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Expert in Design Evaluation, Product Liability, Patent Infringement, Accident Investigation, Personal Injury

Expert ID: 732186 Utah, USA

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Design evaluation: Expert has been creating and fine tuning designs, both for himself and for clients, for over 30 years. This gives him in-depth insight into evaluation of designs, as well as things to look for in design
failure. He uses several different tools and processes to accomplish this. Expert regularly uses Finite Element Analysis to look at materials used and find any stress problems with designs.

Product liability: Product liability requires knowledge in both product design and safety. Expert is a certified safety professional and also has more than 30 years of product design. He also has over twenty years of expert
witness experience. making him a perfect candidate f witness work in product liability.

Patent infringement: Expert personally holds over 50 product patents and understands the processes and procedures that go along with obtaining a patent. This knowledge, along with his extensive experience with patent
expert witness work, makes him a perfect fit for patent expert witness needs.

Accident investigation: Accident investigation requires understanding of equipment involved and the ability to recreate the situation in which the accident occurs. He and his team of engineers have successfully re-
created dozens of accident scenes for accident investigation cases they have done. This allows parties involved in the decision-making process to fully understand the mechanics of what happened at the accident
scene.

Personal injury: Personal injury requires understanding of equipment involved and the ability to recreate the situation in which the injury occurs. Expert and his team of engineers have successfully re-created dozens of
injury scenarios for personal injury cases they have done. This allows parties involved in the decision making process to fully understand the mechanics of what happened to cause the personal injury.

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During his consulting career, Expert has directed the development and improvement of a wide variety of products including trucking equipment, refuse equipment, hydraulically operated mobile equipment, specialty axles and suspensions, exercise equipment, radio frequency and magnetically shielded enclosures, rotomolded containers, aerial lifts and a variety of consumer products.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: California State University, Long Beach

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1980 to 2000 Employer: F.S. New Products Title: Executive Vice President Department: Engineering Responsibilities: He was responsible for product development, consulting, product design, prototyping, and safety analysis.
Years: 2000 to 2015 Employer: Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc Title: CEO Department: Engineering Responsibilities: He is responsible for all aspect of engineering including product development, consulting, product design, prototyping, and safety analysis.
Years: 1980 to 1985 Employer: MRI Support Systems Corporation Title: Vice President Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Utah Safety Council; National Safety Council; Society of Automotive Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; The Society of American Valued Engineers; The National Honor Society.
Licenses / Certifications
Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer in Utah (177027-2202), California (25127), Nevada (016907) & Alabama (28224). Registered Structural Engineer in Utah (177027-2202). Certified Safety Professional (CSP No. 18890). Certified Train-the-Trainer for Lift Truck Operations. Ives Certified Trainer for Scissor Lifts and Boom Lifts. Certified Crane Inspector.

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