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Design Engineering Group
Redondo Beach, California
P.O. Box 2417, 90278


Contact:  Peter J. Weller, PE
www.peterjweller.com
310-937-9389 Or Toll Free
pj902@aol.com
P.O. Box 2417
Redondo Beach, California 90278

Contact:  Peter J. Weller, PE
www.peterjweller.com
310-937-9389
pj902@aol.com
Peter J. Weller, PE of Design Engineering Group is a Registered Professional Engineer with 40 years professional and industrial experience and 10 years experience in Expert Testimony.
Information:  
Engineering,  Forensic Engineering,  Hydraulics,  Mechanical Engineering,  Product Liability, 


Peter J. Weller, PE of Design Engineering Group is a Registered Professional Engineer with 40 years professional and industrial experience and 10 years experience in Expert Testimony.

Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc.
Cape Canaveral, Florida
P.O. Drawer 307 , 32920-0307


Contact:  Walter P Godfrey
www.fireexpert.com
321-868-7890 Or Toll Free
fireexpert@fireexpert.com
P.O. Drawer 307
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920-0307

Contact:  Walter P Godfrey
www.fireexpert.com
321-868-7890
fireexpert@fireexpert.com
Mission Statement: Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc. is in the business of providing Accurate, non-biased Technical Independent Investigations to determine the Origin & Cause of Fires & Explosions in Structures, Vessels & Vehicles for our clients. Our diverse team of Fire & Explosion Investigators, Analysts, Experts, & Forensic Engineers provide; fast mobilization, accurate, thorough, integrity based results along with complete litigation support to Marine, Property, Casualty Insurers, Manufacturers & the Legal Profession Worldwide.

The focus of our final delivered product/service is two-fold:
1st)
We are retained in order to technically determine what occurred, how the loss, injury or wrongful death could have been avoided and who or what was at fault and
2nd) by what is expressed in our Mission Statement. On a more minor point, we would like to say that while complex claims or lawsuits cannot be made completely simple due to the legal terminology or technical explanation required, they can be made clear for the jury to thoroughly understand.
Information:  
Civil Litigation,  Earthquake Damage,  Electrical Engineering,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Forensic Engineering,  Forensic Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Mechanical Engineering, 


Mission Statement: Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc. is in the business of providing Accurate, non-biased Technical Independent Investigations to determine the Origin & Cause of Fires & Explosions in Structures, Vessels & Vehicles for our clients. Our diverse team of Fire & Explosion Investigators, Analysts, Experts, & Forensic Engineers provide; fast mobilization, accurate, thorough, integrity based results along with complete litigation support to Marine, Property, Casualty Insurers, Manufacturers & the Legal Profession Worldwide.

The focus of our final delivered product/service is two-fold:
1st)
We are retained in order to technically determine what occurred, how the loss, injury or wrongful death could have been avoided and who or what was at fault and
2nd) by what is expressed in our Mission Statement. On a more minor point, we would like to say that while complex claims or lawsuits cannot be made completely simple due to the legal terminology or technical explanation required, they can be made clear for the jury to thoroughly understand.

Inductive Engineering
Cadott, Wisconsin
10805 230th Street, 54727


Contact:  Dale Gumz, P.E., C.S.P.
www.inductiveengineering.net
715-289-4721 Or Toll Free
dgumz@centurytel.net
10805 230th Street
Cadott, Wisconsin 54727

Contact:  Dale Gumz, P.E., C.S.P.
www.inductiveengineering.net
715-289-4721
dgumz@centurytel.net
Registration: P.E. in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri & Wisconsin
Certified Safety Professional
Member: ASSE, ASABE, HFES, WSPE/NSPE, NIFS, NSC, SAE
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Agricultural Engineering,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Mechanical Engineering,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


Registration: P.E. in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri & Wisconsin
Certified Safety Professional
Member: ASSE, ASABE, HFES, WSPE/NSPE, NIFS, NSC, SAE

Peterson Engineering, Inc.
Brainerd, Minnesota
P.O. Box 664, 56401


Contact:  Donn N. Peterson, PE, D-IBFES, President
www.donnnpeterson.com
218-765-3556 Or Toll Free
DonnNPeterson@aol.com
P.O. Box 664
Brainerd, Minnesota 56401

Contact:  Donn N. Peterson, PE, D-IBFES, President
www.donnnpeterson.com
218-765-3556
DonnNPeterson@aol.com
Donn N. Peterson, PE, D-IBFES, President
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Simulation,  Forensic Engineering,  Mechanical Engineering,  Product Liability,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


Donn N. Peterson, PE, D-IBFES, President

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.

