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Pro/Consul Technical & Medical Experts

Long Beach, California
Engineering Expert Witness, Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Premises Liability, Construction, Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Education & Schools, Medical, Dental, Materials Failure
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Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E. Materials FACT

Los Angeles, California
Failure Analysis Expert Witness, Metallurgy Expert Witness - Automobile Components, Aircraft/Aerospace Components, Fasteners, Equipment & Machinery, Handheld Tools, Fire Sprinkler Systems, Household Appliances & Consumer Products, Plumbing Pipe & Valve Leaks, Fracture Surface Analysis, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Corrosion/Environmental interaction
Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E., is a Forensic Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. Mr. Quinn is a Registered Professional Engineer in 5 states and has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products. Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation with retentions by defendants and plaintiffs. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events. He has taught metallurgical engineering course topics in Principals and Applications of Steel Alloy Design at the University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering. He was awarded outstanding graduate, presidents’ list, graduate with distinction, and high honors; his education was focused i...

Ryszard (Richard) Szymani, PhD DBA Wood Machining Institute

Walnut Creek, California
Products Liability Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Safety and hazard analysis, accidents, woodworking, wood industry, sawmills, furniture factories, personal injury, safety standards, power saws, table saws, chain saws, gang saws, band saws, planers, molders, wood chippers, conveyers, guarding, warnings.
Founder/Director and Technical Consultant, Wood Machining Institute, an international information center for the wood industry and machinery and cutting tools manufacturers, Berkeley, California, 1984-Present. Over 37 years of experience in industrial and home accidents investigation with woodworking equipment and cutting tools. These include: • Safety and hazard analysis in woodworking and the wood industry: design, manufacture, use and maintenance of wood processing machinery; guarding, warnings, training, codes, standards, customs and practices. • Personal injury with portable power saws, table saws and chain saws and machinery related accidents including gang saws, band saws, planing and molding machines, wood chippers and conveyers • Assistance with Patent applications and infringements. • Attending international trade shows and conferences for the wood industry and reporting on safety issues in the WMI international newsletter, Wood Machining News. • Made presentations ...

Lance Miller Miller Safety Inspections & Consulting, Inc.

Parker, Colorado
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Inflatables, Rockwall, Euro Bungy, Mechanical Bulls, Trackless Trains, Inflatable Accident, Mobile Climbing Wall Accident, Trackless Train Accident, Euro Bungy Accident, Inflatable Interactive Accident, Bounce House Accident, Inflatable Water Slide Accident, Amusement Ride Accident, Euro Bungee
Lance Miller is an expert in the amusement ride industry with specific expertise in inflatables and specialty devices. He applies his expertise to forensic casework involving the installation, inspection, operation and maintenance of amusement devices. Lance has more than 19 years of hands-on experience; he owned and operated Colorado’s largest inflatable rental company, taking it from start up to a 1.8-million-dollar rental company. Lance built a successful company that included nearly 400 pieces of inflatable and mechanical amusement devices. He developed protocol which covered operator instruction, amusement device installation, training certification, tear down, call center operations, and equipment maintenance. Lance has also performed third party inspections for the State of Colorado. He holds current credentials from NAARSO (National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials) and AIMS (Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers, International) for inspections. Lanc...

Burt Thorpe, CSP, MBA, CEM, CCO AmCrane

Orlando, Florida
Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Crane, boom truck, aerial lift, forklift, scissor, bucket truck, trailer, heavy hauling, excavator
ADDITIONAL TRAINING: OSHA "Outreach" Instructor #500 - Construction OSHA "Outreach" Instructor #501 - General Industry AERIAL LIFT DEALERSHIPS: Condor Lift, Calavar Corp. Mark Lift Industries, Inc. CRANE MANUFACTURER TRAINING: Harnischfeger Corp. (P&H) Grove Crane American Crane Corp. Columbus-McKinnon PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS: CSP - Certified Safety Professional - by ASSE CEM - Certified Equipment Manager - by AEMP CCO - Certified Crane Operator - Tower Crane & All Mobile Cranes CCO - Certified Signal Person CCO - Certified Rigger CCO - Certified Mobile Crane Inspector CCI - Certified Crane Inspector - CICB CCS - Certified Crane Surveyor - Crane Certification Assn of America PUBLICATIONS: Nine texts on safe equipment operation & inspection, including mobile, overhead & tower cranes, aerial lifts, bucket trucks, scissor lifts, excavators, front-end loaders, skid steer loaders, forklifts, rigging, and one magazine article for trade publication ORG...

