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ACCIDENTS (Investigation, Analysis, Reconstruction, Reenactment)

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Christopher Gayner MSME

CEO / Senior Engineer

Expert Reconstruction Company LLC

1187 Coast Village Road
#105
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Phone: (888) 687-1334 Email: chris@expertreconstruction.com Website: www.expertreconstruction.com

Specialties

Traffic accident reconstruction, human factors, biomechanics, occupant kinematics, restraint systems, airbags, vehicle speed-time-position histories, crash data retrieval, accident scene and vehicle inspections, computer simulations and animations, expert testimony.

Degrees/Licenses

M.S., Mechanical Engineer; B.S., Mechanical Engineer; ACTAR; EIT.

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Kenneth Nemire, PhD

President, Principal Consultant

HFE Consulting LLC

P.O. Box 111874
Campbell, CA 95011
Phone: (408) 234-6903 Email: knemire@HFEconsulting.com Website: www.hfeconsulting.com

Specialties

Human Factors / Ergonomics; Driver and pedestrian perception & behavior; Perception-response time; Slip, Trip, Misstep, Fall; Lighting, Visibility, Conspicuity; Product design & liability; Human-machine interaction; Control/display layout; Warnings.

Degrees/Licenses

Ph.D.; CPE; CXLT.

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Eworks Electrical Power Inc.

President/CEO

Ernest J. Robins

280 Newhall Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone: (415) 596-2359 Alternate: (510) 225-9328 Fax: (415) 812-9703 Email: erobins@eworksinc.biz

Specialties

Electrical Design and Construction, Hydro and Wind Turbine Systems, Solar Power Systems
and Green Energy Technology, High Voltage Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems Design and
Construction Services, Smart Homes Technologies, EV Battery Charger Systems for Hybrid and All
Electric Vehicles.

Degrees/Licenses

C-10 Electrical Contractor, License #1054324 (CA)

Registration and Licenses

Construction Management Certificate (Turner Construction)

Previous/Current Position

Sr. Lead Port Utility Electrician, Port of Oakland, Ca (15 years); High and Medium Voltage Cable Splicing, Relay Testing, Installation and Maintenance; Electrical Construction, Forensic Electrical Inspections, Green Energy Technology, EV Systems Installations, Shore Power Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems, Off-Grid Power Systems Technology and Systems Design, UPS
Genset Systems and Systems Design, Solar, Wind, and Hydro Turbine Systems, Power Integration Design
and Development.

Prof. Affiliations

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 6 (I.B.E.W)

Prior Expert

35 years of Electrical Construction and Development Design.

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W. Charles Perry & Associates

Principal Engineer

W. Charles Perry, PE

231 W. 41st Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (650) 638-9546 Alternate: (415) 509-2956 Email: charles@wcharlesperry.com Website: 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 perchlorate 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).

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James C. Jeffery III

Principal

Traffic & Civil Engineering Consulting Services

P.O. Box 961
Los Gatos, CA 95031-0961
Phone: (408) 377-6222 Alternate: (916) 447-1348 Email: info@trafficandcivilengineer.com Website: 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.

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Fari Barzegar P.E.

Founding Principal Engineer

Habitat Engineering & Forensics, INC.

446 - 17th Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612-2808
Phone: (510) 891-0300 Alternate: (510) 717-3600 Fax: (510) 891-0333 Email: Fari@HabitatEngineering.com Website: www.drbarzegar.com

Specialties

Structural/civil engineering design/investigations; Buildings/components, bridges/silos/tunnels/public works; Earthquake/Wind/vibrations/fire/water/demolition damage; Construction defects/accidents; Code compliance; Errors/omissions; Failure analysis; Concrete/Shotcrete/Repair; 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); NCEES National Record.

