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Garrett Forensics
Long Beach, California
4201 Long Beach Blvd, Ste 220, 90807


Contact:  Robert Dean
www.garrett-engineers.com
562-997-3013 Or Toll Free 800-229-3647
assignments@garrett-engineers.com
4201 Long Beach Blvd, Ste 220
Long Beach, California 90807

Contact:  Robert Dean
www.garrett-engineers.com
562-997-3013 Or Toll Free 800-229-3647
assignments@garrett-engineers.com
For over 49 years, Garretts’ team of experts have successfully provided, and continue to provide, superior forensic investigations and analysis for our clients. We have connected our clients with experts in a variety of different scientific disciplines and pride ourselves on offering independent and objective analysis which may be utilized by our clients to help settle claims, disputes, and/or prevail in litigated matters requiring expert witness testimony.
Whether you need a professional engineer (P.E.), accident reconstructionist, and/or a cause and origin expert, you can always find the right specialist at Garrett. Our experts can provide you with a reliable analysis to better understand the scientific and/or technical issues affecting your matter. Their investigation, analysis, and, if needed, testimony can give you the confidence of knowing exactly what happened and how to help you effectively resolve any possible disputes over the incident.

Whether your problem is simple, complex or somewhere in between, our experts can help.
Information:  
Accident Analysis,  Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Automobile Accidents,  Automotive,  Biomechanics,  Civil Engineering,  Code Compliance,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Cranes,  Earthquake Damage,  Electrical Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Firearms Safety,  Forensic Accounting,  Geotechnical Engineering,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Premises Liability,  Product Liability,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Toxicology,  Traffic Engineering,  Transportation,  Workplace Injury, 


For over 49 years, Garretts’ team of experts have successfully provided, and continue to provide, superior forensic investigations and analysis for our clients. We have connected our clients with experts in a variety of different scientific disciplines and pride ourselves on offering independent and objective analysis which may be utilized by our clients to help settle claims, disputes, and/or prevail in litigated matters requiring expert witness testimony.
Whether you need a professional engineer (P.E.), accident reconstructionist, and/or a cause and origin expert, you can always find the right specialist at Garrett. Our experts can provide you with a reliable analysis to better understand the scientific and/or technical issues affecting your matter. Their investigation, analysis, and, if needed, testimony can give you the confidence of knowing exactly what happened and how to help you effectively resolve any possible disputes over the incident.

Whether your problem is simple, complex or somewhere in between, our experts can help.

Lewis R. Linet Jr., Ph.D. American Auto Seminars
Reseda, California
19355 Sherman Way #22, 91335


Contact:  Lewis R. Linet Jr. Ph.D.
Lewis R. Linet Jr., Ph.D. CV
818-772-6464 Or Toll Free
lewislinet@gmail.com
American Auto Seminars
19355 Sherman Way #22
Reseda, California 91335

Contact:  Lewis R. Linet Jr. Ph.D.
Lewis R. Linet Jr., Ph.D. CV
818-772-6464
lewislinet@gmail.com

Website: www.americanautoseminars.com


Lewis R. Linet Jr., Ph.D. Nationwide Automotive Expert Witness, Consultation & Case Strategy Services in Litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices specializing in New and Used Car Dealership Operation. Areas of Expertise include: Sales, Leasing, Financing, Service & Parts and Sales Training. Subject Matter includes: Dealer Fraud, Lemon Law, Employment, Dealer-Manufacturer Relations, Dealer-Lender Relations, Customer Relations, Advertising, Warranty Issues, Parts Defects, Discrimination, Personal Injury, Repossession, Anti-Trust Issues, Diminished Value. Assists both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Industry Veteran since 1978. Degrees / Licenses: Ph.D., B.A. Economics – Business Marketing California Sellers Permit, Los Angeles Business License
Information:  
Automobile Dealerships,  Automotive, 