Global Solutions
El Dorado Hills, California
P.O. Box 5586, 95762


Contact:  Russell E. Darnell, PH.D. EDD, MDA, BSE, CAI
http://www.jvra.com/expert/default.aspx?ref=1603
916-825-5592 Or Toll Free
globalcto@att.net
P.O. Box 5586
El Dorado Hills, California 95762

Contact:  Russell E. Darnell, PH.D. EDD, MDA, BSE, CAI
http://www.jvra.com/expert/default.aspx?ref=1603
916-825-5592
globalcto@att.net
Project engineer, mechanical engineer, international engineering consultant with experience in eighty countries. Forty + years experience with motorcycles. American Hall of Fame motorcycle racer. Testifying in state, federal, and foreign courts for over 35 years; court qualified in 30 disciplines with 228 trial appearances. Author of 400+ technical articles and 3 books. Both defense and plaintiff cases are accepted. We handle cases involving towing accidents, cars, trucks, buses, motorhomes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV's, tire failures, fires (cause and origin), heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, accident psychology, and engineering management issues. Worldwide references available. We work efficiently with the most up-to-date resources and equipment to keep your costs down.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Automobile Accidents,  Mechanical Engineering,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Product Liability, 


Project engineer, mechanical engineer, international engineering consultant with experience in eighty countries. Forty + years experience with motorcycles. American Hall of Fame motorcycle racer. Testifying in state, federal, and foreign courts for over 35 years; court qualified in 30 disciplines with 228 trial appearances. Author of 400+ technical articles and 3 books. Both defense and plaintiff cases are accepted. We handle cases involving towing accidents, cars, trucks, buses, motorhomes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV's, tire failures, fires (cause and origin), heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, accident psychology, and engineering management issues. Worldwide references available. We work efficiently with the most up-to-date resources and equipment to keep your costs down.

Innalytical Solutions Inc.
Janesville, Wisconsin
5807 W. Fenrick Rd., 53548


Contact:  Paul Terpstra, P.E.
www.innalytical.com
877-622-4369 Or Toll Free
pterpstra@innalytical.com
5807 W. Fenrick Rd.
Janesville, Wisconsin 53548

Contact:  Paul Terpstra, P.E.
www.innalytical.com
877-622-4369
pterpstra@innalytical.com
Paul D. Terpstra, PE, is a Mechanical Engineer who provides forensic engineering litigation support services. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design, Programming, Electrical Design, and Troubleshooting of Automated Machinery. He applies his Root Cause Analysis skills to reconstruct events and mitigate the consequences of accidents and failures which give rise to insurance claims and sometimes legal action. Mr. Terpstra served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions Inc. He has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Potter & Brumfield, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce. He has been granted seven United States patents, three foreign patents, and has two additional US patent applications pending. Mr. Terpstra's expert witness services are available to insurance companies and attorneys.
Information:  
Conveyors,  Equipment and Machinery,  Forensic Engineering,  Industrial Equipment,  Mechanical Engineering, 


Paul D. Terpstra, PE, is a Mechanical Engineer who provides forensic engineering litigation support services. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design, Programming, Electrical Design, and Troubleshooting of Automated Machinery. He applies his Root Cause Analysis skills to reconstruct events and mitigate the consequences of accidents and failures which give rise to insurance claims and sometimes legal action. Mr. Terpstra served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions Inc. He has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Potter & Brumfield, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce. He has been granted seven United States patents, three foreign patents, and has two additional US patent applications pending. Mr. Terpstra's expert witness services are available to insurance companies and attorneys.

