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Rapperport Associates, Inc.
Lexington, Massachusetts
8 Wallis Court, 02421-5417


Contact:  Dan Rapperport
www.rapperport.com
781-862-9001 Or Toll Free
dan@rapperport.com
8 Wallis Court
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421-5417

Contact:  Dan Rapperport
www.rapperport.com
781-862-9001
dan@rapperport.com

Rapperport Associates, Inc. CV

CELL NUMBER ~ 339-222-2822
Dan Rapperport & Associates has provided failure analysis, fire and explosion investigation and accident reconstruction services for losses totaling billions of dollars since 1974. Rapperport & Associates’ engineers offer a level of expertise in failure analysis that is matched by few firms. Our success can be credited to an extraordinarily talented team – a team with impeccable credentials and a wealth of experience. Rapperport & Associates has earned the trust of over seventy five insurance companies and hundreds of law firms. Our team of engineers and scientists is drawn principally from Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California Berkeley. Many of our engineers are nationally recognized experts in their fields and as a team we provide exceptional capability in all aspects of failure analysis. Our use of stunning graphics to present solutions to complex analyses sets us apart. We have been engaged on many large loss accidents and have an enviable track record. 100% of our cases over the last ten years have resulted in favorable settlements for our clients.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Structural Failure, 


Rapperport Associates, Inc. CV

CELL NUMBER ~ 339-222-2822
Dan Rapperport & Associates has provided failure analysis, fire and explosion investigation and accident reconstruction services for losses totaling billions of dollars since 1974. Rapperport & Associates’ engineers offer a level of expertise in failure analysis that is matched by few firms. Our success can be credited to an extraordinarily talented team – a team with impeccable credentials and a wealth of experience. Rapperport & Associates has earned the trust of over seventy five insurance companies and hundreds of law firms. Our team of engineers and scientists is drawn principally from Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California Berkeley. Many of our engineers are nationally recognized experts in their fields and as a team we provide exceptional capability in all aspects of failure analysis. Our use of stunning graphics to present solutions to complex analyses sets us apart. We have been engaged on many large loss accidents and have an enviable track record. 100% of our cases over the last ten years have resulted in favorable settlements for our clients.

Safety Through Engineering, Inc.
New Carlisle, Ohio
9363 Detrick Jordan Pike, 45344


Contact:  Michael C. Wright, MSCE, PE, CSP, CPE, President
www.ste4u.com
937-964-1900 Or Toll Free
mikewright@ste4u.com
9363 Detrick Jordan Pike
New Carlisle, Ohio 45344

Contact:  Michael C. Wright, MSCE, PE, CSP, CPE, President
www.ste4u.com
937-964-1900
mikewright@ste4u.com
Information:  
Amusement Parks,  ANSI Standards,  Code Compliance,  Confined Space,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fall Protection,  Job Safety Analysis,  Machine Safety,  OSHA,  Product Liability,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Training Programs,  Wrongful Death, 



Vincent Ettari PEPC
Shrub Oak, New York
1065 Spillway Road, 10588


Contact:  Vincent Ettari PEPC
www.ettari.com
914-245-6320 Or Toll Free
ettari@ettari.com
1065 Spillway Road
Shrub Oak, New York 10588

Contact:  Vincent Ettari PEPC
www.ettari.com
914-245-6320
ettari@ettari.com
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County, Manhattan / NY and Staten Island / Richmond. As a NY Authorized Firm (NYS Department of Education) which offers services in all of the boroughs of N.Y.C. (including the Borough of Manhattan), our engineers can provide all the individual attention and professional expertise your project requires. This firm specializes in many fields of Civil, Structural, Coastal, Safety, Environmental, Site, and Forensic Engineering
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Construction Claims,  Environmental Engineering,  Parking Lots,  Parking Lots,  Sewer,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Water and Flood Damage, 


Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County, Manhattan / NY and Staten Island / Richmond. As a NY Authorized Firm (NYS Department of Education) which offers services in all of the boroughs of N.Y.C. (including the Borough of Manhattan), our engineers can provide all the individual attention and professional expertise your project requires. This firm specializes in many fields of Civil, Structural, Coastal, Safety, Environmental, Site, and Forensic Engineering

Josephson Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.
San Diego, California
6370 Lusk Blvd., Suite F200, 92121-2753


Contact:  Carl Josephson
www.jwa-se.com
858-558-2181 Or Toll Free
cjosephson@jwa-se.com
6370 Lusk Blvd., Suite F200
San Diego, California 92121-2753

Contact:  Carl Josephson
www.jwa-se.com
858-558-2181
cjosephson@jwa-se.com
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in twenty-five states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad.

Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. Evaluations also included code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA also has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies.

Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE and Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense clients and have provided testimony in deposition or trial on over 400 occasions. Mr. Josephson has over 40 years of structural engineering experience with a BSCE from San Diego State University, is active in numerous professional organizations, and has served as the Structural Engineer member of the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. Mr. Werdowatz has over 35 years of structural engineering experience with a BSCE from San Diego State University and an MS (Structures) from University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Werdowatz and Mr. Josephson also act as court-appointed neutral experts. JWA has extensive trial graphics capabilities including state-of-the-art computer models and animations.

Main Office: San Diego, California. Satellite Offices: Sacramento, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Scottsdale, Arizona
Information:  
Construction Defects,  Earthquake Damage,  Forensic Engineering,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure, 


Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in twenty-five states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad.

Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. Evaluations also included code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA also has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies.

Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE and Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense clients and have provided testimony in deposition or trial on over 400 occasions. Mr. Josephson has over 40 years of structural engineering experience with a BSCE from San Diego State University, is active in numerous professional organizations, and has served as the Structural Engineer member of the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. Mr. Werdowatz has over 35 years of structural engineering experience with a BSCE from San Diego State University and an MS (Structures) from University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Werdowatz and Mr. Josephson also act as court-appointed neutral experts. JWA has extensive trial graphics capabilities including state-of-the-art computer models and animations.

Main Office: San Diego, California. Satellite Offices: Sacramento, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Scottsdale, Arizona

Robertson Engineering Investigations LLC
Mesilla Park, New Mexico
P.O. Box 820, 88047


Contact:  Cale Robertson, MSME, PE, CFI-IAAI, ACTAR
http://www.reifire.net
575-644-9595 Or Toll Free
rei@reifire.net
P.O. Box 820
Mesilla Park, New Mexico 88047

Contact:  Cale Robertson, MSME, PE, CFI-IAAI, ACTAR
http://www.reifire.net
575-644-9595
rei@reifire.net
Robertson Engineering Investigations, LLC (REI) is a private forensic engineering firm that provides forensic engineering services to both the insurance and legal communities. REI experts are court qualified Licensed Professional Engineers with extensive training, experience and certifications related to fire investigation, fire science, accident investigation and reconstruction, and general product failure analysis. REI investigators hold the distinguished Certified Fire Investigator (CFI-IAAI) certification and are also certified accident reconstructionists through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). REI is dedicated to providing accurate, complete and timely investigations that are based on scientific principles. Identifying the root origin and cause of incidents, which have significant cost in terms of either pain and suffering or monetary loss, is the only way for society to correct, improve and/or remove defective products from harms way. This is why REI is dedicated to identifying the facts and the root cause of such incidents and will not become an advocate for one party or another. REI Location Google Maps Zoomed Out REI's regular service areas include New Mexico, Texas and Arizona, including Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, El Paso, Dallas, Phoenix, and Tucson. REI staff are fluent in Spanish.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Electrical Engineering,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Forensic,  Forensic Engineering,  Hail Damages,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Product Failure,  Reconstruction,  Roofing,  Roofing and Waterproofing,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Stucco, 


