Automotive Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of automotive expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on automotive and related issues. Automotive 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 automotive expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Automotive, Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors, Motorcycle, OSHA, Slip Trip & Fall, Crash Reconstruction, Electrical, Environmental, Hvac, Insurance, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, and Motorcycles.

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Wesley D Hoy, PE Hoy and Miller Consulting, LLC

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
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 ...

Ioannis Kanellakopoulos, PhD Oraton Consulting

Automotive Engineering, Telecommunications - Automotive Systems, ADAS, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-Driving Cars, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Keeping, Automotive Software, Automotive Electronics, Collision Avoidance, Telecommunications, Networking, Carrier Ethernet, DSL, Wi-Fi, 5G, Wireless Transceivers, Telecom Standards
Dr. Kanellakopoulos is a technology leader with 25+ years of experience in research, development, operations, and administration, in both academia and industry. He is the author or co-author of one book, 6 book chapters, 24 articles in refereed technical journals, 60 papers in refereed technical conferences, and multiple standards contributions. He was the plenary speaker at major technical conferences, and an invited speaker at more than 40 industrial and academic venues in 12 countries across 4 continents. He has significant expert witness experience in patent infringement and product liability cases in the automotive and telecommunication areas; 100% of his cases resulted in a win or a very favorable settlement for his clients. In 2017, he was the lead expert witness in a case that resulted in a $25M jury award for his clients; this decision was later upheld on appeal. His deep technical expertise allows him to analyze patents and products in detail, and explain clearly (in expe...

Stuart Landsverk NorthStar Partners

Mesa, Arizona
Automotive, Financial - Automotive, Automobile dealerships, Auto Theft, Best Practices, Property and Security, Insurance, Diminished Value Cases, Automobile Dealership Policies & Procedures, Auto Financing, Trademarks, Automobile Sales Finance Act, Improper Disclosures, New & Used Automobile Transactions
Mr. Landsverk has been a veteran of the automotive dealership industry since 1982 and holds the designation of the certified master dealer, one of the highest designations available to an automotive dealer. In his 35+ year automotive career, he has worked his way through the business in sales, sales manager, finance director, used vehicle manager, general sales manager, general manager, managing partner, and dealer principal. Stuart has worked with clients like hedge funds, law firms, peer groups, and venture capitalists that want to learn more about the automobile business or automotive finance business. Stuart has been deposed as an expert witness, provided counsel, expert reports, and testimony regarding hiring, firing, Auto Financing, GAP policies, Automobile theft, property security, P&L, pay plans, property damage, trademarks, auto dealer security measures, auto dealership best practices, F&I, consumer fraud auto dealer inventory practices, diminished value claims, dealersh...

John W Ross Evidence Solutions, Inc.

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

Stephen M Casner, Ph.D.

San Francisco, California
Human Factors, Automotive - Motor Vehicle Accidents, Distracted Driving, Products Liability, Pedestrian/Cyclist Accidents, General Aviation Accidents, Workplace Safety, Scooters, Reaction Time, Risk Perception, Warnings, Driver Behavior, Slip/Trip/Fall
Dr. Steve Casner is a former career NASA human factors psychologist. Steve draws on a wide body of scientific research to help characterize the understandings, perceptions, and abilities of a reasonably prudent person. Steve is able to help identify the contributions of persons, places, circumstances, and things in a variety of accident situations. Steve is an experienced driver, motorcyclist, bicyclist, and airplane and helicopter pilot and flight instructor. Steve’s first book entitled Careful was published by Penguin Random House in 2017 and reviewed in the Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and many others. An experienced writer and speaker, Steve is able to relate scientific ideas to everyday audiences.

Jack G Cohen

Westlake Village, California
Automotive, Transportation - Automotive, Automobiles, Dealerships, Auto insurance claims, Auto evaluations, Auto appraisals, Automobile rentals & heavy equipment rentals, diminished values, Private money lending in the real estate industry, credit file and qualifications, appraisals, evictions, foreclosures, industry standards
Jack Cohen has been involved in the car business with 30 years experience, wholesaling and retailing, current dealer license, owner of an automobile finance company, treasurer of an HOA board, running several dealerships and franchises. Currently holds a dealer license. Expert testimony regarding: Plaintiff & Defense / Consulting with Attorneys, Dealers, Consumers, Insurance Companies / Appraisals / Industry Standards / Dealer Fraud / Vehicles Sales and Leasing / Dealership Practices / New and Used Auto Transactions / Auto Warranty Issues / Finance Documentation and Analysis / Lender-Dealer Relationships / Wholesale & Retail / Diminished Value Cases.

