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Expert in Safety Engineering, Premises Liability and Accident Reconstruction

Expert ID: 734281 California, USA

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Since 2004, Expert has forensically investigated and testified in a number of litigation cases in the State of California that cover a wide variety of topics, including Premises Liability, Slips, Trips & Falls, Product Defects, Safety and Mechanical Engineering and Vehicle Accident Reconstruction. Relative to these assignments, his duties have included: inspections of incident sites and production of associated photographs, video, diagrams, and animations; research of building codes and industry standards; reconstruction of vehicle accidents, including calculations and animations; development of technical reports, declarations, and expert opinions in preparation f depositions and trial.

In 2006, Expert successfully obtained a certification for the operation and testing of the English XL Variable Incidence Tribometer, and has conducted slip resistance testing on numerous floor surfaces and flooring types. In 2011, Expert became duly licensed as a Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. In 2016, Expert successfully acquired the designation of Certified Playground Safety Inspector, and has inspected many playgrounds with respect to safety.

In 2013, Expert opened a branch office serving Northern and Central California. Expert is the Principal Manager and supervises operations throughout Northern and Central California. Expert also works directly with licensed Architects, Civil Engineers, Safety Engineers and General Contractors.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2004 Degree: BSME Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Loyola Marymount University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Forensic Engineer Department: Safety Engineering Responsibilities: As Senior Forensic Engineer, Expert provides engineering consulting and expert services in mechanical and safety engineering, accident reconstruction, premises liability and product defects.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Association of Cost Engineers
American Concrete Institute
American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)
American Public Works Association (APWA)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Professional Estimators
American Society of Safety Engineers
California Apartment Association
California Society of Professional Engineers
Construction Management Association of America
Construction Specifications Institute
Glass Association of North America
Human Factors Society - Safety Technical Group
International Code Council
National Academy of Forensic Engineers
National Fire Protection Association
National Restaurant Association
National Safety Council
National Society of Professional Engineers
Scaffold Industry Association
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society for Testing & Materials
F08 Sports Equipment and Facilities
F13 Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear
F14 Fences
F15 Consumer Products
F24 Amusement Rides and Devices
California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists
National Recreation and Parks Association
Society of Automotive Engineers
Licenses / Certifications
PE: Licensed Mechanical Engineer California
CPSI: Certified Playground Safety Inspector
CXLT: Certified XL Tribometrist

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has extensive technical and practical experience in conducting safety investigations and analysis of premises. He has personally conducted investigations and analyzed more than 3,000 accident cases in the past fourteen years, and he has provided testimony in over 120 Depositions and over 30 Trials. He has personally qualified as an expert in safety engineering on numerous occasions in courts within California.
Training / Seminars
ASTM
CXLT
CPSI
CA2RS
FEWA
Marketing Experience
CAOC

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