California Accident Investigation Expert Witnesses

California Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

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Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing in areas of law including: Products Liability,... Learn More ›

Frank Johnson (System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL))
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... Learn More ›

Scott W Rohde, MCSFS (Rohde and Associates - Offices in  the Upper Midwest (WI/MI) & Southern New England)
Mr. Rohde is a highly qualified accident reconstructionist, with thirty years experience in light truck, auto, bicycle, pedestrian, snowmobile, ATV, and motorcycle collisions. He uses quantitative and analytical methods to provide an accurate assessment... Learn More ›

Traci K. Campbell, P.E., CFSE, CXLT (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Ms. Campbell has over 22 years of experience investigating, analyzing, and testifying in matters involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. She is a leading expert in the following: industrial accident reconstruction and human factors; slip,... Learn More ›

Captain/Colonel (USMC) J. F. Joseph (Joseph Aviation Consulting)
Joseph Aviation Consulting (JAC), offers over 50 years of worldwide aviation experience. This level of expertise includes nearly 30,000 flight hours in over 85 models of aircraft ranging from General Aviation to High-Performance Military and Air Carrier.... Learn More ›
Martin M Balaban, PhD, PE (AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PhD Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, MS Mechanics from Illinois Institute of Technology, BS Civil Engineering from Cooper Union. Licensed Professional Engineer (Safety) State of California. Accident...
Daniel W. Vomhof III (Expert Witness Services, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Vomhof is an ACTAR certified accident reconstructionist, with experience in auto, bicycle, pedestrian and motorcycle collisions. He has specialized in "Who had the green" determination in traffic signal...
MORRIS S. FARKAS, P.E. (Consulting Office of Morris S. Farkas)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MORRIS FARKAS, Professional Safety Engineer, has 39 years of experience in construction, demolition, industrial and electrical safety, with the following credentials: Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil...
Nikhil (Nik) Kar (Kars' Advanced Materials Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Nikhil’s focus is on mechanical/metallurgical/materials behavior and equipment function to determine cause(s) of premature failure. His background in mechanical engineering and materials science has allowed...
Kenneth A Solomon (Institute of Risk & Safety Analyses)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Kenneth A Solomon, Ph.D., Post Ph.D., P.E., Chief Scientist; diverse engineering staff; Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, 3D Photography, Safety, Accident, Prevention, Adequacy of Warnings,...
WILLIAM D GUENTZLER (FORENSICS INTERNATIONAL (forensicsintl@dc.rr.com))
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Guentzler has over 30 years experience as an automotive expert witness. His specialities include cars, trucks, buses, motorhomes, trailers, motorcycles, ATC,and ATV cases. He specializes in brakes,...
David A. Casteel (Casteel Accident Reconstruction, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: DAVID A. CASTEEL SENIOR COLLISION ANALYST • Published author on collision analysis • Extensive teaching and speaking engagements • Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers • Former Arbitrator,...
John Shaw, PE (John Shaw Consulting LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Water, Wastewater and Sewer industry – John Shaw has a unique combination of an operations and an engineering background. Sanitary engineering including water (potable) and wastewater (industrial...
Christopher K Wilson (Christopher Wilson Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr Wilson has 30 years of experience in the automotive industry developing and building safety systems to address all manner of vehicle accidents. He is a leader in the development of vehicle positioning,...
Brian H Aanestad (Discovery)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert has more than 39 years of experience with underground construction and transportation, directly overseeing placement of underground infrastructure including utilities, pipelines, and conduit, while...
Bransford A. Pickett (Systems Engineering and Forensic Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pickett expertise covers more than 25 years of design, maintenance, compliance, training and practical experience with cranes, large rigging and marine projects, aerial devices, forklifts, conveyors,...
Shakir R Shatnawi (Shatec Engineering Consultants)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ph.D. in civil engineering-transportation engineering. I provide expert witness services in traffic engineering, highway design, roadway design, pavements, design standards, traffic control devices, accident...
Tara Parhizkar, Ph.D., P.E. (Forward Thinking)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Parhizkar is a distinguished expert witness renowned for her profound expertise in root cause analysis and quantitative risk assessment of complex systems. With over 15 years of professional experience,...
Christopher B. Curtis, PLS (CBC Geospatial Consulting, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Curtis has more than 30 years of experience in land surveying and geomatics engineering with more than 15 years served as a litigation consultant and expert witness in civil and criminal matters related...
Matt LeVesque (Bishop Construction Services, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Active California General Engineering and General Building contractor, with extensive experience as an industry expert investigating Contractors State License Board violations. Serves as a forensic construction...
Sean Shideh, P.E.
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Providing comprehensive expert consulting in automotive litigation cases: • Automotive manufacturing and design defects analysis • Seatbelt/Airbag design and protection performance analysis • Vehicle...
Lewis R. Linet, Jr. (American Auto Seminars)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lewis R. Linet, Jr., an Automotive Industry Veteran since 1978, provides Nationwide Expert Witness, Consultation and Case Strategy Services in Municipal, State and Federal Litigation involving Automobile...
Captain David G. Bacon
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Captain David G. Bacon, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed vessel captain available as an expert witness on cases involving; boating accidents, slip & falls, personal injuries, collisions and allisions, issues...
Peter Petrovsky PE, ME, CE, IE, A B HAZ & C-12 MULTI-DISCIPLINED ENGINEER & CONTRACTOR (Diversified - lppetrovsky@gmail.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Peter Petrovsky, PE, earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General...
Alan D Black (adbForensics)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Alan Black PE, CSP, CFI-A has over 40 years of professional experience in concept development, engineering, safety analysis, inspection and testing of amusement park show, ride and stunt equipment, military...
Kenneth Nemire (HFE Consulting LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Kenneth Nemire, Ph.D., CPE has provided litigation support on premises, products, motor vehicle, and workplace accident cases for over 18 years and has been retained by both plaintiff and defense. He...
Kevin V. Gorman, MSCE, PE, CMM (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Civil Engineer & Highway Engineering Expert Kevin Gorman is a Civil Engineer with nearly 20 years of professional experience spanning roadway, infrastructure, and heavy construction. As an engineering...
Michael Stichter, Ph.D., P.E. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Stichter is a Mechanical Engineer at ARCCA with extensive experience in automotive, recreational, transportation, agricultural, commercial and industrial equipment and systems. He specializes in failure...
Wade Lanning, Ph.D. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lanning is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in the forensic analysis of mechanical failures and material degradation, such as fracture surface analysis, metal corrosion, polymer oxidation and...
Doug Gipson (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Doug Gipson is an Accident Reconstructionist with over 14 years spent investigating, analyzing, and reconstructing vehicle collisions. As a former Law Enforcement Officer, he responded to thousands of...
Dawn DiMarco (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dawn DiMarco is a practicing metallurgist with over 27 years of experience in failure analysis and accident investigation. Ms. DiMarco provides metallurgical investigations, analysis, reports and testimony...
Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MICHAEL D. KLEIN, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. Professional Engineer - Certified Hazardous Materials Expert - Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator - Manufacturing Processes & Procedures - Environmental Management...
Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Who is The Kilpatrick Group, PA? Our mission is to provide to you with forensic mechanical design engineering services that are dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of forensic...
Ellen Szubski, M.S., Ph.D., CXLT, CPSI, AHFP (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Ellen Szubski, Ph.D., is a human factors consultant at The Warren Group. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Factors Psychology and a Master of Science in Applied Psychology...
CHRISTOPHER A. GAYNER (Expert Reconstruction Company LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION Analyses involving automobiles, trucks, buses, trains, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. Time-Speed-Position analyses, human factors, biomechanics, Delta-V, scene assessments,...
Ronald D Schaible, CIH, CSP, CPE (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ron Schaible, CIH, CSP, P.E. is Certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Registered Professional Engineer #36714-Safety (Massachusetts),...
Kathleen Lord-Jones (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kathleen Lord-Jones Aviation Cabin Safety Expert Kathleen Lord- Jones is well respected in aviation industry as an authority on cabin safety. Throughout her career she has been instrumental in developing...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Sol Forensics, LLC
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: With over 3 decades of combined experience with at-scene collision investigation, reconstruction, EDR imaging/analysis and witness testimony, Sol Forensics, LLC can provide you with the expertise you need....
Gordon Meth, P.E., PTOE, PTP, RSP2I (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Civil Engineer & Highway Engineering Expert Gordon Meth is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years of design and analysis experience in traffic, highway, and site/civil engineering on projects...
Brian G. Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pfeifer is an Engineering Expert with over 25 years of experience investigating thousands of cases involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. He is a leading expert in accident reconstruction,...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Douglas J. Rowland, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Douglas J. Rowland, PE Crash Reconstruction, Vehicle Engineering, Heavy Truck/Tractor Trailer Doug spent more than 20 years working with all types of vehicles: automobiles, heavy trucks and buses,...
James Lewis (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: James E. Lewis is a retired US Air Force Security Forces and Academic Instructor Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) who has been working as an expert witness in the trucking & transportation industry...
Stephen E. Fournier, P.E., NCEES (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: STEPHEN E. FOURNIER, P.E., NCEES Construction Injury, Construction Equipment, Workplace Safety, Ladder Expert Steve has over 35 years in the construction field and has performed more than 1,000 forensic...
Technology Associates, LLC (Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) )
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published...
Kyle McAvoy (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kyle McAvoy, Captain, USCG (Retired) is a Marine Safety expert specializing in watercraft safety inspections and the investigation of marine incidents. He has received several distinguished Coast Guard...
Accident Investigation FAQs

