ Testified at 10 trials & 44 depositions ▪ 20 Patent, IPR, & PGR cases – 3 trials & 9 depositions ▪ 21 Patents ▪ Patent infringement & invalidity ▪ Products liability ▪ Design defects & manufacturing defects ▪ Failure analysis ▪ Oilfield, Industrial, Construction, & Agricultural accidents ▪ Pumps, valves, compressors, & piping ▪ Cranes, trucks, lifts ▪ Consumer products Dr. King has served as a forensic engineer for over 15 years, testifying at 10 trials and 44 depositions in state and federal courts for both plaintiff and defense. Dr....
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