Anthony D. Andre, PhD

Founding Principal

Human Factors Law

Bay Area, CA and Reno, NV
Phone: (408) 966-9355 Alternate: (408) 342-9052 Email: thehumanfactorsexpert@gmail.com Website: www.humanfactorslaw.com

Specialties

Human factors, ergonomics, personal injury accidents of all types (auto, bicycle, boat, motorcycle, pedestrian, skateboard), slips and falls, healthcare medical device design, medication errors, healthcare malpractice, medication errors, user interface design, warnings, instructions, signage, web and automation design, automation, risk analysis.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, CPE

Formal Education

B.S., M.A. and Ph.D. in Human Factors and Ergonomics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Previous/Current Position

Founding Principal, Interface Analysis Associates (1993 to Present)
Adjunct Professor, San Jose State University (1993 to Present)
Founding Principal, Human Factors Law LLC (2005 to Present)
Senior Research Associate, San Jose State University Foundation, NASA Ames Research Center (1996 - 2007)
Principal Scientist and Senior Design Research - Aerospace Human Factors, Western Aerospace Labs, Inc., NASA Ames Research Center (1992 - 1996)

Honors/Awards

Past president and Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA). Outstanding Lecturer of the Year from Davidson College of Engr, SJSU.

Prof. Affiliations

Co-founder of Ergo-X conference, Founder of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare. Editor in Chief of Human Factors in Healthcare.

Publications

Published and presented extensively on human factors issues including application of human factors/ergonomics analysis to fields such as healthcare, aviation, work environments and consumer products.

Prior Expert

Please send request for the full legal consultation history.

Capt. David Bacon

Maritime Safety Expert

691 Camino Campana
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Phone: (805) 895-3273 Email: captain@wavewalker.com

Specialties

Maritime safety expert for:
- Personal injuries & deaths on boats/ramps/docks/gangways/roads
- Maritime Rules of the Road and Aids to Navigation
- Damage to vessels, gear and facilities
- Sinking & drowning
- Experience on inshore and international waters, rivers and lakes

Degrees/Licenses

- U.S. Coast Guard Master Mariner (Captain) license
- Class A driver's license with all endorsement (for roadway and launching ramp matters)
- Federal Firearms Licensee

Previous/Current Position

30 years as a professional vessel captain and expert witness

Prof. Affiliations

Forensic Experts Witness Association member, having taken numerous instructional webinars to improve expert skills and industry understanding.

Publications

Hundreds of articles published regarding boating, angling, marine electronics, advocacy, outdoors columns, in publications including: Pacific Coast Sportfishing, Saltwater Sportsman, Western Outdoor News, Noozhawk, The Log.

Prior Expert

- Served as Expert on maritime safety/injury/death cases. Comfortable working with plaintiffs or defendants. Cases have been on the open ocean, inshore waters, harbors and marinas, rivers and lakes, and involving large vessels, small craft, and personal watercraft.
- As a professional writer, my Expert Reports tend to be compelling and help settle cases favorably. As a public speaker, I am accustomed to speaking in front of people.

WEXCO North

Zachary M. Moore, PE

2295 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: (510) 278-8805 Alternate: (415) 281-3877 Fax: (310) 306-7480 Email: moore@WEXCO.net Website: www.wexco.net

Specialties

WEXCO North is the Northern California branch of WEXCO International 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, CPSI; CXLT; Reg. CE PE (CA), CSP, CCE, CPMP, CVS, CMC, CBO, GC

David Benaroya Helfant PhD

Senior Project Engineer/Project Mgr.

Seisco Engineering and and Bay Area Structural, Inc.

1187 Ocean Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone: (510) 547-8540 Alternate: (510) 496-9369 Fax: (510) 527-7785 Email: davidbhelfant@gmail.com Website: www.seisco-inc.com

Specialties

Construction defect; Code compliance; Accidents, construction safety; Storm drainage, environmental investigations and mold testing; Concrete construction, curing, waterproofing; Foundations, repairs; Earthquake reinforcing; Litigation support, forensic investigations; ADR; Cost estimating; Casualty loss.

Degrees/Licenses

BS, PhD, Post Doctorate: Architecture & Engineering, CA "A"-Gen.Engr., CA "B"-Gen.Bldg., CA "C-21"-Demolition, Hazardous Remediation Lic., ICC #266760

Formal Education

BS, Cornell University, 1969; PhD, Statistical Analysis, University of Chicago, 1977; Post Doc., Architecture and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1981-83; Post Doc., Architecture/Environmental Design.

