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  • Featured Lister
    Christopher Gayner MSME
    CEO / Senior Engineer
    Expert Reconstruction Company LLC

    555 Bryant Street, Suite 408
    Palo Alto, CA 94301-

    Phone: 8886871334
    Email: chris@expertreconstruction.com
    www.expertreconstruction.com

    Specialties
    Traffic accident reconstruction, human factors, biomechanics, occupant kinematics, restraint systems, airbags, vehicle speed-time-position histories, crash data retrieval, total station surveys, computer simulations and animations, expert testimony.
    Degrees/Licenses
    M.S., Mechanical Engineer; B.S., Mechanical Engineer; ACTAR; EIT.
  • Featured Lister
    W. Charles Perry & Associates
    W. Charles Perry PE
    Principal Engineer

    231 W. 41st Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94403-

    Phone: 6506389546
    Email: charles@wcharlesperry.com
    www.wcharlesperry.com

    Specialties
    Failure analysis and accident reconstruction of industrial accidents, automobile accidents, personal injuries, building fires, industrial fires, carbon monoxide poisoning, and industrial explosions. Design evaluations of products and buildings at the system and component level. Safety evaluation of construction sites and industrial facilities. Products evaluated include chairs, ladders, rolling-scaffolds and barricades, medical tables, water heaters, space heaters, furnaces, file cabinets windows. Vehicles evaluated include cars, forklifts, bicycle, pedestrian, golf cart and cranes. Fires & explosions include houses & commercial kitchen fires, methamphetamine lab explosion, ammonium perchorate factory explosion, synthetic crude oil refinery fire, natural gas explosions, urban-wildland fire and print-shop fire. Construction defects & failures evaluated include structural collapse, mold infestations, EIFS failures, slab failures, pipe leaks and breaks, retaining wall failures, sub-sea level sewer tunneling failure, foundation failures, neighborhood flooding, roof and window leakage. Earthquake damage evaluation of residential, light commercial and high-rise buildings.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MS, BS, PE, (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Fire Science & Engineering and Construction Management).
  • Featured Lister
    Benn Karne PE
    Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist; Registered Mechanical Engineer
    Karne Engineering

    6832 Mokelumne Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94605-2217

    Phone: (510) 430-1119
    Fax: 5108778421
    Email: Benn@KarneEngineering.com
    www.KarneEngineering.com

    Specialties
    Reconstruct traffic accidents, incidents, multiple-vehicle, pedestrian, bicycle. Expert testimony for plaintiff or defense. Speed and impact calculations, electrical/mechanical failures, scene/vehicle examinations, time-and-distance analyses, "blackbox" downloads, more.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; Professional Engineer (CA #18705); Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR #1045).
  • Featured Lister
    Daniel John O'Connell CSP
    Principal Consulting Safety Engineer
    O'Connell and Associates Forensic Safety Consultants / SAFETRAN, LLC

    4627 Norris Road
    Fremont, CA 94538-6706

    Phone: 5108940229
    Alternate: 5103861241
    Fax: 5108940332
    Email: daniel@safetransafety.com
    www.d-oconnell.com
    http://www.linkedin/daniel-john-o-connell-csp-asp-cet-chmm-chst-chcm-12413b16/

