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Michael J Slifka, PE
Middleton, Wisconsin
3221 Conservancy Lane, 53562


Contact:  Michael J Slifka PE
www.michaelslifka.com
608-827-5241 Or Toll Free
firepro1pe@aol.com
3221 Conservancy Lane
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

Contact:  Michael J Slifka PE
www.michaelslifka.com
608-827-5241
firepro1pe@aol.com
Drawing on 50+ years of knowledge & experience.
Michael J Slifka,
is a dedicated and skilled expert with a highly successful record of accomplishments in litigation, fire investigation, fire testing, fire engineering design, building code & fire code consultation
Michael Slifka brings a multi-faceted array of capability and experience in fire protection consulting to your needs and the ability to guide you to the easiest approach to achieve the optimal solution.
Michael Slifka has been internationally recognized in litigation support and qualified as an expert witness consulting on cases in the United States and its Territories.
Michaels Slifka, ~ Cell Number 608-692-3096.
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Construction Accidents,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Safety Engineering, 


Drawing on 50+ years of knowledge & experience.
Michael J Slifka,
is a dedicated and skilled expert with a highly successful record of accomplishments in litigation, fire investigation, fire testing, fire engineering design, building code & fire code consultation
Michael Slifka brings a multi-faceted array of capability and experience in fire protection consulting to your needs and the ability to guide you to the easiest approach to achieve the optimal solution.
Michael Slifka has been internationally recognized in litigation support and qualified as an expert witness consulting on cases in the United States and its Territories.
Michaels Slifka, ~ Cell Number 608-692-3096.

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.

E4 Consulting, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
4600 Touchton Road
Building 100, Suite 150, 32246


Contact:  Dr. Paul Eason
www.e4consulting.com
904-279-9300 Or Toll Free 888-504-5454
paul.eason@e4consulting.com
4600 Touchton Road
Building 100, Suite 150
Jacksonville, Florida 32246

Contact:  Dr. Paul Eason
www.e4consulting.com
904-279-9300 Or Toll Free 888-504-5454
paul.eason@e4consulting.com
Dr. Paul Eason at E4 Consulting provides engineering solutions for industry and the legal community. Our Expertise comes from years of combined training and experience in academia, industry and consulting. We assist clients in issues of property loss, litigation, project risk assessment and process safety. Our approach to investigation, analysis, and research follows all applicable codes and standards, to provide the most reliable and reproducible results and opinions. We are available immediately serve clients throughout the nation and abroad.
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Industrial Accidents,  Metallurgy,  OSHA,  Product Liability, 


Dr. Paul Eason at E4 Consulting provides engineering solutions for industry and the legal community. Our Expertise comes from years of combined training and experience in academia, industry and consulting. We assist clients in issues of property loss, litigation, project risk assessment and process safety. Our approach to investigation, analysis, and research follows all applicable codes and standards, to provide the most reliable and reproducible results and opinions. We are available immediately serve clients throughout the nation and abroad.

Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation
Hampton, Virginia
2503 58th Street Suite A, 23661


Contact:  Meagan McBride
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
2503 58th Street Suite A
Hampton, Virginia 23661

Contact:  Meagan McBride
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!
Information:  
Accident Injury,  Accident Reconstruction,  Admiralty,  Amusement Parks,  Automobile Accidents,  Aviation,  Biomechanics,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Biomedical Engineering,  Boating,  Building Code Compliance,  Carbon Monoxide,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Code Compliance,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Data Recovery,  Computer Forensics,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Document Alterations,  Document Analysis,  Document Examiner,  Document Management,  Earthquake Damage,  Electrical Engineering,  Elevators and Escalators,  Equipment and Machinery,  Failure Analysis,  Farms and Farm Safety,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Food Safety,  Forensic Engineering,  Forklifts,  Geotechnical Engineering,  Groundwater Resources and Contamination,  Hail Damages,  Handwriting Experts,  Human Factors,  Hurricane Damage,  HVAC Investigations,  Indoor Air Quality,  Industrial Accidents,  Job Safety Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Litigation Support,  Machine Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Maritime,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Mold and Moisture,  Motor Vehicles,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Noise Measurement and Control,  Occupational Injury,  Office Buildings,  Oil and Gas,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Plumbing,  Process Safety Chemicals and Oil Refining,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination,  Product Liability,  Reconstruction,  Reinforced Concrete and Masonry,  Roofing and Waterproofing,  Safety Engineering,  Shooting Incident Reconstruction,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Solar Energy,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Toxic Exposures,  Trial Consultants,  Water and Flood Damage, 


Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!