James G. Rice, PhD
Keswick, Virginia
3255 Avebury Lane , 22947


Contact:  James G. Rice, PhD
www.mechexpert.com
434-326-0148 Or Toll Free
jrice@mechexpert.com
3255 Avebury Lane
Keswick, Virginia 22947

Contact:  James G. Rice, PhD
www.mechexpert.com
434-326-0148
jrice@mechexpert.com
Strong Patent Litigation Experience
Information:  
Automotive,  Mechanical Engineering,  Patents,  Turbomachinery, 


Strong Patent Litigation Experience

PEG, Inc. Experts Professional Engineering Group
Birmingham, Alabama
950 22nd Street North, Suite 632, 35203


Contact:  Lamar T. Hawkins, J.D., P.E.
peginc.biz
205-458-8516 Or Toll Free
lthpc@aol.com
Experts Professional Engineering Group
950 22nd Street North, Suite 632
Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Contact:  Lamar T. Hawkins, J.D., P.E.
peginc.biz
205-458-8516
lthpc@aol.com
"Free telephone conference call about your case." ---------- Serving the Southeast Region.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Building Code Compliance,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Civil Engineering,  Concrete and Masonry,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Safety,  Cooling Towers,  Electrical Engineering,  Fall Protection,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Motor Vehicles,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Premises Liability,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Trucking, 


"Free telephone conference call about your case." ---------- Serving the Southeast Region.

Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.
Marietta, Georgia
P.O. Box 670084, 30066


Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720 Or Toll Free
sbk@sbkushnick.com
P.O. Box 670084
Marietta, Georgia 30066

Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720
sbk@sbkushnick.com
Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.
Information:  
Aviation,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Turbomachinery, 


Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.

Apollo BBC
Houston, Texas
611 West 22nd St. #207, 77008


Contact:  D. Reid Middlebrooks
www.apollobbc.com
713-869-0000 Or Toll Free
rmiddlebrooks@apollobbc.com
611 West 22nd St. #207
Houston, Texas 77008

Contact:  D. Reid Middlebrooks
www.apollobbc.com
713-869-0000
rmiddlebrooks@apollobbc.com
D. Reid Middlebrooks, P.E. provides opinions relating to mechanical HVAC systems, their interaction with wall and roof assemblies, and failures associated with their interaction. His areas of practice include mechanical engineering, humidity control in commercial buildings, wall system failures, energy conservation, and sustainable design and construction practices. Mr. Middlebrooks is licensed in professional engineering in several states and Principal and CEO of Apollo BBC, a multidisciplinary consulting firm located in Houston, Texas.
Information:  
Air Conditioning,  Construction Defects,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Mold and Moisture, 


D. Reid Middlebrooks, P.E. provides opinions relating to mechanical HVAC systems, their interaction with wall and roof assemblies, and failures associated with their interaction. His areas of practice include mechanical engineering, humidity control in commercial buildings, wall system failures, energy conservation, and sustainable design and construction practices. Mr. Middlebrooks is licensed in professional engineering in several states and Principal and CEO of Apollo BBC, a multidisciplinary consulting firm located in Houston, Texas.

Berkeley Engineering AND Research, Inc. (BEAR)
Berkeley, California
808 Gilman Street, 94710


Contact:  Glen Stevick Ph.D., P.E.
www.bearinc.com
510-549-3300 Or Toll Free
gstevick@gmail.com
808 Gilman Street
Berkeley, California 94710

Contact:  Glen Stevick Ph.D., P.E.
www.bearinc.com
510-549-3300
gstevick@gmail.com
Design and failure analysis of engineering systems and industrial equipment. Investigation of refinery, chemical plant, power plant and large building fires and explosions. Laboratory testing of mechanical, electrical, gas and hydraulic systems. Materials, stress and fracture analysis. Dynamic simulation and computer animation. Experience in the evaluation of a broad range of industrial process equipment and structures: piping, pressure vessels, presses, pumps, heat exchangers, turbines, conveyors, cranes, airframes, railcars and motor vehicle body and frames.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Corrosion Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Mechanical Engineering, 


Design and failure analysis of engineering systems and industrial equipment. Investigation of refinery, chemical plant, power plant and large building fires and explosions. Laboratory testing of mechanical, electrical, gas and hydraulic systems. Materials, stress and fracture analysis. Dynamic simulation and computer animation. Experience in the evaluation of a broad range of industrial process equipment and structures: piping, pressure vessels, presses, pumps, heat exchangers, turbines, conveyors, cranes, airframes, railcars and motor vehicle body and frames.

