BIOMECHANICAL EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness Directory: E-059155
This expert in biomechanical engineering has studied typical and perturbed patterns of postural and gait initiation and computational biomechanics of the human finger. She has used her biomechanics acumen to assist in the development of: a shock-resistant mission module support system and energy absorbing and crashworthy seats for helicopters. Her efforts assisted in redefining the recommended lumbar load tolerances for improving the crashworthiness of seating in naval ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-077885
This expert is a sport scientist, trained in exercise physiology and bio-mechanics. He recently served as the National Director of Education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in Colorado Springs, CO. He has served as the Director of the Monfort Family Human Performance Research Laboratory at Colorado Mesa University. At the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, he was Recovery Center Leader, Head of Sport Biomechanics and Engineering, and ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-117679
This expert has over 15 years experience in biomechanical engineering at the academic and consulting level. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and received his PhD in Bioengineering is from the renowned Bioengineering Unit at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK. He is currently a full-time Associate Professor of Human Biomechanics at a university in ON, Canada. He runs a 3D x-ray fluoroscopy lab that studies musculoskeletal injuries and trauma in patients. ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-170457
This highly qualified expert has nearly a decade of experience in the field of Prosthetics. This expert received a BS in Computer Science from Texas Tech University and, after serving in the US Navy, this expert became a Certified Prosthetist at the California State University Dominguez Hills. He completed a residency at New England Orthotics and Prosthetics Systems and then went on to work as a Prosthetist at Gulf Prosthetics. This expert then worked as a Licensed ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-117985
This expert has been involved in winter sports and biomechanics since 1972. He has published 10 academic papers relating to jumps in skiing. He has been a guest professor at the University of Calgery's Human Performance Lab, which is the only one of its kind in Canada. He is currently full-time professor at a university in Austria in the Department of Sport Science.
Expert Witness Directory: E-026336
This qualified electric shock expert obtained his BS and MS in Bioengineering and Engineering Science from Stanford University and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. He is a Certified Professional Engineer and is a member of multiple engineering and bioengineering associations. The expert has published 75+ articles on electric shock and medical devices. He is an Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering at a top university in the South and remains ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-169102
This expert earned his BS at Duke University, and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. He has received $268,003 in funded support, and has been involved in the writing of 10 grant proposals for research in his field. He has authored 12 publications, and serves as a reviewer for several scientific journals, including the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. He is an active member of both the Orthopaedic Research Society, as well as the ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-016241
This expert's major practice area involves the scientific investigation of accidents resulting in injury. He utilizes the information provided by injuries and mechanical failure of objects to reconstruct the events of an accident and answer questions related to liability. He holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University. This expert is a licensed professional engineer and has ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-009082
This expert earned his PhD in mechanical engineering/aeronautical sciences from the University of California Berkeley and has authored numerous publications in the mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering space. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and has held numerous professorships relating to multiple facets of engineering. He is the former co-director of the DOT program for motor vehicle trauma at the UCLA schools of engineering and ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-008358
This highly qualified expert has both an MA and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He completed 2 fellowships, and he is a member of numerous professional societies including the 'American Biomedical Engineering Society' and the 'American Association for the Advancement of Science'. He is extensively published with numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and monographs, and he has been a presenter and lecturer at multiple professional ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-011118
This accident reconstruction expert earned a masters degree in kinesiology from California State University Northridge and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA. He is a certified traffic reconstructionist and specializes in accident reconstruction and biomechanics for transportation related accidents (trains, subways, motor vehicles, buses, etc). He belongs to numerous prestigious societies in his field, including the National Association of Traffic Accident ...

BIOMECHANICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Movie Set Collapses Permanently Injuring High-Profile Actor BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

Movie Set Collapses Permanently Injuring High-Profile Actor

This case involves the injury of a high-profile actor on the set of a movie being filmed in Los Angeles. Part of the set included a balcony of a house. The balcony had wooden balusters that were 3ft in height surrounding the entirety of the balcony area. …

Boy Paralyzed After Dive Into Artificial Pond BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

Boy Paralyzed After Dive Into Artificial Pond

This case involves a boy who was rendered paralyzed from the waist down when he dove into a man-made pond and struck his head causing a spinal cord injury. The bottom of the pond was all soft sand. The boy dove from a dock in the middle of the pond wit …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Death of Construction Worker BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Death of Construction Worker

The use of a aerial lift to install a dynamic load of cross braces on open webbed steel joists went fatally awry when the operator was fatally pinned while attempting to secure the braces. The operator had been working alone, using a telescopic boom aerial …

Biomechanical Engineer Discusses Injuries Suffered by Skier at Terrain Park BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves an injury suffered by a patron at a ski resort terrain park. On the date of the incident in question, the plaintiff – who was a talented downhill skier – had spent the majority of the day skiing various trails at the resort. Towards the  …

Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash

This case involves a toddler who was killed in a car accident. On the date of the incident in question, the child was riding in the back seat of her family’s car when her father, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle after hitting a large patch of b …

Biomechanical Engineering Expert Discusses Catastrophic Failure of Hip Implant BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This biomechanics and kinesiology case involves a critical failure of an orthopedic hip implant in Michigan. The plaintiff was an active woman in her early 60’s who had undergone a hip replacement procedure several months before the date of the incident i …

Biomechanics Expert Discusses Spinal Fracture Suffered During Ambulance Ride BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was picked up by emergency medical workers after having suffered an apparent seizure while attending her son’s baseball game. Due to severe confusion as well as belligerent behavior, the woman had been restrained pr …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Mud Run Participant’s Injuries BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a female plaintiff who suffered injuries during a nonprofit fundraising race that was designed to give funds to a local charity. The race was in a “mud run” format, with a number of obstacles strewn throughout the race’s course by event …

Woman Suffers Paraplegia Following Accident in Fitness Competition BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a 30-year-old female who was involved in a boot camp competition at a health club, where personal trainers expected her to lift a large amount of weight from the floor to above her head as many times as possible within a given time frame …

Biomechanical Engineer Discusses Botched Robotic Hysterectomy BIOMECHANICAL Expert Case

This case involves a patient who suffered severe burns during a robotically assisted hysterectomy. The patient was a middle-aged woman who was under the care of the Defendant for an ongoing gynecological issue, for which total hysterectomy was recommende …