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7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Swimming Pools

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Though swimming pool accidents are sometimes the result of reckless participant behavior, they can also be caused by inadequate supervision, warnings, structures, or defective pool design. Structures commonly found in or near swimming pools include slides, ladders, diving surfaces and fencing.

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7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Electrical Fires

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Electric fires are becoming more common as appliances and electric feeds are used more and more in our daily lives. Like other fires, the root cause of an electric fire is the introduction of heat, oxygen, and fuel.

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7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Products Liability

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

An end user of a product expects that a given product will not only function as intended, but will be safe from non-obvious hazards. Based upon decades of experience with mishaps during use of common and specialized equipment, thousands of standards have been developed for many consumer products and industrial equipment. Numerous organizations exist, e.g., ANSI, ASTM, SAE, and ASME, that regularly review and update these standards.

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7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Premises Liability

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Places of business, residences, parking and recreational areas contain potential accident sources such as slippery floors and stairs, product displays, automatic doors, ledges, railings, elevators, escalators and other hazardous items. To prevent such items from causing injury to the public, premises owners and their agents have a responsibility to recognize unsafe conditions and exercise reasonable care to maintain or make conditions safe, or warn the public of the risks involved.

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7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Lighting & Visibility

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

A person’s interaction with his environment comes largely from visual cues. Without this information, a pedestrian can trip over an unseen object or a driver might not detect a dangerous situation. In order to avoid these hazards, a person requires adequate lighting and should be provided with appropriate illumination for a given task.

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7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Vehicle Accident Reconstruction

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Motor vehicle accidents are the most common type of incidents producing injury in the US. The main issues in litigating automotive accidents involve vehicle speeds, seatbelt usage, airbag deployment, vehicle component failure (e.g. steering, braking), roadway design, occupant biomechanics, rollover, visibility, etc.

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7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Whiplash

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

A car is stopped for a light when it is unexpectedly rear-ended causing little or no damage to either vehicle. Nevertheless, the passengers of the struck vehicle complain of neck, shoulder and back pain. Insurance claim representatives, attorneys, medical, engineering and biomedical experts are then brought in and various conflicting allegations, testimony and opinions are expressed.

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7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Trucks

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Heavy trucks, whether tractor-trailers, construction vehicles or garbage haulers, are involved in many serious traffic accidents due to their large weight, high centers of gravity, decreased visibility, poor handling and reduced braking efficiency. In addition, articulated tractor-trailers are subject to additional problems such as jack-knife and trailer sway instabilities.

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7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Warnings

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

A warning must inform individuals of a danger, which would not be obvious to them. It must tell them how to avoid the danger, and be easily understood. It should also provide them with the consequences of not heading the warning.

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7/21/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Pedestrians & Bicycles

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Pedestrian and bicycle accidents in the United States result in approximately 80,000 and 50,000 injuries each year, respectively. Though pedestrians and bicycles move differently, they share important characteristics as both have little protection during a roadway collision with a motor vehicle.

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