Bradley T. Cook, PE, MSE

Bradley T. Cook, PE, MSE

Kimley-Horn
1777 Main Street, Suite 200
Sarasota , FL 34238
Mobile: 248-761-1547
Office: 941-217-8422
Introduction

Bradley is a registered professional engineer and consultant with extensive experience in accident reconstruction. He specializes in vehicular accident reconstruction and has investigated hundreds of vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles, etc. The investigations have involved issues of nighttime visibility, downloading of crash data (black box data), reaction time, and blind spots. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Biomedical from Purdue University.

Bradley has recently co-authored a chapter in Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analysis and Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Handbook of Human Factors & Ergonomics. 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.

Bradley is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).


Areas of Expertise
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Bicycle
  • Black Box/Data Recorder
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Factors
  • 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: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Hundreds.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Vehicular Accident Reconstruction, Occupational (OSHA) Safety, Premise Liability, Product Safety.
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: 30 times in the last 5 years.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: September 2019.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 15 times in the last 5 years.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Accident Reconstruction, Workplace Safety Analysis, Premise Liability, Product Safety, Site Inspections, Reports, Testimony, Depositions.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $250
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $250
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $250
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $250

References

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