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David J. Brotman, FAIA Sunset Consultants

Scottsdale, Arizona
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Construction Document, Real Estate, Slip, Trip & Fall, Delay, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Coordination, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Management, Contract Administration, Architectural Detailing, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Office, Institutional, Construction
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, with over forty-five years of experience. Twenty-five years with RTKL Associates Inc., one of the World’s largest Architect and Engineering Firms, and served as its Vice Chairman. Past Planning Commissioner on the City of Malibu Planning Commission. Skills include all facets of Architectural Practice. Worldwide, multi-million dollar project experience includes retail, office, hotel, institutional, and mixed-use. Recently, qualified and served as Standard of Care, Coordination, and Delay Expert in a case involving a major retail project. This included deposition and trial testimony.

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics, PC

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness, Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness - Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Hand, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joints, Impairment Ratings, Shoulder, Fractures, Slip and Fall Injury, Auto accidents, Knees, Foot, Back Pain and Strains, Workman's Compensation Injuries
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians Fellowship in Sports Medicine from the University of Arizona Medical School Fellow of the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicne and Surgery Associate Professor of Midwestern University Medical School Adjunct Professor of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona

Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM Decisive MGMT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
Risk Management Expert Witness, OSHA Expert Witness - Slip Trip & Fall, Roofing, Electrical, OSHA, Risk Management, Amusement Ride Safety & Governance, Premises Liability Life Safety, Safety, NFPA, ASSE, Worker's Compensation, Loss Control, Grain Handling,
Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM, entering Colleges of Law MLS program (2018). Workplace accidents, Premises, General Liability. Qualitative Risk Management (1985-date), P & C Insurance loss control (1989-date), Arkansas Insurance Department, Risk Management Division, 1985-1989. OSHA authorized outreach trainer for construction & general industry since 2000. General contractor safety director, 2014-2016; experience in construction from general contractors to all subs. ASSE 25-year member & former chapter president. Highly experienced, educated, trained practitioner. Completed estimated 7,500 surveys & assessments for insurers including AIG, AmRisc, AmTrust, Berkshire Hathaway, CNA, Liberty Mutual, Berkley & XL Catlin. Assesses for range of risk using NFPA & OSHA standards & interpretations. Uses insurer data & information such as loss runs, applications, supplements, underwriting reports & client servicing instructions in assessments. Communicates with insurer’s underwriters, c...

Kimberly Balogh, MSBE Balogh Biomechanics

Torrance, California
Biomechanics Expert Witness, Biomedical Engineering Expert Witness - Injury Causation, Injury Analysis, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Slip Trip & Fall, Pedestrian Accidents, Occupational and Work Place Injuries, Sports & Recreational Injuries, Fights & Assaults, Criminal Investigations, Playground Accidents, Falls from Height
Ms. Balogh is an expert in biomechanical engineering. Her expertise include providing technical investigations, analysis, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of commercial and personal injury litigation involving accident reconstruction and biomechanical analysis of human injury, specializing in computational, impact injury and orthopedic biomechanics. Ms. Balogh has a unique combination of research and industry experience. Her research background includes studying typical and perturbed patterns of postural and gait initiation and computational biomechanics of the human finger. Ms. Balogh experience in industry includes working with product development and the testing of medical manufacturing machine products, and has contributed to a variety of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs primarily geared towards safety/survivability technology for various divisions of the military. The primary projects of which she contributed to include a ...

Susan M Bowley, Ph.D. Bowley Inc.

Sunnyvale, California
Biomechanics Expert Witness, Medical Devices Expert Witness - Injury Causation Biomechanics & Personal Injury, Slip Trip & Fall, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, Medical Devices, Accident Reconstruction, Product & Premises Liability, Criminal & Shooting Reconstruction, 3D Animations & Illustrations, 3D Laser Scanning, Scene Surveys, Drone Aerial Mapping.
Dr. Bowley started her own engineering consulting firm in 2008 and has been a testifying expert since 2006. Corporate offices are located in Northern California (HQ), Connecticut, Hawaii, Vancouver BC Canada, and Birmingham England. Additionally, Dr. Bowley is an Associate Professor of Engineering and teaches Engineering courses at the local Universities and Community Colleges. Susan M. Bowley, Ph.D. has been a practicing engineer since 1988.  Dr. Bowley grew up in Ashford, CT and completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut.  She then started her professional engineering career at NASA Ames Research Center in Northern California where she worked in various capacities for over 13 years.  While at NASA, Dr. Bowley earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University with a concentration in Thermosciences, including completion of an independent research study on Transpired Epidermal Water Loss in Premature Infants.  After competitive s...

