Traci K. Campbell, P.E., CXLT

Ms. Traci K. Campbell, P.E., CXLT

Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC
2341 Hansen Court
Tallahassee , FL 32301
Office: 850-583-5513
Introduction

Ms. Campbell has over 20 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, trip, stumble and fall analysis; application of standards, codes, and guidelines including OSHA, ANSI, ASTM, Life Safety, ADA and Building Codes; workplace safety related issues; forklift and material handling devices; construction machinery and workplaces; manufacturing equipment; and the analysis of workplace systems and product failures. Ms. Campbell has a strong background working in manufacturing and industrial workplaces including the design, development, and implementation of solutions to ensure safe work environments. She has also been credited as part of a team holding a patent related to safeguarding power hand tools with rotating discs. Her special interests include amusement park and theme park accidents and safety related issues. Ms. Campbell is also a CXLT - Certified XL Tribometrist (slip index evaluation) and a certified counter balance forklift operator.

Ms. Campbell has served as a presenter with the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) regarding slip, trip, stumble, and fall incidents. She has shared her engineering expertise with many organizations on topics including: slip, trip, stumble, and fall incidents; electronic data in the realm of accident reconstruction; safety engineering and the engineering hierarchy; photogrammetry and other accident reconstruction techniques; OSHA compliance; and Industrial Engineering. Ms. Campbell is a registered and licensed Professional Engineer in five states and she continues to refine her skills and knowledge of premises liability and safety engineering by staying current with new technology and best practices.

Quality Forensic Engineering is a full-service forensic engineering and accident reconstruction firm, specializing in reconstruction of accidents involving passenger vehicles, tractor-trailers, pedestrians, bicycles, and motorcycles. Each senior engineer at Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC has over 20 years of experience in the industry. Our engineers provide expert analysis for roadside safety concerns, construction zones, industrial equipment, occupant kinematics, premises liability, code violations, product design, and vehicle controllability. Industrial accidents, workplace safety, and slip / trip / and fall accidents are also our specialties.

We utilize the latest technology for documenting evidence and retrieving data including FARO 3D scanning, aerial drone imaging, and black box downloads. Our forensic experts are mobile, supporting clients throughout the U.S. We are headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida with remote locations in Jacksonville, Florida; Tampa, Florida and Tucson, Arizona.


Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Amusement Parks
  • Automotive
  • Bicycle
  • Biomechanics
  • Black Box/Data Recorder
  • Bus & Truck Safety/Accident
  • Child Safety
  • Conveyors
  • Driver Behavior
  • Elevator & Escalator
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Ergonomics
  • Failure Analysis
  • Fatigue
  • Fire
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Forklifts
  • Human Factors
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Labels & Warnings
  • Ladders & Scaffolds
  • Machine Guarding
  • Mapping & Surveying
  • Materials
  • Materials Engineering
  • Motorcycles
  • Occupational Medicine
  • OSHA
  • Packaging
  • Playground Safety
  • Products Liability
  • Railroad
  • Retail Store Design & Operations
  • Safety
  • Safety Engineering
  • Safety Equipment
  • Seat Belts & Air Bags
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Tires
  • Tractors
  • Traffic/Highway Safety
  • Transportation Safety
  • Walking & Working Surfaces
  • Warehouse Operations

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Florida State University - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

• Licensed Professional Engineer, Florida, #63873
• Licensed Professional Engineer, Georgia, #PE132296
• Licensed Professional Engineer, Alabama, # 28799-E
• Licensed Professional Engineer, South Carolina, #28337
• Licensed Professional Engineer, Mississippi, #27918
• Certified XL Tribometrist, #1301463
• Certified Counter Balanced Forklift Operator
• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), #8820-3789, 2002-2007
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: • American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
• American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
o E30 Committee - Forensic Sciences
o E30.02 Questioned Documents
o E30.11 Interdisciplinary Forensic Science Standards
o E30.12 Digital and Multimedia Evidence
o E30.92 Terminology
o E34 Committee - Occupational Health and Safety
o E34.01 Terminology
o E34.30 Occupational Health and Safety in Construction
o E34.40 Hazard Communication
o E34.55 Occupational Safety and Health Performance Improvement
o E35.85 Ergonomics
o E58 Committee – Forensic Engineering
o E58.01 General Practice
o E58.02 Product Defect Incidents
o E58.03 Vehicular Incidents
o E58.04 Electrical Incidents
o E58.05 Industrial Incidents
o E58.06 Incidents Involving Structures
o F08 Committee - Sports Equipment and Facilities
o F08.80 Common Terminology, Methods and Laboratory Practices
o F13 Committee - Safety and Traction for Footwear
o F13.10 Traction
o F13.30 Footwear
o F13.40 Research
o F13.50 Walkway Surfaces
o F13.91 Editorial and Terminology
o F15 Consumer Products
o F15.03 Safety Standards for Bathtub and Shower Structures
o F15.09 Home Playground Equipment
o F15.22 Toy Safety
o F15.29 Playground Equipment for Public Use
o F15.44 Play Equipment for Children Under Two
o F15.72 Torch Fuels
o F24 Committee - Amusement Rides and Devices
o F24.20 Specifications and Terminology
o F24.30 Maintenance and Inspection
o F24.40 Operations
o F24.50 Training, Education and Certification
o F24.60 Special Rides/Attractions
o F24.70 Water Related Amusement Rides and Devices
• Florida Engineering Society (FES)
• Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
o Forensics Professional
o Perception and Performance
o Product Design
o Safety
• Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
• International Code Council (ICC)
• National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
• National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
• National Safety Council (NSC) #658753
• National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
• Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
• Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
• Toastmaster International (TI)
o Competent Toastmaster (CTM)
o Competent Leader (CL)
o Advanced Leader (AL)
o Advanced Toastmasters Bronze (ATM-B)
o Advanced Toastmasters Silver (ATM-S)
o Advanced Toastmasters Gold (ATM-G)
o Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)
o President, July 2004 – June 2005
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: “Slips, Trips, and Falls: Awareness and Avoidance”, Quality Forensic Engineering Accredited Class for Continuing Education
January 28, 2021 Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association
February 10, 2021 Farah & Farah (multiple sites)
February 16, 2021 Morgan & Morgan (Miami, FL)
February 25, 2021 Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
March 3. 2021 Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
March 25, 2021 Pajcic & Pajcic (Jacksonville, FL)
March 29, 2021 Guilday Law (multiple sites)
May 2, 2022 Quality Forensic EngineeringElectronic Data: What’s Out There and How Can You Use It, Big Bend Paralegal Association,
Tallahassee, FL, April 13 2018
Electronic Data: What’s Out There and How Can You Use It, Big Bend Paralegal Association, Tallahassee, FL, May 12, 2016
Slips, Trips, and Falls: Awareness and Avoidance, American Society of Safety Engineers 2016 Region IV Professional Development Conference, Tampa, FL, February 26, 2016
Safety After the Fact: Engineering Hierarchy in Reality, American Society of Safety Engineers 2013 Region IV Professional Development Conference, Birmingham, AL, April 4, 2013
Photogrammetry in Accident Reconstruction, Jacksonville Claims Association – Continuing Education Course (1 CEU), Jacksonville, FL, November 17, 2009
OSHA Helpful Hints, BEC Consulting, LLC, Tallahassee, FL, December 5, 2007
Accident Reconstruction Part IV – Energy and EBS Calculations, BEC Consulting, LLC, Tallahassee, FL. June 20, 2007
Industrial Engineers – A Good Weapon in Your Expert Witness Arsenal, The Verdict, Spring 2007
Slip and Fall – Is This a Real Accident?, Briefings. 8(2) (2007): 3
Industrial Engineers – A Good Weapon in Your Expert Witness Arsenal, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers 2005 Winter Ski Seminar, Vail, CO, December 15, 2005
Slip, Trip and Fall – What an Engineer Can Do For You, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA, October 14, 2005
Slip, Trip and Fall – What an Engineer Can Do for You, Mealy’s Retail Liability Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2004