William D Guentzler, PhD Forensics International

La Quinta, California
Automotive, Transportation - Automotive, ATV/ATC, Motorcycles, Golf Carts, RV, Motorhomes, Vehicle Fires, Braking Systems, Cooling, Fuel Systems, Steering, Suspension, Gas, Diesel, Propane, CNG, LNG, Electrical, Ignition, Tires & Valves, Automotive Engineering, Failure Analysis,
Dr. Guentzler, a Professor Emeritus of the College of Engineering at San Diego State University, has over thirty-six (36) years’ experience as an Expert Witness, serving in over 700 court cases Nationally, involving Automobiles, Trucks, ATC’s, ATV’s, Motorhomes and Motorcycles. He is well known for his expertise in Braking Systems, Engine and Electrical issues, as well as Fire Cause and Origin.

Lewis R. Linet, Jr., Ph.D. American Auto Seminars

Reseda, California
Automotive, Transportation - Automobile Industry Standards & Practices, Automobile Dealership Operation, Automobile Sales, Automobile Leasing, Automobile Service & Parts, Automobile Financing, Automobile Customer Relations, Automobile Industry Employment, Automobile Industry Standards of Care, Automotive Sales Training.
Lew Linet provides Nationwide Expert Witness, Consultation and Case Strategy Services in Municipal, State and Federal Litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices specializing in New and Used Car Dealership Operation. Areas of Expertise include: Sales, Leasing, Financing, Service & Parts and Sales Training. Subject Matter includes: Dealer Fraud, Lemon Law, Employment, Dealer-Manufacturer Relations, Dealer-Lender Relations, Customer Relations, Standards of Care, Advertising, Warranty Issues, Parts Defects, Discrimination, Personal Injury, Repossession, Anti-Trust Issues, Diminished Value. Lew assists both Plaintiffs and Defendants. He is an Auto Industry Veteran since 1978 and has provided Expert Witness Services since 1995. Degrees / Licenses: Ph.D., B.A. Economics – Business Marketing. California Sellers Permit, Los Angeles Business License. Check Out His CV. References Provided upon Request.

Dennis L Madden ATRA

Ventura, California
Automotive, Business Operations - Automatic Transmission Repair, Transmission Diagnostics Transmission Shop Practices, Automatic transmissions, Standard Transmissions repair,
Dennis Madden is the CEO of the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA). Dennis has worked in a shop environment as a transmission rebuilder for 10 years. During that time he has rebuilt over 5,000 transmissions. In 1987 Dennis began work as a field and research technician, author, and trainer. In that capacity, he has written over 100 technical articles, conducted technical seminars, fielded over 80,000 technical calls to other technicians, and authored several bulletins and books. Dennis has visited hundreds of transmission repair and other automotive shops across the US and Canada to observe and inspect their business and technical operations. Dennis is ASE Certified in Automatic and Standard transmissions.

Anthony G Micale, Aerospace Engineer, BSME, MBA Micale Partners

Solvang, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Automotive - Aerospace Engineer, Aircraft Engineer, Failure Investigation, Failure Analysis, Aircraft Safety Risk Assessment, Flight controls systems design, Human Factors, Hazardous Operations, DOD Secret Top Secret eligible, Space Vehicle Design, Fact Finding Event Reconstruction, Throttle Control, ABS
Anthony Micale brings over 32 years of aerospace and automotive engineering experience, including rigorous failure analysis. He is part of the Micale Partners expert witness team. He is currently employed at a Federally Funded Research and Development Corporation where he contributes to US space flight mission assurance. He has specialized in aerospace design and operation of flight and space vehicles with an emphasis on flight safety and mission assurance. Anthony is a past technical leader of an aircraft accident and incident investigation board comprised of engineers, pilots and legal counsel for a major commercial aircraft manufacturer. In this role he has studied, understood, created reports and defined design changes to resolve aircraft safety issues. Over his career he has conducted numerous analyses for root cause to determine failures attributed to design flaws, human error, human workload, improper manufacturing and inadequate maintenance. He has designed aircraft sys...

David Nissenberg

La Jolla, California
Automotive, Transportation - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Truck Accident Law, Trucking Litigation, Employees and independent contractors, Commercial motor vehicle insurance and the MCS-90 endorsement, FLSA Motor Carrier Exemption, Interstate Commerce, Carmack Amendment, Freight broker liability under FAAAA
I am the author of "The Law of Commercial Trucking: Damages to Persons and Property" (3d ed.), a two volume set complete with current 2021 supplement published by LexisNexis. My CV and further information about my treatise and other information about my background and experience may be found on my website, davidnissenberg.com

John C Peck Bay2Sierra Silicon Services, Inc.

