Accident Reconstruction Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of accident reconstruction expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on accident reconstruction and related issues. Accident reconstruction expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these accident reconstruction expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors, Failure Analysis, Slip Trip & Fall, Premises Liability, Motorcycle, Biomechanics, Bicycle, Construction, Pedestrian, Animation, Crash Data Retrieval, Edr, OSHA, and Safety.

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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...

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
Nationwide Service - over 15,000 Experts. Call (800) 392-1119 or email us with your Technical and Medical expert needs. Our full-time research staff locates qualified experts quickly - new experts are added every day. Pro/Consul is listed and recommended by the A.M. Best Company. "We have been very impressed with the timely responses whenever we have had a request and also with the professional manner in which your company is managed."

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...

MARTIN M BALABAN, PhD, PE

AR TECH

Encino, California
Accident Reconstruction, Safety - Vehicle collisions, Premises liability including slip/trip & fall, Safety, Code Compliance, Construction & Industrial Accidents, Failure Analysis, Human Factors, Biomechanics, Mechanical Engineering, OSHA, ADA compliance, Products Liability, Criminal, Licensed Safety Engineer by State of California
Vehicular:
 all vehicle types, multi-vehicle, bicycles, pedestrians, skidmark analysis. damage-matching, occupant biomechanics. visibility & line-of-sight analysis, traffic signal phasing, vehicular component defects, seatbelts. Premises Liability: Code Compliance, Slip, trip, floor friction testing, stairway & ramp accidents, glass injuries, guardrails; illumination issues; manual & electronic gates, ladders, door closing mechanisms, falling objects, structural failures. Occupancies include single- and multi-family residences, retail stores, office buildings, garages, sidewalks, parks and other public access. Industrial & Construction accidents: Walking-working surfaces including ramps, hoisting & conveying, powered lifts, work platforms, forklifts, construction vehicles, materials handling & storage, machine guarding, ladders, scaffolding, trenching & shoring, Cal-OSHA compliance, lockout/tagout, IIPP analysis, human factors & ergonomics issues. Products Liability: Liabili...

Susan M Bowley, Ph.D.

Bowley Inc.

California
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Consumer & Medical Product Liability, Premises Liability, Slip, Trip & Falls, Accident Reconstruction, Animations and Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Drone Aerial Mapping, Criminal and Shooting Reconstruction
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Connecticut (HQ), Maryland, and Northern California. Additionally, Dr. Bowley teaches Engineering courses at local Universities. 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 Engineering at ...

C. Dean Brewer, BA, ACTAR #1225

Collision Consultants and Inv.

California
Accident Reconstruction - Heavy Vehicle, Pedestrian, Truck, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Event Data Recorder, EDR analysis, Black Box, Speed analysis, Time/Distance analysis, Collision Causation, Diagramming, Animation
Worked in law enforcement for 29 years, retiring in 2013. During those 29 years, my career exposure was in the field of traffic enforcement, traffic accident investigation and traffic accident reconstruction as the Division Supervisor and Major Traffic Collision Investigator. Investigated and reviewed more than 5,000 traffic collision investigations and have attended well over 1,000 hours of various training in the fields of traffic collision investigations ranging from basic investigation to advanced reconstruction. Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for the Traffic Accident Reconstructionists (#1225) since 2006. Member of the California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists and National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists. Court recognized traffic accident reconstructionist in the following counties in California, Los Angeles (Expert Panel listing), San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Kern and Sacramento.

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.

Jonathan Cherney

Jonathan Cherney Consulting and Investigations LLC

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Accident Reconstruction, Police Practices & Procedures - Cars, SUV, light trucks, pedestrians, motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, Bosch CDR EDR Tool, black box, Tesla, Hyundai, Kia, qualified immunity, Code 3 driving, emergency vehicle operations, police pursuit driving, police practices & procedures, DUI FSTs, DUI arrests, TV and media consulting.
Provides forensic analysis and litigation support to attorneys, insurance companies and municipalities in the field of accident reconstruction. Has qualified as a court recognized expert in traffic accident reconstruction for jury trials in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties. Has performed work in many other jurisdiction including Rimini, Italy. Has been practicing accident reconstruction since 1999 and collision investigation since 1989. Has worked privately for criminal prosecution & defense as well as civil plaintiff & defense. Also teaches intro to criminal law, traffic enforcement, DUI investigations, field sobriety tests & arrests at a Southern California based police academy. Retired after 30 years of service from the Irvine (CA) Police Department in November of 2019 where he was assigned to the Field Operations Division as a Detective responsible for traffic-related cases. Worked as the “Team Leader” for the Irvine Police Department’s M.A.I.T. (Major Accident...

Jason C Fries

3D Forensic, Inc.

San Francisco, California
Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors - Nighttime Visibility, Line-of-Sight Analysis, Driver's Perspective Animation, 3D Video Reconstruction, Use-of-Force Reconstruction, Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Use-of-Force Human Factors, Ballistic Trajectory Analysis, Photogrammetry, Laser Scanning, Forensic Animation
Jason C. Fries is the CEO and lead forensic expert of 3D Forensic, Inc. He has worked on forensic analyses and productions since 1997 and has since become one of the most reputable forensic voices in the industry. Fries’s innovations in multiple forensic specialties have enabled 3D Forensic to offer some of the most comprehensive services in the nation. Fries developed his forensic prowess through research in use-of-force incidents at the Force Science Institute, completing the Advanced Specialist certification. He also graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Biology and focuses in Physics and Chemistry. Throughout his years as CEO of 3D Forensic, Jason has successfully infused forensic testimony, visualization, and analysis to the company’s casework, earning the trust and recognition of California and the nation’s most influential attorneys. He has written numerous pieces for forensic and legal publications including Forensic Magazine, Claims Magazine, Internationa...

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, Traffic Accident Reconstruction
Expert Reconstruction Company LLC offers complete traffic accident reconstruction consulting and expert witness services. High quality scientifically based accident analyses for the litigation community on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants throughout California and the United States. 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 35 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 has completed over 35 specialized training courses/seminars/events. Please Call 888-687-1334 for an initial consultation.