    Specialties
    Consulting safety engineer, educator, author, expert. Occupational safety & health, regulatory compliance, employee training specialist, analyst, inspections, program evaluation. Construction, Roofing, Trucking, Industry, Confined space, Rescue, Hazardous materials responder and specialist.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Cert. Safety Trainer (CET); Construction Safety & Health; State Rescue Tech.; State Hazmat Responder; California CDL
    Formal Education
    Graduate Certificate, Safety Management, University of California, 2001; B.S. cum laude, Occupational Safety & Health, Columbia Southern University, 2006
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Safety Professional (CSP-#32751); CHMM; CHST; CET.
    Previous/Current Position
    Forensic safety consulting, rescue chief, construction safety engineer, fleet manager, OSHA safety trainer.
    Honors/Awards
    Graduate cum laude, appointed ASSE Advisory Board Transportation Practice, appointed Senior Fellow of the International Safety Quality Environment Management Association (ISQEMA).
    Prof. Affil.
    American Society of Safety Engineers, ASTM International, National Safety Management Society, ANSI/ASSE Z117, NFPA 241, ANSI Z15, and NFPA 350 standard accreditation committees.
    Publications
    Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle Confined Space Safety, Roofing Construction Trade Toxicity and Flammability Hazards, Open Roof Holes and Roofing Industry Injury Prevention.
    Prior Expert
    Over 100 cases representing plaintiff and defendant, numerous depositions, arbitrations, presentations at mediation, and trial testimony. Analysis of company safety and training programs, fleet safety audits, driver and employee safety, post-accident investigation, analyze standard of care, OSHA-DOT compliance, hazmat, fire safety audits.
  • Featured Lister
    Saul Rosenberg PhD
    PTSD and Traumatic Stress Expert
    Assoc. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF (Retired)

    21 Tamal Vista Blvd, Suite 194
    Corte Madera, CA 94925-

    Phone: 4159253086
    Fax: 8668458848
    Email: saulrosenbergphd@gmail.com
    www.ptsd-expertwitness.com
    https://www.Linkedin.com/in/saul-rosenberg-phd-bb4ab810

    Specialties
    PTSD, Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Symptom Validity/Credibility/Malingering, Employment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Discrimination, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Disability, Workers Compensation, Medical Malpractice, Testamentary Capacity/Undue Influence, Toxic Exposure, Licensing Board Evaluations and Mass Tort Litigation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD, Clinical Psychology, CA License PSY5596.
    Formal Education
    Post-Doctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology, Mt. Zion Hospital-UCSF, 1976-1978; PhD in Clinical Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 1975; MA, Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, 1973; BA, Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1968.
    Reg/Lic
    Psychologist CA PSY5596, QME
    Previous/Current Position
    Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1991 – 2014; Private Practice of Forensic and Clinical Psychology, 1978 to present; Staff Psychologist, Kaiser Medical Center-South San Francisco, 1979-1989;Pain Psychology Consultant, Mt. Zion Hospital-UCSF, 1976-1978. Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatry Dept., Montreal General Hospital-McGill University 1974-1976.
    Honors/Awards
    Life Member, American Psychological Association; BA cum laude with Distinction in Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1968.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Psychological Association, Society for Personality Assessment, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, International Association for the Study of Pain; San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.
    Publications
    Fifteen journal articles and book chapters including: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in M.J. Aminoff and R.B.Daroff, Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences, 2nd Ed., 2014, Elsevier. Testimony on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans, Subcommittee on Health, Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S House of Representatives, 110th Congress. Congressional Record, Serial No. 110-33. U.S. Govt. Printing Office. Washington, DC, 2008. Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy for Depression, In E. E. Beckham and W. R. Lieber, Handbook of depression: treatment, assessment and research, 1985, Homewood, Ill., Dorsey Press.
    Prior Expert
    Over 170 cases, over 100 depositions, testified at trial in Federal and State Court over 15 times.
  • Featured Lister
    Fari Barzegar P.E.
    Founding Principal Engineer
    Habitat Engineering & Forensics, INC.

    446 - 17th Street, Suite 300
    Oakland, CA 94612-2808

    Phone: 5108910300
    Alternate: 5107173600
    Fax: 5108910333
    Email: Fari@HabitatEngineering.com
    www.DrBarzegar.com

    Specialties
    Structural/civil engineering design/investigations; Buildings/components, bridges/silos/public works; Earthquake/vibrations/fire/water damage; Construction defects/accidents; Code compliance; Errors/omissions; Failure analysis; Remediation/retrofit; Slip/trip & fall.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S. (Civil/Structural Engr., High Honors); Prof. Engr. (CA, TX); General Building Contractor (CA); Certified Prof. Engr. (Australia).
  • Featured Lister
    Douglas Moss
    Pilot and Engineer
    AeroPacific Consulting LLC

