Fire Investigation Expert Witness Bakersfield 532856

Expertise Description

I have worked in fire and explosion investigation for more than 35 years. My expertise in origin and cause investigation includes vehicle, structures, chimneys, woodstove, venting, commercial kitchens, and vegetation fires; commercial pyrotechnics; fire suppression systems; and arson. I have been providing expert witness services since 2004 and have been involved in over 1,900 cases. I have spent over a decade offering courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a fire investigation expert witness.

Fireplace Investigation Expert Witness Ojai 537372

Expertise Description

I have worked in the chimney and fireplace investigations for more than three decades with an emphasis on fireplace manufacturing standard of care. My additional areas of expertise include cause and origin investigations; chimney safety; contracting; earthquake assessments; flue sweeping; installation defect analysis; installation specifications; on-site inspections; pre-listing fireplace inspections; and pre-requisite and resale fireplace inspections. I have practiced inspecting masonry, factory built, free-standing and insert, and pre-cast tilt-up fireplaces/appliances for gas, wood and pellet. I have spent over 20 years providing consultations and deposition as a fireplace investigations expert witness.

Fire Cause Origin Investigation Expert Witness MN 531451

Expertise Description

I am an expert with over 35 years experience in fire services with expertise in fire cause and origin investigations; residential, commercial and vehicle fire/explosion origin and cause investigations; explosion investigations; forensic fire analysis; and arson. I have spent more than 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a fire cause and origin expert witness.

Product Failure Analysis 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; printing presses; 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.

Fireplace And Chimney 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.

Fire Investigation 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 explosives, 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.

Building Inspection Expert 426834 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in Building Inspection. My extensive experience includes property inspections, including mechanical (HVAC), plumbing, electrical systems, structural condition, structural design, basement/crawlspace moisture seepage, ceiling defect, NYS DEC certified wood boring insect inspection, and attic insulation and ventilation. I have additional experience in interior / exterior conditions, including: walls, ceilings, floors, windows, fireplaces, appliances, siding, garages, desks, driveways, windows, trim, and roof. I have 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Building Codes Expert 341985 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in various engineering and construction capacities. My experience and work assignments include various aspects of the main disciplines of Engineering and Environmental consulting including but not limited to: building sites; building and safety codes compliance; facility assessments; cost of repair; windows installation; construction and project management; carbon monoxide formation; physical condition surveys; reserve funding analysis; thermal expansion and contraction; plumbing; electrical; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning design inspection and evaluation; and preparation of contract documents and specifications for repairs and restoration of buildings and site items. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.