Automotive Investigation Expert 13094 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the automotive industry. My areas of expertise include fire and causation, theft recovery, immobilize circumvention, engine failures, brake failures, steering issues, airbag deployment, ignition lock and door lock circumvention, go-cart accidents, large diesel rigs, RV campers, motor homes, trailers, hitches, trailer hydraulic surge brakes, electric brakes, ABS brake failure, side impact air bag deployment, computer fraud, and vehicle theft fraud. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: air bag deployment, arson, computer fraud, hard drive data recover, brake/steering failure, towing damage, trailer hitch failure, motor home / trailer failure, seat belt failure, axle stud/wheel, suspension, and fork lift brake failure, ABS brake failure, motor home water damage, transit bus mechanical and fires, cement truck hydraulic failure, arson vehicular fire, fixed wing airworthiness, backhoe hydraulic failure, electric vehicle fires, John Deere combine fire, air bag fire, vehicle fires, engine failure, aviation crash investigation, auto body and paint insurance fraud, stolen vehicle recovery, unwanted acceleration, axle failure, carbon monoxide poisoning, contaminated gasoline, street sweeper brake failure, contaminated fuel system, engine overheating, insurance fraud, tire failure analysis, cement trucks, trailer and hitch mechanical failure, helicopter mechanical failures, skip loader brake failure, dump truck ram failure, forklift fire.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Investigation of tire, brake, drive train and engine failure, expert Witness, casework and depositions; Sale, repair, and adjustment of all makes of tires on most makes of cars and trucks, both domestic and imports.


Bachelor of ScienceAutomotive Technology
Bachelor of ScienceAeronautical Engineering

Licenses Certifications

California Private Investigation License
Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator
Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
NHRA Racing License
California Teaching Credential

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Society of Automotive Engineers

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases