In this article, automotive engineer Marcus Mazza shares his expert insight on the standard of care for vehicle maintenance and repair stations.
In this article, automotive engineer, Marcus Mazza, P.E. discusses the merits of utilizing vehicle simulation software to test vehicle dynamics in place of traditional instrumented testing.
Vehicle simulation software has the potential to offer validated scientific results for disputes involving vehicle stability at a fraction of the time and expense of traditional instrumented testing.
Many of the systems and components that record incident and crash data on heavy trucks are different than those found on conventional passenger vehicles. In this article, vehicle engineer Marcus Mazza, P.E. provides an overview of Heavy Truck Event Data Recorders (Black Boxes), including how they are different from automotive systems, what information is typically available, and other useful information for anyone investigating a heavy truck crash incident.
The experts at Robson Forensic investigate the full range of issues related to heavy truck incidents. We offer experts specializing in trucking operations, crash reconstruction, repair and inspection, vehicle and component design, and the download and analysis of HTEDR data. Please contact us for help determining which of our experts is best suited to address the technical issues in your case.
The crash reconstruction experts at Robson Forensic are frequently asked if it’s possible to perform a meaningful crash investigation without having the damaged vehicles available for inspection. In some instances, we can. In this article, we describe how photographs can be used to determine scientifically valid vehicle crush measurements.
This webinar video reviews the capabilities and limitations of key forensic technologies used to document and analyze crash sites and vehicle damage in motor vehicle cases. Experts from our Crash Reconstruction practice present alongside our Forensic Technology group to offer attorneys and insurance professionals a conceptual framework for addressing the challenges in their own cases.
Through the course of our casework we have seen numerous cases involving claims of unintended vehicle acceleration. Whether our investigation determined that the cause was electrical, mechanical, or human error, in many of these incidents there were steps that a well informed driver could have taken to safely bring their vehicle to a stop. In this short article, our automotive engineers share their expert insight on what you should do if you find yourself in an incident with unintended acceleration.
This webinar program will provide attorneys and adjusters with an overview of photogrammetry and how digital photos can be used to obtain measurements, determine distance and speed, as well as other case-specific data. Experts from our Crash and Premises Safety groups share their perspectives on taking effective photographs for future forensic analysis.
In this article, the experts at Robson Forensic discuss the typical components of a vehicle-pedestrian collision and delve into specialty technical issues that are frequently relevant to these incidents.
The experts involved in investigating a pedestrian strike vary as much as the cases themselves. While typically rooted in crash reconstruction or roadway engineering, these cases regularly involve experts specializing in human factors, biomechanical engineering, meteorology, premises safety, or toxicology. Contact us to discuss your case with a relevant technical expert.