Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience in the field of Chemistry, Contamination, and Product Liability. My expertise includes plastics and plastic products application; rubber and rubber products application; pipe systems(copper and plastic); coatings; sealants; sealant failures; adhesives; construction products / defects; chemistry-related issues; environmental issues; and urethane rubber and foams. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: pipe failure; pressure sensitive tapes used on trip detail on bank vaults; water softening and analysis of copper pipe that had failed; fatality due to alleged chemical exposure at place of employment; exposure to lindane (a fumigant); emissions from a leather; sulfites used as a preservative on salads; improper surface preparation causing adhesive failure to the beams in the sanctuary of a church; fire damaged paint and paint products; installation of flooring materials; adhesive, carpet materials, plastics, and installation protocol; carpet dye issue.
My consulting services include: testing on extensive wet bench chemistry; analysis on solutions and plastic containers; analysis of solvents, monomers, and catalysts; compilation of data and experimentation related to purification of cracking plant monomer; product development and polymer research.
|B.S.||Chemistry / Biology||Chapman College|
|Real Estate Brokers License|
Awards & Affiliation
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases