Injury Biomechanics and Automotive Forensic Expert Witness
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Collision Analysis, Inc. provides the following services:
- Safety Systems Analysis
Our Company provides analysis of safety systems use, misuse, design, and performance.
Seatbelt restraint systems in all types of vehicles
Child restraint systems
Airbag supplemental restraint systems
Rollover protection systems
Personal watercraft steering systems
- Injury Biomechanics Analysis
Our company provides biomechanical analyses of injuries such as those sustained by vehicle occupants, cyclists and pedestrians. We offer advanced analysis using MADYMO, a complex computer program that models human motion and response to impact. MADYMO is used by automotive manufacturers and suppliers of automotive restraint systems.
Head and brain injury
Soft tissue injury
Auditory system injury
- MADYMO Modeling
MADYMO (MAthematical DYnamical MOdel) is a highly complex computer modeling program that can be used to analyze the movement and injury response of the human body to impact. Collision Analysis' experts are skilled in using this powerful tool to enhance biomechanical investigations. MADYMO's uses in forensic biomechanics include the analysis of:
seatbelt misuse, non-use, and failure
late airbag deployment
frontal, side, and rear impact collisions and rollovers
all-terrain vehicle crashes
bicycle and pedestrian impacts
- Product Liability Investigations
Automotive product liability issues require specialized knowledge, testing, research, and analysis beyond the normal scope of general accident reconstruction. Our automotive safety systems expertise is paramount in the identification and analysis of product design, performance, and failure. Our consultants are experts at determining the presence or absence of alleged failures and proper usage or misuse by claimant.
Three-point restraint systems
Automatic restraint systems
Lap belt restraint systems
Airbag restraint systems - Deployment, late deployment, non-deployment
Child restraint systems
Door latch systems
Tire separation and failures
All Terrain Vehicle (ATV & UTV) design and handling characteristics
Motorcycle and bicycle helmet protection and failures
Personal watercraft design and handling characteristics
After market accessories
Misuse of product
Litigation Support Services
Collision Analysis experts have extensive testimony experience. They have been qualified at various levels of court in over twenty provinces and states.
Our experts have been qualified to testify as accident reconstructionists, injury biomechanists, human factors specialists, and as experts in automotive products and design.
Areas of Expertise
Collision Analysis experts come from a diverse background with high levels of experience and education to best serve our clients.
Our experts educational backgrounds include a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Injury Biomechanics and an M.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering. Past experience ranges from accident investigation and reconstruction to design analysis engineering in seatbelt and airbag manufacturing as well as mechanical equipment design.
Collision Analysis Inc. is committed to integrity and excellence. This is aided by a program of continuing education, active participation in research, memberships in professional associations, and investment in new technologies. Equipped with current technologies, a vast knowledge base, and continued education and research, our company is well prepared to provide you with the expertise you require. With over 35 years experience, our company has developed a client base of law firms, insurance companies, government agencies, industry and fleet operators throughout the United States and Canada.
Collision Analysis Inc. has the expertise, qualifications, and experience to provide in-depth investigation, evaluation and analysis of your case. Our multi-disciplinary approach, considering vehicle, human, and environmental factors, allows our consultants to identify key issues at the onset. In addition to providing expert testimony, our consultants assist clients in the development of negotiation and litigation strategies, and the preparation of questions for direct testimony and the cross-examination of opposing experts.
Injury Biomechanics Expert Witness
Safety Systems Expert Witness
Product Failure Expert Witness
Collision Reconstruction Litigation Support
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Collision Analysis Inc. and its senior consultant Dr. Craig Good have extensive experience as consulting and testifying experts in the field of accident injury causation and product use, product misuse, product effectiveness, product design, product performance and product failure.
Motor vehicle occupant protection: airbags, child seats, helmets, seatbelts, seatbelt buckles, seat systems
Personal watercraft: off throttle steering
Injury biomechanics: injury causation analysis
Please visit our website for brief biographies of our professional staff. Current CV's are provided upon request.
Articles Published by Dr. Craig A. Good - Collision Analysis, Inc.
Helmets and Head Injury Protection
A forensic examination of a collision-involved helmet is an important part of many biomechanical head injury investigations. The most common helmets encountered in forensic investigations are motorcycle, bicycle and sport helmets. The following is a brief primer on some of the relevant issues for head injury and helmet investigations.Read Article