Adam Goodworth, PhD, PE, ACTAR

Goodworth Biomechanic & Forensic Consulting

Goleta, California
Biomechanics, Automotive - pregnancy, eye injury, fetus injury, seat belts, fall, trip, brain injury, slip, biomechanics, injury, mechanism, airbag, EDR, event data recorder, accident reconstruction, NASS, CDS, CISS, research, sports, professor, professional engineer, kinesiology
Adam Goodworth, PhD, PE, is a biomechanics specialist providing expert opinions on • Claimed Injuries and injury mechanisms • Vehicle Occupant Kinematics • Event Data Recorder (EDR) • Work and Recreation Accidents (eg, slip, trip, falls) • Seat Belt Function • Fetus injuries Dr. Goodworth is a Professional Engineer in California (# M40242), an ACTAR Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (# 2225), trained in EDR interpretation (“black box”), and active in research of restraint systems and occupant kinematics. Dr. Goodworth can perform vehicle Inspections and site investigations in California and across the US. Dr. Goodworth has been a Professor for over 13 years. Currently, a full tenured Professor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, Dr. Goodworth has over 50 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Defense. His teaching includes Biomechanic...

Jose J. Granda, PhD, PE

Cadsim Engineering

Sacramento, California
Accident Reconstruction, Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, Auto Accidents, Accident Biomechanics, EDR download, analysis, including TESLA, Work Place Accidents, Heavy Vehicles, Motorcycles, Pedestrians, Bicycles, Failure Analysis, Computer Models, Simulations, Finite Element Modeling (FEA), Human Factors, Vehicle Dynamics and Design.
QUALIFICATIONS; Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the California State University in Sacramento, CA with 39+ yrs. experience. Professional Registered Mechanical Engineer (PE License, CA). An expert in accident reconstruction using computer simulations of accidents involving vehicles, trucks, heavy vehicles, motorcycles, biomechanics, pedestrians, bicycles, occupational, workplace, failure analysis impact forces, industrial accidents. EDR (Event Data Recorder) analysis including TESLA vehicles, patents. EXPERT WITNESS 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); Motorcycle Accident reconstruction, (Northwestern University); EDR Certification, Tech 1, Tech II, EDR Analysis Certification (Collision Safety Institute); Applying Automotive EDR Da...

Paul W Jacobs

Paul Jacobs Forensic Imaging and Analysis

Sacramento, California
Video, Accident Reconstruction - Visibility, Daytime Visibility, Nighttime Visibility, Visibility Study, Visibility Analysis, Video, Video Analysis, Photography, Photo Analysis, Photogrammetry, Mapping, Visual, Drone, UAV, Aerial, GIS, Animation, Photomodeling, 3D, Audio, Enhancement, Authentication, Lighting, Human Factors
Paul Jacobs provides forensic photography, video and technical services for controlled event reenactments, especially as related to daytime and nighttime visibility. Paul works in collaboration with counsel, accident reconstruction, human factor, and other specialized experts to fairly and accurately reconstruct incidents for fact finding, documentation and evidentiary purposes. Paul specializes in conducting and documenting visibility studies. A visibility study is the assessment and accurate recording, processing, and presentation of still or motion images, typically of a daytime or nighttime scene. A visibility study is meant to document the ability of an event participant’s ability to visually detect a stimulus. Daytime, nighttime, and low light visibility studies use photographic, video and metric data capture of controlled tests to document scene elements impacting visibility such as: lighting, contrast, glare, occlusions, conspicuity and anomalies. Upon leaving a career in ...

Daniel McLain

DHM Crash Consulting & Accident Reconstruction Services, LLC.

Norco, California
Accident Reconstruction, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Seat Belts, Airbags, Restraint Systems, Collision Analysis, Accident Causation, Crash Data Retrieval, Black Box, EDR, CDR Report Analysis, Tesla, Vehicle Inspection, Motorcycle, Pedestrian, Drone, Collision Reconstruction, Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Enforcement Strategy, Traffic Safety
A traffic collision reconstructionist accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR), a sUAV (drone) pilot licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration, and have completed the accident reconstruction certificate program by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). With over 27 years in law enforcement, I have extensive experience with on-scene collision investigations ranging from minor fender-benders to multi-fatal collisions. I have investigated and assisted in the prosecution of hit-and-run collisions, DUI collisions, insurance fraud, vehicular manslaughter, and vehicular murder cases. Recognized as a subject matter expert in both criminal and civil courts for my knowledge of accident reconstruction, accident investigation, and general traffic enforcement. I have over a thousand hours of training in accident reconstruction including but not limited to forensic mapping, pedestrian collisions, motorcycle collisions, emergency vehicle c...

Richard K. Pumerantz, PhD

Guns and Ammo Witness Consulting

Lake Arrowhead, California
Firearms & Ballistics, Accident Reconstruction - firearm, ammunition, ammo, ballistic, gun, cartridge, bullet, projectile, manufacture, load, weapon, antique, reconstruction, training, design, engineering, forensic, shooting, crime, scene
• Court recognized as an expert in Firearms, Ammunition, and Crime/Shooting Scene Reconstruction. • Licenses: Type 10 FFL (Manufacturer of Destructive Devices), Special Occupations Tax Stamp, and all Dangerous Weapons Permits available from the State of California, DOJ. • Ongoing resource/consultant to numerous reloading equipment, projectile, and firearm manufacturers, including the areas of safety, training, and design flaws. • Designed and manufactured firearms and fire control systems. • Certified and testified in crime scene reconstruction and shooting accidents. • Recognized in the firearms industry as an expert in antique and replica cartridge development and manufacturing, including the production of proof loads. “Official” ammunition benchmark for half a dozen firearm manufactures. • Provide educational opportunities on the ammunition manufacturing process and corresponding toolmarks for law enforcement agencies, specifically for their crime lab and firearm unit techn...

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.

Omair Siddiqui, MSME

Los Angeles, California
Accident Reconstruction, Automotive Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Event Data Recorder (EDR), Blackbox, Simulations, PC-Crash, Pedestrian collision, Collision Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Crash Investigations, Accident Analysis, Vehicle Dynamics, Crash Reconstruction, Accident Simulation, Human Factors, Crash Data Analysis
Additional Training ➢ SAE, Accident Recon, Autonomous Vehicle and ADAS, September 2021 ➢ SAE, Brake Control Systems: ABS, TCS, and ECS, March 2021 ➢ SAE, Driver Distractions, December 2020 ➢ PC-Crash Training Course (Advanced), February 2020 ➢ SAE, Photogrammetry and Analysis of Digital Media, June 2019 ➢ California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP), June 2019 ➢ Human-Vehicle-Environment (HVE) Forum (EDSMAC/EDCRASH Training), February 2019 ➢ SAE, Applied Vehicle Dynamics, December 2018 ➢ SAE, Applying Automotive EDR Data to Traffic Crash Reconstruction, November 2018 ➢ SAE, Side Impact Occupant Safety, November 2018 ➢ SAE, Vehicle Crash Reconstruction: Principles and Technology, August 2018 ➢ Southwestern Association of Technical Accident Investigators (SATAI) Conference, July 2018 ➢ Tesla EDR Training, June 2018 ➢ Collision Safety Institute – Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Technician Course, June 2018 ➢ I-CAR Collision Repair Course, May-June 2018 ➢ Digital Photography- California Cen...

