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Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Birmingham, Alabama
Engineering Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

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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David S. Easton, JD, CPCU Easton Insurance Consulting

San Diego, California
Insurance Expert Witness - Insurance Claims Handling Best Practices, Insurance Claims Investigation, Construction Defect, Commercial Insurance, Adjuster Standard of Care, Bad Faith, Investigation, Insurance Coverage, Mediation, Duty to Defend, Premises Liability, Certificates of Insurance, Litigation Best Practices
I offer over 30 years of experience in litigated commercial and personal lines claims handling and case management. I am a former Senior Litigation Specialist with thorough knowledge of carrier best practices and their specific application to the duty to investigate, the duty to defend, and the duty to indemnify. For the last 15 years I have specialized in commercial casualty insurance coverage and how appropriate insurance best practices relate to construction defect claims as well as commercial premises liability claims. I have personally attended over 1000 mediations and settlement conferences in litigated matters as a carrier representative. I have experience and training in giving deposition and trial testimony.

Steven D. Epcar, CPM S.D. Epcar & Associates

GRANITE BAY, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Expert in real estate and property management issues, including residential, commercial, retail, and mixed-use properties. Litigation support includes standard of care, partnership conflicts, brokerage/leasing, landlord/tenant disputes, valuation, personal injury, rent control and life/safety cases.
Mr. Epcar is experienced in real estate management organizational/profitability assessments. His extensive background includes the successful development and operation of "best in class" real estate management and consulting organizations. He has extensive experience in multi-family, commercial, retail, hotels,and mixed-use asset re-positionings, project management, investment feasibility and due diligence, marketing, business development practices, new real estate development services, commercial leasing and Tenants-In-Common investments. Mr. Epcar is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), and a licensed California real estate broker. He is also a member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA). His expert witness/litigation support activities over the past 13+ years includes engagements on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defendant, significant deposition as well as trial and arbitration experience. He has worked on cases throughout the United States.

Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, MSBA Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

San Diego, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Property management, broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip/trip/fall, maintenance inspection, water intrusion, mold, health & safety, personal injury
Robert Griswold specializes in: * Currently active as a day-to-day hands-on practitioner, consultant and expert in all aspects of real estate (except valuation). Serves as a consultant or expert witness in standards of care, standards of practice, best practices, and custom and practice for real estate transactions, property management/ownership and fiduciary duty issues for all types of residential and commercial real estate – management, operations, maintenance, health & safety, habitability, mold, water intrusion, personal injury, trip & fall, premises liability, property inspection, broker or agent failure to disclose; misrepresentation; negligence/fraud & association board duties, & real estate receivership. * Certified Property Manager (CPM), CRE, ARM, CCIM, PCAM, CCAM, GRI * Real estate expert for NBC News This Weekend (NBC 7/39 San Diego) * Author - Property Management Kit for Dummies and Property Management for Dummies * Co-Author - Real Estate Investing for Dummi...

E. R. Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC E. Robert Miller & Assoc.

Burlingame, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Property management issues for commercial and residential real estate, arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, property damage, security, property management standard of care, due diligence, real estate consulting, real estate damages, real estate litigation, real estate disputes
Mr . Miller was the 2004 Northern California Expert Witness Association President. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading authorities on Real Estate Management issues. In his corporate career, Mr. Miller served as Senior Vice President and then as President of a major nationwide real estate firm with approximately 3,000 employees. He was responsible for 321 apartment developments and 82 commercial buildings in 27 states, consisting of 53,000 apartment and condominium units and approximately 14 million square feet of commercial space.

Mark Mooring

Ventura, California
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Security Training, Security Deployment, Use of Force, Hospital Security, Security Policies and Procedures, Active Shooter
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Certified HealthCare Protection Administrator (CHPA) Education and work experience specifically in the workplace security, and safety field. Instrumental in developing programs, that are responsive to OSHA, The Joint Commission (TJC), and other legislated or recommended security programs. Los Angeles Police Department 22 years Sergeant II - 17 years Patrol, Metro, Special Investigations, Internal Affairs Developed, and Officer in Charge of, Suspect Search Dogs - K-9 Unit Chief of Protective Services - Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center. (1998-2006) Completely re-designed and implemented a comprehensive security program, which includes all facets of Security Plan Development, Staff Development, Policies, Training, Recruitment, Personnel Management and daily security operations, associated with a large County Hospital. Proper Authorities LLC - Founder (1993-Present) Crime Prevention, Loss Prevention, Safety/Security Assessmen...

William H. Nesbitt, CPP, Certified CPTED Practitioner Security Management Services International, Inc (SMSI Inc.)

Thousand Oaks, California
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Security, Premises Security, Inadequate Security, Loss Prevention, Workplace Violence, Force, Hospital Security, Lighting, Video Surveillance, CPTED, Crime Prevention, Security system, Parking, Assault, Robbery, Homicide, Sexual Assault., Rape, Theft, Security Guards, Access Control, Liability
Bill Nesbitt, CPP & Certified CPTED Practitioner, is a security professional with a diverse security background. Bill sat for the first CPP Exam, and has kept his certification in force, ever since. Over the years, Bill has made numerous presentation on a wide range of security topics. He is the president of SMSI Inc., an independent security consulting firm. CERTIFICATES: ASIS/The Wharton School: ASIS Program For Security Professionals 2009 Florida Atlantic University, School of Architecture: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Certified CPTED Practitioner As a forensic security expert, Bill has been retained in numerous security cases, such as: Premises Liability (Homicide, Sexual, Assaults, Assault and Battery, Physical Security Design, False Arrest & Imprisonment and negligent hiring. Bill is a fulltime security consultant. He has conducted numerous comprehensive security assessments, including, but not limited to Hospitals, Hotels, Residential Comp...

Dean R. Sobcoviak, CPP, CHPA HSS, Inc.

Sacramento, California
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Hospital and Healthcare Security, Violence in Healthcare, Patient Generated Violence, Aggression Management, Workplace Violence, Violence in Healthcare - Patient Generated Violence, Security Operational Design & Staffing, Security training & Development, Security Management, Emergency Dept. Violence
Dean Sobcoviak – CPP, CHPA is presently the Vice President of Risk Consulting & Training for HSS Inc., an industry leader focused on creating safer environments in the healthcare industry. Sobcoviak is a high-integrity, accomplished industry leader, speaker, author, educator and trainer who understands the dynamics & complexity of securing healthcare environments and is one of the leading subject matter experts on healthcare security & patient generated violence in the nation. Sobcoviak is board certified in security management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International and a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) from IAHSS. Utilizing is background in law enforcement and over 20 years of executive experience in the healthcare security field, Sobcoviak provides consultation, litigation case review, and expert testimony for all cases related to healthcare security. Specific areas of expertise include negligent security, premises liability, w...

Andrew R. Zimbaldi Kidder Mathews

Irvine, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Property management, brokerage, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip and fall, premises liability, maintenance, standards of care, disclosure, owner and broker disclosure, personal injury, mold, bedbugs, water intrusion, health and safety, personal injury, fiduciary duty, fraud, receivership.
Currently active as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management Services for Kidder Mathews: one of the largest commercial and property management brokerage firms in the western United States. In excess of fifty million square feet of assets under management. Serves as an expert witness in property management, standards of care, brokerage, owner and agent disclosure, premises liability, water intrusion, mold, bedbugs, personal injury, health and safety, fiduciary duty, and most all aspects of the real estate industry.

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS Fiebig Architecture

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect in several states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction.

Paul Malinowski Prism Property Solutions, LLC

Littleton, Colorado
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Property Management, Slips and Falls, Fair Housing, Government Housing, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant, Small Business Owner, Employee Supervision, Apartments, Real Estate Development, Non-Profit Management, Municipal Government
I have extensive experience in the development and management of real estate in the private, public and non-profit sectors. I owned my own property management company for 15 years and have a thorough understanding of all aspects of property management, employee supervision and small business ownership activities. I have been a licensed real estate broker since 1983 and I obtained my Certified Property Manager designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in 1985. This designation is considered one of the top certifications to hold in the property management industry. I have been deposed and testified in court as an expert witness and have the ability to project as a knowledgeable, even-keeled witness. My expert witness reports are thoroughly researched and well-written according to my clients. Numerous attorneys serve as my references and can verify my statements above.

Peter Meer, MBA, MPM Meer and Company, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Document Examination Expert Witness - Property Management, Standard of Care, Habitability issues, Plaintiff, Defendant

Craig L Moskowitz, PE, MBA, MS CLM Engineering Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - OSHA, construction, slips/trips/falls, storm damage, water intrusion, roofing systems, warranty inspections, civil engineering, structural engineering, building collapse, property condition assessment, building codes, forensic engineering, engineering expert
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management, civil engineering and building inspection services. Prior experience includes extensive construction management work on both commercial and residential projects. Performed safety inspections on both civilian and military projects through application of OSHA regulations. Designed drainage systems for the government while an officer with the United States military. Cost estimating for various projects exceeding $500 million. Design document creation and management of high-rise construction in Manhattan. marketplace. Management of telecommunications projects for Verizon in Manhattan including CPM schedule creation and updating. Directed and managed all water distribution system and sewer system work while working as a contractor ...

Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA Secure Direction Consulting, LLC

Miami, Florida
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Violent Crimes, Workplace Violence, Healthcare Security, Guard Services, Risk Assessment, Hospital Security, Incident Reporting, Security Training, Security Systems Design, Active Shooter
Michael S. D'Angelo, is the Principal & Lead Consultant for Secure Direction Consulting, LLC, provides case review, expert testimony and consultation on security standards and best practices in cases involving premises liability, negligent security, and related civil litigation, with a special focus on healthcare security and workplace violence. D'Angelo has been in the public safety and private security industries for nearly 30 years. He retired as a Police Captain with the South Miami Police Department, having served 23 years through the ranks of Officer, Sergeant, Commander, and Captain. Upon transitioning to the private sector, he was hired as the corporate security leader for Baptist Health South Florida, where he served as an internal consultant for security and emergency preparedness to six hospitals and a multitude of outpatient facilities. He now provides risk assessments, security plans, guard force planning and program management as well as workplace violence preventi...

