MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS
- Patent or trade secret litigation including testimony in approximately 35 depositions and 15 trials. These cases included large firms like Black & Decker, SRAM, Coleman, Ford and Schlage.
- Other cases involved product failure and manufacturing processes. Both plaintiff and defendant firms are represented.
Mechanical Engineering Design Consultant
During my career I have consulted for various companies on mechanical design of their products and their production equipment and methods. In my university I performed research on nuclear containment vessels for NRC, on cement clinker crushers, on diagnosis of vestibular problems with a University of Chicago physician, on highway repair and many other topics. I am the named inventor on two patents.
I am a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and have been a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois since 1964.
Please call or send email for a list of references in recent cases.
Should you retain my services?
My past work has included a wide variety of products: flashlights, jeep rollovers, appliance control knobs, newspaper printing presses, motorcycle stands, door closers, airbag switches, bicycle hand brakes, plastic tables, high pressure washers, hypodermic needle manufacture, large offset printing presses, hair curler heaters and more - all mechanical design!
A TESTIMONIAL: "Thank you so much for your email of June 22, 2015. Your guidance throughout this matter and your reports played a major role in allowing us to successfully negotiate a resolution. Marietta and I thank you for your assistance and advice. I would be honored for you to add our name to your list of references." -- Steve, Chicago