John (Jack) P Diehl, AIA NCARB LEED AP The Diehl Group Architects, Inc.

ENCINITAS, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Forensic Architect, Architectural Professional Liability, Building Envelope, Arbitration/Mediation, Water Intrusion and damage, ADA Consulting, Slip and Fall, Building Code, Construction Defects, Waterproofing, Roofs, Fenestration, Construction Administration, EIFS Consulting, Construction Standards
Responsible for field investigations, failure analysis, building code research, development of repair solutions, trial preparation and expert witness testimony in over two hundred (200) cases, residential or commercial, in support of construction defect litigation. Perform technical investigations and research of suspected design and construction problems. Verify and compare as-built conditions, design parameters, building jurisdiction requirements and applicable industry standards of care. Establish and coordinate expert teams for project investigations. Provide construction administration and quality control review for Type I and Type V building types. Provide quality assurance, evaluation and supervision of in-progress construction for major commercial and high rise structures for conformance to design, material and workmanship standards. AIA American Institute of Architects NCARB National council of Architectural Registration Boards LEED AP Leadership in Energy and Envi...

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...

Kenneth Nemire, PhD, CPE HFE Consulting, LLC

Campbell, California
Human Factors Expert Witness, Warnings & Labels Expert Witness - Products Liability, Slip Trip, and Fall, Vehicle Accidents, Auto Accidents, Perception/Reaction Analysis, Driver Behavior, Distracted Driving, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian/Bicycle Accidents, Night Vision and Lighting, Retail Safety, Workplace Safety
Expert in human factors and ergonomics with extensive experience testifying in motor vehicle accidents; product liability; and slip, trip, fall cases in state and federal courts. Retained by both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Specializes in forensic personal injury causation involving premises, product, vehicle, pedestrian, and workplace accidents. Human factors/ergonomics specialties include: Driver perception & behavior; Pedestrian perception & behavior; Perception response time; Night vision; Lighting, visibility & conspicuity; Slip, trip, misstep & fall (including falls from heights such as ladders & platforms); Product design & liability (including medical, consumer, industrial, agricultural); Human-machine interaction; Control/display layout; Warnings, signs & instructions. PhD in Experimental Psychology, Certified Professional Ergonomist, Certified XL Tribometrist, and OSHA authorized to teach 10 and 30 hr. courses in General Industry Safety. Designed and conducted human f...

John J Rohosky, AIA

San Francisco, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Failure Analysis, Slip, Trip & Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Building Codes, ADA, Construction Defects, Water Intrusion, Cost to Repair, Standard of Care (architects, contractors), Construction Administration, Remedial Construction Documents, Life Safety Issues
Construction litigation consulting; court appearance, testimony and detailed site investigations, remedial cost estimates, detailed reports, deposition and declarations (MSJ), construction scenario reconstruction, damage assessment due to fire, flood, wind or earthquake, visual presentation, models and videos. Construction documents and contract administration services for any remedial work upon request.

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

Encino, California
Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - 3D Computer Accident Animation and Simulation, Vehicle Accident Reconstruction (Car: Bus: Bicycle: Pedestrian : Truck), Product defect, SAFETY, Stairway and Building Code Analysis, Coefficient of Friction Measurement, Lighting, Machine Guarding, Industrial Accident, Falls, Engineering
Mr. Tyson has over twenty five years full time experience in Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineering. He has investigated, analyzed and reconstructed more than six thousand accidents during this period. He has supervised and trained many Engineers and Physicists in the field of Forensic Engineering. He has testified on several hundred occasions on a variety of aspects of accident reconstruction for both plaintiff and defense in depositions, arbitrations, civil and criminal, trials in Municipal and Superior Courts He has been a court appointed expert in numerous criminal trials ranging from traffic accident to First Degree Murder. He has testified for individuals, major insurance companies commercial and fleet businesses. He is a consultant to many Governmental and Municipal agencies including Cities of Los Angeles, Burbank Pasadena, Glendale, Ontario, Santa Monica ,San Gabriel, Ventura , Fountain Valley, Santa Barbara, Calexico, County of Orange and Stat...

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.