Elizabeth J Dumbaugh THG Consultants

Sarasota, Florida
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Apartment Security, Parking Lots, Parking Garages, Terrorism, Bars/Lounges/Nightclubs, Security Guards, Transportation Security, Hotel Security, Security Management, Violent Crimes, Inadequate/Negligent Security, Special Event Security, Workplace Violence
Elizabeth Dumbaugh, CPP, is a premises liability and security consultant and testifying expert for THG Consultants, a firm whose consultants have conducted more than 1400 forensic evaluations of premises located in 46 states as well as in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Columbia, South America and Istanbul, Turkey. Elizabeth consults regarding security and safety aspects of commercial property management and conducts security audits for various types of commercial premises, including but not limited to: multi-family housing, resorts, hotels, retail and office space, nightclubs, and convenience stores. She is board-certified in security management, having earned the prestigious designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International, where she serves on the ASIS Leadership and Management Practices Council providing global security best practices to ASIS members. She is also a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC...

Lance R. Foster, CPP, CSC Security Assoc., Inc.

Clearwater, Florida
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Bank security, murders, rapes, robberies, and assaults in all environments.
Highly qualified and experienced practicing security consultant. Former homicide detective/bank security director/college criminology instructor. Certified as a Protection Professional ( CPP) and Security Consultant (CSC). Trained in the application of Crime Prevention through environmental design. Retained in 250+ premises security cases and court qualified as a security expert in several states. Authored, as the committee chair for the International Association of Professional Security Consultants, the "best practices" (forensic methodology) for security experts in response to Daubert c

Stephen George, MBA-HA Provider Risk, LLC.

Miami, Florida
Insurance Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - ERISA, Self funded Medical broker, Life insurance, Reinsurance, Property, Casualty Program Design, Captive Insurance General Liability, Stop Loss, HMO Reinsurance, Provider Excess Loss, Self Funded insurance, medical claims auditing, Worker Compensation, Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution
Helped settle 35 of 37 cases without trial. Stephen George MBA-HA is CEO of Provider Risk - an internationally organized brokerage, intermediary, and Consultant specializing in: Self-funded Life & Health, Reinsurance, Property Casualty Program Design and Placement, General Liability, Stop Loss, E&O, IUL, HMO Reinsurance, Provider Excess Loss, Self Funded medical plans, Pharmacy Benefits, Worker Compensation, reinsurance, Defined Benefit & Defined Contribution plans, and fronted & reinsured program assignments. Mr. George is a Federal Court qualified expert witness, and certified by: AMA for CME teaching, and federal Marketplace agency. Provider Risk works with: employers, insurers, agents, brokers, Boards, fund managers, law firms, and individuals. Mr. George has: published 40+ articles, spoken at 40+ events nationally, Chaired 3 reinsurance conferences, and served as expert witness/consultant 43+ times without challenge. Mr. George actively writes and currently manages both per...

Daniel J. Hartwig, CSP, CIH General Health & Safety Services Corp.

Punta Gorda, Florida
Safety Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Slip, Trip & Fall, Personal Injury, Sidewalks and Speed Bumps, Stairs, Chemical Exposure, Noise, Product Liability, Machine Safety, Human Factors, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial Hygiene, Mold
Daniel Hartwig, CSP, CIH is President of General Health & Safety Services Corp. and has provided safety counsel and expert witness testimony throughout the United States for over 40 years from offices in Wisconsin and Florida. Because of the wide variety of clients served, he has experience in many environments including retail stores, hotels, homes, restaurants, manufacturing facilities, construction sites, hospitals and nursing homes, auto dealerships and many more. Being a premises safety expert, Mr. Hartwig performs investigations related to construction, operation, and maintenance of commercial premises, residential structures, and industrial facilities. The investigations involve site inspections and review of applicable standards. Based on the above information and review of the discovery material, he performs a root cause analysis of the accident, enabling him to provide a strong basis for his opinions. For product liability cases, he provides analysis of possible def...

William Henry, PhD RGA Design Forensics LLC

Tampa, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Accident scene investigation, Building codes, ADA, Accessibility codes, Slip and fall, Trip and fall, Architecture, Construction, Mold, Cruise ship accidents, Construction defect, Maintenance codes
RGA Design Forensics: Providing customized expert witness solutions through experience and cutting edge technology. At RGA Design Forensics we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with the knowledge and expertise of our staff gained through decades of training and experience. ​ Our three main areas of expertise are premises liability, construction litigation, and ADA compliance. We provide tailored and customized expert witness solutions to meet the needs of our client's particular situation. ​ We aim to deliver this expert advice in a timely and efficient manner, handling each matter with a high level of accountability and responsiveness. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, typically utilizes three analytical components in his case development: a detailed timeline, an analysis of the applicable codes, and the application of the facts to the law. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear ...

Ann E. Reisch, CCIM, CPM, RPA Reisch Consulting Group, Inc.

Maitland, Florida
Real Estate Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Typical engagements involve property management issues related to management operations, leasing and resident screening activities. Other topics involve property inspections, property maintenance, security & fiduciary duties. Properties include residential, commercial & community association/HOAs.
Ann Reisch, Principal of Reisch Consulting Group, Inc., is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and has had extensive involvement with large high-profile properties. She has worked for some of the largest national real estate firms in the country overseeing management & commercial leasing on portfolios up to 20 million square feet across the country. Ann is the immediate past national Chair of the Industry Standards Advisory Board for the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and also serves on the Ethics Committee, Ethics Hearing and Discipline Board and Governing Council. Reisch Consulting Group has been retained in more than 100 litigation matters in State and Federal courts since the year 2000. With a balanced litigation history of working with both Plaintiff and Defense counsel, Ann has been involved with disputes valued up to $200 million dollars. Ann is also a Licensed Real Estate Broker and Licensed Community Association Manager in the state of Florida.