Kenneth A. Solomon, Ph.D., P.E., Post Ph.D.

Institute of Risk & Safety Analyses

Woodland Hills, California
Biomechanics, Accident Reconstruction - Human Factors, Animations, 3D Scans, Photometrics
Specialized forensic staff, broad range of consulting and expert testimony, 47 years of courtroom experience for Dr. Solomon, combined courtroom experience for company 334 person years. Accident reconstruction, biomechanics, human factors, safety, accident prevention, adequacy of warnings, computer animation and simulations, 3D scanning & photometric analyses, drone photography, construction defect, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, premises, product integrity, product liability, product testing, warnings, and lost income calculations. Auto, bicycle, bus, chair, elevator, escalator, forklift, gate, ladder, machinery, motorcycle, press, recreational equipment, roller coaster, slip/trip and fall, stairs, swimming pool, and truck. Litigation and claims, defense/plaintiff, educational seminars, and mediation and arbitration services.

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

AR TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS INC.

Encino, California
Accident Reconstruction, Slip Trip & Fall - 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
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 nu...

Christopher K Wilson

Redwood City, California
Automotive Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Navigation, Map, Vehicle Safety, Diagnostics, Crash Sensing, Transportation Systems, Vehicle Systems, Data Analytics, Intellectual Property, Fleet monitoring, Fleet management, Usage Based Insurance, Crash Reconstruction and causation.
I have been providing testifying expert services for 9 years focusing on Intellectual Property and vehicle accident assessment for issues related to vehicle sensors, telematics, and data systems. I have provided reports and testimony on IPRs, infringement, validity and crash causation. I developed complex sensor and data analytics systems since 1980 with an emphasis on vehicle safety systems since 1992 and particular expertise in distributed systems and connected vehicle systems. I have in-vehicle technology expertise in the area of sensors (including maps, positioning, vision, radar, diagnostics and braking systems) and data processing (communications, data fusion, data analytics). I combine this with expertise on connecting vehicles with the infrastructure (cellular communications, V2X, WiFi, security, cost models, probe data collection) and the transportation infrastructure itself (traffic models, traffic operations, ATIS, tolling, data analytics, GIS) to provide various trans...

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...

Susan M Bowley, Ph.D.

Bowley Inc.

Mansfield, Connecticut
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Consumer & Medical Product Liability, Premises Liability, Slip, Trip & Falls, Accident Reconstruction, Animations and Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Drone Aerial Mapping, Criminal and Shooting Reconstruction
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Connecticut (HQ), Maryland, and Northern California. Additionally, Dr. Bowley teaches Engineering courses at local Universities. 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 Engineering at ...

Kristopher J. Seluga, M.S., PE

Technology Associates, LLC

Stratford, Connecticut
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Forensic Science, Golf Carts, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Premises Liability, Safety, Slip Trip & Fall
Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published hundreds of papers, served on national ANSI standards committees and assisted over 2,600 attorneys and insurance agents settle or try their cases. Because the laws of physics and principles of engineering are universal, we are able to investigate and opine on a wide range of topics including motor vehicle crashes, heavy machinery, consumer products, construction sites, falls and biomechanical analyses. In each case, we assist our clients by determining, in as much detail as possible, how and why an accident occurred and communicating those finding in a clear and concise manner.

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, Refinery, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety,
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician. 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 four AM Best podcasts and August 2024 AM Best Magazine article How Litigation Funders are Affecting Settlements. Awards: 2024-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, Helyion, and Data in Brief. 2024-2017 Safety Engineer Expert of the Year-Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World Safety Organization. Dr. ...

Daniel J Barshinger, PE

Southeast Forensic Consultants

Tallahassee, Florida
Accident Reconstruction, Mechanical Engineering - MOT, Temporary Traffic Control, Construction zone, Heavy vehicle, Commercial vehicle, Headlight and lighting analysis, Infotainment data analysis, Visibility and photometric analysis, Vehicle EDR black box analysis, Human factors analysis, Video analysis, Drone Pilot. Working from Sarasota, FL.
As an engineer, Mr. Barshinger applies the principles of design, analysis, testing, and safety to forensic evaluations involving traffic accident investigation and reconstruction. His professional background includes mechanical engineering positions in the manufacturing and consulting industries. His manufacturing experience includes assembling and testing electronic components and various products. Mr. Barshinger has been involved in product defect allegation cases involving a wide range of products. He has received specialized training in accident reconstruction and traffic collision investigation. His training also includes preserving and analyzing data stored in vehicles such as airbag modules, engine control modules, GPS, and infotainment systems, as well as video footage analysis from various sources. He conducts vehicle accident and mechanical component investigations for clients throughout the southeast United States. Mr. Barshinger has also reconstructed crashes involving c...

Keith M. Cianfrani, Ed.D, (abd), MAS, CRSP

Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC

The Villages, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Accident Reconstruction - Aviation Accident Investigation, Risk Management, Human Factors, Safety Management Systems (SMS), Aviation Safety Auditing,Flight Data Monitoring,
Keith M Cianfrani, Ed.D. (abd), MAS, CRSP, President/CEO, Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC is a company designed to assist the aviation community with precise and specific safety consulting. Our clients include insurance companies, Part 135 and Part 91 aviation operators, aviation flight schools, aircraft production companies, and law firms. Keith is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, the founder and owner, has over 40 years of aviation experience. He is a master army aviator, aviation safety officer, commercial pilot, instructor pilot and was an accident investigator for the U.S. Army Safety Center. He is rated in both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft. As a safety officer, Keith has managed safety programs in organizations with over 100 aircraft stationed throughout 5 states. Keith is is an a safety and accident investigation instructor for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Keith is a certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and has also worked in the civilian, commercial a...

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...

Thomas I. Fitzgerald, Esq.