Website: www.americanautoseminars.com


Lewis R. Linet Jr., Ph.D. Nationwide Automotive Expert Witness, Consultation & Case Strategy Services in Litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices specializing in New and Used Car Dealership Operation. Areas of Expertise include: Sales, Leasing, Financing, Service & Parts and Sales Training. Subject Matter includes: Dealer Fraud, Lemon Law, Employment, Dealer-Manufacturer Relations, Dealer-Lender Relations, Customer Relations, Advertising, Warranty Issues, Parts Defects, Discrimination, Personal Injury, Repossession, Anti-Trust Issues, Diminished Value. Assists both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Industry Veteran since 1978. Degrees / Licenses: Ph.D., B.A. Economics – Business Marketing California Sellers Permit, Los Angeles Business License

Thomas J. Lepper Associates, Inc
Benicia, California
810 Rose Drive, 94510


Contact:  Thomas Lepper
www.thomaslepper.com
707-751-3836 Or Toll Free 866-812-4204
robyn@thomaslepper.com
810 Rose Drive
Benicia, California 94510

Contact:  Thomas Lepper
www.thomaslepper.com
707-751-3836 Or Toll Free 866-812-4204
robyn@thomaslepper.com
CELL NUMBER 408-691-2779

Thomas J. Lepper Associates ~ Thomas J. Lepper, CFEI, CVFI
has been an forensic mechanical failure consultant offering expertise pertaining to automobiles, large trucks, motorhomes and trailers, passenger buses, motorcycles, boats, farming equipment and large and small construction equipment, Tom has shared his expertise with nationally known insurance companies and attorneys for well over 30 years. He has also offered testimony as an expert witness in over 100 sworn appearances in the Superior Court of California. Tom is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) as well as a licensed locksmith in the state of California. Tom is certified to download and evaluate the SDM / EDR (Black Box) with the use of our Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) tool.
Information:  
Automobile Accidents,  Automotive,  Investigative Consultant,  Motor Vehicles,  Traffic Engineering,  Transportation,  Trucking, 


CELL NUMBER 408-691-2779

Thomas J. Lepper Associates ~ Thomas J. Lepper, CFEI, CVFI
has been an forensic mechanical failure consultant offering expertise pertaining to automobiles, large trucks, motorhomes and trailers, passenger buses, motorcycles, boats, farming equipment and large and small construction equipment, Tom has shared his expertise with nationally known insurance companies and attorneys for well over 30 years. He has also offered testimony as an expert witness in over 100 sworn appearances in the Superior Court of California. Tom is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) as well as a licensed locksmith in the state of California. Tom is certified to download and evaluate the SDM / EDR (Black Box) with the use of our Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) tool.

Automotive Design Analysis
South Lyon, Michigan
10945 Stoney Point, 48178


Contact:  Michael Nranian
www.trialexpertwitness.com
248-376-0338 Or Toll Free
mnranian@charter.net
10945 Stoney Point
South Lyon, Michigan 48178

Contact:  Michael Nranian
www.trialexpertwitness.com
248-376-0338
mnranian@charter.net

Michael Nranian's CV

 