Howard B. Wood

Tallahassee, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Apartment Complex Security, Hotel Security, Bank Security, Office Building Security, Bars Security, Parking Lot/Garage Security, Building Security, Restaurant Security, Cruise Liners/Ports Security, Shopping Mall Security, Security Guards, 27 + years US secret service, 100 + security surveys
Mr. Howard B. Wood, was an agent for over 27 years with the United States Secret Service and has worked nine years in the private sector. He is qualified as a forensic security consultant and expert witness in negligent security cases. Mr. Wood is a member of the following associations: • American Society for Industrial Security • Association of Former Special Agents of the U.S. Secret Service • Illumination Engineering Society of North America • National Associates of Legal Investigators

Alice M. Adams, RN, LNCC, CNLCP, MSCC Medical Case Consultants, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Legal Nurse Consulting Expert Witness, Nurse Expert Witness - Medical record analysis, chronology, timelines, Medical Cost Projections, workers compensation, personal injury, premises liability
I am a Registered Nurse licensed in Georgia, and assisting attorneys since 2006. I also work with AUSAs in multiple districts. As a legal nurse, I analyze medical records, perform in-depth research, and construct targeted chronologies of medical records. This attorney work-product is confidential. I also perform Medical Cost Projections to be used in mediation or for setting reserves. My hospital experience as an LPN included six years in the med-surg-trauma ICU of a teaching/trauma hospital as well as orthopedic, family practice (teaching clinic) and pediatrics. Since 1985, I have managed a psychological practice on a part-time basis. Education & Licensure CNLCP – Certified Nurse Life Care Planner LNCC – Legal Nurse Consultant, Board Certified MSCC – Medicare Set Aside Certified Consultant BBA (Business Administration w/minor in Behavioral Science) RN - Excelsior College LPN - SC Baptist Hospital School of Practical Nursing

Peter Combs, Architect Expert Witness Combs & Associates

White (Atlanta), Georgia
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Building codes, ADA compliance , stairs, ramps, skylights, curb ramps, water intrusion, code compliance, contract documents, AIA documents, construction, contract disputes, building maintenance, handrails, guardrails, windows, doors, slip and falls, premises liability, accident reconstruction
Mr. Combs has 23 years as an expert witness specializing in architecture, construction, ADA compliance, building codes, disabled access, contract disputes, water intrusion and forensic reconstruction of accident sites from photographs. A Trial Experienced Expert Witness; Mr. Combs provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services split almost evenly between plaintiff and defense attorneys. He produces factual, clear and concise reports that are easy to understand and has the ability to convey complex technical concepts to a jury in layman's terms. He can assess stairs, ramps, windows, water intrusion problems, slip and falls, handrails, guardrails, curb ramps, skylights, drawings, the standard of care and much more. Mr. Combs has been registered as an Architect in Georgia, Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, New York, Colorado, Alabama and Ohio. He has over 35 years of widely varied experience as a practicing architect as well as hands-on constru...

Michael Hodge

Newman, Georgia
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Crime Foreseeability; liability, causation, standards of care, security policies and procedures; guard force management; physical security, workplace violence; and negligent hiring and retention.
Experienced in testifying at Trial and Deposition across the United States. Retired U.S. Secret Service, Fortune Corporate Security Director, Past Chairman ASIS Crime and Loss Prevention Council, College Professor, Board Certified in Security Management, Certified Facility Security Officer, and Certified Law Enforcement Trainer.

John Villines, MS, ICPS, CPP, PCI, PSP John C. Villines, LLC

Cleveland, Georgia
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Crime Prevention, Security, Premises Liability, Mall Security, Crime Foreseeability, Training, Security Procedures, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Parking Lots, Hotel/Motel, Security Services
John Villines has dedicated his adult life to security, investigations and crime prevention, having been retained in hundreds of cases since 1982 - testifying in cases as an expert in security management and crime prevention. He has maintained a company license (Security and Investigations) in Georgia for approximately 25 years. Academics: • BS in Urban Studies - field of concentration in criminal justice; • MS in Security Management; and • Post-grad course work in Statistics (Harvard) Designations: • ASIS International Board Certifications o CPP: Certified Protection Professional (Security Management) o PCI: Professional Certified Investigator (Investigations) o PSP: Physical Security Professional (Physical Security) • International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) - International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners • National Crime Prevention Specialist (NCPS, Level II; Advanced Certification) - National Crime Prevention Association Appoi...

