David B. Spiegler, CCM
has more than 45 years of proven experience in providing expertise across a broad spectrum of activities involving Meteorology, Climatology, and the Environment
. Since the 1980s, he has provided expert analysis for more than 50 law firms and insurance companies
on weather related legal and/or insurance claims. Mr. Spiegler has worked on cases in a number of states and has testified in district and superior courts, at arbitration hearings, and at environmental regulatory hearings. He has always been found to be qualified by the court.
Mr. Spiegler's cases range from slip and fall accidents, to motor vehicle, aircraft, and boating accidents, wrongful death and homicide, as well as cases for which damage to – or loss of – property from wind , snow, heavy rain, flooding, and ocean waves occurred. For many cases, he visited the site of the event and evaluated the physical and terrain factors. For all cases, he acquired, analyzed, and interpreted the weather data, reconstructed the weather at the time and location of the event/incident and/or damage or loss, and provided expert opinion and rationale for the opinion.
Forensic Meteorology - build legal and insurance casesWeather Industry Consulting - increases market share and profitsWeather and Climate Analysis - yields informed business decisions due to the impact of weather and climate
Certified Consulting Meteorologist and Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS)
I read with interest the article by Ken Kaye on two scientist's challenge of other scientist's linking warmer oceans to more intense hurricanes (Sun-Sentinel page 1, December 13, 2007).