Boynton Beach, Florida
Transportation, Accident Reconstruction - Trucking, Trucks, Commercial Vehicles, Truck Safety, Overweight, size, weight restrictions, hazardous materials, compliance, fatigue, work zone, distracted driving, cargo tank, impaired driving, rollovers, Data Q, DOT, Driver qualifications, OSHA, loading, Commercial Vehicle, tank truck, CMV, speed
Thought leader on trucking and commercial vehicle safety and accident reconstruction. Lieutenant and Commanding Officer, Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (2010-2022). Certified accident reconstructionist. Licensed attorney. Experienced expert and fact witness.

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, corrosion, wheel loss, Fasteners
Wesley D. Hoy, P.E. is a Principal of Hoy & Miller Consulting, LLC, an authorized engineering firm that provides expert services and opinion to the legal and insurance industries. Mr. Hoy's areas of court-qualified expertise include automotive maintenance, automotive systems, automotive system failure analysis, vehicle fires, crash reconstruction and automotive electronics and electronic control systems. 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. Hoy has ...

Captain John G. Jacobsen

Miami, Florida
Maritime, Accident Reconstruction - Admiralty Law, Marine & Maritime Incident Analysis & Accident Reconstruction, AZIPOD Ships, Podded Ships, Commercial Vessel, Passenger, Cruise Ship, Tug, Barge, Towing, Pilot, Piloting, Navigation, Seamanship, Rules of the Road, Boating Safety, Boating Accident, Yacht, Pleasure Craft, Container Ship
After attending the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Captain Jacobsen served as an officer in the U.S. Merchant Marine for nine years. He sailed in many positions, attained his master’s license, and has been a Port of Miami harbor pilot since 1994, including serving as Chairman. He has piloted yachts, tugs & barges, and ships of all types and sizes including Azipod ships, podded ships, freighters, tankers, container ships, ferries, cruise ships, passenger vessels, naval vessels, research vessels, and tall ships. Active in boating and yachting all of his life, Captain Jacobsen is a member of a yacht club in Miami where he serves on various committees. Captain Jacobsen remains an active pilot and avid boater to this day. Harbor Pilot: actively providing State & Federal licensed pilotage services to all types of ships, including Azipod ships, cruise ships, NeoPanamax container ships, tugs & barges, yachts, and other vessels of unlimited size and tonnage in Port of Miami. Have co...

Arlen Leiner

A & L MARITIME EXPERTSs, LLC.

Land O Lakes, Florida
Maritime, Accident Reconstruction - Boat Diminished Valuation, Boating Accident Reconstruction, Vessel collisions, Sinking, Boat Fire Reconstruction, Maritime Injury and Death, Cruise ships Accidents, Jones Act investigations, Boat Construction and repair, Marine Engines, US Coast Guard (USCG) (DOT) (DEA), Navigation Rules
(1) Numerous experiences as a certified expert witness in the Marine Field in the past 38 years, including Diminished Valuation, Accident Reconstruction, Vessel collisions, Sinking’s, Fire Reconstruction, Injury and Death, Cruise ships Accidents, Jones Act investigations, and noncompliance, Boat Construction, and repair and Quality Control, Marine Engines, and Installations, Testifying in the United States, Great Britain, BVIs, Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, France, Poland, and Greece. (2) Experience with Docks (loading and unloading), Boatyards, and Marinas and Marina Dockage, Boat Construction, Repair, Quality Control, Boat, and Ship Construction, as well as Management of New Construction and Repair. (3) Experienced boat builder Ocean Horse Label (before HIN’s) 178FRP Commercial boats, 3 Steel, 3 Aluminum, 7 Wood, 8 sail 5 FRP and 3 Steel, and from 2007 on under the AMS HIN Experienced and licensed operator (Master since 1963). (4) Experienced Marine Engineer License 4000 Horsepower ...

John D Lloyd, PhD, CPE, ACTAR

San Antonio, Florida
Motorcycle, Accident Reconstruction - human factors, biomechanics, accident reconstruction, motorcycle accident, motorcycle crash, motorcycle riding, motorcycle handling, motorcycle inspection, motorcycle testing, bicycle, e-bike, scooter, car crash auto accident, brain injury, head injury, TBI, helmet, helmet testing, motorcycle helmet
John Lloyd, PhD, CPE, ACTAR is a distinguished authority in motorcycle accident reconstruction, injury biomechanics and human factors, with 30+ of testifying experience. As a motorcyclist with more than 40 years of riding and advanced training, his understanding of the dynamics involved in motorcycle crashes sets him apart as a true specialist in the field. Dr. Lloyd has been qualified to provide biomechanical analyses of various incidents, including: . Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction - Motorcycle riding . Injury Biomechanics . Human Factors . Motorcycle handling and operation . Motorcycle inspection and testing . Motorcycle helmets . Biomechanics of Head and Brain Injury . Football and sports 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 been board certified through the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics sinc...

Eric M. Macdonald

Apex Dive Safety and Compliance, LLC

Lynn Haven, Florida
Aquatics Safety, Accident Reconstruction - SCUBA Diving accidents, Commercial diving accidents, Diving casualties, Mixed Gas diving, Surface Supplied diving, salvage work, rigging, underwater search, recompression chamber, scientific diving, Military diving, Emergency Response diving, ROV operations, dive equipment, under-sea operations
Over 35 years of direct responsibility for complex diving, salvage, and open ocean recovery operations within the U.S. Navy. Expertise encompassing the following areas: • Dive Program Management. Participated in a complete reevaluation of all USN diving policies and publication of a new OPNAV 3150 Navy Diving Policy instruction. Revised USN Diving Manual (Rev. 7) to reflect new policy. Chairman of the Chief Warrant Officer Advisory Team (CWOT) tasked with advising Navy leadership on all aspects of diving, salvage, and special diving operations. • Dive Instruction and training. High Risk Training Officer for USN dive program. Navy Personal Qualification Standard (PQS) manager for entire Navy Dive Program. Updated and published Navy safety program and qualification manual. • Dive Safety enforcement. Dive Safety Officer for three (3) Naval Repair activities, and three (3) Mobile diving and salvage teams; published fleet wide dive safety policy/procedures. • Dive Inspection/A...