Registration and Licenses

Full Member-American Society of Civil Engineers; AIA, Assoc. Member, Professional Member, International Code Council, California General Engineering (A); California General Building (B); Hazardous Materials Removal and Remediation (HMRRC), Demolition and Structure Moving License (C-21).

Previous/Current Position

Design Principal, Seisco Engineering & Environmental Design Associates, General Mgr., Senior Project Engineer, Bay Area Structural, Inc., General Engineering Corporation. Research Specialist, Environmental Design Research; Professor, Community Development Studies; Professor, Public Administration. General Engineering and Environmental Designer and Construction Manager. Technical Expert - California State Contractors License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board.

Honors/Awards

US-Army Corps of Engineers- “Outstanding- Project”-1997; US-Air Force: “Outstanding Proj. Mgmt.”- 1999.

Prof. Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers; Professional Member, International Code Council. American Institute of Architects, Assoc. Mbr; Associate member American Institute of Architects; Charter member Structural Engineering Institute, ASCE.

Publications

4 publications; Two books - Earthquake Safe: A Hazard Reduction Manual for Homes; Drainage Methods for Dry Buildings and Stable Sites (forthcoming).

Prior Expert

250 cases as an expert witness; 750 special investigations; 10,000 structural and engineering inspections and assessment reports.

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Specialties

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Degrees/Licenses

MD; PhD; PE; CPA; etc.

Shakir Shatnawi PhD, PE

Licensed Civil Engineer--President

SHATEC ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, LLC

7064 Tarvisio Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone: (916) 990-6488 Alternate: (916) 790-1158 Email: sshatnawi@shatec.net Website: www.shatec.net

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

Brian H. Kleiner PhD, MBA

Professor (Emeritus) of Human Resource Management

at prestigious CA university

551 Santa Barbara Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92835-2463
Phone: (714) 879-9705 Alternate: (714) 595-1891 Fax: (714) 879-5600 Email: bkleinerphdmba@gmail.com

Specialties

Compliance of organizational policies, procedures, and practices with standards of human resources management; preventing and investigating complaints concerning sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and harassment; ADA, interactive process, reasonable accommodation; CFRA, FMLA, workers’ compensation; retaliation, discipline, wrongful termination; negligent hiring/retention/supervision; independent contractor vs. employee classification; compensation, wage & hours, benefits/pensions; performance evalution, promotion selections, workforce- reductions; workplace violence, safety, OSHA.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, MBA, BS

Formal Education

PhD Management, University of CA, Los Angeles: 1977; MBA, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles; BS, Business Administration, Drexel.

Registration and Licenses

Lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in both Business Management and Psychology.

Previous/Current Position

Human resources manager for Ford Motor Company; consultant to over 100 organizations concerning how to improve human resource management policies and practices.

Honors/Awards

2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011, Received university research award for quality of articles published in the most recent five years. 2008, Favorably featured in Employment Law Verdict Reports. 2007, Profiled in Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin. 2001, Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activity Award. 2000, Faculty Merit Award. 1998, Creative and Scholarly Activity Award. 1997 and 1996 Performance Award. 1996, "Teacher Scholar" Award. 1995-96, Taught first graduate Managing Human Resources and Human Behavior in Organizations courses ever to be publicly televised. 1993. Nominee for Bradford Outstanding Educator in United States Award. 1992, Finalist for Outstanding Faculty Award, SBAE. 1986-90, Meritorious Performance Award. Selected for Marquis' Who's Who in Business Higher Education, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in California, and Who's Who in the World.

Prof. Affiliations

Society For Human Resource Management; Society for Nonprofits.

Publications

Over 500 in high quality professional and peer-reviewed academic journals. These Include “When it's time to say good-by: how to discharge workers without legal hassles," and "Workplace reduction guidelines," which was reproduced in a college textbook titled "Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Management,” published by McGraw-Hill. Also, "Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems," one of the most downloaded articles of all time, with over 12,500 downloads.

Prior Expert

Have been retained in over 1,000 cases and have given trial/arbitration testimony over 80 times for plaintiffs and defense in over 15 California federal and state courts.

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