Frank Johnson

System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL)
12785 State Hwy 64 E
Tyler, TX 75707
Web Site
Phone: 903-566-1980
Fax: 903-566-4504

Established in 1981, System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL) specializes in providing multi-disciplined engineering and scientific consulting, product testing, safety and forensic engineering (failure analysis) services to manufacturers and their corporate counsel, defense and plaintiff attorneys, and insurance claims industries. System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL) conforms to principles and procedures of ISO9000 series Quality Standards and Guidelines as set forth by ASTM.

Services include Forensic Engineering Consulting, Expert Witness Services, Full-Scale Laboratory and On-Site Examinations, Reconstruction and Testing, Product Research, Product Certification Testing, Product Listing to ASTM, OSHA and ANSI Requirements, Instrumentation and Data Collection, Nondestructive Testing, Metallurgy, Analytical Chemistry, Electron Microscopy, Forensic Photography, Overhead Accident Scene Scale Mapping, Night Rendition and Aerial Photography, Models and Graphics, Video Demonstration and Testing. Please visit us at www.sealcorp.com for a more detailed listing.

All engineers are registered, have a minimum of Bachelors of Science degree, related industry experience and additional education within their fields of specialization. Certified Fire and Explosion Investigators on staff.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Held by myself or others in the company:
PE, Professional Engineer
CFEI, Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator
CFII, Certified Fire Investigation Instructor
CSP, Certified Safety Professional
Certified Arson Investigator
Certified Peace Officer
FAA, Private Instrument Pilot
Licensed Private Investigator
USFA, Fire Cause Detection and Arson Investigation
Military Service
TWIC, Transportation Worker Identification Credential
CVFI, Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Held by myself, the company, or others in the company:
A2LA, American Assoc. for Laboratory Accreditation
ACIL, American Council of Independent Laboratories
AFA, Air Force Association
AOPA, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
ASM, American Society for Materials
ASME, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASSE, American Society of Safety Engineers
ASTM, American Society for Testing & Materials
AWS, American Welding Society
HFS, Human Factors Society
IAAI, International Assoc. of Arson Investigators
NAMS, National Association of Marine Surveyors
NFPA, National Fire Protection Association
NSPE, National Society of Professional Engineers
SAE, Society of Automotive Engineers
SSS, System Safety Society
TSPE, Texas Society of Professional Engineers

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Held by myself or others in the company:
Accident Reconstruction, NAFE
Air Force Weapons Labs (Safety)
Fire Protection, Texas State Technical College
Industrial Safety, Texas State Technical College
Society of Automotive Engineers (presentations)
United States Congress (Product Safety)
University of Texas (Engineering)

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: SEAL Corporation staff accepts about 400 new projects annually.

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: See listings on this website and at www.sealcorp.com.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Estimate of 45%

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Estimate of 50%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Testimony history of our staff may be requested at www.sealcorp.com.

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Testimony history of our staff may be requested at www.sealcorp.com.

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Testimony history of our staff may be requested at www.sealcorp.com.

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Testimony history of our staff may be requested at www.sealcorp.com.

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: SEAL Corporation was established in 1981 and incorporated in 1984.

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, expert testimony, reports, laboratory testing, site inspection and testing, NDT, system safety, hazard analysis, standard compliance, reconstruction, computerized visuals and simulations, storage

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Rates vary by staff member and experience from $215/hr to $375/hr. For resume and rates of an individual on our staff, visit www.sealcorp.com.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Rates vary by staff member and experience from $215/hr to $375/hr. For resume and rates of an individual on our staff, visit www.sealcorp.com.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Testimony rates are the same as consulting. Rates vary by staff member and experience from $215/hr to $375/hr. For resume and rates of an individual on our staff, visit www.sealcorp.com.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Testimony rates are the same as consulting. Rates vary by staff member and experience from $215/hr to $375/hr. For resume and rates of an individual on our staff, visit www.sealcorp.com.

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Mileage, incurred expenses, per diem, specialized equipment, specialized software, site fees,corp. aircraft

References

Under confidentiality agreement with our customers, the names of clients cannot be published. References can be furnished on an individual request basis. Contact us at www.sealcorp.com.

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