    195 N. Argyle Ct.
    Reno, NV 89511-

    Phone: 3105034350
    Fax: 8155508766
    Email: Doug.Moss@AeroPacific.net
    www.aeropacific.net

    Specialties
    Aircraft Accident Investigation, Pilot Error, Aviation Human Factors, Air Traffic Control Procedures, Products Liability, Airport Land-Use Compatibility, FAR Part 77 Obstruction Criteria, Birdstrike Hazards, Solar Glint/Glitter, Thermal Plumes.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, Engr.; MS, Engr.; MBA; JD; CFI/CFII/MEI/ATP.
  • Featured Lister
    Martin M Balaban PhD, PE
    Senior Consulting Engineer
    AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc.

    18075 Ventura Blvd., Suite 209
    Encino, CA 91316-

    Phone: 8183892062
    Alternate: 8183442700
    Fax: 8183443777
    Email: Martin.Balaban@yahoo.com
    www.jurispro.com/MartinBalaban

    Specialties
    Engineering, mechanics, biomechanics, safety, human factors. Applications: Pedestrian slip/trip, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, lighting, glass, building codes. Premises liability, vehicle collisions, component failures. Industrial, construction, products liability. Reduced travel charges for Bay Area cases. Call for free initial consultation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS Civil Engineering, Cooper Union; MS Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology; PhD Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; Licensed Safety Engineer, State of California (SF3352).
  • Featured Lister
    James C. Jeffery III
    Principal
    Traffic & Civil Engineering Consulting Services

    P.O. Box 961
    Los Gatos, CA 95031-0961

    Phone: (408) 377-6222
    Alternate: 9164471348
    Email: info@trafficandcivilengineer.com
    www.trafficandcivilengineer.com

    Specialties
    Roadway design defect analysis to determine dangerous condition, safety and liability; design immunity; construction zone accidents; investigations involving all roadway types, parking lots, all vehicle types, pedestrians, bicyclists; traffic control devices; transportation planning. Consulting City TE. Plaintiff/Defense, 35+ years experience.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, Engineering Management; BS, Environmental Studies; Registered Traffic Engineer, TE #1179 (CA); Registered Civil Engineer, CE #36644 (CA); General Engineering Contractor #391026 (CA); Life Fellow, ITE.
  • Featured Lister
    Francis R. Abueg PhD
    Owner / Psychologist
    TraumaResource: Clinical & Forensic Psychology

    1230 Sargent Drive, Suite A
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087-2840

    Phone: 4083903520
    Fax: 8662238320
    Email: drfrancis@traumaresource.com
    www.traumaresource.com
    http://www.LinkedIn.com/in/TraumaResource

    Specialties
    PTSD expert witness, testing and evaluation; active duty military or veteran trauma; survivors of domestic and community violence; dissociation and dissociative disorders; mitigation; capital defense; rebuttal testimony for State; ethnic minority and gender - based (including transgender) trauma survivors; Early childhood trauma and disorganized attachment.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD; CA State Licensed Psychologist (PSY11960).
    Formal Education
    PhD, Clinical Psychology, SUNY Binghamton, 1987; MA, Clinical Psychology, SUNY Binghamton, 1983; BS, Psychology with emphasis in Computer Science, Honors, Santa Clara University, 1980.
    Reg/Lic
    Psychologist (CA PSY11960); Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress (BCETS); Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress (AAETS).
    Previous/Current Position
    Owner, TraumaResource; Former Associate Director for Research, National Center for PTSD; Former Clinical Faculty, Stanford School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry; Staff Psychologist, Kaiser Permante Medical Center, Psychiatry & Addiction Medicine, San Jose.
    Honors/Awards
    Co-Chief Resident, University of Mississippi Medical Ctr./VA Consortium (1985-86); Consultation and/or direct service in 16 national or international disasters including Oklahoma Bombing, Bombing of US Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, 2 deployments to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita; 6 outstanding performance awards at Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Award for Meritorious Service for participation in a national study of psychophysiology of Vietnam veterans with PTSD. Collaborating Investigator (2012-2013), Routine Clinical Practice Settings, DSM-5 Field Trials; Consultation to Ukranian mental health leadership: Trainings in Lviv and Kiev in May 2014 and ongoing remote consultation in acute and long-term effects of combat trauma.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Psychological Association (APA); International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS); California Psychological Association (CPA); Former President, Santa Clara County Psychological Association; American Psychology - Law Society (APLS); American College of Forensic Psychology (ACFP); International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD).
    Publications
    Over 30 journal publications; Co-Editor of first edition of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Trauma (Guilford Press).
    Prior Expert
    14 death penalty cases; 1991, Invited Congressional Testimony on Needs of Ethnic Minority Vietnam Veterans with PTSD; Over 120 trials and/or depostions.
  • Gerald Roy Spencer PE
    Expert Witness and Forensic Engineer
    Spencer Engineers, Inc.