Eugene R. Camerota, PE., Consulting Engineering Specializing in Accident Reconstruction & Product Liability
Syracuse, New York
P.O. Box 15486, 13215


Contact:  Eugene R. Camerota PE
www.eugenecamerota.com
315-676-5187 Or Toll Free
camerote@twcny.rr.com
Specializing in Accident Reconstruction & Product Liability
P.O. Box 15486
Syracuse, New York 13215

Contact:  Eugene R. Camerota PE
www.eugenecamerota.com
315-676-5187
camerote@twcny.rr.com
Analytical and experimental studies of engineering problems dealing with accident reconstruction and product liability. Accident reconstruction techniques include classical application of the laws of physics in conjunction with engineering principles to perform the most accurate reconstruction possible. Certified to perform crash data retrieval from conforming vehicles. Product liability analysis includes engineering design evaluations of consumer and industrial products to ascertain safety of the design.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Crash Data Retrieval,  Failure Analysis,  Industrial Equipment,  Mechanical Engineering,  Product Liability, 


Analytical and experimental studies of engineering problems dealing with accident reconstruction and product liability. Accident reconstruction techniques include classical application of the laws of physics in conjunction with engineering principles to perform the most accurate reconstruction possible. Certified to perform crash data retrieval from conforming vehicles. Product liability analysis includes engineering design evaluations of consumer and industrial products to ascertain safety of the design.

Talex, Inc. Engineers
Austin, Texas
, 78752


Contact:  Thomas R. Alexander, P.E.
http://talexinc.com/
512-451-6579 Or Toll Free
tomalex@talexinc.com

Austin, Texas 78752

Contact:  Thomas R. Alexander, P.E.
http://talexinc.com/
512-451-6579
tomalex@talexinc.com
Thomas R. Alexander is an expert witness with over 40 years experience. His technical expertise along with his sincere honest appearance, his spontaneity, his forthright manner, his ability to present simplified explanations to complex issues, and his convincing arguments in support of his positions are hard to equal. As the Engineer of Record responsible for Design Construction, HVAC, Electrical, and/or Plumbing projects his credentials as an expert witness in the mechanical and electrical engineering fields are impeccable.
Information:  
Construction Defects,  Electrical Engineering,  HVAC Investigations,  Mechanical Engineering,  Plumbing, 


Thomas R. Alexander is an expert witness with over 40 years experience. His technical expertise along with his sincere honest appearance, his spontaneity, his forthright manner, his ability to present simplified explanations to complex issues, and his convincing arguments in support of his positions are hard to equal. As the Engineer of Record responsible for Design Construction, HVAC, Electrical, and/or Plumbing projects his credentials as an expert witness in the mechanical and electrical engineering fields are impeccable.

J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2392 Fuller Court, 48105


Contact:  Adam Olshve
www.millerengineering.com
734-662-6822 Or Toll Free
miller@millerengineering.com
2392 Fuller Court
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Contact:  Adam Olshve
www.millerengineering.com
734-662-6822
miller@millerengineering.com
Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan College of Engineering and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 30 years of experience as an engineering expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling and instruction manuals, consumer product design, machine guarding, process safety, fire science, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, pedestrian and worker slip and fall prevention, COF testing, recreational vehicle safety (boats, ATVs and personal watercraft), compliance with occupational safety and consumer safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, ANSI, ASTM, UL, CPSC).
Miller Engineering has a staff of engineers and experts in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agriculture, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering.
Dr. Miller has recently authored a chapter titled Hazard Communication Compliance in the Safety Engineering Handbook for ASSE. Dr. Miller has authored five books on the topic of Warnings and Safety Instructions and hundreds of journal articles. He is also currently a committee member of the ASTM Technical Committee F15 on Consumer Products.
Dr. Miller’s experience includes the following: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (1963), M.B.A. (1965), and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (1971), Ohio State University. Owens-Corning Fiberglass (1964-1967): Corporate Methods Engineer. The University of Michigan (1970-present): Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) Professor, teaching courses in human factors/ergonomics, safety, engineering law, and labor relations. U.S. Department of Labor (1975-1977): Special Assistant for Safety, Assistant Secretary of Labor.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Agricultural Engineering,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Ergonomics,  Fire and Explosions,  Forklifts,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Labels and Warnings,  Mechanical Engineering,  OSHA,  Personal Injury,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Toxic Exposures,  Toy Safety Design,  Transportation, 


Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan College of Engineering and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 30 years of experience as an engineering expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling and instruction manuals, consumer product design, machine guarding, process safety, fire science, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, pedestrian and worker slip and fall prevention, COF testing, recreational vehicle safety (boats, ATVs and personal watercraft), compliance with occupational safety and consumer safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, ANSI, ASTM, UL, CPSC).
Miller Engineering has a staff of engineers and experts in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agriculture, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering.
Dr. Miller has recently authored a chapter titled Hazard Communication Compliance in the Safety Engineering Handbook for ASSE. Dr. Miller has authored five books on the topic of Warnings and Safety Instructions and hundreds of journal articles. He is also currently a committee member of the ASTM Technical Committee F15 on Consumer Products.
Dr. Miller’s experience includes the following: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (1963), M.B.A. (1965), and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (1971), Ohio State University. Owens-Corning Fiberglass (1964-1967): Corporate Methods Engineer. The University of Michigan (1970-present): Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) Professor, teaching courses in human factors/ergonomics, safety, engineering law, and labor relations. U.S. Department of Labor (1975-1977): Special Assistant for Safety, Assistant Secretary of Labor.

Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.
Alpine, Utah
111 West Canyon Crest Road , 84004


Contact:  Adam Smith
www.alpineeng.com
801-763-8484 Or Toll Free
asmith@alpineeng.com
111 West Canyon Crest Road
Alpine, Utah 84004

Contact:  Adam Smith
www.alpineeng.com
801-763-8484
asmith@alpineeng.com
Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc. has been providing expert witness services for over 20 years. We have some of the most experienced mechanical engineering and patent expert witnesses available. Our experts personally have over 75 patents and have been retained in more than 400 lawsuits. Our experts have testified in front of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), International Trade Commission (ITC), and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). If you are looking for an expert witness who understands mechanical engineering and patents, Alpine Engineering and Design is a great option!
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Intellectual Properties,  Mechanical Engineering,  Patents,  Product Liability, 


Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc. has been providing expert witness services for over 20 years. We have some of the most experienced mechanical engineering and patent expert witnesses available. Our experts personally have over 75 patents and have been retained in more than 400 lawsuits. Our experts have testified in front of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), International Trade Commission (ITC), and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). If you are looking for an expert witness who understands mechanical engineering and patents, Alpine Engineering and Design is a great option!

Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation
Hampton, Virginia
2503 58th Street Suite A, 23661


Contact:  Robert Kochan, ME, CMI, DABFET, FACFEI, CXLT
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
2503 58th Street Suite A
Hampton, Virginia 23661

Contact:  Robert Kochan, ME, CMI, DABFET, FACFEI, CXLT
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!
Information:  
Accident Injury,  Accident Reconstruction,  Admiralty,  Amusement Parks,  Automobile Accidents,  Aviation,  Biomechanics,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Biomedical Engineering,  Boating,  Building Code Compliance,  Carbon Monoxide,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Code Compliance,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Data Recovery,  Computer Forensics,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Document Alterations,  Document Analysis,  Document Examiner,  Document Management,  Earthquake Damage,  Electrical Engineering,  Elevators and Escalators,  Equipment and Machinery,  Failure Analysis,  Farms and Farm Safety,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Food Safety,  Forensic Engineering,  Forklifts,  Geotechnical Engineering,  Groundwater Resources and Contamination,  Hail Damages,  Handwriting Experts,  Human Factors,  Hurricane Damage,  HVAC Investigations,  Indoor Air Quality,  Industrial Accidents,  Job Safety Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Litigation Support,  Machine Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Maritime,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Mold and Moisture,  Motor Vehicles,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Noise Measurement and Control,  Occupational Injury,  Office Buildings,  Oil and Gas,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Plumbing,  Process Safety Chemicals and Oil Refining,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination,  Product Liability,  Reconstruction,  Reinforced Concrete and Masonry,  Roofing and Waterproofing,  Safety Engineering,  Shooting Incident Reconstruction,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Solar Energy,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Toxic Exposures,  Trial Consultants,  Water and Flood Damage, 


Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!

4x Forensic Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Huntington Beach, California
5262 Oceanus Drive, 92649


Contact:  Phil Van Herle, P.E.
www.4xforensic.com
714-450-8500 Or Toll Free
phil@4xforensic.com
5262 Oceanus Drive
Huntington Beach, California 92649

Contact:  Phil Van Herle, P.E.
www.4xforensic.com
714-450-8500
phil@4xforensic.com
Mr. Van Herle is a registered professional engineer. He has a wide array of experience in fire & explosion, product defect, accident investigation and failure analysis. His engineering career started in 1992 within the automotive industry conducting power supply and charging component thermal analysis, temperature, environmental & mechanical wear testing for the General Motors EV-1 electric car project. His career design and testing experience includes the areas of electromagnetic, electrical power systems, control systems and machine design of products. Mr. Van Herle has a wide range of computer simulation expertise in the areas of thermal heat transfer analysis, fire modeling, accident reconstruction and multi-physics Finite Element Analysis for stress, fluid flow and heat transfer. Since the year 2000 while working as a forensic engineering expert witness he has conducted several thousand fire & explosion, product defect and accident related case investigations. He has testified over 30 times in deposition and trial and has drafted several Federal trial reports. He has been involved with several Consumer Product Safety Commission product recall investigations. He holds two U.S. patents for products which he designed, prototyped and personally prepared and filed the patent documents.
Information:  
Corrosion Engineering,  Electrical Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy, 


Mr. Van Herle is a registered professional engineer. He has a wide array of experience in fire & explosion, product defect, accident investigation and failure analysis. His engineering career started in 1992 within the automotive industry conducting power supply and charging component thermal analysis, temperature, environmental & mechanical wear testing for the General Motors EV-1 electric car project. His career design and testing experience includes the areas of electromagnetic, electrical power systems, control systems and machine design of products. Mr. Van Herle has a wide range of computer simulation expertise in the areas of thermal heat transfer analysis, fire modeling, accident reconstruction and multi-physics Finite Element Analysis for stress, fluid flow and heat transfer. Since the year 2000 while working as a forensic engineering expert witness he has conducted several thousand fire & explosion, product defect and accident related case investigations. He has testified over 30 times in deposition and trial and has drafted several Federal trial reports. He has been involved with several Consumer Product Safety Commission product recall investigations. He holds two U.S. patents for products which he designed, prototyped and personally prepared and filed the patent documents.

Engineering Associate Services
Wakefield, Rhode Island
58 Briarwood Drive, 02879


Contact:  Michael B. Plunkett, PE
www.engineeringassociateservices.com
401-935-6557 Or Toll Free
mikeb.plunkett@gmail.com
58 Briarwood Drive
Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879

Contact:  Michael B. Plunkett, PE
www.engineeringassociateservices.com
401-935-6557
mikeb.plunkett@gmail.com
Offices in Rhode Island & Florida

Michael B. Plunkett, PE has been performing engineering consultant and expert witness services for over thirty years. He is recognized as one of the few experts in the Energy Industry. He founded his mechanical/structural engineering consultant firm in 1974. Mr. Plunkett has ongoing consulting activities with most of the major utilities and architectural engineering firms in the United States, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Department of Energy (DOE). During Mr. Plunkett's thirty year career he has been involved in numerous engineering consultant activities within the United States, Europe and Asia. He has extensive experience in nuclear, fossil, waste/water treatment plants. His professional experience entails performing design reviews, safety and hazard analysis, engineering risk assessments, inspections, auditing, failure analysis as well as rate case reviews and expert witness testimony. Mr. Plunkett also has had extensive hands-on working experience in design, analysis, maintenance and field engineering including performance enhancement of piping systems, high energy steam, vacuum air systems for sludge removal, air and vacuum handling systems, buried piping and seismic qualification.