Shem Malmquist, FRAeS

Malmquist System Safety, LLC

Melbourne, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Accident Reconstruction - System Safety, Safety Analysis. highway, rail, marine, Airlines, Human Factors, Weather Radar, Microburst, Downburst, Windshear, International airline operations, airline safety, complex system analysis
Expert witness in civil and commercial aviation, accident investigation and complex safety-critical systems. Most experts specialize in a single domain, typically very narrow in scope. As a result, it is common for a complex case to require multiple expert witnesses. This can dramatically increase the cost and complexity of your cases. Malmquist is an experienced expert, comfortable with both depositions and trial testimony, combining almost 50 years of being a pilot with many years of experience as an accident investigator as well as teaching safety and accident investigation at the university level. Malmquist has specialized in applying system theoretic analysis in major trials. These methods, developed by MIT researchers, provide a solid, traceable, foundation for understanding and explaining accidents involving complex systems. This goes far beyond just opinion as the basis of the analysis can be shown to be complete, rather than ad hoc. Malmquist is a visiting instructor at ...

Andres Navarro, P.E., DFE, ACTAR, CXLT

Logic Forensic Engineering, LLC

Plantation , Florida
Accident Reconstruction, Premises Liability - Automobile Accidents, EDR Data (Black Box) Download, Commercial Vehicle (Truck) Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Construction Accidents, Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T.), Premises Liability, Slip Resistance Testing (Slip and Fall), Product Defect, Forklift Accidents, Failure Analysis, OSHA Regulation
Mr. Navarro is a licensed Professional Engineer and Board-Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering who practices in the field of Accident Reconstruction. Over the past decade-plus, he has investigated over one thousand accidents and incidents, including automobile accidents and a variety of premises related incidents. He has offered expert witness testimony by way of deposition and trial. Mr. Navarro is a Fully Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist and has reconstructed over one thousand motor vehicle accidents involving passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, buses, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, industrial vehicles, forklifts, bicycles, and pedestrians. He has advanced training in human factors related to vehicle drivers, work zone traffic control, imaging EDR “black box” data from vehicles, and collection/preservation of evidence. He holds a motorcycle endorsement and forklift operator certification. Mr. Navarro has performed over two hundred investigations in...

Captain John C. Timmel

Starboard Ten Maritime Expert Witness Services

Tampa, Florida
Maritime, Accident Reconstruction - Admiralty, Marine & Maritime Incident Analysis & Accident Reconstruction, Commercial Vessel, Passenger, Cruise Ship, Tug, Barge, Towing, Pilot, Piloting, Navigation, Seamanship, Rules of the Road, Boating Safety, Boating Accident, Yacht, Pleasure Craft, Sailboat, Sailing, Jet Ski & PWC
Captain Timmel began his professional career after attending New York Maritime College serving as an officer in the US Merchant Marines for seven years. He sailed in many different positions, attained his Master’s license, and has been a Tampa Bay harbor pilot since 1989, including serving as President. He has made over 6,500 transits piloting yachts, tugs & barges, and ships of all types and sizes including freighters, tankers, container ships, ferries, cruise and passenger vessels, naval vessels, research vessels, and tall ships. Captain Timmel has taught as an Adjunct Professor at New York Maritime College teaching shiphandling, piloting, watchstanding practices, and seamanship to cadets aboard their training ship, the T/S EMPIRE STATE VI, during Summer Sea Terms. Active in boating and yachting all of his life, Captain Timmel served as Youth Sailing Director, Fleet Captain, Governor, and Commodore of the Tampa Yacht Club and is serving as a Director, Gulf Coast Fleet Captain &...

Ed W Dabney

Dabney Horsemanship

Mansfield, Georgia
Horses, Accident Reconstruction - Horses, Horse Training, Horse Behavior, Horseback Riding, Riding Instruction, Trail Rides, Outfitting, Guiding, Hunting, Horse Care, Horse Transport, Horses in Film Work, Horse Facility Management and Design, Rodeo, Horse Herd Behavior, Mounted Police, Mounted shooting , archery and sword fighting
Horse and Rider Expert – I have ridden and been around horses for over 60 years. I have bred and raised horses for myself as well as having worked for large horse breeding ranches in Wyoming and Georgia dealing with 80 brood mares. I was responsible for imprint training all new-born foals and I performed riding training for the untrained young horses. I have started well over 100 young untrained horses, including wild Mustangs, teaching them all the fundamentals for successful riding. Having made a life-long study of horses, I work with horses within their nature as a specialist in horse behavior and herd communication. For over 30 years I have commercially boarded and trained horses, taught riding lessons and conducted horse training and riding clinics in many locations of the United States, Canada and Europe. The clients with whom I have worked range from beginner to advanced riders and horses of many breeds at all levels of training for a variety of disciplines. I have wo...

C. Dean Brewer, BA, ACTAR #1225

Collision Consultants and Inv.

Boise, Idaho
Accident Reconstruction - Heavy Vehicle, Pedestrian, Truck, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Event Data Recorder, EDR analysis, Black Box, Speed analysis, Time/Distance analysis, Collision Causation, Diagramming, Animation
Worked in law enforcement for 29 years, retiring in 2013. During those 29 years, my career exposure was in the field of traffic enforcement, traffic accident investigation and traffic accident reconstruction as the Division Supervisor and Major Traffic Collision Investigator. Investigated and reviewed more than 5,000 traffic collision investigations and have attended well over 1,000 hours of various training in the fields of traffic collision investigations ranging from basic investigation to advanced reconstruction. Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for the Traffic Accident Reconstructionists (#1225) since 2006. Member of the California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists and National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists. Court recognized traffic accident reconstructionist in the following counties in California, Los Angeles (Expert Panel listing), San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Kern and Sacramento.

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.

Maryland
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Consumer & Medical Product Liability, Premises Liability, Slip, Trip & Falls, Accident Reconstruction, Animations and Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Drone Aerial Mapping, Criminal and Shooting Reconstruction
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Connecticut (HQ), Maryland, and Northern California. Additionally, Dr. Bowley teaches Engineering courses at local Universities. 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 Engineering at ...

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.

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.
Robert Burnham, MSE, PE, has 30+ yrs. experience in engineering analysis supporting more than 200 litigation cases. State Licensed Professional Engineer since 1980. Dale Warnke conducts assessments of supply chain, operations, logistics networks and facilities, safety regulations, forklift accidents, and accident reconstruction. 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, prod...

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...

James J Valenta, PE

Dexter, Michigan
Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Highway Construction Zones, Hydroplaning Crashes, Crash Forensics, Roadway Design, Highway Clear Zones, Road Maintenance Defects, Traffic Safety, Traffic Controls, Pavement Markings, Guardrails, Pedestrians, Bicycles,
Over 49 years experience in highway safety research, highway design, roadway maintenance defects, traffic safety, traffic accident reconstruction, and crash data analytics. Expert in over 300 lawsuits in 28 states since 1996 including hydroplane and wet weather crashes, construction zone and intersection collisions.