Chip Darius, OHST, CET, CSHO, CUSP Safety Priority Consultants, LLC

Cromwell, Connecticut
Safety Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - OSHA, safety, accident, death, fall, slip, trip, forklift, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, machine, amputation, crush, construction, workzone, backover, runover, scaffold, ladder, stair, step, floor, training, utility, flagger, multi-employer
27 years experience safety and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. Speaker at international, national, regional, state and local conferences and seminars. Instructor for OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College since 2002, teaching OSHA standards and trainer courses for both construction and general industry. Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for construction and general industry. Accident investigation instructor. Experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Backover/runover prevention; Temporary employee safety; Whistleblower protections under OSHA; Work zone, temporary traffic control and flaggers; Safety training requirements, failure to train, and inadequate training matters. Certifications: Occupational Hygiene & Safety Technician, Cer...

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 ...

Irving U. Ojalvo, ScD, PE Technology Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Warnings & Labels, Slip, Trip, Falls, Safety, Automotive, Forensic Science
We maintain a full staff of mechanical, biomechanical, electrical, and civil engineers, allowing us to handle a large variety of cases for attorneys working for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Most of our engineers have advanced degrees and are licensed professional engineers. To-date, we have helped over 2,000 attorneys and insurance agents settle or try their cases. Our staff has published hundreds of papers, and remains active in publications in the areas of accident reconstruction and safety. We also have engineering staff members serving on national ANSI standards committees, and several of our engineers are active in safety and accident prevention research.

Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner, CSP Scanlon Safety Services, LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
OSHA Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Fall Protection, Falls from Elevation, Construction Safety, Roof Safety, OSHA Compliance, Ladder Accidents, Occupational Safety, Safety Training, Workplace Safety, Slip, Trip & Fall, Accident Investigation, Multi-Employer Worksites
Board-certified safety professional with over 25 years’ experience in occupational safety management and consulting. Extensive experience developing and implementing comprehensive health & safety programs and plans; developing and conducting safety & health training courses; conducting audits to ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental programs and regulations; and investigating accidents and incidents to determine and address their root causes. OSHA authorized outreach trainer for construction. Former safety director for large engineering company. Has managed and supervised the health & safety of personnel on hazardous waste, construction, and general industry sites. Has provided project management, planning, regulatory support, training, and oversight on numerous commercial and government projects. Specializing in fall protection since 2007. Technical editor of textbook on Fall Protection. Provided industry, mining, construction and government clients with fall haz...

Lawrence Dombrowski, PE Dombrowski Forensic Engineers, PA

Miami, Florida
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Structural & Civil Engineering, Standard of Care, Construction Accident & Defects, Water Intrusion, Building Collapse, Shoring Failures, Construction Accidents, Trip & Slip & Fall, Coverage, Damages, Cost Evaluation, SCUBA Standards/Accidents, Premise Liability, Assessibility, Threshold Inspection.
Mr. Dombrowski provides investigations, analyses, evaluations, repair recommendations, and expert testimony for design and construction aspects of new and existing construction. Assignments include the analysis/evaluation/expert testimony regarding: Roof and building failures/collapses; shoring and falsework collapses; standard of care for civil and structural engineers; standard of care for threshold and special inspectors; building and infrastructure defects; building envelope water intrusion issues; building envelope materials (e.g., stucco, various siding, brick veneer), finishes, assemblies, and fenestrations; sinkholes, expansive clays, and other geotechnical and foundation (differential movement) issues; materials and products deterioration/failures; construction accidents and falls; construction safety standards; OSHA compliance during construction; premise liability accidents (trips/slips and falls, and other premise accidents); insurance coverage, including d...

Clinton J. Ford, M. Sc. ACA, CGC, CIE, CMR, CRMI. .... Advanced Building Consultants

Alachua, Florida
Construction Expert Witness, Environmental Expert Witness - Construction/ Project Management, Standards of Care in Construction, Building Code Compliance, Slip, Trip, & Falls, Slip Analysis (COF), OSHA Compliance, Insurance Coverage & Claims, Aspects of Roofing System, Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance, General Contracting, Construction Defects....
Insurance: ACA - All Lines Independent Claims Adjuster Florida 520 Licenses #087209 since 2004 Florida Unaffiliated General Lines Property & Casualty Insurance Agent 2-20 License #A087209 since 2011 National Flood Insurance Program Claims Adjuster – Cert. Number 30003330 Georgia Insurance Non-Resident Casualty & Property Adjuster #763839 IAUA Certified Property Appraiser & Umpire (CPAU) Xactimate Estimating Software user since 2005 Construction: State of Florida Certified General Contractor CGC 020554 since 1981 State of Florida Certified Roofing Contractor CCC 056639 since 1992 State of Florida Certified Home Inspector #HI1006 Equivalent Certification to Design Professional for Engineering of One or Two-Family Structures under FS 489.115(4) (b) & Florida Building Code 104.2.2.1 EPA Certified Lead Renovator Certification No. R-I-8865-10-10166 by the Environmental Management Institute, Inc. OSHA Construction Safety & Health Certificate – Florida International University – August ...