Robertson Engineering Investigations, LLC (REI) is a private forensic engineering firm that provides forensic engineering services to both the insurance and legal communities. REI experts are court qualified Licensed Professional Engineers with extensive training, experience and certifications related to fire investigation, fire science, accident investigation and reconstruction, and general product failure analysis. REI investigators hold the distinguished Certified Fire Investigator (CFI-IAAI) certification and are also certified accident reconstructionists through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). REI is dedicated to providing accurate, complete and timely investigations that are based on scientific principles. Identifying the root origin and cause of incidents, which have significant cost in terms of either pain and suffering or monetary loss, is the only way for society to correct, improve and/or remove defective products from harms way. This is why REI is dedicated to identifying the facts and the root cause of such incidents and will not become an advocate for one party or another. REI Location Google Maps Zoomed Out REI's regular service areas include New Mexico, Texas and Arizona, including Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, El Paso, Dallas, Phoenix, and Tucson. REI staff are fluent in Spanish.

Crane Experts International Inc.
Fairhope, Alabama
PO Box 461, 36533


Contact:  James Pritchett
www.craneexpert.com
251-928-6262 Or Toll Free
pritchettj@aol.com
PO Box 461
Fairhope, Alabama 36533

Contact:  James Pritchett
www.craneexpert.com
251-928-6262
pritchettj@aol.com
Crane Experts International, Inc. is proud to include the following distinctions:

James Pritchett

- James Pritchett has been in business since 1987 under the name of Crane Inspection Services, Inc., my main business. Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is a recognized private agency, accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor under 29 CFR Part 1919, to inspect, test, and issue documents/papers of certification where required on shore-based material handling devices, without limitation, and floating cranes and derricks under the OSHA Maritime Safety Regulations 29 CFR Parts 1915 (shipyards), 1917 (marine terminals), and 1918 (longshoring). Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is capable of load testing, inspecting, and performing training/schools for all types of cranes that are general industry and construction related.

- James Pritchett is past accredited by OSHA to teach courses in Construction Safety and Health Regulations

- James Pritchett is a past instructor for the U.S. Department of Labor and provide training in the 1910 Standards as they apply to cranes.

- James Pritchett is one of a small number of delegates from the United States of Americato the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within ISO, Technical Committee for Cranes TC96. This committeeformulation of crane safety guidelines.

- James Pritchett is Past President of the Crane Certification Association of America(CCAA). This is a national association that is made up of the maritime agencies nationwide.

Information:  
Accident Injury,  Aerial Lifts,  ANSI Standards,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Equipment and Machinery,  Expert Witness at Trial,  Expert Witness Testimonies,  Forklifts,  Industrial Accidents,  Job Safety Analysis,  Labels and Warnings,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Litigation Consulting,  Litigation Support,  Material Handling,  OSHA,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Ships,  Structural Failure,  Technical,  Training Programs,  Trial Consultants,  Trial Preparation, 


Crane Experts International, Inc. is proud to include the following distinctions:

James Pritchett

- James Pritchett has been in business since 1987 under the name of Crane Inspection Services, Inc., my main business. Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is a recognized private agency, accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor under 29 CFR Part 1919, to inspect, test, and issue documents/papers of certification where required on shore-based material handling devices, without limitation, and floating cranes and derricks under the OSHA Maritime Safety Regulations 29 CFR Parts 1915 (shipyards), 1917 (marine terminals), and 1918 (longshoring). Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is capable of load testing, inspecting, and performing training/schools for all types of cranes that are general industry and construction related.

- James Pritchett is past accredited by OSHA to teach courses in Construction Safety and Health Regulations

- James Pritchett is a past instructor for the U.S. Department of Labor and provide training in the 1910 Standards as they apply to cranes.

- James Pritchett is one of a small number of delegates from the United States of Americato the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within ISO, Technical Committee for Cranes TC96. This committeeformulation of crane safety guidelines.

- James Pritchett is Past President of the Crane Certification Association of America(CCAA). This is a national association that is made up of the maritime agencies nationwide.