Albert Vangura

Mr. Albert Vangura

813 Whippoorwill Hill Rd
Gibsonia , PA 15044
Mobile: 724-255-7176
Office: 724-255-7176
Introduction

Al Vangura specializes in forensic biomechanics and analyzes human movements and personal injuries to determine consistency with physical evidence and testimony. Mr. Vangura conducts in-depth technical analyses determining the mechanism of injury or the relationship between externally-applied forces and the resulting internal forces, which result in injuries like bone fractures or dislocations, soft-tissue tears, avulsions and ruptures. Mr. Vangura has provided technical consultations, investigations, research, analysis, reports and testimony regarding disputes resulting from injuries including: slips/trips/falls, vehicle crashes, product failures, athletic and recreational participation, construction accidents, manufacturing accidents, playground accidents, medical device failures, etc.

Mr. Vangura has an extensive background in product design and development with products including: medical devices for Respironics, Hill-Rom, and CardiacAssist, athletic products for Reebok, Adidas and the U.S. Olympic Biathlon team, military aircraft for Boeing Defense and Space and the International Space Station for NASA. Mr. Vangura holds an M.S. Degree in Bioengineering, a B.S. Degree in Exercise and Sports Science, and an A.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and worked as a machinist for over 10 years.


Areas of Expertise
  • Amusement Parks
  • Biomechanics
  • Burn Injury
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Helmets
  • Hospital Design
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Medical Devices
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Sports & Recreation

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: • Master of Science, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000
• Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sports Science: Biomechanics, The Pennsylvania State
University, University Park, PA, 1992
• Associate of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA , 1991
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: biomechanics, biomechanical engineering, machine design, wheelchairs, playgrounds, slip & fall, fall from height, facial injuries, kinematics, kinetics, occupant kinematics, occupant ejection,
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50% plaintiff
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50% defense
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 24
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Summer 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 30
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 30
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 16
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $395 for all hours worked + expenses
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $395 for all hours worked + expenses
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $395 for all hours worked + expenses
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $395 for all hours worked + expenses
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: $395 for all hours worked + expenses

References

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