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 Expert  728879

Expert in Motor Vehicle Fires, Motor Vehicle Unwanted Acceleration

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has over 25 years of experience investigating motor vehicle accidents where a claim of vehicle malfunction has been made.

His primary areas of involvement include unwanted acceleration and non-collision fires. He has testified in 28 states on these subjects as well as other chassis and powertrain issues.

He has published several technical papers regarding vehicle fires.

Expert is a graduate mechanical engineer and has been employed as a vehicle impact test engineer, chassis design engineer and design analysis engineer.

Expert has taught vehicle fire investigation throughout the United States.


automotive accident


automotive inspection


vehicle inspection

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  Westland, Michigan;  and Toledo, Ohio.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1967   BME   Mechanical Engineering   the Ohio State University   Pi Tau Sigma

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1971 to 2007


Ford Motor Company


Car Engineering


Design Analysis Engineer


He inspected accident vehicles and testified as to his findings in defense of the manufacturer.

Career Accomplishments:



Pi Tau Sigma

Publications and Patents Summary

3 papers on automotive fires.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - SAE  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Testimony record available on request.
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Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has taught vehicle fire investigation across these United States to firefighters and International Association of Arson Investigators chapters.


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