San Francisco, California
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Source code review, Patent, Copyright, Trade secret, Digital design, ASIC, FPGA, CPLD, SoC, RTL, EDA, Graphics, Microprocessor, Embedded systems, Automotive, Network protocol, Verilog, VHDL, Prior Art Search, Validity analysis, Circuits, Linux, Swift, Java, C, C++, Python, Assembly, Pcb Layout,
John Peck has over 25 years of experience as a software and hardware engineer with over 10 years of experience as a technical analyst for hardware and software intellectual property cases. He has drafted numerous claim charts and prepared expert reports for software copyright, trade secret, and patent litigation. He is comfortable researching and expressing complex technical issues. He is experienced with source code review and able to explain its operation in ways that most people can understand. To date, John Peck has consulted on a total of 25 cases. - Provided expert testimony once at deposition and twice at trial - Consultant and analyst for multiple ITC 337 investigations - Software source code analysis for litigation including alleged copyright violation and trade secret theft - Hardware HDL/RTL source code and schematic analysis for litigation matters including patent infringement - Patent evidence of use - Reverse engineering of software on mobile, desktop, and server p...

Mingxi Zheng, MS, PE BEAR INC.

San Francisco, 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 other early-stage startups, 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 inclu...

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, 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.

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
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 ...

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

Florida
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

Georgia
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...

Steven S Paul, CVA, ASE, NRVIA TDT Inspection Services LLC

Carlyle, Illinois
Automotive, Appraisal & Valuation - Appraisal & Valuation Automotive, Automotive Dealer Practices, Automotive Economics, Automotive Leasing, Automotive Repair & Service, Lemon Law, Machinery & Equipment Appraisal & Valuation, Vehicles Appraisal & Valuation
Steven S. Paul, owner of TDT, is a Mechanic and Automobile Expert responsible for all aspects of the business including marketing, operations and accounting as well as customer service. He has over 25 years of experience in automotive service, heavy equipment maintenance, and inspection services. Mr. Paul is ASE Master Certified in both Automotive and Medium / HD Trucks including engines performance, electrical, driveline, brakes, steering and suspension as well as safety related systems. He has inspected over 2,500 vehicles since 2005 ranging from Model T Fords to 2015 BMW & Mercedes. He is qualified to inspect HD Semi Trucks and Construction Equipment as well as RV, Motorhomes and Campers. Mr. Paul also has inspection experience with Exotic & Luxury High End Cars as well as Boats and Watercraft. automobile, medium duty and heavy-duty truck repair and inspection as well as heavy equipment such as construction and agriculture equipment. Litigation Support - Mr. Paul is a Certifie...

Frederic B. Jennings Jr., Ph.D EconoLogistics

Ipswich, Massachusetts
Economics, Business Damages - Accounting, Environmental, Management, Automotive, Fraud, Statistics, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Insurance, Transportation, Appraisal and Valuation, Legal

James M. Miller, PE, PhD J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Engineering, Warnings & Labels - Accident Reconstruction, Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical Hazards (Asbestos, Diacetyl, etc.), Explosions, Electrical, Environmental, Hazard Communication, Human Factors, Instructions, Labels, Warnings, OSHA, Premise Liability, Product Liability, Vapes and E-cigarettes, Battery Fires, Child Safety
Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 35 years of experience as an expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling, and instruction manuals, consumer product design, process safety, explosions and fire science, chemical hazards (diacetyl, asbestos, benzene, etc.), machine guarding, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, slip and fall prevention, recreational vehicles (ATVs, boats, and personal watercraft), and compliance with safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, CPSC, ANSI, ASTM, UL, etc.) Miller Engineering also has a staff with degrees in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agricultural, Industrial, and Human Factors fields of engineering. Recently, Dr. Miller has been handling cases involving battery fires, particularly with respect to e-cigarettes, vaporizers, or "vapes". Dr. Miller has authored a chapter titled "Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know: Regulatory Issues" in the Safety Enginee...

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, Expert Witness, CDR, EDR, Heavy Truck Data, Motorcycle Crash, Infotainment
I am a Licensed Professional Engineer in ten 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 rese...

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

New York
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...

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, 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.

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

Jamestown, North Carolina
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...