What is an accident investigation expert witness?

An accident investigation expert witness is someone who can analyze evidence at an accident scene to determine the suspected causes of the accident.

What is the role of an accident investigation expert witness?

An accident investigation expert witness plays a role in providing testimony that can be used to help determine how an accident occurred. The role of an accident investigation expert witness is to provide an unbiased opinion based on their expertise in the field.

How much can a person make as an accident investigation expert witness?

Accident investigation expert witnesses may charge anywhere from $150 to $400 or more per hour, depending on such factors as their level of expertise, knowledge, location, and availability. The exact fee is negotiated between the expert and the attorney involved in the case.

What are the qualifications of an accident investigation expert witness?

To be an expert witness in accident investigation, an individual should have experience in conducting investigations, analyzing evidence, and providing testimony in legal proceedings. This may include a background in law enforcement, private investigations, or a related field, as well as training in forensic techniques and analysis.

What type of evidence is gathered in a lawsuit by an accident investigation expert witness?

An accident investigation expert witness gathers physical evidence, witness statements, and other relevant information to determine the cause of an accident and provide expert testimony in a lawsuit.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from an accident investigation expert witness?

Accident investigation expert witnesses may provide expert opinions in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, aviation accidents, maritime accidents, and any other incidents that require specialized knowledge and expertise.