Michael Nranian has over 30 years of experience focusing in Product Development, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, & Product Liability Litigation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Engineer, & Certified Project Management Professional. He has an in-depth background and education in Law, Intellectual Property, Electrical, Chemical, & Computer Engineering, Product Liability, & Business. He has testified extensively as an expert witness in depositions, hearings, and trials in state & federal courts. He is also a licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, & the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He provides and conducts Technical Product and Engineering Analysis, Patentability & Prior Art Research, and provides the Technical, Scientific, & Litigation Support for Intellectual Property. His litigation experience includes patent infringement / non-infringement under literal infringement and the doctrine of equivalents, patent validity / invalidity, prior art, & file-wrapper estoppel, for ITC & Federal cases, including Inter Partes reviews. He conducts analysis of all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and products, prepares claim charts, & expert witness reports. This includes testimony and document preparation for cases before state, and federal court jurisdictions, and the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He performs analysis under the America Invents Act, and all 101, 102, 103, 112, and other arguments. His experience includes Technology Standards Boards and Licensing Authorities, Antitrust / DOJ, Technology Development and Transfer, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing, Unfair Competition/Trade, False/Deceptive Advertising, & Lanham Act Actions, and Class Actions. His Product Liability Expert Witness litigation background includes all types of Safety Systems, Electrical Systems, Fires, Accident Reconstruction (certified through Northwestern University), and Evaluation of Alternative Designs for Automotive, Medical, Manufacturing, and other industries. He has extensive Testifying Experience. He has over 30 years of experience in Automotive and Safety Systems, Sensors, Seatbelts, Airbags / Curtains, Seats, Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical Systems and Architecture, Warning & Diagnostic Systems, Sensors and Sensor Fusion, Vision and Camera Optical/Image, Forward Collision/Lane Departure Warning, GPS, Navigation, Telematics, Powertrain, Engine, Cellular/Radio/Wireless/Satellite Communication, Information and Data Transmission, Data & Parameter storage & retrieval, Human Machine Interface, Controls, Crash Recorders, Crash Pulse Analysis, System Diagnostic, Fault Codes, Structure (including roof-crush and door) and Front, Side & Roll-over systems (including sensing and algorithm development), Occupant sensing, computer/microprocessor, software/source code analyses, Monitoring & Surveillance, Automotive & Recreational Vehicles, Trucks/Commercial Vehicles, Fleet Management Systems, Construction & Excavation Vehicles/Equipment, Manufacturing and Product Development for domestic and international corporations. He is thoroughly familiar with all regulatory (including ECE & FMVSS), and corporate due-care & SAE requirements, and preemption arguments, safety standards, occupant kinematics, biomechanics & injury causation as well as OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection. Complete Forensic Investigations and Analyses.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Photo Analysis,  Automotive,  Chemicals,  Chemistry,  Copyright Infringement,  Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Electronics,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Licensing,  Litigation Support,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Motor Vehicles,  Patents,  Product Liability,  Safety,  Scientific and Engineering,  Telecommunications,  Trademark,  Transportation,  Trucking, 


Michael Nranian's CV

 

Michael Nranian has over 30 years of experience focusing in Product Development, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, & Product Liability Litigation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Engineer, & Certified Project Management Professional. He has an in-depth background and education in Law, Intellectual Property, Electrical, Chemical, & Computer Engineering, Product Liability, & Business. He has testified extensively as an expert witness in depositions, hearings, and trials in state & federal courts. He is also a licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, & the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He provides and conducts Technical Product and Engineering Analysis, Patentability & Prior Art Research, and provides the Technical, Scientific, & Litigation Support for Intellectual Property. His litigation experience includes patent infringement / non-infringement under literal infringement and the doctrine of equivalents, patent validity / invalidity, prior art, & file-wrapper estoppel, for ITC & Federal cases, including Inter Partes reviews. He conducts analysis of all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and products, prepares claim charts, & expert witness reports. This includes testimony and document preparation for cases before state, and federal court jurisdictions, and the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He performs analysis under the America Invents Act, and all 101, 102, 103, 112, and other arguments. His experience includes Technology Standards Boards and Licensing Authorities, Antitrust / DOJ, Technology Development and Transfer, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing, Unfair Competition/Trade, False/Deceptive Advertising, & Lanham Act Actions, and Class Actions. His Product Liability Expert Witness litigation background includes all types of Safety Systems, Electrical Systems, Fires, Accident Reconstruction (certified through Northwestern University), and Evaluation of Alternative Designs for Automotive, Medical, Manufacturing, and other industries. He has extensive Testifying Experience. He has over 30 years of experience in Automotive and Safety Systems, Sensors, Seatbelts, Airbags / Curtains, Seats, Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical Systems and Architecture, Warning & Diagnostic Systems, Sensors and Sensor Fusion, Vision and Camera Optical/Image, Forward Collision/Lane Departure Warning, GPS, Navigation, Telematics, Powertrain, Engine, Cellular/Radio/Wireless/Satellite Communication, Information and Data Transmission, Data & Parameter storage & retrieval, Human Machine Interface, Controls, Crash Recorders, Crash Pulse Analysis, System Diagnostic, Fault Codes, Structure (including roof-crush and door) and Front, Side & Roll-over systems (including sensing and algorithm development), Occupant sensing, computer/microprocessor, software/source code analyses, Monitoring & Surveillance, Automotive & Recreational Vehicles, Trucks/Commercial Vehicles, Fleet Management Systems, Construction & Excavation Vehicles/Equipment, Manufacturing and Product Development for domestic and international corporations. He is thoroughly familiar with all regulatory (including ECE & FMVSS), and corporate due-care & SAE requirements, and preemption arguments, safety standards, occupant kinematics, biomechanics & injury causation as well as OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection. Complete Forensic Investigations and Analyses.

Tire Forensics Investigations
Saline, Michigan
9922 S. Maple Saline, 48176


Contact:  William J. Woehrle
www.tireforensics.com
734-255-3296 Or Toll Free
wwoehrle@tireforensics.com
9922 S. Maple Saline
Saline, Michigan 48176

Contact:  William J. Woehrle
www.tireforensics.com
734-255-3296
wwoehrle@tireforensics.com
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Automotive,  Highway Traffic Safety,  Tires,  Wheels, 



Jack G Cohen
Westlake Village, California
2629 Townsgate Rd., Suite 100, 91361


Contact:  Jack G Cohen

747-222-1550 Or Toll Free
jack@coheninv.com
2629 Townsgate Rd., Suite 100
Westlake Village, California 91361

Contact:  Jack G Cohen

747-222-1550
jack@coheninv.com

Jack G. Cohen's CV


Cell: 747-222-1554

Jack Cohen is a court qualified Automobile Expert Witness, Licensed Automobile Dealer with 40 years experience in the Automotive Industry

Plaintiff and Defense
Consulting with attorneys, dealers, consumers, insurance companies


Areas of expertise include:
Plaintiff and defense/Appraisals/Industry standards/Dealer fraud/Vehicles sales and leasing/Dealership practices/New and used automobile transactions/Auto warranty issues/Finance documentation and analysis/Lender-Dealer relationships/Wholesale & Retail/Diminished value cases, automobile and equipment rental, boats, motorcycles, ATV’s, personal watercraft.

Publications:

2020-2-21-Washington Post article - Jack Cohen was interviewed for this article.pdf

Information:  
Automotive,  Automotive and Equipment Rental,  Marine,  Recreational Vehicles,  Transportation, 


Jack G. Cohen's CV


Cell: 747-222-1554

Jack Cohen is a court qualified Automobile Expert Witness, Licensed Automobile Dealer with 40 years experience in the Automotive Industry

Plaintiff and Defense
Consulting with attorneys, dealers, consumers, insurance companies


Areas of expertise include:
Plaintiff and defense/Appraisals/Industry standards/Dealer fraud/Vehicles sales and leasing/Dealership practices/New and used automobile transactions/Auto warranty issues/Finance documentation and analysis/Lender-Dealer relationships/Wholesale & Retail/Diminished value cases, automobile and equipment rental, boats, motorcycles, ATV’s, personal watercraft.

Publications:

2020-2-21-Washington Post article - Jack Cohen was interviewed for this article.pdf


Steven S Paul, CVA, ASE, NRVIA
Carlyle, Illinois
18500 Burnside Rd, 62231


Contact:  Steven S Paul, CVA, ASE, NRVIA
www.testdrivetech.com
618-960-4696 Or Toll Free
steve@testdrivetech.com
18500 Burnside Rd
Carlyle, Illinois 62231

Contact:  Steven S Paul, CVA, ASE, NRVIA
www.testdrivetech.com
618-960-4696
steve@testdrivetech.com
Steven S. Paul, owner of TDT, is a Mechanic and Automobile Expert responsible for all aspects of the business including marketing, operations, and accounting as well as customer service. He has over 25 years of experience in automotive service, heavy equipment maintenance, and inspection services.

Mr. Paul is ASE Master Certified in both Automotive and Medium / HD Trucks including engines performance, electrical, driveline, brakes, steering and suspension as well as safety related systems. He has inspected over 2,500 vehicles since 2005 ranging from Model T Fords to 2015 BMW & Mercedes. He is qualified to inspect HD Semi Trucks and Construction Equipment as well as RV, Motorhomes and Campers. Mr. Paul also has inspection experience with Exotic & Luxury High End Cars as well as Boats and Watercraft. automobile, medium duty and heavy-duty truck repair and inspection as well as heavy equipment such as construction and agriculture equipment.