Rodney R. Saetrum Saetrum Law Offices

Boise, Idaho
Insurance Expert Witness, Legal Expert Witness - Dispute Resolution, Risk Management, Slip, Trip and Fall, Premises Liability, Excess and Re-Insurance, Errors and Omissions, Standard of Care, Bad and Good Faith, Policy Interpretation
With over thirty-five years of insurance experience, Rodney Saetrum, attorney at law, has served as expert witness in many insurance litigation matters. He has had significant involvement as both an arbitrator and as an advocate in arbitrations involving UM/UIM claims and has personally tried to conclusion over 100 jury trials related to insurance matters and on behalf of policy holders. Mr. Saetrum has extensive experience involvement in appeals as an advocate as well as providing expert assistance. Insurance Expert Witness Services Insurance Policy Interpretation Insurance Bad and Good Faith Commercial Lines Professional Liability Excess and Re-Insurance Claims Practices and Standard of Care Insurance Agent Errors and Omissions Additional Insured Analysis Background Experience 34 Years Litigating Insurance Lawsuits Hundreds of Arbitration Claims Experience as Advocate or Arbitrator Regional C...

Kenneth H Brown, PhD KHB CONSULTING SERVICES

Evanston, Illinois
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Paint & Coatings, Chemicals & Chemistry, Household Chemical Products, Hazardous Materials, Labels & Warnings, Aerosols & Spray Products, Laboratory Testing & Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, Intellectual Property, Chemical Exposure, Chemical Fires & Explosions, Chemical Accidents
Dr. Brown is an experienced expert witness that 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.

M. Gordon Brown, DTech, FRICS Space Analytics, LLC

Wauconda, Illinois
Architecture Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Accessibility, Bicycles, Children, Crossings, Cues, Doorways, Drainage, Driveways, Entries, Latent conditions, Light/lighting, Loading/unloading, OSHA, Parking lots, Pavement, Perception, Pot holes, Puddles, Ramps, Seniors, Shadows, Signage, Spatial patterns, Stairs/steps, Terrain, Vehicle paths
Dr. Brown focuses on the functional and economic characteristics and failures of public and private pedestrian environments. He has consulted and testified in 1) premise liability cases involving wrongful death, and pedestrian-automobile and slip, trip and fall injuries; 2) public space and public forum cases involving peddlers and vendors; 3) significant architectural copyright cases; 4) a variety of owner-builder-designer-user disputes; 4) eminent domain access takings; 5) problem property analysis. The spatial analysis methodology he developed applies to all of these and has successfully undergone Daubert review. He has testified in small and large cases including those involving more than $50,000,000 in damages. He was a professor of architecture and real estate at major universities in the United States and Europe and business dean in the Middle East. Earlier he worked as a planner, project architect, was manager of the office of the largest architecture firms in the Unit...

Gerard Busnuk, MPA, CPP Roland Park Security Consulting

Baltimore, Maryland
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - police, law of arrest, use of force, higher education security policies, police procedures, security officer guidelines, premises liability, business improvement district, police medical guidelines, substance abuse, nonprofit, recovery programs
Jerry "Buz" Busnuk, CPP, has been involved with police and security work for more than 30 years. He retired at the rank of Captain from the Baltimore Police Department after more than 29 years of service. He is an expert in police work. Since his retirement he has worked for a local Business Improvement District as director of field operations, managing community safety and sanitation programs. He also has worked at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in supervisory security positions. He has become an independent security consultant and was previously certified as a CPP certified protection professional, the gold standard in security management. He has consulted with nonprofits, including a charter school, a church and the Muslim community, as well a medium manufacturing/distribution company, and a high rise for the elderly. He has seen security from a number of perspectives. As part of his practice he engages in expert wit...

Norman D Bates, Esq. Liability Consultants, Inc.

Hudson, Massachusetts
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Negligent/Inadequate Security, Workplace Violence, Security Management Consulting, Negligent Hiring and Retention and Training, Use of Force
Norman D. Bates, Esq., President and founder of Liability Consultants, Inc., is a nationally-recognized expert in security and the law. For over thirty years, he has been providing security management consulting services to private industry as well as court-certified expert witness services nationwide to both plaintiff and defense firms in civil cases regarding inadequate security, negligent hiring or training, and workplace violence. Mr. Bates regularly presents seminars on civil liability issues and has authored numerous articles and books on the subject. Mr. Bates recently co-authored a publication on “The Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations” published by the national Center for Victims of Crime and the National Crime Prevention Council. BIOGRAPHY OF NORMAN D. BATES, ESQ. Formerly, Mr. Bates was an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston and Director of Security and Legal Counsel to the Saunders Hotel Corporati...

Jeffrey E Bartrem, C.B.I. Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc.

Williamston, Michigan
Building Inspection Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Property Litigation, Negligence Actions, Building Code, Wrongful Death, Residential & Commercial Structures, Fire, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Zoning, Slip & Fall, Workmanship, Water Testing, Building Inspection, Maintenance, Safety, Code Research, Cost Estimating
Tens of Thousands of Building Inspections performed. Certified Building Inspector, I.C.B.O - International Code Council Registered Building Inspector, State of MI Registered Building Official, State of Michigan Registered Plan Reviewer, State of MI 2009 International Accreditation Service Lead Evaluator Training 1998 Professional Development Committee, International Conference of Building Officials 1987 Rehabilitation Construction Specialist, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 1983 Licensed Residential Builder, State of MI 2010 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Building Department Evaluator, Construction Practices Assessment Team, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2009 Faculty, Michigan State Univ., School of Planning, Design and Construction, Construction Management Program, Adjunct Instructor, Commercial and Residential Building Codes 1984 President, Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc. Premis...