    4635 Southwest Freeway, Suite 900
    Houston, TX 77027-7104

    Phone: 7136212482
    Alternate: 8003839685
    Fax: 7136213956
    Email: gspencer@spencerae.com
    www.spencerae.com

    Specialties
    Expert Witness and Forensic Engineer for HVAC, Electrical Power, Lighting, Medical Gases, Fuel and Plumbing Systems. Engineering Expert Construction Contract Administration Expert. Forensic Engineer for mechanical and electrical problems. Final US Government Construction Cost Estimating Expert and Damage Model Documentation Expert. Life Cycle Economic Cost Analysis Report Expert - Energy Consumption Analysis Expert.
    Degrees/Licenses
    P.E.
    Formal Education
    BS, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M, 1961.
    Reg/Lic
    Registered Professional Engineer (TX, IN, AZ); NCEES Certification No. 7447; Record of Professional Engineering Registration in 26 states.
    Previous/Current Position
    Spencer Engineers, Inc. 1971-present; Spencer & Associates, Consulting Engineers 1968-1971; Wyatt C. Hedrick Architects and Engineers, Inc. 1965-1968; Bernard Johnson Engineers, Inc. 1961-1965.
    Prof. Affil.
    Chairman, City of Houston Plumbing Code Review Board - 1970 - present; American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers - 1962 - present; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Society of American Military Engineers; The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers; National Fire Protection Association; American Society of Plumbing Engineers.
    Prior Expert
    Extensive experience as a multi-discipline design AE project manager and Engineer of Record (EOR) for more than 200 federal construction projects in the last 41 years. Has prepared more than 200 Final Government Construction cost estimates. Has extensive experience as the Mechanical and/or Electrical EOR for more than Metals/Metallurgy construction projects during the past 44 years.
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    Phone: 8003921119
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    Email: eexperts@msn.com
    www.expertinfo.com

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    Degrees/Licenses
    MD; PhD; PE; CPA; etc.
  • John Tyson PE

    18075 Ventura Blvd., Suite 209
    Encino, CA 91316-

    Phone: 8183171964
    Email: johntysonpe@aol.com

    Specialties
    Accident reconstruction, forensic engineering, failure analyis, safety engineering, products liability, 3D Animation, human factors, extensive trial experience. Applications: Auto/vehicular; construction, industrial, office, machines, power tools, consumer products, premises liability, slip, trip and fall.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS; MS; J.D.; P.E.; Reg. Professional Engineer; Lic. Engineering Contractor (A).
  • Shakir Shatnawi PhD, PE
    Licenced Civil Engineer--President
    SHATEC ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, LLC

    7064 Tarvisio Way
    El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-

    Phone: 9169906488
    Alternate: 9167901158
    Email: sshatnawi@shatec.net
    www.shatec.net
    www.linkedin.com/in/shakir-shatnawi-ph-d-p-e-b8575b5