Thomas H Burtness, PE Burtness Engineering Services

White Heath, Illinois
Electrical Engineering Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Illumination, Lighting, Fire Cause & Origin, Equipment Injury Investigation, Electrical Construction, Electrical Construction Defects, Control Systems, SCADA, Industrial Accidents & Injuries, Street & Area Lighting, Construction Defects Electrical, Construction Contract Disputes
Professional Engineer, investigator, consultant, detective, writer, teacher, expert. The breadth and depth of my technical knowledge as a Licensed Professional Engineer in 14 states and my hands-on experience as a former contractor and licensed electrician, as well as my helpful interpersonal skills, allow me to meticulously examine the numerous details of any case, to determine the pertinent root causes, and then to communicate complex technical issues on a practical level so that lay people, attorneys, judges, and juries can easily understand the relevant facts. Since 1983, I have provided expert witness and forensic engineering services to insurance companies and attorneys including accident and failure investigations, determination of fire cause and origin, litigation support, expert opinions, reports, and testimony in cases involving industrial accidents, electrocution, personal injury, fire, street and area lighting, equipment and machinery failure, safety circuitry failure...

Dale Hallerberg, P.E. Active Alliance LLC

Lake Barrington, Illinois
Medical Devices Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Underwriters Laboratories, risk management, usability, technical file, CE Marking, UL, testing, 60601-1, BSI
Professional Engineer in Illinois. Worked for Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for over 25 years. Experienced in safety evaluation of medical devices, specifically electrical medical products. Engaging teacher and presenter. Also knowledgeable in European requirements for electrical medical devices.

Ken Shorter, MS, CSP, ARM, TCDS Accident Prevention & Investigation, Inc.

Baltimore, Maryland
Safety Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Accident Investigation, Construction Accidents, Cranes, Confined Space, Demolition, Directional Drilling, Electric, Equipment, Excavation, Falls, Forklifts, Marine Construction, OSHA, Paving, Power Tools, Rigging, Scaffolds, Shoring, Traffic Control, Trenching, Tunnel, Underground Utilities, Welding
I combine a Master’s Degree in Safety, 30 years of experience, and professional qualification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) into the practice of accident investigation and expert safety services. My background includes directing safety for multi-state construction companies and projects up to 1.3 Billion dollars. My membership on the ANSI A10 Committee for Construction and Demolition Operations focuses on developing the national safety standards for these industries. Cranes, forklifts, backhoes, and rigging are the backbone of the construction industry. I have reviewed and approved critical crane lift and rigging plans for years. My work also involves the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers regulations for multi-purpose lifting machines. I am trained as a Traffic Control Manager and certified as a Traffic Control Design Specialist. I have extensive experience in the design, evaluation, and implementation of traffic control for complicated situations. Excavation,...

Dennis L Dunville Overhead Crane Consulting, LLC

Sawyer, Michigan
Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness, OSHA Expert Witness - overhead cranes, bridge cranes, EOT cranes, jib cranes, gantry cranes, hoists, monorails, crane runways, crane safety, crane, crane installation, crane runways, OSHA crane inspections
Larry Dunville is the owner/president of Overhead Crane Consulting, LLC, a consultant for crane projects as well as an expert witness for crane related legal cases. Overhead Crane Consulting, LLC services all North America. He is also the Executive Director of the Crane Certification of Association of America, a non-profit association of crane inspection professionals. The CCAA helps define the standards for the crane inspection industry through establishing policy, training, inspector certification and lobbying. Larry accepted the position of Executive Director of the CCAA after 35+ years as the owner/president of Dearborn Crane and Engineering Company, a nation-wide designer, manufacturer and installer of overhead cranes and crane runway systems. During his tenure at Dearborn, he sat on the AISE/AIST Committees #6 and #13, that wrote the crane specifications for the American steel industry, authored a crane operator training and safety program used on the Alaskan Pipeline, peri...

Christopher E. Janson, MS, CSP, CHMM Haines, Janson & Associates LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Safety Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - 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 K Merrifield, CSP Merrifield Safety Consulting

St. Joseph, Missouri
Safety Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Construction Safety, Accident Investigation, OSHA, ANSI, Aerial Lifts, Boom Lift Safety, Scissor Lift Safety, Forklift Safety, Skid Steer Safety, Scaffold Safety, Fall Protection, Machine Design & Maintenance, Human Factors, Product Safety, Operator Training, Equipment Rental, labels and warning
Consulting with manufacturers, owners and users of machinery concentrating on safe design, safe use, warnings, instructions, risk management and defending the product. Expert witness testimony concerning government and industry standards, warnings, instructions, maintenance and inspections, misuse, hazards and hazard control, duties of parties, fall protection, safety devices, product recalls and service bulletins. Other Professional Experience 30 years in industrial management including Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Plant engineering, Maintenance, Construction, Plant management and Operations management. Product included a wide verity of construction machinery and over-the-road trailers. Duties included supervision of personnel and Safety. Standards Chairman of the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) A92 main committee for Aerial Work Platforms Chairman of ANSI Z535.6 Safety messages in collateral materials Areas of Expertise Warnin...

