Expert 107482 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Mechanical Engineering with Fire and Explosion Investigating specializing in fire cause and origin. My expertise includes investigation and analysis of fire, water loss, product defects, explosions, and human injury incidents. I have additional experience in heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, fire protection engineering, human behavior in fire, hydraulics, laser diagnostics, and component testing. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107656 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a Forensic Consultant (C.F.C.) specializing in Forensic Accident Reconstruction. My expertise includes automobile accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, ballistics and firearms, digital forensics, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, and 3d animations and visualizations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128385 - CA(N) CA(S) CT DC FL HI IL IN MD MI NY OH PA SC TX VA WV

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in the investigation of the cause and origin of fires with respect to possible electrical causes, and electrical shock incidents. I have experience as well in the examination and analysis of television sets, washing machines, dryers, stereo systems, can openers, coffee makers, humidifiers, computer systems, telephone systems, door openers, palletizers, grinding machines, mixers, deep fryers, film processors, furnaces, air conditioners, power regulators, motors, gas engines, boats, trucks, automobiles, tractors, refrigerators, ranges, microwave ovens, rolling mills, presses, stamping machines, and distribution & transmission lines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

Expert 128395 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the Fire Service with Arson Investigations, Fire and Explosions Investigations, and fire and emergency medical protection for the military and civilian personnel. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128387 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Fire Scene Investigation with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, evidence inspection and examination, report preparation for investigations, electrical accident reconstruction, origin and cause of fire, forensic engineering and analysis of accidents, water damage events, and fires relating to a wide variety of incidents. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 55763 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in fire, fire suppression, arson, and related matters, investigating over 3,000 fire incidents. My expertise includes: arson; boat / marine fires; computer modeling; electrical engineering; evidence collection; fire cause / origin; fire investigations; fire prevention; fire safety; fire science; forensic studies; mechanical engineering; and wildland fires. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43093 - FL

Expertise Description

B.S. – Investigator specializing in fires and explosions. Expertise includes: accident investigations; arson investigation; bombs and bomb scenes; cause and origin; crime scenes; electrical fires; emergency response training; explosions; fireworks; fraud; investigations; and explosives handling / destruction. Multiple publications. Arson / Explosion / Fire investigation trainer. Prior expert witness experience. Consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96447 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a chemical engineer in areas of failure analysis, product liability, automobile accidents, fire cause and origin, chemical exposure, environmental contamination, regulatory compliance, agriculture, medical devices, and passenger restraint systems. My expertise includes: front / side airbags (failure, deployment, injuries); automobile passenger restraints (seat belts, infant, and child seats); chemical fires / explosions / damages (butane, solvents, crude oil, gasoline, natural gas, carbon dioxide, chlorine gas); toxic chemical exposures (benzene, ethylene oxide, bentonite clay, formaldehyde, hexavalent chromium) in industry, residences, government; environmental hazardous waste contamination (drinking water supplies, ground contamination, oil discharges); and regulatory enforcement (sulfuric acid leaks, ammonia vapors, hydrogen peroxide). I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 60162 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 30 years experience specializing in laws, policies, and regulations of fire-related matters, including: public management and administration; marketing; public affairs; public safety; legal analysis; fire safety; and fire prevention. My expertise includes: program development; regulatory compliance; investigations; policy / procedures development; investigations; fire / life safety inspections; budgeting; cost controls; code enforcement; hazardous materials; land use; law enforcement; fire engineering; building standards; Uniform / International building and fire codes; and legislative analysis. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 56433 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in suppression of accidental and incendiary fires of petroleum, rubbish, vehicles, vegetation, and structures. My expertise includes: fire cause and origin; fire company management; fire fighting; rescue; evidence collection; liability identification; criminal investigative procedures; investigative techniques and burns; laws of arrest and firearms; arson fire indicators; arson for profit; live fire investigations; fire chemistry; explosives and post-blast analysis / investigation; electrical fires; wild land fires; vehicle fires; fatal fires; human scent evidence; and juvenile fire setter investigation. I also have experience in portable fire extinguishers, halon / carbon dioxide systems, smoke detectors, emergency lighting, and standpipe / sprinkler testing. I have prior expect witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55533 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an Aeronautical / Mechanical Engineer specializing in fire physics, thermodynamics, combustion, and heat / mass transfer. My expertise includes: micro-gravity combustion; micro-combustion power generation; meso- and micro-scale combustion; self-heating, pyrolysis, and self-ignition of combustible materials; liquid fuel pool burning; smoldering and transition to flaming; ignition / fire propagation in solid and liquid fuels; wild-land fire propagation; and wild-land fire spotting through burning particles and embers. I have additional experience in explosions and accidental fires in vehicles, aircraft, residential / commercial buildings, and petro-chemical plants. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 51934 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in mechanical engineering for product failure analysis, personal injury analysis, property loss, accident reconstruction, accident causation, equipment evaluation, systems evaluation, construction accidents, general industry accidents, project evaluation, and safety and maintenance procedures. I specialize in residential heating and cooling including: decorative fireplaces, space heaters, wood burning fireplaces, wall furnaces, forced-air furnaces, log lighters, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. I have additional experience in residential ranges, water heaters, gas or wood-burning appliances, and barbeques, and commercial hot plates, water heaters and boilers, deep fat fryers, catering truck fryers, commercial ranges, and commercial quick disconnects for gas lines. My experience with consulting work includes: construction accidents; falls, including slips and trips; furniture defects; residential, commercial, and industrial appliances; lawn and garden tools; woodworking equipment; power saws; hand tools; lifting equipment; elevators, escalators; scaffolds, ladders; and recreational equipment defects and failure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 43022 - FL

Expertise Description

Ph.D., P.E. – Licensed Mechanical Engineer. Experienced in accident investigations and reconstruction, as well as, human factors and biomechanics. Machine design, consumer products, fire cause and origin. Licensed pilot with IFR rating; can provide aerial photography. Licensed commercial driver with tanker, hazardous materials, and passenger endorsements.