    Specialties
    Highway Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Pavement Engineering, Materials Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Disputes, Highway Safety, Road Defects, Traffic Accidents (vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles), Maintenance, Repairs, Road Hazards, Asphalt, Concrete, Sight Distance, Friction, Skid, Forensics Analysis, Failure Analysis, Slip/Fall/Trip Accidents.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S.; Professional Engineer License; Forensic Expert Witness Association
  • Anamet, Inc.
    Kenneth R. Pytlewski PE
    Director of Engineering and Laboratories

    26102 Eden Landing Road
    Hayward, CA 94545-3811

    Phone: (800) 377-7768
    Alternate: (510) 887-8811
    Fax: (510) 887-8427
    Email: info@anametinc.com
    www.anametinc.com

    Specialties
    Materials Engineering, Failure Analysis and Forensic Engineering Investigations. Metallurgical/Corrosion engineers experienced in the evaluation of mechanical systems, and metal, plastic and ceramic components. Specializing in failure mode determination, corrosion analysis and materials performance. Expert witness testimony and technical reporting are provided in these areas, as well. Full service, in-house laboratories provide all aspects of applied materials and mechanical testing, microscopic evaluation and organic/inorganic chemical analysis.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD, MS, BS, PE; Professional Engineer, Metallurgical (Registration #13211) and Corrosion (Registration #CR1056).
  • Institute of Risk and Safety Analyses
    Kenneth A. Solomon PhD
    Chief Scientist

    5324 Canoga Avenue
    Woodland Hills, CA 91364-

    Phone: 8183481133
    Alternate: 8183480091
    Fax: 8183484484
    Email: expert@irsa.us
    www.irsa.us

    Specialties
    Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, Computer Simulations, 3D Photography, Auto, Truck, Bike, Chair, Forklift, Ladder, Pool, Escalator, Elevator, Gate, Press, Industrial, Recreational, Use of Drones, Slips/Trips, Criminal & Civil Cases.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; P.E.; Post Ph.D.
  • WEXCO North
    Zachary M. Moore PE

    2295 San Pablo Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94702-

    Phone: 5102788805
    Alternate: 4152813877
    Fax: 3103067480
    Email: moore@WEXCO.net
    www.WEXCO.net

    Specialties
    WEXCO North is the Northern California branch of WEXCO Int’l Corp., a forensic engineering firm. Expert testimony in the following areas: Premises Liability (Slip Resistance, Building Code Violations, Safety Code, Human Factors, Stairways, Ramps, Guardrails, Walkways, Parking Lots, Gates, Lighting); Vehicular Accidents (Visibility & Lighting, Roadway Maintenance, Perception & Reaction Time Breaking Distance, Impact Force Calculations, Roadway Design, Signs & Warnings, Construction Area Traffic Controls); Accident Reconstruction (Force Calculations, Line of Sight, Center of Gravity, Time & Motion, Animation Simulation); Safety Engineering (Falls from Height, Ladders, Scaffolds, Manlifts, Consumer Products, Materials-Failure Analysis, Machine Guarding); Construction Defect & Construction Disputes. WEXCO consists of multiple Experts, each with diverse background, training and experience, and supported by a team of Engineers.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Reg. ME PE (CA), BSME, CXLT; Reg. CE PE (CA), CSP, CCE, CPMP, CVS, CMC, CBO, GC
  • Captain Tuuli Messer-Bookman Esq
    Professor
    California Maritime Academy

    200 Maritime Academy Drive
    Vallejo, CA 94590-0644

    Phone: 7077458335
    Alternate: 7076541234
    Fax: 7077458335
    Email: tuulimb@aol.com

    Specialties
    Personal injury, Boating, Seamanship, Rules of the Road, CFR's and regulatory compliance, navigation and piloting, maritime standards and practices, collision avoidance, mooring practice.
    Degrees/Licenses
    USCG Master's License, any tonnage, any ocean, JD, BS, LCDR Naval Reserve, Unlimited Radar Observer.

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