FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

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.

FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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

…  2013 had tendencies to leak. These leaks had resulted in fires in the underbodies of some vehicles. The plaintiff sued, accusing the …  argued that the report was adding nothing relevant to the causation. The defendant further argued that the expert’s new conclusion was …

Defective Electrical Wiring Allegedly Causes Yacht Fire FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY 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 CAUSATION SAFETY 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 CAUSATION SAFETY 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 CAUSATION SAFETY 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 …

Substandard Plant Management Blamed for Industrial Gas Pump Fire FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY Expert Case

…  involves a truck driver who sustained full-body burns a fire at an industrial gas pump. When he began to dispense the gas using the …  provided, it sparked and caused the truck to catch on fire. The individual sustained third-degree burns covering 90% of his body. The …

Negligence by Road Crew Allegedly Causes Wildfire FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY Expert Case

Negligence by Road Crew Allegedly Causes Wildfire

…  case involves a fire which was allegedly sparked by a power line that came into contact with a tree, resulting in a wildfire that spread across numerous ranches and homes in Montana. After an investigation, it was determined that the fire started near a site where a municipal crew was trimming tree limbs away …

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY Expert Case

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire

…  a man in Tennessee who sustained burn injuries from a fire started in his kitchen. The plaintiff had been cooking dinner when he …  The plaintiff attempted to shut off the gas, however the fire increased in size, causing a large fire to start in his kitchen and …

Lithium Ion Battery Expert Opines on Spontaneous Cell Phone Battery Explosion FIRE CAUSATION SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was burned when the lithium-ion battery contained within his smartphone spontaneously exploded while the plaintiff was on a call. The phone had been purchased within a year of its initial release, and was representativ …