California Accident Reconstruction Expert 520535 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of engineering and have acted as a consultant/expert witness in slip/trip and fall litigation at locations ranging from Guam to Bermuda. I have also worked as a Project Manager and Principal Investigator of an OSHA-driven one-man-year project to minimize slipping incidents on construction-site steel products. I have also conducted laboratory and field testing of pedestrian surfaces for slip resistance.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes providing slip-and-fall forensic consulting for both plaintiff and defense, in roughly equal proportions.


Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. University of Sheffield England
B.S. Pennsylvania State University

Licenses Certifications

Licensed Chemical Engineer: State of California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, and on as-needed basis in States of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico and Utah.

Awards & Affiliation

Ceramic Tile Institute of America’s Slip Resistance Committee
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
United Kingdom Slip Resistance Group (Great Britain)
Slip and Fall Prevention Institute of America
Los Angeles Power Committee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Primary Affiliation

Ceramic Tile Institute of America’s Slip Resistance Committee