Litigation Support - Mr. Paul is a Certified Vehicle Appraiser and can provide opinions of value based on fair market value, diminished value and replacement values in accordance with USPAP. He has been court qualified as an expert vehicle inspector in multiple states as well as federal court.

Mr. Paul has provided over 1500 expert witness reports, provided over 30 depositions, and testified in court over 10 times. He is willing to travel to all 50 states.

He has experience in: Lemon Law - Misrepresentation and Dealer Operations - Lease Return Inspections - Vehicle Condition Reports - Automobile & HD Truck Mechanical, Electrical Breakdown and Cause of Failure
Information:  
Appraisers,  Automobile Dealerships,  Automotive,  Equipment and Machinery,  Trucking, 


Steven S. Paul, owner of TDT, is a Mechanic and Automobile Expert responsible for all aspects of the business including marketing, operations, and accounting as well as customer service. He has over 25 years of experience in automotive service, heavy equipment maintenance, and inspection services.

Mr. Paul is ASE Master Certified in both Automotive and Medium / HD Trucks including engines performance, electrical, driveline, brakes, steering and suspension as well as safety related systems. He has inspected over 2,500 vehicles since 2005 ranging from Model T Fords to 2015 BMW & Mercedes. He is qualified to inspect HD Semi Trucks and Construction Equipment as well as RV, Motorhomes and Campers. Mr. Paul also has inspection experience with Exotic & Luxury High End Cars as well as Boats and Watercraft. automobile, medium duty and heavy-duty truck repair and inspection as well as heavy equipment such as construction and agriculture equipment.

Litigation Support - Mr. Paul is a Certified Vehicle Appraiser and can provide opinions of value based on fair market value, diminished value and replacement values in accordance with USPAP. He has been court qualified as an expert vehicle inspector in multiple states as well as federal court.

Mr. Paul has provided over 1500 expert witness reports, provided over 30 depositions, and testified in court over 10 times. He is willing to travel to all 50 states.

He has experience in: Lemon Law - Misrepresentation and Dealer Operations - Lease Return Inspections - Vehicle Condition Reports - Automobile & HD Truck Mechanical, Electrical Breakdown and Cause of Failure

The Kilpatrick Group, PA.
Jamestown, North Carolina
3397 Cherrybrook Drive, 27282


Contact:  Gary E. Kilpatrick
www.thekilpatrickgrouppa.com
336-841-6354 Or Toll Free
kilpatrickg1@northstate.net
3397 Cherrybrook Drive
Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

Contact:  Gary E. Kilpatrick
www.thekilpatrickgrouppa.com
336-841-6354
kilpatrickg1@northstate.net

:Gary E. Kilpatrick's CV


Crane and Forklift Accident Reconstruction Brochures


Gary E. Kilpatrick and Associates, P.A. is a forensics engineering firm dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of engineering and the scientific method to answer questions of fact in the jurisprudence system pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death concerning accidents and product defects and failures.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Aerial Lifts,  Amusement Parks,  Analysis,  ANSI Standards,  Automobile Accidents,  Automotive,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Animation,  Conveyors,  Cranes,  Crash Data Retrieval,  Elevators and Escalators,  Farms and Farm Safety,  Food Manufacturing,  Forensic Engineering,  Forklifts,  Forklifts and Cranes,  Forklifts and Cranes,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Equipment,  Job Safety Analysis,  Labels and Warnings,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Machine Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Material Handling,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  OSHA,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Product Warnings,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Safety Occupational,  Warehouse and Storage,  Workers' Compensation, 


:Gary E. Kilpatrick's CV


Crane and Forklift Accident Reconstruction Brochures


Gary E. Kilpatrick and Associates, P.A. is a forensics engineering firm dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of engineering and the scientific method to answer questions of fact in the jurisprudence system pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death concerning accidents and product defects and failures.