EXPERT WITNESSES: ACCIDENT PREVENTION & SAFETY
With over 30,000 square feet of space Berkeley
Engineering And Research, Inc. (BEAR) can conduct a wide range of experiments.
Our inventory of laboratory tools is expansive, with a new Electron Microscope,
portable field microscope, xRay machine and combustion lab. More than ever, BEAR
is ready to serve all your needs.
Courtroom models are custom made in the BEAR lab
to assure scale accuracy of the models. Our team of specialists includes a
sculptor, machinist and fabricator that make courtroom models to help during
Courtroom Animation - Speedy and Affordable
Our videographer, Stan Huncilman, recreats events to illustrate the accident
scenario. The accident is re-enacted and videotaped. Care is taken that scene
and actors resemble the actual situation while maintaining the integrity of the
incident. Videos like these can be helpful in the courtroom and outside of the
BEAR's engineers use multiple disciplines to
bring the right solution to your specific situation.
- BEAR Mechanical Engineers have analyzed and
consulted on hundreds of critical, high-profile projects including the
Alaskan Pipeline, Golden Gate Bridge, the BP Macondo well loss of control in
the Gulf of Mexico, the Milwaukee Brewers Stadium roof collapse, the Lan
Chile airplane fire at the Miami airport, the San Bruno pipeline explosion,
among many others.
- BEAR Mechanical Engineers have testified in
hundreds of legal battles, winning our clients important judgements, often
saving them millions of dollars in settlement fees.
- BEAR Metallurgist and Materials Engineer
tackles any material science question or concern.
- BEAR Engineers and Physicists are available
for thorough product/site investigations. Their support is also available
for large and complex cases.
- BEAR's Forensic Economist specializes in oil
spills and environmental pollution from industrial accidents, agriculture,
wetland/wilderness valuation and risk analysis. These services include the
complete range of expertise counsel relevant to litigation.
- BEAR Active Airline Pilots assist in
aviation accident investigations.
- BEAR Videographer and Expert Animators
provide valuable visuals.
Below is a list of some of the professional
groups BEAR engineers are affiliated with:
NSPE: National Society of Professional Engineers
ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Vibration Institute: an organization dedicated to the exchange of practical
information about vibration and condition monitoring
NACE: National Association of Corrosion Engineers International
ASM-International: The Materials Information Society
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Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc.
808 Gilman Street
Berkeley, CA 94710