Edwin P Granberry Jr Granberry Consulting Services LLC

Winter Park, Florida
Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Demolition Safety Plans, Environ Site Assessments (ASTM 1527), Chemical Process Safety, Chemical Expos, Slips, Trips & Falls, Safety Training Courses, OSHA Compliance Programs (1910 & 1926), Munitions Audits, Explos/Ordnance Operations Safety, Forensic Chemistry, Emerg Response Plans & Procs, Mach Guarding
Over 64 years of professional management / hands-on experience in the Chemical, Safety Engineering, Environmental Affairs & Assessments,Hazardous Waste Site Clean-up,Specialized Safety Training Courses,Munitions & Ordnance Safety Procedures & Disposal,Emergency Response Plan Management & Execution. Qualified as as Expert Witness in the following Categories: Safety Engineering, Environmental Affairs & Assessments,Chemistry & Chemicals,Slip trip & falls,Chemical Process Safety,Coefficient of Friction Measurements,Emergency Response Planning & Execution, OSHA 1910 & 1926 Matters & Machine Guarding.

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...

John D Lloyd, PhD, CPE

San Antonio, Florida
Biomechanics Expert Witness, Human Factors Expert Witness - human factors, ergonomics, accident reconstruction, motorcycle accident, truck accident, slip trip & fall, brain injury, head injury, TBI, helmet, helmet testing, motorcycle helmet
John Lloyd, PhD, CPE has served as an expert witness for 25 years, providing testimony in biomechanics, human factors and accident reconstruction involving motorcycle, auto and trucking accidents. Specializing in the Biomechanics, Dr. Lloyd has been qualified to provide biomechanical analyses of various incidents, including: • Motorcycle Accidents • Automobile Accidents • Human Factors • Brain Injury • Helmets • Slips Trips & Falls Dr. Lloyd earned a Ph.D. in Ergonomics / Human Factors with specialization in Biomechanics from Loughborough University in England and is Board Certified throughout the United States Dr. Lloyd served as a senior federal research for 20 years. Additionally, he holds a courtesy appointment as Assistant Professor in the University of South Florida College of Engineering. Dr. Lloyd has testified on more than 90 occasions nationwide, pertaining to civil and criminal cases. Dr. Lloyd’s work has been published in 6 book chapters and 31 peer-reviewed jour...

Paul L White, CCIM, CPM, CSM, RPA Paul L. White & Associates, Inc.

Miami, Florida
Real Estate Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Property Management, Office Buildings, Shopping Centers, Apartments, Industrial Properties, Operating Expenses, Leasing, Sales, Interior Construction, Brokerage, Policies and Procedures, Landlord/Tenant Relations.
Paul L. White, CCIM CPM® CSM RPA is President of Paul L. White & Associates, Inc., a commercial real estate consulting business, and the Managing Director of KW Commercial in Miami-Dade County heading up their commercial real estate brokerage. He provides training and expert consulting services to property owners, insurance companies and the legal profession. He is also a Sales Consultant for Bedford Strategies and Solutions coordinating Cost Segregation studies which provide the engineering services for performing cost segregation studies on commercial properties for the purpose of accelerating depreciation. He was President of The Allen Morris Commercial Real Estate Services Company in Miami, Florida for over twelve years. He joined Allen Morris in 1973. Paul has over 40 years of experience in the real estate field with responsibilities including property management, commercial brokerage, construction, marketing, development and accounting for such clients as Prudential, Tr...

Thomas J Zaydon, Jr., MD

Miami, Florida
Plastic Surgery Expert Witness - Burns, Scars, Displaced Implants, Plastic Surgery, Botch Surgery, Facial Fractures, Dog Bites, Wound Care, Nasal Fractures, Laser Burns, Air Bag Facial Burns, Hand Injuries, Finger Injuries, Lower Extremity Burns, Slip and Fall Accidents
Dr. Zaydon is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgery with over 20 years of experience. He treats the following patients: burns, nasal fractures, facial fractures, open wound, skin ulcers, scars, ruptured/displace breast/body implants. He has hands on experience with difficult catastrophic cases including severe burn victims. He is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mercy hospital, he is the former President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons and former President of Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons. He serves on the board of trustees for the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and active member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He serves on the review board for a major insurance company that reviews doctors malpractice insurance claims. He reviews cases/authorizations for a large worker's compensation carrier. He has worked with plaintiff and defense firms. Doctor Zaydo...

