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ACCIDENTS (Investigation, Analysis, Reconstruction, Reenactment) - Transportation - Highway/Traffic/Vehicular

Showing 7 Provider(s) found in Transportation - Highway/Traffic/Vehicular
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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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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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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.

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.

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

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.

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