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, market research in vehicles, components, technology and accessories for global brands and startups. 11 years of employment at Polaris working on the Ranger UTV and Sportsman ATV platforms. A founding contributor to the Polaris Development Process. 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...

David M Hallman, MS, PE

Hallman Engineering LLC

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Automotive, Vehicle Fires, Crash Data, Failure Analysis, Origin and Cause, Vehicle Mechanical, Farm Equipment, CDR, EDR, Heavy Truck Data, Motorcycle Crash, Infotainment
I am a Licensed Professional Engineer in nine states with over twenty-nine 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. I hold degrees in mechanical engineering (BS) and materials science and engineering (MS). I work on a wide variety of forensic mechanical and forensic metallurgical investigations. These investigations have included but are not limited to an elevator failure involving materials and design issues, a personal injury involving a paper shredder, multiple cases involving farm equipment and personal injuries, machine guarding cases, chair collapse cases, bolted joint failures, patient lifter failures, vehicle hand control issues, and tipped telehandler and boom crane cases. My automotive background coupled with my two degrees, extensive testing and res...

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...

Bradley E Layton, PhD PE MLE

Human Powered Future PLLC

Missoula, Montana
Accident Reconstruction, Biomedical Engineering - accidents, biomechanics, diabetes, dynamics, energy, engineering, failure, forensics, imaging, injury, materials, mechanics, nanotechnology, neurology, neuropathy, patents, personal injury, physics, proteins, slip trip & fall, soft tissue, solar, spine, statics, statistics, vehicle
American Concrete Institute Member ASME member IEEE-EMBS Editor Author - Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics Associate Teaching Professor - Drexel University Associate Professor - University of Montana Elite Athlete - United States Rowing Team 1995 & 1997 Fire Protection Engineer - US Department of Energy - Savannah River Site Founding Member - Insurance Engineering Blockchain Consortium International Code Council Member Inventor - AFM Nanomanipulation & Surgical Patents Licensed Professional Engineer - CO, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MI, MT, NV, PA, UT Lunar Scientist - US Department of Energy - Office of Space Machinist - Merlin Metalworks - titanium bicycle design & Stillwater - Kevlar boat design Model Law Engineer Oath of the Engineer - Engineer's equivalent of Hippocratic Oath National Society of Professional Engineers Post-doctoral Fellow - University of Michigan MRI laboratory Recipient - Montana Governor's Innovator Award Scientist - 100+ papers and abstracts

Jason C Fries

3D Forensic, Inc.

Nevada
Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors - Nighttime Visibility, Line-of-Sight Analysis, Driver's Perspective Animation, 3D Video Reconstruction, Use-of-Force Reconstruction, Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Use-of-Force Human Factors, Ballistic Trajectory Analysis, Photogrammetry, Laser Scanning, Forensic Animation
Jason C. Fries is the CEO and lead forensic expert of 3D Forensic, Inc. He has worked on forensic analyses and productions since 1997 and has since become one of the most reputable forensic voices in the industry. Fries’s innovations in multiple forensic specialties have enabled 3D Forensic to offer some of the most comprehensive services in the nation. Fries developed his forensic prowess through research in use-of-force incidents at the Force Science Institute, completing the Advanced Specialist certification. He also graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Biology and focuses in Physics and Chemistry. Throughout his years as CEO of 3D Forensic, Jason has successfully infused forensic testimony, visualization, and analysis to the company’s casework, earning the trust and recognition of California and the nation’s most influential attorneys. He has written numerous pieces for forensic and legal publications including Forensic Magazine, Claims Magazine, Internationa...

Captain Gregory M Tylawsky, MBA, CMMar, AFNI

Maritime Expert Group, Inc.

Carson City, Nevada
Maritime, Accident Reconstruction - Piloting, Ship handling, Ship routing, Weather, anchoring, heavy weather, anchor, allision, collision, ship, Captain, tug, STCW, USCG, IMO, Standard of care, COLREGS, VTS, Harbor, Pilot ladder, cruise ship, freighter, Master, Officer, Merchant Marine, Jones Act, Navigation
Chartered Master Mariner Master Of Self-Propelled Vessels Not Including Auxiliary Sail of Unlimited Tonnage Upon Oceans. First Class Pilot of Vessels of Unlimited Tonnage Upon the Waters Of San Francisco Bay From Sea to and Between the Dumbarton Bridge, Stockton, And Sacramento. Radar Observer -Unlimited Able Seaman - Unlimited Lifeboatman Wiper Steward’s Department (F.H.) INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON STANDARDS OF TRAINING CERTIFICATION ON WATCHKEEPING for Seafarers 1978 as amended. The lawful holder of this Credential as endorsed below, is entitled under Title 46 (Shipping) U. S. Code to serve in the capacity or capacities specified, subject to any limitations indicated. The Government of the United States of America certifies: GREGORY MICHAEL TYLAWSKY has been duly qualified in accordance with the provisions of regulation(s) III/1; II/2; II/3; II/4; II/5; IV/2; VI/1; VI/2; VI/3; VI/4; VI/5; VI/6 Of the above Convention, as amended, and has been found competent to perform the ...

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

AR TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS INC.

Nevada
Accident Reconstruction, Slip Trip & Fall - 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
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 nu...

Wayne A. Derby

Northern Land Guide Services

Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Accident Reconstruction, Firearms & Ballistics - Hunting incident analysis, Outdoor accidents & Safety, Archery All disciplines, Muzzle Loading, Rifle, Handgun, Shotgun, Tree Stands, Ground Blinds, Calling, Stalking, Driving, Outdoor scene investigation and reconstruction, Outdoor Leadership, LNT & WEA Certified. NH Master Licensed Guide
• Licensed New Hampshire Master Hunting and Fishing Guide – RH#23 – RF#36 • Licensed White Mountain National Forest Outfitter Guide • Leave No Trace” Outdoor Ethics Master Training Certification • Wilderness First Responder • CPR Certified • Appalachian Mountain Club Instructor • Wilderness Education Association Outdoor Leadership Certification • NH Guides Association Board of Directors • Licensed Sportsman in NH/VT in archery, muzzle loading, fishing all species, hunting, and general firearms • Appalachian Mountain Club Wildlife Certification Courses ,Moose, Bear, Wildcats, Tracking, Herpetology, Wildflowers, Predatory Birds • Appalachian Mountain Club NH Chapter Leadership Certification • How to Call, Attract, Track and Observe Wildlife for hunting and photography opportunities • Plant and Tree identification • Edible and Medicinal plants of the North Country • Master Trainer of Leave No Trace Environmental Ethics • Nature Walks & Talk • Classes on how to Hunt and Call Black Bea...

