FIRE ACCIDENTS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-495464
This qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in fire and explosion investigation. He earned his BS in justice studies at Arizona State University. He also completed a fire pattern certificate course through the Public Agency Training Council. He is certified as a fire and explosion investigator, a vehicle fire investigator, a fire investigator, and a fire investigation instructor. He is active in his field as a member of the Arizona Burn Foundation. He has also ...
Expert Witness: E-142214
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of fire protection engineering. He received his bachelors and masters from the University of San Diego, both in mechanical engineering. His PhD in mechanical engineering was also granted from UCSD. He is on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Wildland Fire as well as the NFPA Technical Committee on Wildlife and Rural Fire Protection. Currently he serves as an associate editor for a ...
Expert Witness: E-082058
This former Chief California State Fire Marshal is a consummate expert in fire protection, building codes, and window safety. He has over 40 years of hands-on expertise and currently serves as Executive Director of the National Code Services Association. He also served as the Chair of California‟s Special Arson Task Force and has extensive experience in the investigation of fire origin, cause and spread and also negligence of fire department operations and management. ...
Expert Witness: E-142219
This highly qualified expert received his BS in Mechanical engineering, an MS in mechanical engineering and a second in aerospace engineering. His PhD in aerospace engineering was granted by the the University of Michigan. Formerly he served as as a senior fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in their fire research division. Currently he serves as professor and director of undergraduate studies for the department of fire protection at a major MD ...
Expert Witness: E-143683
This fire analysis expert received his PhD in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech. He is a licensed fire protection engineer. He has been involved in research for over 17 years and is currently an associate professor in fire safety engineering technology at an elite university.
Expert Witness: E-000849
This supremely qualified fire origin and cause investigation expert has served as a municipal fire marshal for over 20 years, and is a certified fire investigator who is the proprietor of a private fire investigation and fire/building code consulting firm.
Expert Witness: E-005074
This highly qualified expert is trained for every type fo accident reconstruction with the except of aircraft. This expert can assist in profduct defect causation and has extensive court experiencve. Additionally, he is a member of multiple soceities. He has over 35 years of expwereince in motorsports and is hte author of 400 technical articles and 3 books.
Expert Witness: E-004874
This highly qualified mechanical engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has been formally trained in a number of engineering disciplines, including accident investigation and labels/warnings/failure to warn instructions. He belongs to a number of highly prestigious societies in the engineering field, including ...
Expert Witness: E-001181
This highly qualified professional engineer earned a BS at Seton Hall University, an MS in Electrical Engineering at University of Maryland, an MS in Business Management at Florida Institute of Technology, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He specializes in audits, programs, and training for electrical safety, as well as compliance review and testing for product safety. He has reviewed a number of cases involving ...
Expert Witness: E-040651
This expert holds a bachelor degree in Environmental Design and a masters in Architecture from the University of Colorado, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. As a forensic architect, he performs standard of care analysis in design and construction projects, with special emphasis on multi-family residential projects; performs cause and origin analysis of building system installations and failures, including roofing systems, window and door systems, ...
Expert Witness: E-009920
This expert has experience as a Rail Transit operator and operations supervisor. He worked as a Field Supervisor, Rail Controller, Yard Controller, and Instructor, which included training and responding to rail related accidents as an investigator. He assisted in creating a Rail Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Rail Operating Rule Book for Metro Blue, Green and Red Line commuter trains.

FIRE ACCIDENTS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electrical Engineering Expert Testimony Found Reliable In Lithium Battery Fire Case FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

…  battery manufactured by the defendants caused a fire in their garage. The plaintiff’s hired an electrical engineering expert …  engineer had over 30 years of experience working as a fire causation expert. He had also worked on a number of cases involving …  years. The electrical engineering expert worked with a fire origin expert who opined that the fire had initiated from a workbench of …

Fire Expert Witness Fails To Establish Causal Evidence In Accident Case FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

…  2013 had tendencies to leak. These leaks had resulted in fires in the underbodies of some vehicles. The plaintiff sued, accusing the …  the district court’s rulings. [tagged_page_cta tag="fire" tagline="Need an expert in fire investigation?" experts="4"] The Expert …

Defective Electrical Wiring Allegedly Causes Yacht Fire FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

…  Fed. Appx. 850 Facts This case involves a yacht caught fire. The plaintiffs, the insurer and the owner, sued the boat’s manufacturer, …  of the vessel. The defendant argued that the cause of the fire was undetermined and that there was no connection between the corroded …

Woman Is Severely Burned In Space Heater Fire FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

Woman Is Severely Burned In Space Heater Fire

…  claim involves an apartment fire that was allegedly caused by a space heater. The fire took place in January a week after the heating system in the plaintiff’s …  or furniture. One night, the space heater suddenly caught fire. As a result of the fire, the plaintiff suffered burn injuries to her hand …

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire

…  case involves an expansive wildfire in Texas that destroyed more than 3,000 structures and resulted in …  Investigations have concluded that the majority of the fire was caused by equipment and infrastructure maintained by a major …  As part of the growing set of legal cases surrounding the fire, a team of electrical utility experts familiar with fire risk mitigation, …

Yacht Explodes Following Negligent Inspection FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

Yacht Explodes Following Negligent Inspection

…  line in the boat that the inspector missed. An expert in fire cause and origin with experience investigating boat fires was sought to review the matter and address causation and …

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire

…  minutes after the plaintiff left the kitchen, the house fire alarm went off. The plaintiff returned to the kitchen to find that the burner had caught fire. While attempting to put out the fire, the plaintiff suffered …

Oil Industry Expert Investigates Cause Of Pump Explosion FIRE ACCIDENTS Expert Case

Oil Industry Expert Investigates Cause Of Pump Explosion

…  on an initial investigation, the defendants state that the fire was caused by a transfer pump which was used to move oil between temporary …  frac tanks. An expert to help determine the cause of the fire, determine liability for the defect which caused the blast and opine as to …