Bradley T Cook, PE J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Automotive Expert Witness, Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness - Auto Accident, Accident Causation, Automotive Safety, Black Box Technology, Car Accident, Collision Analysis, Crash Data Retrieval, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Occupational Safety, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Safety Engineering, Slip, Trip & Fall
Bradley is a registered professional engineer and consultant with extensive experience in accident reconstruction. He specializes in vehicular accident reconstruction and has investigated hundreds of vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles, etc. The investigations have involved issues of nighttime visibility, downloading of crash data (black box data), reaction time, and blind spots. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Biomedical from Purdue University. Bradley has recently co-authored a chapter titled Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Handbook of Human Factors & Ergonomics. He is also currently a committee member of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) 2201: Engine, Generator Requirements and the ASTM Technical Committee E58 on Forensic Engineering. Br...

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Jackson, Mississippi
Engineering Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

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.

Jeremy Swenson, CSP Swenson Consulting

Grandview, Missouri
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Snow Removal Expert Witness, Snow Removal Accident Expert Witness, Snow Slip And Fall Expert Witness, Expert Witness Snow Removal, Snow Slip And Fall Expert, Ice Slip And Fall Expert, Snow Slip And Fall Expert, Black Ice Expert, Snow Expert, Snow Expert Witness, Snow Removal Expert, Weather Expert
Certified Snow Professional (CSP) * Satisfied requirements by SIMA (nationally recognized trade organization-Snow & Ice Management Association) to become a Certified Snow Professional. Black Ice Expert Requirements included proficient knowledge of business, snow & ice science, sub-contractors, and snow & ice operations & techniques of the snow removal industry. There are less than 250 CSP’s in the United State of America. * Government Facilities: Security Clearanced and trained for onsite snow operations at IRS Regional Headquarters, FBI Headquarters, Department Of Treasury Buildings, and many types of government facilities. * Airport: Security Clearanced, Badged, and trained in snow operations at Kansas City MKC Airport. * Railroad: Trained in snow operations at 24/7 railroad facilities. * Medical Facilities: Trained in snow operations at 24/7 hospitals, organ transplant centers, dialysis clinics, and many types of medical facilities. Snow Expert, Black Ice Expert, Weather Exp...

Jay H Daily JHD Product Liability Consulting

Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Products Liability Expert Witness, Industrial Design Expert Witness - Testing, Failure Analysis, Ergonomics, Product Design, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Premises Liability, Structural Engineering, Warnings and Labels, Slip, Trip & Fall, Metallurgy, Machinery/Equipment
I have 32 years of engineering design experience in multiple industries. I have developed designs for aerospace, consumer products, industrial machinery and products for use in retail environments. Strong manufacturing background and familiarity with all types of manufacturing equipment and processes. These include CNC cutting equipment, roll forming, stamping and progressive dies, Mig, Tig, and high frequency welding, robotics and automated manufacturing processes, assembly, finishing and packaging systems. I have the ability and resources to do physical testing of products, materials, including destructive and non-destructive testing. Strong analytical skills to assess product design and performance empirically and theoretically relative to specific industry standards. I am well versed in safety warnings and labels, and the responsibilities these requirements place on manufacturers of products and equipment.

Steven T Baker, CPP, PSP, PCI VTI Associates

Las Vegas, Nevada
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Use of force, arrest and control, shootings, firearms, nightclubs, bars, alcohol management, hotels, casinos, apartments, shopping centers, premise liability, security procedures, training , inadequate security, crime foreseeability, security training, handcuffing, pepper spray, handcuffing, baton
Steve is President of VTI Associates and has over 30 years of experience providing security, training, and investigative services. Steve has a Master of Science Degree in Security Administration from the University of Detroit, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Lake Superior State University, and an Associate of Science Degree in Business from Lansing Community College. While enrolled in the Public Affairs-Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership Doctoral program at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Steve accumulated 50 post-master’s credits in research methods, criminology, education, and hospitality. Steve has earned three board certifications, first in Security Management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), second, in Physical Security as a Physical Security Professional (PSP), and a third in Investigations as a Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), all granted by ASIS International. Steve is a member of ASIS, the International ...

Jonathan R. Sorelle, MD The Minimally Invasive Hand Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness, Hand Surgery Expert Witness - Hand Specialty, Carpal Tunnel, Motor Vehicle Accident, Slip and Fall, Dog Bite, Premises Liability, Motorcycle
Hand and Microvascular Surgeon UCONN/Yale Combined Hand Surgery Fellowship St. Elizabeth Health Center New York Medical College

Skip Stearns THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC

Stratham, New Hampshire
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Hospitality, Food, Franchising, Gaming, Gambling, Casino Hotels, Hotel & Restaurant, Restaurants, Alcohol Service, Hotel Operations, Hotel Premises Liability, Safety, Hotel Security, Hotels/Hospitality, Lodging, Management, Risk Management, Slip, Trip & Fall, Wrongful Death
Safety, Security, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Slip, Trip & Fall, Scalding, Drowning, Other Personal Injuries, Franchise and Management Contract Disputes, Industry Operating Standards & Product Standards, Safety & Security Standards, Emergency Procedures, Integrity Standards, Human Resources, Employee Qualifications & Hiring Practices, Standards for Employee, Wrongful Termination, Training, Sales & Marketing Practices, Casino & Gaming Operations, Food & Beverage Service, Alcohol Service

