Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, automotive repair fraud, materials handling science, machinery and accidents involving motorcycles, ATVs, automobiles, trucks, busses, RVs, heavy equipment (tractors, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.), towing, tire-related, marine, scooters, bicycles and skiing, as well as, education issues. I have experience with cases involving cars, trucks, buses, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV & tire failure analysis, fires, heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, and engineering management issues. My expertise also includes auto part counterfeit detection as well as aircraft, marine, engine, engine part counterfeit, and general manufacturing parts counterfeits. I have additional expertise in hybrid propulsion systems in cars, trucks, boats, yachts, ships, buses, and trains, as well as comprehensive experience in IP litigation for a major car company. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Motorcycle accident reconstruction; All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) accident reconstruction; Automobile accident reconstruction; Marine accident reconstruction; Scooter accident reconstruction; Heavy equipment accident reconstruction; Trailers and towing accident reconstruction; Patent litigation; Fires cause and source (vehicles); Defective products litigation; Racetrack design and safety; Dynamics of vehicle accidents and driving inputs; Psychology of accidents.
My consulting services include: Accident litigation consultant; Engineering Management (Project Engineering); Vehicle homologation (several 1 billion dollar projects); Vehicle operations training for military units foreign and domestic; Corporate culture modifications; Vehicle manufacturing plant set up and operations; Vehicle testing; Vehicle crash testing.
I am a tire expert with over 40 years of forensic experience including tire identification. I also have expertise in counterfeit auto parts and recently solved an international case for a major auto manufacturer, saving the company billions of dollars.
I am an auto engineer with over 40 years of experience. I have many years experience as an importer, also representing importers, and 10 years experience with importation issues concerning Chinese vehicles and Chinese automotive products. I have worked on many air bag issues. I am also a tire expert of more than 40 years and I have a PHD in Engineering Management which includes issues such as tariffs, duties, taxes, and logistics. I handle air bag issues.
I've worked on bicycle cases and bicycle trail design since the 1960's.
I've been a mechanic for 54 years. I am a licensed Master Technician in the US, and a Licensed Master Research Technician in Europe. I am also a mechanical engineer with a specialty in automobiles. I do this kind of work every week, and testify about it.
I have more than 40 years experience in farm equipments – maintaining, operating and repairing.
I also have 12 years experience with diesel particulate systems and 50 years experience with diesel trucks and diesel engines.
I am a licensed Master Technician (mechanic) in both the USA and Europe with 50 years experience, including knowledge of Ferarri Aston Martin, Rolls Royce, and other high end cars. I'm also a mechanical engineer and have worked in 80 countries.
|B.S.E||California Coast University|
|M.B.A.||Global Business||California Coast University|
|Ph.D.||Engineering Management||California Coast University|
|E.d.D.||California Coast University|
|Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Licensed Master Technician|
|European Master Research Technician|
|Certified Accident Investigator|
|Class A Engineering Contractor California|
|Federation Internationale Motorcyclisme (FIM) racing license|
Awards & Affiliation
|American Hall of Fame Motocrosser|
|International Academy Honor Society|
|Best researched doctoral dissertation California Coast University|
Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases