Bradley T. Cook, PE, MSE

Bradley T. Cook, PE, MSE

KSN Engineering, Inc.
1342 Carston Lane
Chelsea , MI 48118
Mobile: 248-761-1547

Introduction

Mr. Cook is a registered professional engineer in Michigan and Florida with extensive experience in accident reconstruction and occupational safety (OSHA). The accident reconstructions have involved issues of nighttime visibility, downloading of crash data (black box data), reaction time, and blind spots. The occupational safety reviews have involved OSHA compliance, machine guarding, forklifts, material handling, hand tools, and power presses. Mr. Cook holds a Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Bradley has recently co-authored a chapter titled ‘Occupational Health and Safety Management’ in the Handbook of Human Factors & Ergonomics and a chapter in Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analyses. He is also currently a committee member of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) 2201: Engine, Generator Requirements and the ASTM Technical Committee E58 on Forensic Engineering.

Bradley also has experience in product safety and hazard analysis; occupational safety and health (OSHA) compliance; pedestrian and worker slip and fall prevention; investigation and reconstruction of industrial and consumer product accidents.

Affiliations: American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), and Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators (MATAI).


Areas of Expertise

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Bicycle
  • Black Box/Data Recorder
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Motorcycles
  • OSHA
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Engineering
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Visibility

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: BS Mechanical Engineering (1995) - University of Michigan
MS Bio-Medical Engineering (2015) - Purdue University
Michigan Professional Engineer
Florida Professional Engineer
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ASME: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Member.
ASTM: The American Society for Testing and Materials – Member.
ASSP: American Society of Safety Professionals – Member.
SAE: Society of Automotive Engineers – Member.
MATAI: Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators – Member.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Vehicular Accident Reconstruction, Occupational (OSHA) Safety, Premise Liability.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 18 times in the last 5 years.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: September 2018.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 10 times in the last 5 years.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 10 times in the last 5 years.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 19.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Accident Reconstruction, Workplace Safety Analysis, Premise Liability, Site Inspections, Reports, Testimony, Depositions.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $150
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $150
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $150
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $150

References

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