Scott A. Bills Sports Field Solutions, LLC

Baptistown, New Jersey
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Sports, Fields, Athletic Fields, Sports Field Injuries, Athletic Field Injuries, Synthetic Turf, Artificial Turf, Natural Turf, Natural Grass, Sports Facilities, Athletic Facilities, Premises
Certified Sports Field Manager Sports field injuries can prove costly for both athletes and field owners. Scott Bills uses his experience and professional expertise to provide expert testimony in cases involving sports field-related injuries. Scott Bills is available to provide professional and expert investigation, site evaluation, safety assessment and testimony for plaintiff and defendant cases. Scott’s experience spans 30 years; he has worked with natural and synthetic athletic fields, park and recreation complexes, golf courses, premises, landscapes, and arboriculture. The scope of Scott’s expertise ranges from field evaluation to preparation of written reports and depositions for plaintiff and defendant sports field injury cases. Scott has opined on cases related to: *contract disputes *head injuries, *broken bones, *dislocations, tears, and sprains (knees, shoulders, ankles, wrists), *rotator cuff injuries, *growth plate injuries, *MRSA infection, and *permanent ey...

Michael Glasser, CPP, PSP, PCI, CISSP, CEH, CNDA, CSPM Glasser Security Group

Brooklyn, New York
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Security Systems, Physical Security, Alarm System, Corporate Security, Access Control, Video Surveillance, Burglary, CPTED, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Security Consulting, Security Design
Mr. Glasser’s professional background includes two decades of professional experience providing security consulting, systems design and program management for major corporations and organizations. He has provided security assessments, CPTED design, systems design, specification development, technical consultation, IT integration consultation, systems installation and project management services. Projects have been located in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and additional locations around the world. Professional Certifications / Licenses / Degrees / Awards: ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP) ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) ASIS Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) EC-Council Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA) New York State Burglar and Fire Alarm License New York State Approved Security System and Fire Alarm Instr...

Michael S. Johnstone, AIA

Etowah Valley, North Carolina
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architect & Golf Course Architect specializing in accident investigation, wrongful death, serious injury, design safety, premises liability, slip & fall. Expertise in golf cart accidents, errant balls & neighboring property. Also building design, construction management and copyright infringement.
Forensic investigation of golf course accidents, design & safety, plus investigation of building design and construction. Serving plaintiffs, defendants, or property owners to analyze risk and liability. Critical analysis, expert testimony, depositions, site surveys, reports, graphic presentations, design review, construction analysis and replacement cost estimates. Over 100 cases completed in the United States including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia. ARCHITECTURE: Licensed architect with over 35 years of design and construction management experience. Specializing in forensic architecture, accident investigation, planning, construction management, premises liability and copyright infringement. Includes commercial buildings, shopping ce...

James H. Clark, CPP Clark Security Group, LLC

Rocky River, Ohio
Security Expert Witness - College Security, Library Security, Museum Security, Healthcare Security, Multi Family Residential Security, Security Practitioner, University Security, Premises Liability, Guard Force, Security Policies
Former Police Detective, Bank Protection and Corporate Security, Policy Development and Strategic Security Planning, active practitioner and active participants in security industry standards and best practices

Kevin A Rider, PhD, PE, CPE Forensic Human Factors, LLC

Columbus, Ohio
Human Factors Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Distracted driving, Driving behavior, Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Maritime, Manufacturing, Mining, OSHA, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Safety, Slips, Trips, Falls, Transportation, Warnings, Conspicuity, Cell phones, Texting, Lighting, Perception, Visibility, Instructions, Human Factors
Dr. Kevin Rider is a human factors expert and owner of Forensic Human Factors, LLC, providing investigations, reports and expert testimony for personal injury cases – plaintiff and defense. His expertise involves investigating how people interact with other people, products and environments in predictable ways, and applying this understanding to effective, efficient and safe products, services and systems. He has been retained as an expert in more than 25 states (+ Puerto Rico). Dr. Rider’s expertise includes: • MVAs and pedestrian collisions, incl. trucks, trains, buses, motor/bicycles • Illumination, nighttime visibility, and conspicuity • DUI/DWIs, where intoxication was not a proximate cause of crash • Adequacy of product designs and warnings • The design and maintenance of safe civil and occupational environments • Premises liability, and slips, trips and falls • Workplace and construction safety Dr. Rider is a Professional Engineer (PE), a Certified Professio...

Richard Arlington, III, CSP, CLP Rich Arlington & Associates

Lake City, Pennsylvania
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Snow and Ice Management, Snow Plow Safety, Snow and Ice Operations, Ice Related Slip and Fall, Snow Related Slip and Fall, Snow Science, Ice Control, Snow Response Plan, Certified Snow Professional Snow Risk and Liability, Snow Storage, Snow Clearing for Parking Garages
Rich Arlington is a Certified Snow Professional (CSP) and Landscape Industry Certified Manager (LICM). There are less than 250 CSPs in the United States. Rich possesses over 25 years of experience providing landscape and snow and ice maintenance services; he is still actively involved in snow and landscape operations. For over three decades he has owned and operated a viable Landscape Snow and Ice Management Company. For over two decades he is the National Director and CFO for a National Exterior Services Company with operations in multiple states dealing with snow and ice issues. Examples of snow & ice management cases: Salt usage for ice control Site plan to establish best snow storage areas Data provided to establish possible liability for accidents Contractor safety and training procedures as compared to industry standards Contractor practices and methods as compared to industry standards Was the contract proper for the snow and ice industry Weather patterns to establish corr...

Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Traffic Engineering Expert Witness - 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.

William J. Birks, Jr., CPP, CSC, CHS-III William J. Birks, Jr. & Associates

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Security guard operation/performance, Bars/nightclubs, Retail/Malls, Restaurants, Parking facilities, Garages, Hotel/Motel, Apartment buildings, Warehouses, Gaming/Casinos, Alarm Systems/Schedules of Protection. Crime Foreseeability, Crowd control. Murders, Wrongful Death, Rapes, Assaults
William J. Birks Jr. & Associates, LLC, is an independent security consultancy practice dedicated to delivering objective and quality results to clients operating in Business, Industry and Law firm environments. We provide an assortment of forensic and security management consulting services on a nationwide basis. We assist both Plaintiff and Defense bars with litigation support and expert witness services in the areas of Premises Liability, Security Adequacy, Negligent Security and Crime Foreseeability. Principal William Birks is certified, by examination, in security management (CPP) and has been since 1985. He has over 38 years of experience as a security professional and he is a certified security consultant (CSC) by examination through the IAPSC.

R. Paul McCauley, PhD, FACFE

Indiana, Pennsylvania
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Jails, Premise Liability, Crime, Force, Law Enforcement, Malls, Criminal Justice, False Arrest, Pursuits, Detention, Lock up, Hospitals
Former Police training officer, international security manager and university senior professor. Certified police instructor in three states, ten year full time member of the faculties of the National Crime Prevention Institute and Southern Police Institute. British Home Office trained American police detective, served as advisor to three national congressional/presidential commissions.

James A Francis, CPP, CFSO LFJ Consulting Services, LLC

Round Rock, Texas
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Physical Security, Emergency Preparedness, Intellectual Property Protection, Risk Assessments, Security Systems, Evacuation Planning, Guard Force Management & Training, Use of Force, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Security Policies & Procedures, Security Awareness Training
Mr. Francis provides leadership to LFJ Consulting Services on its broad range of offerings in the areas of expert services, litigation support, security and crisis management. LFJ was established to serve Fortune 500 companies, law firms, schools, commercial real estate, governments and the security community. Mr. Francis has consulted on projects ranging from protecting infants in a neo-natal clinic to developing counterterrorism strategies with NYPD and other US government agencies. His focus in recent years has been to simplify organizational crisis management and assist clients in effectively establishing and training a Crisis Management Team. Mr. Francis' extensive experience in the security profession spans both government and industry. He has over 35 years of diverse experience in the areas of audio countermeasures, facility vulnerability analysis, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), distinguished person protection, counter-terrorism, high-threat env...

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,...

Michael J. Canaan, CPP CFLC Trident Investigative Service, Inc.

Kent, Washington
Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Security, Training, Inadequate Supervision, Use of Force, Venue, Negligence, Foreseeability, Inadequate Investigation, Due Diligence, Employment Screening, Background, Surveillance, Privacy, Investigations, Executive Protection, Narcotic Canine, Canine Workplace Violence, alarm
Michael J. Canaan, CPP CFLC provides forensic expert services in three areas: SECURITY: premises liability; inadequate security; negligent hiring and retention; inadequate supervision and training; use-of-force; crime prevention; foreseeability; security policies and procedures. DETECTION CANINE OPERATIONS: deployment; training. INVESTIGATIONS: internal investigations and employee misconduct; due diligence, stalking, and threat assessment; targeted violence mitigation and violence risk management; surveillance; personal injury; fraud. Mr. Canaan has conducted security assessments throughout North America, and in several Central and South American countries for individuals and corporations in manufacturing, corporate and educational campuses, estates, and at large venue events. In June 1997, the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) awarded Mr. Canaan the security profession's highest recognition of practitioners, the Certified Protection Professional (CPP). This Boar...

Mark J Lawless, CSMI

Seattle, Washington
Construction Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Changed Conditions, Engineering (Field), Risk Management, Scope of Work, Insurance Coverage, Scheduling, Subcontracting, Estimating, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Standard Practices

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners, LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate Expert Witness, Management Expert Witness - Slip, Trip & Fall, Property Management, Litigation Support, Landlord/Tenant, Property Maintenance, Security, Standards of Care, Premises Liability, Condominium Management/Maintenance, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Fair Housing, Real Estate Ethics
Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support and trial testimony. We have the knowledge and experience as to the standards of real estate management and all landlord/tenant issues. Pountain Partners will review the documentation, do the research, offer opinions and provide written reports as to what are customary and reasonable standards of care. Topics Pountain Partners excels in include: Property Management Safety Regulations Tenant and Landlord Rights Standards of Care Premises Liability Slips, Trips and Falls Security and Lighting Negligence in Hiring, Supervision, and On-site Practices Landlord Tenant and Vendor Disputes Property Maintenance Best Practices and Responsibilities Security Deposits Common Area Maintenance Charges (CAM) Fair Housing Ethics HUD Housing (Section 8) Tax Credit Housing (Sec...
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