Neal A. Growney, PE Neal A. Growney & Assoc., LLC

Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Products Liability Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Machine guarding: metalworking, woodworking, food, plastic and rubber, machinery: saws, press-brakes, oxy-acetylene torches, CNC machining, grinders, buffers, mills; printing presses; power tools; ladders; material handling: conveyors, forklifts, truck loading, palletizers; construction machinery.
Rubber/plastic mills, calendars and Banbury style mixers, 2 and 3-roll mills, extruders; vertical post mixers, blenders, power presses, hand tools, drill presses, doors and gates, railings, hoists, lifts, shaker screens, bucket elevators, scrap grinders, V-belt & chain drives, jacks, compressed gas containers, compressors, wire rope, log splitters, lawn mowers, packaging machinery, commercial & industrial washing machines and ironers, racks, flatbed truck unloading, exercise machines, personal protective equipment, strut, warnings, instructions, manuals, training, OSHA, ANSI, ASTM,NFPA, MSHA, BOCA, DOT drivers' logs.

Frederick G. Heath Heath and Associates

Asheville, North Carolina
Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Lifts, hoists, jacks, cranes, hydraulics, fork lifts, scissors lifts, industrial machines, safety
Drawing on 40 years of engineering, manufacturing and management experience, Heath and Associates provides forensic engineering services and litigation support relating to lifting equipment (lifts, cranes, jacks and hoists) industrial machines, manufacturing tools, material handling equipment and rigging hardware.

David R Decker Becket Training & Consulting

MEDIA, Pennsylvania
Construction Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Crane accident, rigging accident, crane, rigging, hoist, wire rope, slings, straps, chokers, rigger, boom truck, construction accident, industrial accident
Crane and Rigging Management, Training, Development and Delivery, Expert Witness/Litigation Support Career crane and rigging professional with hands on and policy experience. Train, test and certify crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. Develop and deliver safety and technical training. Experienced consultant with 40 years in the crane and rigging industry, including over 20 years of policy experience. Expert witness with plaintiff and defense experience, including depositions and trials. Nuclear crane experience Certifications (Current and Former) NCCCO Certified Rigger NCCCO Accredited Rigger Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Signalperson NCCCO Accredited Signalperson Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Overhead Crane Operator NCCCR Accredited Mobile Crane Operator License Examiner NCCCR: Certified Exam Administrator NCCCR: Certified Master Trainer Trico-Lift Trained Rough Terrain Forklift Operator NIASE Certified Mechanic Technical Memberships and Committees American ...

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Construction Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, 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, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Thomas R Shellenbarger, PE, MBA

Erie, Pennsylvania
Products Liability Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - NY & PA PE License, Mechanical Engineer, Failure Analysis, Product Liability, Safety Signs/Labels, Control Valves, Valves, Pressure vessels, Piping, Pipe Couplings, Tanks, High Pressure, Elastomers, Composites, Equipment & Machinery, Fluid Leaks, Design & Manufacturing Defects, Patent Infringement.
Mr. Thomas Shellenbarger, PE is an engineering consultant with over 35 years of Mechanical Engineering experience. Licensed Professional Engineer in NY and PA. Services include consulting and expert witness in the following areas: Product Safety Signs and Labels, Guards and Barriers, Mechanical Engineering & Design, Forensic Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Safety Engineering, Pipeline Safety, Valve Sealing, Hydraulic Components, Pressure Vessels, Tanks, Piping Systems, Pipe Joining, Failure Analysis, Patent Disputes, Product Liability including Failure to Warn, Machinery Defects, Stress & Stability Analysis, Testing, Calculations, Oilfield, Industrial, Construction, Mining, & Power Plant Equipment Failure, Valves including Control, Safety, Relief, Globe, Gate, Ball, Check. Experienced Using Metallic Materials including Carbon and Stainless Steels, Alloy Steels, Aluminum, Titanium, Bronze, Brass, Ductile Iron Types and Grades, Metal Matrix Design and C...