Leighton R Spadone DAAS Inc

BEACHWOOD, Ohio
Automotive, Mining - Tire Development, Tire Performance, Tire Failure analysis, Tire Formulations, Tire Design, Rubber Processing, Tire Manufacturing, Tire Vulcanization, Giant Earthmover Tires, Farm Tires, Truck Tires, Passenger Tires, Tire Retreading, Mining Tire Operations, Tire Defects
Leighton Spadone is the President of DAAS Inc. a Tire Technology and Statistical Analysis consulting company. He trains and consults tire companies on Tire design, Tire materials and compound formulations, tire curing, rubber processing, quality control, tire, compound, and materials testing, experimental design and analysis, and defects. He has authored numerous tire technology conference papers for the ACS Rubber Division, ITEC, and JMP Discovery including Truck & Passenger Tire Testing, Treadwear prediction, Rubber Mixing, and Earthmover TMPH. Articles have been published in Rubber and Plastics News and The Quality Digest. He has specialized training in Statistics, 6-Sigma, Management, and SAS & JMP statistics and programming. He has Expert Witness training and experience. Employed by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co in International Technical Service and Domestic Tire Development for 43+ years and by Eurotire Inc for 6 years as the Chief Technical Officer.

Michael A. Pollock, P.E. Cogent Experts, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Engineering, Construction - Standard of care, construction defect, construction delay, mechanical engineering, HVAC, Project Management, schedule analysis, manufacturing, product liability, power, refrigeration, fire, explosion, automotive, forensics, failure analysis, accident reconstruction, intellectual property, patent
Education • Drexel University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude – 1998 • Mechanical Systems, Machinery, Thermodynamics, HVACR. Electives – Psychology • Completed Drexel’s E4 Program, Technology with Practical Applications Registrations • Professional Engineer: PA (PE075410) • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Forum • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Certification – Universal (includes Chillers, HVAC & Refrigeration) • United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered (USPTO) Professional Affiliations • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) • American Arbitration Association (AAA) • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) • Product Developers and the Manufacturers Association PDMA Forensic Consulting Experience Warehouse Distribution Facility – Maryland - Evaluated a $10M (million) claim relating to purported construction defect claims by the 60...

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

South Carolina
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

Tennessee
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...

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...

Jim Amundsen Automotive Consulting Group inc, Autodispute.com

Seattle, Washington
Automotive, Motorcycle - Pre/Post Purchase Inspections, Vehicle Misrepresentation, Insurance Valuation Rebuttle, Diminished Value, Total Loss, Loss Of Use, Complex Appraisal Solutions, Automobile/Dealership/Auction Industry Standards & Practices, Innovative Valuation Software, Pre/Post Accident Valuations, Sales Practices
Automotive Consulting Group Inc. offers premium automotive pre purchase inspection services and throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and Arizona. We specialize in comprehensive professional appraisals and inspections of all types of vehicles, including late model Cars, RV's, Boat's, Classic and Collector Automobiles, Exotic, Muscle Car, Motorcycle, UTV, ATV, Lifted and Lowered Trucks. Specializing in dealer standards and practices including Lemon Law, Appraisal Clause, SIU research, Canadian, importing and auto auction procedures in both the USA and Canada. ACG also specializes in complex dealership consignment fraud issues including duplicate title, unpaid leinholder/consumer issues as well as asset verification. Vehicle Identification numbers or VIN #'s and data tags are another area we can help decode the mystery of complex problems.

Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE The Kilpatrick Group, PA

West Virginia
Mechanical Engineering, OSHA - Crash Reconstruction, ATV, ROV, UTV, Automotive, Motorcycle, School Bus, Tractor Trailers, Industrial Process Equipment, Product Defect, Failure Analysis, Forklift, Crane, Mobile Elevating Work Platform, Aeral Lift, Personel Lift, Amusement Park Rides, OSHA, Industrial Accidents
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensics Engineer (DFE). Gary provides forensic engineering services to law firms and insurance companies in the following areas: Product Defect and Failure Analyses. OSHA 29CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928 regulations. Forklift Accidents. Crane Accidents. Industrial Process Equipment Accidents. Amusement Park Ride Accidenst. Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction. School Bus Safety and Crash Reconstruction. Tractor Trailer Crash Reconstruction. Motorcycle Accident Crash Reconstruction. ATV/ROV/UTV Crash Reconstruction. Mobile Elevating Work Platform Accident Investigations. I Earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering from North Carolina State University with an emphasis in Machine Design Engineering and Automotive Design Engineering. I have over 20 years of industrial work experience five years of which I spent ...
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