Toastmasters International:
o Competent Toastmaster (CTM)
o Competent Leader (CL)
o Advanced Leader (AL)
o Advanced Toastmasters Bronze (ATM-B)
o Advanced Toastmasters Silver (ATM-S)
o Advanced Toastmasters Gold (ATM-G)
o Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)
o President, July 2004 – June 2005
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: Working in this field since 2001
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: • Industrial Accidents
• Slip / Trip / Fall
• Human Factors and Environment Interaction
• Pedestrian Kinematics
• Workplace Safety
• Retail and Restaurant Facility Safety
• OSHA & ADA Regulations
• Multi- Employer Workplaces
• ANSI / ASTM / Building Codes
• Elevators/Escalators
• Industrial Equipment
• Forklifts and Material Handling Devices
• Parking Lot Safety
• Safety Engineering
• Guarding and Warnings
• Theme Parks / Recreation Safety & Facilities
• Fire and Explosion Safety
• Product Failure Analysis
• Pedestrian Accidents
• Automobile Collisions
• Tractor / Trailer Collisions
• Bicycle Accidents
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 60%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 40%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Rule 26 testimony list available upon request
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Rule 26 testimony list available upon request
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Rule 26 testimony list available upon request
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Rule 26 testimony list available upon request
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since November 2001
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Quality Forensic Engineering is a full-service forensic engineering and accident reconstruction firm, specializing in reconstruction of accidents involving passenger vehicles, tractor-trailers, pedestrians, bicycles, and motorcycles. Each senior engineer at Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC has over 20 years of experience in the industry. Our engineers provide expert analysis for roadside safety concerns, construction zones, industrial equipment, occupant kinematics, premises liability, code violations, product design, and vehicle controllability. Industrial accidents, workplace safety, and slip / trip / and fall accidents are also our specialties.

We utilize the latest technology for documenting evidence and retrieving data including FARO 3D scanning, aerial drone imaging, and black box downloads. Our forensic experts are mobile, supporting clients throughout the U.S. We are headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida with remote locations in Jacksonville, Florida; Tampa, Florida and Tucson, Arizona.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $275
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $275
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $275
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $275
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel time is billed portal to portal, travel expenses are billed. All copies are billed, evidence storage is billed, and usage of specialized equipment is billed.

References

Plaintiff

Mariano Barvie
Hopkins Barvie & Hopkins
2701 24th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
800-421-3629
mbarvie@hopkins-law.com

Dennis Brannon
Brannon & Brannon
975 Mar Walt Drive
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32549-5619
850-863-5297
dennis@brannoncanhelp.com

Greg Brockwell
Brockwell Smith
2100 1st Avenue N, Suite 300
Birmingham, AL 35203-4226
205-800-8500
greg@brockwellsmith.com

Patrick Douglas
Douglas & Carter
177 NW Madison Street
Lake City, FL 32055
(386) 752-5511
patrick@douglasandcarter.com


Defense

John Robson
Tauna Bogle
Bogle Law
126 E. Olympia Avenue, Suite 101
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-5005-2645
john.robson@tboglelaw.com
tbogle@tboglelaw.com

Toyin Aina-Hargrett
City of Tampa Attorneys Office
315 E. Kennedy Boulevard, 5th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
813-274-8996
toyin.aina-hargrett@tampagov.net

Chad Marchand
Delashmet & Marchand
462 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602
800-617-6554
ccm@delmar-law.com