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...

Maureen L Davis, PE Haight Davis & Associates, Inc.

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Civil, structural and construction engineering consultant, specializing in the evaluation of construction defects and failures. Provides expert witness testimony for defects, building foundations, roofing systems, drainage concerns, building envelope leaks, structural systems, trip and fall cases.
Ms. Davis is a Registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and has been practicing engineering since 1993. She provides expert witness testimony for all clients to include both plaintiffs and defendants. Her background includes 17 years with the US Army and extensive, hands-on construction experience. She is a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, Institute of Roofing, ASTM International, Order of the Engineer and Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Nicholas A. Dawe, CFI, CFPE, MBA Fire Service Professionals LLC

Smyrna, Georgia
Fire Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, Emergency Lighting for Egress Stairs, Stair Design and Construction, Stair Commissioning, Egress, Exits Design and Hardware, Life Safety Codes, Fire Marshal Issues, Construction Permitting, Nuisance Alarm, Fire Protection, Code Enforcement, Alternative code applications
Mr. Dawe has extensive experience working in the fire protection industry, totaling more than 20 years and is currently in his fourteenth year working as a fire code enforcer. Aside from expert witness work, he is currently employed as the Deputy Fire Marshal for a large metropolitan community in Georgia, has completed more than 10, 000 building plan and code reviews and has performed more than one thousand fire safety inspections. Due to his intimate knowledge and understanding of life safety and fire protection codes, Mr. Dawe is uniquely qualified to speak and testify to common code applications, common industry alternatives and code challenges. Professional Associations & Industry Activities: • Society of Fire Protection Engineers International Chapter • Society of Fire Protection Engineers Greater Atlanta Chapter • Georgia Fire Inspectors Association • UL Standard Technical Panel: 127 Solid-Fuel Appliances & 103 Fireplaces and Chimneys • Voting Member of numer...

Ken Leonard, MBA Leonard Associates

Chicago, Illinois
Real Estate Expert Witness, Dispute Resolution Expert Witness - Shopping Center Management, Mall Safety, Mall Operations, Mall Leasing, Landlord/Tenant/Vendor Disputes, Lease Negotiations, Standards of Care, Wrongful Death, Parking and Traffic Standards, Mall Development and Redevelopment, Shopping Center- Retail Store Valuation, Slips and Falls,
Unique qualifications include experience as a senior executive with "board room experience" in both Fortune 100 retailers and mall REIT's. Additional unique experiences include responsibility for development of retail properties ranging in size between 1,000 sq. ft. kiosks and inline stores and 250,000 sq. ft. department stores and big box retailers. My qualifications as an Expert Witness include representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in equal measure and numerous accolades for Litigation Support Services from major law firms and clients. Clients in my consulting practice include independent, chain and national retailers as well as shopping center owners, insurance companies and international property management companies. Specialized knowledge includes intimate familiarity with Reciprocal Easement Agreements (REA's),Exclusive Use Clauses, as well as shopping center planning, brokerage, development, valuation, leasing, CAM charges, standards of care, customs and pract...

Morgan B Yarker, PhD, CCM Yarker Consulting

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Meteorology Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Forensic meteorology, data analysis, education, demonstration, severe weather, weather preparedness, PM2.5, ice, rain, snow, hail, wind
Dr. Yarker is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist with over 15 years of research experience. Prior work includes analyzing, evaluating, and educating the public about weather forecast models, analysis of PM2.5 air quality data, and developing educational materials and demonstrations to effectively communicate meteorology concepts.

Charles A. Budnick, PLS, CSE, M.ASCE CABCO Consult, Inc.

Clinton, Massachusetts
Engineering Expert Witness, Land Surveying Expert Witness - Land Surveying, Survey Measurements, Construction Surveys, Accident Mapping, Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Easements, Rights of Way, Slip & Fall, Site Engineering, Land Development, Septic Systems, Sewer Systems, Drainage, Earthwork, Soils, Wetlands, Flooding.
Expert Witness & Consulting Experience; Accident Site Mapping, Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Right of Way and Easement Disputes, Right of Way Taking Issues, Construction Lay-Out Claims, Earthwork & Soils Issues, Septic System Issues, Wetland & Flood Plain Filling Issues, Land Development & Professional Negligence Issues.

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...