James J Shields, PE J&J Associates

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Fuels, Piping, Hose, Pumps, Compressors, Storage Tanks, Trucks (Fuel), Boilers, Concrete Handling, Fired Heaters, Controls, Appliances, Explosions, Failure Analysis
BIOGRAPHY ENGINEERING & CONSULTING SERVICES based on over 45 years experience in the design, startup, and trouble-shooting of: piping systems, fluid machinery and auxiliary equipment (pumps, compressors, storage tanks, heat exchangers, filters, separators, valves) instrumentation, & controls in utility and industrial power plants. EXPERT WITNESS Investigations/Reports/Testimony on: Gaseous & Liquid fuels; Fuel Delivery Trucks; Natural Gas & Propane Systems & Storage Tanks ; Residential/Commercial Oil & Gas-fired: Boilers, Furnaces, Heaters; Air Conditioning Plants; Electric Generators; Concrete Pumping Apparatus & Hoses; Domestic & Commercial Appliances. FAILURE ANALYSIS of: Natural Gas/Propane Explosions; Boilers; Furnaces; Hot Water Heaters; Pumps; Piping/Hoses/Plumbing; Automatic Control Devices; Appliances (Gas Ranges, Washers, Dryers, Water Chillers).

Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering Expert Witness, Metallurgy Expert Witness - 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,...

Johnie P. Spruiell, P.E. Integrity Forensics and Engineering, LLC

Sanger, Texas
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Chemistry & Chemicals, Electrical Engineering, Energy, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Fire, Laboratories & Testing, Oil and Gas, Products Liability, Product, Plumbing, Leak, Warnings & Labels, Guarding, CSST, Gas Explosions, Natural Gas, Propane, LPG, Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness
LICENSURE: -Texas Professional Engineer License #57023 -Colorado Professional Engineer License #24555 -Alabama Professional Engineer License #35693 -Mississippi Professional Engineer License #17888 EDUCATION: -BSME, University of Texas at Arlington, 1978 AFFILIATIONS: -MEMBER, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) -MEMBER, NCEES - National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying -MEMBER, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -MEMBER, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) -Pi Tau Sigma -Tau Beta Pi PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: -Fire and Explosion Analysis Fuel Gas Fires and Explosions Residential, Commercial, Industrial Gas-Fired Equipment and Household Appliances Engineering Assistance for Fire Investigators -General Products and Equipment - Mechanical and Electrical Determination of Cause of Failure and Accidents Evaluation of Safety, Guarding, Warnings Compliance with Standards Analysis/Evaluation - ...

(Victor) Alan Werner, PE, P.Eng, PMP VA:W

Renton, Washington
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Mechanical engineering, industrial process, industrial design, energy modeling, energy control, steam production, fluid transfer, process analysis, heat exchange, piping, pumps
Alan Werner’s skills and background include forensic analysis in the areas of industrial process systems, industrial process equipment including pumps, fans, heat exchangers, mixers, specialty equipment, piping include safety devices, and pipe support systems. Specific experience has been gained in chemical process plants, pulp and paper mills, wood processing plants, boiler plants, chiller plants, and co-gen systems. Using a proprietary thermodynamic model, I am able to replicate boiler and chiller systems to duplicate normal and off-spec operations. I have designed mechanical parts and machinery, some using unusual materials and/or features. I have experience in worker sound exposure investigation and remediation, as well as "fence line" acoustical research. Trained for patent litigation. My professional licenses are in Washington, California, Florida (Ret), and British Columbia (former).

Paul D Terpstra, PE Innalytical Solutions Inc.

Janesville, Wisconsin
Engineering Expert Witness, Manufacturing Expert Witness - Machine Design, Mechanical Engineering, Finite Element Analysis, FEA, Automation, Equipment, Assembly Processes, Electro-mechanical, Industrial Equipment, Machinery
Licensed in WI and IL. Trained in forensic engineering.

Mark R Webster, PE, MSME, MBA Webster Engineering, LLC

Hubertus, Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Conveyors and Systems, Elevators, Material Lifts, Industrial Controls, Dynamic Analysis, Animations, Forensic Engineering, Intellectual Property, Freight Lifts, ASME B20.1 Standard, ASME Safety Standards, Equipment and Machinery, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Products Liability
Licensed Professional Engineer with 32 years of experience with conveyors, and a wide range of industrial machinery and control systems. conveyor systems, material handling systems, elevators, material lifts, vertical conveyors, shopping cart conveyors (adjacent to escalators), automated car parking systems, custom engineered machinery and systems. Board Certified Forensic Engineer. Vice Chair of ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment, Vice Chair of ASME Board on Safety Codes and Standards, member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Engineering specialties include machine design, dynamic system analysis and animation (multi-body physics, motion analysis), hydraulic lifts and systems, heavy mechanical drives for and lifting and other material handling applications, finite element analysis. Very active in ASME safety codes and standards.
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