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 Expert  725346

Expert in Accident Analysis, Accident Animations, Product Liability, FEA, Reverse Engineering, Expert Witness


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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This type of analysis utilizes tried-and-true methods that he uses time and time again for his clients. He has provided analysis in the form of a written document as well as a full 3D animation. His most recent case involved a car accident where the driver came to us to prove that the police report could not possibly be correct. Of course he were able to communicate this with his complex calculations.
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accident analysis

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accident reconstruction

Legal animation has proved to be the most powerful tool used to win a court case. Recently he provided a client with a 3D Animation for a slip and fall case which ultimately won the case. With his extremely impactful AutoCAD software, he flawlessly communicated the impact of the injury as well as demonstrated the other parties' fault.
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animation graphics

Expert's Firm (DV) is a privately-owned, engineering design and consulting firm in San Jose, CA. Founded in 1993, DV provides high-quality engineering related products and services to firms all over the world. He specializes in industrial, medical, and product design, MCAD training, and are authors of top selling Unigraphics learning manuals.

DV Founder and President, Expert, earned his BSME from the University of Massachusetts in 1983. Expert worked at Pratt & Whitney as a Senior Engineer from 1983 to 1993 where he designed jet engine components and performed numerous analyses involving air flow and strength in materials.

As President of DV, Expert has created numerous designs for a variety of firms such as: • BIC (writing implementation division) • Apple Computer, Inc. • IDEO • General Motors Corporation • Tesla Motors, Inc. • Plantronics, Inc. • Philips Electronics

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computer-aided design

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computer-aided engineering software

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forensic engineering

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mechanical engineering

Product Liability is crucial. The same tools that are used to design products are the ones necessary to analyze the situation when products fail.
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consumer product

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product liability

Patent infringement utilizes time-honored methods of forensic engineering. A viscosity test was used in a recent case to prove that the defendant was producing a similar product to that of his client. After analysis and testing of both products, the defendant's product was clearly in violation of the patent already created by his client.
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patent infringement


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   BS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Massachusetts  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

President

 

1983 to 1993

 

Pratt & Whitney

 

Senior Design Engineer

 

1991 to 1993

 

Information Solids Modeling

 

President/Design Engineer

 

1990 to 1994

 

CADTRAIN, Inc.

 

Partner

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He belongs to ASME, FEWA, SVLG and the World Affairs Council.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 4 publications, 1 patent, and 8 books.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Accident Analysis:This type of analysis utilizes tried-and-true methods he that uses time and time again for his clients. He has provided analysis in the form of a written document as well as a full 3D animation. His most recent case involved a car accident where the driver came to us to prove that the police report could not possibly be correct. Of course he was able to communicate this with his complex calculations.
  • Patent Infringement: Patent infringement utilizes time-honored methods of forensic engineering. A viscosity test was used in a recent case to prove that the defendant was producing a similar product to that of his client. After analysis and testing of both products, the defendant's product was clearly in violation of the patent already created by his client.
  • Legal Animation: Legal animation has proved to be the most powerful tool used to win a court case. Recently he provided a client with a 3D Animation for a slip and fall case which ultimately won the case. With his extremely impactful AutoCAD software, he flawlessly communicated the impact of the injury as well as demonstrated the other parties' fault.
  • Product Liability: Product Liability is crucial. The same tools that are used to design products are the ones necessary to analyze the situation when products fail.
  • Expert Witness: The bar is high for an expert witness - a high degree of education is not enough. He can verbally and visually communicate your case to help a jury understand exactly what has happened. After creating an animation for a recent construction accident case, the client requested that he testified on their behalf and explain the animation in a simple way that a jury could understand. Several cases have been won using his expert witness.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in reverse engineering for consulting on industry standard video connector.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Accident Analysis: This type of analysis utilizes tried-and-true methods that he uses time and time again for his clients. He have provided analysis in the form of a written document as well as a full 3D animation. His most recent case involved a car accident where the driver came to us to prove that the police report could not possibly be correct. Of course, he was able to communicate this with his complex calculations. Patent Infringement: Patent infringement utilizes time-honored methods of forensic engineering. A viscosity test was used in a recent case to prove that the defendant was producing a similar product to that of his client. After analysis and testing of both products, the defendant's product was clearly in violation of the patent already created by his client. Legal Animation: Legal animation has proved to be the most powerful tool used to win a court case. Recently, he provided a client with a 3D Animation for a slip and fall case which ultimately won the case. With his extremely impactful AutoCAD software, he flawlessly communicated the impact of the injury as well as demonstrated the other parties' fault. Product Liability: Product Liability is crucial. The same tools that are used to design products are the ones necessary to analyze the situation when products fail. Expert Witness: The bar is high for an expert witness - a high degree of education is not enough. He verbally and visually communicates your case to help a jury understand exactly what has happened. After creating an animation for a recent construction accident case, the client requested that he testified on their behalf and explain the animation in a simple way that a jury could understand. Several cases have been won using him.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

He holds United States Patent 7004537.

Released Projects: Thoratec Stent Deliver system; Life Scan Mechanism design; Bose Amplifier XON; Bose Amplifier 7000 series; Bose Amplifier 6000 series; Hummer Roof Rack Design; Cadalac Escalade Roof Rack Assembly; Cadalac 270 CHMSL Assembly; Apple 20” Cinema Display; 17 inch Apple Studio Display (recently discontinued CRT); Cisco 7910 IP Telephone.


 

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