Paul H. Gross, CCM, CBM GrossWeather.com

Farmington Hills, Michigan
Meteorology Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Meteorology, Weather, Visibility, Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind, Snow, Ice, Rain, Precipitation, Slip and Fall, Snow and Ice Removal, Weather Damage, Lightning.
Paul Gross is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Consulting AND Broadcast Meteorologist, and was recently named a Fellow of the AMS - one of only four meteorologists in the world ever to hold all three honors. He has worked at Detroit's NBC affiliate, WDIV-TV, since 1983, and has practiced forensic meteorology since 1986. He has researched over 2500 weather-related cases, and has testified in forty-four trials. Many clients consider him the best expert witness they have ever worked with due to his expertise, ethics, enthusiasm, and outstanding courtroom skills. Clients include some of the nation's top plaintiff and defense firms, as well as a state Attorney General's office. Here are two comments from JUDGES about Paul: "(Paul Gross) is an expert witness beyond comparison. (He) had a tremendous impact on the jury." ---Circuit Court Judge "Thank you very much, Mr. Gross, that was quite an education." ---Circuit Court Judge, at the conclusion ...

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.

Kenneth C. Free, MBA, RRP, CMHS Straightline Hospitality, Inc.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Hotels, Resorts, Timesharing, Franchising, Casinos, Lost Profits, Real Estate Development, Lost Income, Standard of Care, Business Interruption Damages, Slip & Falls, Wrongful Death
Typical assignments for this expert involve Financial Feasibility, Economic Damages, Lost Profits, Management and Franchise Agreements, Brand Affiliation Issues, and Standards of Care in Operations. Kenneth Free is a highly credible resource who carries broad and deep knowledge of the hotel business. His perspectives derive from authentic experiences, tempered by an appreciation for the academic and legal concepts pertinent to expert witness assignments. Prior to opening his own firm in 1992, Mr. Free worked in senior positions with three major hotel companies in real estate development, finance, and operations. His last corporate position was as Director of Real Estate Administration for Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for review and approval of all acquisition and development projects worldwide and for negotiating certain transactions of key strategic importance to the corporation.

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

Carl M Berkowitz, PhD, PE, AICP

Moriches, New York
Transportation Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Railroad Accidents, Human Factors, Safety, Security, Bus Accidents, Railroad Grade Crossing, Elevators & Escalators, OSHA, Workplace Safety, FELA, Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Engineering, Subway/Light Rail, Passenger Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Traffic Control (MUTCD), Pedestrian Accidents
Carl Berkowitz, Ph.D., PE, AICP is a transportation and traffic engineering expert and serves as a litigation consultant. He is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for impartial input that can make the crucial difference between success and failure. He can assess the technical merits of a case and advise the client if the action is worth pursuing. He has the background and experience to explain complex issues in layman terms, suggest strategies, investigate and uncover facts, perform literature reviews and research, prepare reports and safety evaluations. His primary practice areas are: pedestrians, passengers, operators, bicyclists, public transportation, passenger terminals, urban rail (subway), commuter and intercity rail, transit and intercity bus, school bus, passenger ferries, urban light-rail, people-movers, escalators, stairs, ramps, elevators, walking areas, platforms and stations, railroad crossings and right-of-way trespass, train/bus oper...

Jerry Birnbach F.I.S.P., Assoc A.I.A. Jerry Birnbach LLC

Somers, New York
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - retail accidents, store standard of care, slip and fall, trip and fall, display safety, merchandising, retail liability, ada regulations, product liability, design standard, retail liabilty, customer accidents, retail safety, retail industry standards, product shelf loading, showroom safety & design
Top 40 Retail Industry Leader per VMSD magazine Top 50 Retail Design Firm per VMSD Design awards for Store Design, Display Design, Marketing Licensing and Branding expertise (Target and Walmart Brands) Over 25 cases offering opinion reports in last three years Former Contributing Editor Display Design Ideas Former Juror Design Contest Store of the Future Design Firm Globalshop Industry Show Guest Speaker Trade Shows, Industry Conferences CV available www.retail-expert-witness com

Steve Roberts, CCM CompuWeather

Hopewell Junction, New York
Meteorology Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Expert Meteorologist, Forensic Meteorology, Past Weather Analysis & Reporting, Weather Expert Testimony & Depositions, Slip & Fall Expert, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Doppler Radar, Severe Weather, Wind, Hurricane, Flood, Hail, Expert Affidavits, Certified Weather Records, Weather Data
Steve Roberts is the Director of CompuWeather’s Forensic Division. Steve attended the State University of New York College at Oneonta and he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology and a minor in Mathematics. After joining CompuWeather in 2000, he has served in many areas of the organization over the years including senior management, weather forecasting and analysis, radio broadcasting, and foremost, as a forensic weather expert. In 2012, Steve earned the highly respected Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) Seal (#686) from the American Meteorological Society (AMS). In Steve’s role as the Director of the Forensic Division, he manages all aspects of forensic weather operations. He has worked on thousands of forensic weather cases, including many high profile cases. Steve has served as a weather expert for over 10 years, having been qualified as a weather expert for deposition and trial testimony in over 45 cases for plaintiff and defense in both state and fe...

