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Primary Area of Expertise
Accident Reconstruction
Profile
Accident Reconstruction (incl. failure analysis)
Vehicular: All vehicle types, pedestrians, component failures (e.g., brakes).
Pedestrian: Slip, trip, fall, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, coefficient of friction.
Premises: Building codes, lighting, glass, screens, electronic gates.
Industrial & Construction Accidents: ladders, scaffolds, machine guarding, forklifts, construction vehicles, conveyors, lifts, hoists.
Mechanical fasteners: Bolts, latches, welds.
Product liability: Power tools, chairs, exercise equipment
Criminal cases: Vehicular manslaughter, trade secrets
Disciplines: Engineering, safety, human factors, biomechanics.
Experience: 30 years industrial. Extensive expert testimony in trials, arbitrations, depositions and hearings.
Education & Licenses
BS Civil Eng., MS Mechanics, PhD Mech. Eng. (from UC Berkeley), Licensed Safety Engineer (CA).