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.

Dennis W. Eckstine

Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

New York
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, MEWPs, 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, mobile elevating work platforms, MEWPs, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

John S. Morse, PhD, PE

John S. Morse, PE

Fluvanna, New York
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Ladders, scaffolds, shopping carts, fires & explosions, oil & gas industry, guarding, machine guarding, warnings, heavy trucks, brakes
Dr. Morse has investigated over 675 ladder and climbing equipment incidents involving stepladders, extension ladders, articulated ladders, fixed ladders, multi-purpose ladders, telescoping ladders, combination ladders, orchard ladders, fire service ladders, maritime ladders, rolling ladders, scaffold ladders, pool ladders, platform ladders, manhole, dock, trailer and window washing ladders, stepstools, folding attic stairways, fixed stairways and scaffolding, as well as ladder accessories and fall protection equipment. He has co-authored three publications on ladder safety. Dr. Morse has appeared on television three times to discuss shopping cart safety. He has also investigated incidents involving fires and explosions, heavy truck accidents, industrial accidents, oil & gas industry, guarding, warnings, and plumbing failures.

Joseph C Plano, Course Director

Aquatic Center of Rochester

Livonia, New York
Accident Reconstruction, Aquatics Safety - Scuba Diving Accidents, Scuba Equipment Failures, Scuba Equipment Service, Scuba Instruction Procedures, Drowning Accidents, Diving Safety, Diving Equipment, Rebreather Equipment, Nitrox, Enriched Air, Computer Diving, Drysuit Diving
Instructor Trainer for Entry Level diving, Advanced Level diving, Specialty diving, Enriched Air Diving, and Emergency Medical Responder. Instructor for Technical diving. ROV [ Remote Operated Vehicle ] operator. Underwater Structure Inspector. Diving Equipment Service Technician. Cave Diving Certification All certifications and current and active.

Kristopher J. Seluga, M.S., PE

Technology Associates, LLC

New York
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Forensic Science, Golf Carts, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Premises Liability, Safety, Slip Trip & Fall
Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published hundreds of papers, served on national ANSI standards committees and assisted over 2,600 attorneys and insurance agents settle or try their cases. Because the laws of physics and principles of engineering are universal, we are able to investigate and opine on a wide range of topics including motor vehicle crashes, heavy machinery, consumer products, construction sites, falls and biomechanical analyses. In each case, we assist our clients by determining, in as much detail as possible, how and why an accident occurred and communicating those finding in a clear and concise manner.

Michael L Van Durme, Police Capt., Retired

Hunting and Shooting Related Consultants, LLC

Dansville, New York
Accident Reconstruction, Firearms & Ballistics - Ammunition Reloading, Hunter and Bowhunter Safety, Tree Stands, Hunting Accident Investigation, Shooting Accidents, Firearms and Ballistics, Firearms Safety, Shooting Scene Reconstruction, Hunting, Hunting Laws, Archery, Crossbow, Hunting Related Shooting Incidents, Natural Resource Officer Training
With partners in New York and South Carolina, Hunting and Shooting Related Consultants is the leader in hunting incident investigations. Over 50 years of Natural Resource Law Enforcement experience and investigating and documenting hunting accidents. We also served as Directors of the International Hunting Incident Investigation Academy, teaching over 1200 wildlife officers the specific “CSI in the Woods” skills necessary to properly investigate and document these incidents, many of the methods and tools were created by us. Co-authored the book, “ Blood On The Leaves, Real Hunting Accident Investigations - And Lessons In Hunter Safety”. Over 60 years combined experience teaching the Hunter Education and Bowhunter Education classes required in all 50 states. Experienced in using and teaching the safe use of a wide variety of archery equipment, crossbows, handguns, rifles, shotguns, airguns, muzzleloaders and related hunting and shooting equipment such as tree stands and decoys. ...

Andrew Rich, BSME, ACTAR, ASE

Rich Consulting, LLC

Fairlawn, Ohio
Accident Reconstruction, Mechanical Engineering - Event Data Recorder, Mechanical Inspection, Pedestrian/Bicycle Accidents, Scene Mapping, Damage (Crush) Analysis, Computer Diagramming, EDR, Simulation, Animation
Mechanical engineering degree, summa cum laude ACTAR accredited accident reconstructionist Experienced testifying at deposition and trial Experienced accident reconstruction/EDR instructor Involved in crash research Many peer-reviewed published works Over 2500 investigations

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.

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
Daniel P. Connolly is an ACTAR (# 2286) accredited Crash Reconstructionist with over 21 years of experience in handling active crash investigations and reconstructions. 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, Commonwe...

Dennis W. Eckstine

Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, MEWPs, 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, mobile elevating work platforms, MEWPs, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Kevin W. Forcier, SR

4CA Consulting & Reconstruction LLC

Venango, Pennsylvania
Accident Reconstruction - Light Trucks, Passenger Vehicles, Pedestrian/Bicycle, Motorcycle Reconstruction, Crash Data Retrieval, Data Analysis, Occupant Injury Kinematics, Time distance, drag factor with use of Vericom Vehicle Computer and V-Box Systems, Traffic Studies and scene reproduction with FARO Zone 3D and Reality.
Actar Certification 2054. 25 years crash investigation experience with the Pennslyvania State Police, retired April 2010 as a full-time Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Specialist with the rank of Corporal. I was responsible for 3373 square miles & over 470,000 residents of North-West PA. Qualified as an expert witness in Crash Reconstruction at various levels from Depositons to Homicides 50+ times since 1990. Owner and Reconstruction Specialist for 4CA Consulting & Reconstruction LLC, 2009 to present. Member in good standing of numerous professional crash organizations. Certified in the Operation of the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval System and current to latest version and vehicle model year. Tesla EDR System to available May 2018. Scene documentation is provide by the use of digital photographs as well as the use of a Leica MS50 Scanning Multi-Station. The data collected with the MS50 is then used to reproduce acurate scene diagrams, animations and simulations to clea...