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...

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...

John A. Allin, CLP, CSP, ASCA-C John Allin Consulting, Inc.

Erie, Pennsylvania
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - snow and ice related slip and fall incidents, snow or ice related accidents on roadways, practice limited to snow and/or ice related incidents.
Case load is 50/50 plaintiff/defense

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.

Steven D High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, CXLT High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting Ltd.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness, OSHA Expert Witness - Certified Industrial Hygienist, Safety, Occupational Safety, Chemical Exposure, Public Health, Trenching, Construction Safety, Cranes, Rigging, Accident Investigation, Coefficient of Friction, Slip Resistance, Lockout, Electrical Safety, NFPA 70E, Health Exposure, Noise, Safety Culture, OSHA
Over 30 years in Safety & Health. Authorized Trainer and Instructor-Trainer for the OSHA Training Institute Outreach Education Center in Construction and General Industry. Post-baccalaureate Certificates in Environmental Health & Industrial Hygiene (Johns Hopkins) / Epidemiology & Bio-statistics (Drexel). Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) Emergency Medical Technician - PA (EMT) Certified XL Tribometrist(CXLT)(slip-resistance) Frequent Public Speaker on Safety and Health Issues. Creative approaches and perspectives to cases. Defense and Plaintiff work. Organization Participation and Memberships: Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council (officer positions) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Member: Consultants’ Division American Industrial Hygiene Association (AHIA): Full Member; Member of the Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Committee American Conference of Governmen...

James Rappoport, AIA-NCARB Daroff Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Architecture, Site Planning, Zoning, Codes, Development, Standard of Care, Liability, ADA Accessibility, Construction, Copyright, Facility Programming, Feasibility, Furniture, Finishes & Equipment, Hotels, Restaurants, Resort, Interior Design & Planning, Slip-Trip-Falls, Owner-Architect & Consultant Disputes.
James Rappoport is Principal at Daroff Design, a full service Planning, Architectural & Interior Design practice founded in 1973. The firm specializes in ground-up, renovation, and historic adaptive reuse projects for office facilities, hotels, resorts, retail and shopping facilities, restaurants, meeting, conference and training facilities, aviation terminals and entertainment projects throughout the USA and Internationally. Mr. Rappoport has provided technical consultation analysis, expert witness reports, opinions, affidavits, certificates of merit, depositions, mediation and alternative dispute resolution presentations, testimony and pre-trial support in more than 250 legal cases, for both defendants’ and plaintiffs’ legal teams. Each of the matters Mr. Rappoport has collaborated on have settled before trial. Mr. Rappoport is the author of several professional text books and trade journal articles. He has been awarded multiple copy rights and is an active member of the Amer...

Robert H. Schram, D.P.A. BARC Developmental Services

Holicong, Pennsylvania
Safety Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - School safety, discrimination, wrongful death, workplace issues, guardianship, workplace safety, nonprofit, mental illness, mental retardation, abuse, special education, risk management, vocational rehabilitation, employee handbook, personnel injury, policies, procedures, protocols
In addition to my formal education I have Certificates from: The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School in Finance; University of Penn Medical School in Medical Ethics and Decision Making; Ford Motor Company in Dispute Resolution; PA Department of Public Welfare and Desales University in Leadership. For forty years I have direct work experience with: vocational rehabilitation, standard of care, special education, risk management, workplace safety, workplace abuse, discrimination, wrongful death, policies and procedures, personnel matters, business operations, employment, exploitation, guardianship, early intervention, business operations, employee issues, residential long term care, budgeting, fiscal analysis, pension/trust fund management and investment, production line management, marketing, writing, fundraising, new program start-up, long range and strategic planning, teaching and training, supervision, public speaking, arbitration, mediation, conflict management/dispute reso...