Expert 42792 - IN MI OH

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in fire and explosion investigations, including 10 years of experience in electrical contracting and 15 years of service within the volunteer fire department. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42739 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience of providing fireplace, chimney and vent inspections at time of installation, repair, sale, or following disasters, including earthquake and fire. My specialties include construction defect analysis, construction specifications, earthquake assessment, educational training, and fire investigations. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42385 - AL FL GA SC

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a fire and explosion investigator with determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions. My specialized expertise includes marine investigations, both surface and subsurface. I have the experience and equipment (Side Scan Sonar and ROV's) for determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions on burned sunken vessels, with complete documentation, including underwater video. My expertise also includes investigations into the case circumstances, preparing legal documentation, research, testing and preparation of completed report findings with on-site photography of vessel, vehicle and structure cases. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40708 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Electrical systems and compliance. My Electrical Specialties include California-High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders; grounding and bonding of electrical systems; OSHA lockout / tagout of hazardous energy; electrical utilities – high voltage contact; bucket truck-high voltage contact; electrical patent infringment; ANSI standards; and construction electrical safety. My additional areas of expertise include inspection, investigation, fact-finding reports, visual exhibits, deposition, deposition and trial testimony for electrically-caused damage injury or death, contracting high voltage electrical products, security systems, electrical codes, electrical construction, electric shock, electrical design, sliding glass doors, electrical fires, industrial equipment, lighting, lightning strikes, electric motors, electrical products, static electricity fires, electrical utility, utility poles, safety codes, warning labels, and wiring insulation. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 20874 - CA(S) QC

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a fire investigator. My areas of expertise include: fire cause and origin investigation training, serial arson analysis and planning, and consulting on fire cause and origin investigation of fires involving structures, vehicles, and vegetation. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 19556 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in fires; explosions; fire protection; civil, electrical and mechanical failure analysis; design; construction; management of industrial plant production equipment; material handling machinery; and explosive mining equipment. My areas of expertise include fire cause and origin, explosions, large loss expert coordination and related mechanical and electrical failures. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 12258 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in physics. My areas of expertise include the following types of analyses: vehicles (determination of speed from skid marks and post-collision dynamics), failure analysis, products (determination of failure mechanism, product design and manufacturing process defects), fire (cause and origin, arson), industrial (machine design, electronic design and packaging, OSHA code compliance, safety / light industrial hygiene), and other miscellaneous investigations including environmental testing; code compliance relating to stairways, walkways, and ramps; illumination; temperature and noise levels; biomechanics; and electromagnetic and nuclear radiation effect. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 9226 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Chemistry. My areas of expertise include chemical accident reconstruction, general and organic chemistry, spontaneous combustion, cosmetics, cement, chemical safety, fumigants, decomposition of chemicals, metals and chemical explosions, pyrotechnics, Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) exposure, polyurethane foams, degradation of plastics, structures and properties of psychoactive drugs, corrosive acids and bases, propane and flammable propellants, airbag detonators, solvents, bleach and chlorine, surfactants and detergents, incompatible chemicals, hydrogen sulfide, and preservatives. I have additional experience with causes and accelerants of fire, chemical properties, chemical asphyxiants, acid damage to paint, automotive additives, investigation of substance causing burn injuries, and corrosive properties. I have over 40 years expert witness experience.

Expert 8797 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in Fire control and investigation. My experience includes active firefighting, fire prevention, and fire and criminal investigations. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 500592 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Fire Investigation with expertise in the origin and cause of fires. I have experience with explosions, interviewing witnesses, the documentation, collection, and securing of evidence, and report writing. I have additional experience with fire patterns, arson, gas vapor, fireplaces, and explosive devices. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 348633 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Fire Service and Fire Investigation. My areas of expertise include fire behavior, fire suppression and elementary recognition of fire cause and origin. I have experience investigating various types of fires ranging from structure type to grass and brush, as well as accidental to incendiary. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107530 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Fire Protection Engineering & Fire Safety Science. My expertise includes development of fire safety engineering methods, fire resistance, fire testing, electric fires, furniture flammability, plastics flammability, fire toxicity, fire corrosivity, ignitability, self-heating and spontaneous combustion, failure analysis, fire science applications to fire and explosion investigation, ignition of fires from electric faults and failures, flame spread, explosions, heat release rate, computer fire modeling, pool fires, smoke production, design and development of fire test apparatuses and instrumentation, computer methods for handling of fire test data, heat transfer, analytical chemistry methods for gas analysis, infrared spectroscopy, full-scale engineering performance testing, performance-based building codes, and products liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55213 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in fire protection engineering, specializing in combustion science, fire modeling, fire protection engineering, fire research, heat transfer, optical properties of surfaces, and thermal physics. My experience includes matters pertaining to combustion and explosions; thermal radiation; foam, gas phase, and powder fire extinguishers; smoke detectors; private and commercial aircraft fires, vehicle fires and watercraft fires; residential building fires; commercial building fires; industrial building fires; rural, suburban, and urban fire hazards; and fire performance and spread in electrical cable arrays. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.