Alternate E-mail: info@engineeringassociateservices.com
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Structural Engineering, 


Offices in Rhode Island & Florida

Michael B. Plunkett, PE has been performing engineering consultant and expert witness services for over thirty years. He is recognized as one of the few experts in the Energy Industry. He founded his mechanical/structural engineering consultant firm in 1974. Mr. Plunkett has ongoing consulting activities with most of the major utilities and architectural engineering firms in the United States, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Department of Energy (DOE). During Mr. Plunkett's thirty year career he has been involved in numerous engineering consultant activities within the United States, Europe and Asia. He has extensive experience in nuclear, fossil, waste/water treatment plants. His professional experience entails performing design reviews, safety and hazard analysis, engineering risk assessments, inspections, auditing, failure analysis as well as rate case reviews and expert witness testimony. Mr. Plunkett also has had extensive hands-on working experience in design, analysis, maintenance and field engineering including performance enhancement of piping systems, high energy steam, vacuum air systems for sludge removal, air and vacuum handling systems, buried piping and seismic qualification.

Alternate E-mail: info@engineeringassociateservices.com

Robertson Engineering Investigations LLC
Mesilla Park, New Mexico
P.O. Box 820, 88047


Contact:  Cale Robertson, MSME, PE, CFI-IAAI, ACTAR
http://www.reifire.net
575-644-9595 Or Toll Free
rei@reifire.net
P.O. Box 820
Mesilla Park, New Mexico 88047

Contact:  Cale Robertson, MSME, PE, CFI-IAAI, ACTAR
http://www.reifire.net
575-644-9595
rei@reifire.net
Robertson Engineering Investigations, LLC (REI) is a private forensic engineering firm that provides forensic engineering services to both the insurance and legal communities. REI experts are court qualified Licensed Professional Engineers with extensive training, experience and certifications related to fire investigation, fire science, accident investigation and reconstruction, and general product failure analysis. REI investigators hold the distinguished Certified Fire Investigator (CFI-IAAI) certification and are also certified accident reconstructionists through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). REI is dedicated to providing accurate, complete and timely investigations that are based on scientific principles. Identifying the root origin and cause of incidents, which have significant cost in terms of either pain and suffering or monetary loss, is the only way for society to correct, improve and/or remove defective products from harms way. This is why REI is dedicated to identifying the facts and the root cause of such incidents and will not become an advocate for one party or another. REI Location Google Maps Zoomed Out REI's regular service areas include New Mexico, Texas and Arizona, including Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, El Paso, Dallas, Phoenix, and Tucson. REI staff are fluent in Spanish.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Forensic,  Forensic Engineering,  Hail Damages,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Product Failure,  Reconstruction,  Roofing,  Roofing and Waterproofing,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Stucco, 


Robertson Engineering Investigations, LLC (REI) is a private forensic engineering firm that provides forensic engineering services to both the insurance and legal communities. REI experts are court qualified Licensed Professional Engineers with extensive training, experience and certifications related to fire investigation, fire science, accident investigation and reconstruction, and general product failure analysis. REI investigators hold the distinguished Certified Fire Investigator (CFI-IAAI) certification and are also certified accident reconstructionists through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). REI is dedicated to providing accurate, complete and timely investigations that are based on scientific principles. Identifying the root origin and cause of incidents, which have significant cost in terms of either pain and suffering or monetary loss, is the only way for society to correct, improve and/or remove defective products from harms way. This is why REI is dedicated to identifying the facts and the root cause of such incidents and will not become an advocate for one party or another. REI Location Google Maps Zoomed Out REI's regular service areas include New Mexico, Texas and Arizona, including Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, El Paso, Dallas, Phoenix, and Tucson. REI staff are fluent in Spanish.