Peter Vander Heide, AIA, LEED AP G. Peter Vander Heide, AIA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - stucco, building envelope, architecture, ADA, moisture intrusion, WUFI analysis, space frames, stairways, windows, building codes, roofing, delay claims, vapor barriers, air barriers, slip trip & fall, OSHA
Mr. Vander Heide is a practicing architect, registered in MI, PA & NJ. First registration was in MI in 1974. His career has included: full time work for a structural systems (space-frames) manufacturer, doing project engineering and later management; management of a hundred person architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design firm; capital budgeting and owner led improvements of city government buildings; and the independent practice of architecture. Direct hands on experience includes construction inspections across North America, CADD contract documents, 3D computer modeling and animations. Management experience includes capital budgeting, project management and firm management. He is a voting member of ASTM Committee E:06 Performance of Buildings. He can bring building sciences to the table, as he has attended many WUFI advanced seminars and RCI conventions.. He started expert witness work in 2004 and has been a player in cases from ADA to trip and fall...

William J. Vigilante, PhD, CPE Vigilante Forensic

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Human Factors Expert Witness, Warnings & Labels Expert Witness - Ergonomics, Driver Performance, Night vision and Lighting, Audible alarms, Slip trip & falls, Stair safety, Retail safety, Work place safety, Skiing and winter sports safety, Motorcycle safety, Distracted Driving, Fatigue & drowsy driving, Slow moving vehicles, Product design, Boating safety
Dr. William Vigilante offers human factors expert services in civil and criminal litigation matters related to consumer and commercial product design; roadway and vehicle safety; premises safety; and the design, development, and assessment of product warnings, signs, and user manuals. Dr. Vigilante is a Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) with over 20 years of experience in the field of human factors & ergonomics. Dr. Vigilante is an establish researcher in the field of warnings & risk perception and has authored more than 36 professional research papers related to the factors that affect the adequacy of warnings and how people perceive risks. Dr. Vigilante has worked in the design, development, and testing of over 100 consumer and commercial products along with the warnings and user instructions that accompanied those products. Dr. Vigilante is a human factors expert who possesses more than 20 years of experience researching driver performance and roadway safety...

Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA, LEED Green Associate TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Fort Worth, Texas
Architecture Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, ANSI A117.1, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over thirty five years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas: EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony. ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance. FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements. CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing. BUILD...

Wanda L. Greaves-Holmes, PhD

Frisco, Texas
Biomechanics Expert Witness, Human Factors Expert Witness - Industrial Engineer, Educator, Biomechanics Expert Witness, Ergonomic Expert Witness, Human Factors Expert Witness, Automotive Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness, Product Liability, Consultant, Speaker, Author, Accident Reconstruction, Slip, Trip and Fall

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,...

Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel Consultant

Alexandria, Virginia
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Hotel Management, Slip and Falls, Wrongful Deaths, Fire and Carbon Monoxide Injuries, Hotel Security Issues, Dram Shop Requirements, Business Interruption Cases
Stanley Turkel, CMHS is the most widely-published hotel consultant in the U.S. with more than 325 published articles. He is the author of seven hotel books including “Great American Hoteliers: Pioneers of the Hotel Industry Volumes 1 and 2”, "Built To Last: 100+ Year-Old Hotels Volumes 1, 2 and 3”, “Hotel Mavens Volumes 1 and 2”.

Steven R. Wilcox, CBO Wilcox & Associates, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Premises, Risk Management, Stair, Accessibility(ADA/FHA), Fire Exit, Fire Materials, Slip and Fall, Accident, Construction, Building, Personal Injury, Site, Swimming Pool, Handrail, Guardrail, Injury, Wrongful Death, Jail, Building Code, Inspections, Condominium, Apartment, ADA
Steven Wilcox is an active government Building Official with experience in public and private construction projects, and is an expert in the application of building codes and standards. Additionally, since 1998 he has been involved with attorneys in the resolution to over 80 premises liability and construction disputes. Beginning in 1984 Steve has progressively been a Project Engineer, Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Building Official, Development Services Manager, Community Development Director, and Expert Witness. He is experienced with site investigation, reporting, declaration, deposition, planning commissions, building appeals hearings, zoning commissions, and city councils. A skilled forensic researcher and technical analyst with investigative experience Steve understands the need to educate and clearly communicate complex concepts to those outside of his profession. He has a broad range of unique abilities and experience with residential and commercial projects, ...

Dale M Gumz, PE Inductive Engineering

Cadott, Wisconsin
Engineering Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Agriculture, Human Factors
Over 40 years of engineering, safety, manufacturing and farm experience. Our firm is associated with several other engineering firms with a broad range of skills, with both practical and academic experience. My experience includes: equipment design, equipment use and misuse, safeguarding devices design, warnings design, work procedures and safety responsibilities.

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Meteorology Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Hail Assessment, High Wind Analysis, Doppler Radar Analysis, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Workplace, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.

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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