Scott J. Taylor, CDP

Accident Reconstruction and Animations

South Carolina, South Carolina
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Truck, Vehicle, Animations, Night Lighting, Crime Scene Reconstructions, Whiplash, Product Liability, Pedestrians, Motorcycle, Fork lift , Crane, Dart Out Accident, Slip and Fall, Fires Simulations, Explosion, Rain, Fog, Snow, Train, Crane, Lift, Vault, medical malpractice, Patent, Sun glare
PLEASE EMAIL [email protected] with your phone number, to receive a call to discuss your case. 1. 96% of Scott's cases settled favorably for his hiring attorneys, of 230 animated cases in a 2010 study. 87% were before trial (if finished 1 month before trial), and 9% in trial 2- His animations provide the opposing attorney a quick view of the Accident Reconstructions the jury will see, justifying earlier settlement requests, for more equitable amounts, and before trials. A Bar Study stated "The combination of verbal and visual delivery is remembered six times as effectively as verbal" 3. He was the pioneer who wrote the admissibility paper suggesting American Judge's qualifying animations questions, based on 12 Law books of "Federal Evidence Rules" precedents, for Attorney Kendall Few, Greenville, SC, to present live to the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) meeting in Keystone, Colorado. This enabled first animations jury viewing nationwide. Kendall was ...

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...

Bridget R. Brandon

The Equine Expert LLC

Argyle, Texas
Horses, Accident Reconstruction - Equine, Horses, Horse Accident Reconstruction, Horse Liability, Horse Fraud, Horse Valuations, Horse Appraisals, Horse Buying and Selling Standards, Horse Showing, Horse Training, Equine Behavior, Barn and Stable Management, Tack and Equipment Failure, Equine Death, Horse Deaths
Founded by Bridget Brandon, The Equine Expert LLC has a stable of niche experts in the equine industry who provide case specific educational, strategic and tactical support for the legal industry. Our experts are hand picked horsemen who only take cases they can support. We tell you what you need to know, not necessarily what you want to hear. We provide unbiased litigation support as consulting and testifying experts. We work as a collaborative firm providing your firm with the best legal support in the equine industry. Our experts are educated professionals who happen to be experts in the equine industry. They are college educated, some with advanced degrees such as MBA, Business, International Paralegal, Marketing and Fine Arts, but have followed their passion in a career in horses. Our cases have ranged from injury and liability, fraud and deception, equine and human death cases, accident reconstruction, horse behavior, stable and equine management, tack usage and failure, stat...

Larry W. Busby, ACTAR #2885

Primary Investigations

Austin, Texas
Accident Reconstruction - ACTAR, Automotive, Pedestrian, Commercial Vehicle, Motorcycle, Event Data Recorder Retrieval/Analysis, 3D Animation, Bicycle, Crush Analysis, Speed Determination, Time/Distance Analysis, Accident Site Mapping
Larry W. Busby is the owner and manager of Primary Investigations, a private investigation firm (TX #A17699), established in 2012. Larry was certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction in 2015 and has extensive training, from the Northwestern Center for Public Safety, the Institute of Police Technology and Management, the University of Tulsa in the reconstruction of automobile, pedestrian, bicycle and commercial vehicle accidents. Larry is a member of several professional organizations including TAARS, IATAI, NAPARS, TALI, CALI, and FALI and is certified in Bosch event data recorder retrieval and analysis. Primary Investigations can produce high quality 3D animations based on laser scan data from the accident scene depicting the accident, sight obstructions and other features unique to the accident. Additionally, as the owner of Delta Land Surveying and as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor licensed in NM, TX, CO and OK Larry is uniquely qu...

Dennis W. Eckstine

Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Texas
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, MEWPs, 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, mobile elevating work platforms, MEWPs, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Victor E. Holloman, MS, 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, computer animation
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 accident reconstruction and biomechanics background, Mr. Holloman has performed accident reconstruction for over twenty-five years. Over the past several years Mr. Holloman has worked many 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’s continu...

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,...

Tarek Omar, PhD

ART, LLC

McLean, Virginia
Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Accident investigation and reconstruction, forensic engineering, personal injury, highway safety, structural analysis, Computer Simulation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), airbag & seatbelt, guardrails, patent infringement; slip, trip & falls; crashworthiness, fuel tank, and pipelines analysis
Experts in our consulting firm (ART, LLC) have more than 28 years of superior expertise in the areas of Mechanical Engineering, accident investigation and reconstruction, personal injury, highway safety, forensic engineering, automotive/vehicular engineering, Computer Simulation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and structural analysis. We also conducted lots of research on guardrails, airbag & seatbelt fatalities/injuries; slip, trip & falls; patent infringement, crashworthiness, failure analysis, fuel tank, and pipelines. ART experts are widely recognized as world leaders in advanced computer simulations of complicated structural, crashes, and impact-related problems. We conducted a wide variety of successful projects and accident reconstruction analyses for many government agencies, private industry, and engineering and law firms. Professional in utilizing state-of-the-art technology including 3-D computer animation and the latest engineering techniques for crash analysis (frontal...

David C Wells, ACTAR # 1912

The ACES Inc

Edmonds, Washington
Accident Reconstruction - criminal cases, motorcycle, pedestrian, vehicle vs vehicle, crash data retrieval using Bosch CDR system, crash data retrieval for Hyundai, Kia and Tesla
Former President of WATAI - Washington Association of Technical Accident Investigators (ten years) ACTAR accredited #1912 32 years in Accident Reconstruction Over 950 on scene collision investigations while with the King County Sheriff's Office More than 3500 collisions analyzed I have testified about 70 times in the past 4 years

Curtis M Beloy, PE

4moto Engineers LLC

Madison, Wisconsin
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - motorcycle, ATV, UTV, SxS, video analysis, dashcam, snowmobile, watercraft, electric skateboard, scooter, motorcycle dynamics, electric mobility, motocross track, motorcycle safety, bicycle, motocross, ORV safety, surveillance video, video forensics, photogrammetry, vehicle design, motorcycle expert
Curtis M. Beloy, PE is an engineering consultant with two decades of vehicle crash reconstruction and defect investigation experience. He analyzes incidents involving all types of vehicles and equipment- including cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, and recreational off-highway vehicles (OHVs). A meticulous problem-solver and clear communicator, he has testified as an expert witness in depositions, trials, and mediations since 2008. Mr. Beloy's engineering career spans R&D at automotive suppliers, crash analysis at multi-disciplinary forensic engineering firms, and design evaluations for major motorcycle and ATV manufacturers at a vehicle testing firm. He has analyzed large-scale product recalls and issues of vehicle stability (wobble, weave, rollover), controls (throttle, steering, brakes), electronic aids (ABS), suspension design, engine and drivetrain failures, and overall vehicle design. He has consulted aftermarket manufacturers on product design and the US Border Patrol on A...
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