Forensics International
La Quinta, California
61115 Fire Barrel Dr, 92253


Contact:  William Guentzler, PhD
www.forensicsintl.com
619-823-9081 Or Toll Free
forensicsintl@dc.rr.com
61115 Fire Barrel Dr
La Quinta, California 92253

Contact:  William Guentzler, PhD
www.forensicsintl.com
619-823-9081
forensicsintl@dc.rr.com
William Guentzler, PhD received his Professor Emeritus from San Diego State University after thirty-six (36) years of service. He has been a Forensic Examiner with Forensics International for the last thirty-two (32) years.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Automobile Accidents,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Motor Vehicles, 


William Guentzler, PhD received his Professor Emeritus from San Diego State University after thirty-six (36) years of service. He has been a Forensic Examiner with Forensics International for the last thirty-two (32) years.

Canney Brook Forensic Engineers
Dover, New Hampshire
154 Middle Road, 03820


Contact:  R. Craig Williams P.E., CFEI, CFII
www.canneybrook.com
603-742-7200 Or Toll Free
solutions@canneybrook.com
154 Middle Road
Dover, New Hampshire 03820

Contact:  R. Craig Williams P.E., CFEI, CFII
www.canneybrook.com
603-742-7200
solutions@canneybrook.com
Craig Williams PE BSME MSAE CFEI CFII

Over 37 years professional engineering consulting, research, manufacturing, and forensics.

Specialties include fires & explosions, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, automation, materials, mobile & heavy equipment, safety, code compliance, workplace accidents, equipment, appliances, manufacturing, operations, maintenance & construction.

Mr. Williams investigations provide accurate causation determinations which allows litigators, insurance professionals, and involved parties to access the loss, make economic decisions, advance successful claims when possible, and/or mitigate liability when appropriate.

Craig Williams PE BSME MSAE CFEI CFII 38 years professional engineering consulting, research, manufacturing, and forensics. Forensic specialties include fires & explosions, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, automation, materials, mobile equipment, safety, code compliance, workplace accidents, equipment, appliances, manufacturing, operations, maintenance & construction. Mr. Williams investigations provide accurate causation determinations which allows litigators, insurance professionals, and involved parties to access the loss, make economic decisions, advance successful claims when possible, and/or mitigate liability when appropriate.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Forensic Engineering,  HVAC Investigations,  OSHA,  Plumbing,  Product Failure,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


Craig Williams PE BSME MSAE CFEI CFII

Over 37 years professional engineering consulting, research, manufacturing, and forensics.

Specialties include fires & explosions, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, automation, materials, mobile & heavy equipment, safety, code compliance, workplace accidents, equipment, appliances, manufacturing, operations, maintenance & construction.

Mr. Williams investigations provide accurate causation determinations which allows litigators, insurance professionals, and involved parties to access the loss, make economic decisions, advance successful claims when possible, and/or mitigate liability when appropriate.

Craig Williams PE BSME MSAE CFEI CFII 38 years professional engineering consulting, research, manufacturing, and forensics. Forensic specialties include fires & explosions, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, automation, materials, mobile equipment, safety, code compliance, workplace accidents, equipment, appliances, manufacturing, operations, maintenance & construction. Mr. Williams investigations provide accurate causation determinations which allows litigators, insurance professionals, and involved parties to access the loss, make economic decisions, advance successful claims when possible, and/or mitigate liability when appropriate.

Glenn D. Peterson PE
Oakland, California
2651 Carisbrook Dr., 94611


Contact:  Glenn D. Peterson

510-725-2743 Or Toll Free
GlenndPeterson@outlook.com
2651 Carisbrook Dr.
Oakland, California 94611

Contact:  Glenn D. Peterson

510-725-2743
GlenndPeterson@outlook.com
Consulting, Investigation & Expert Witness in the following areas: Fire cause & spread; Building & fire code analysis; Fire protection system design, performance, & failures; Fire hazards & burning characteristics of materials; Analysis of the effectiveness of all types of fire protection measures; Propane fires & explosions; Computer modeling of fire spread; Furnace & water heater fires; Construction defects; Fire risk analysis; Hazard evaluation. Serving attorneys, insurance companies, government & private industry.
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Defects,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Fire Sprinklers, 


Consulting, Investigation & Expert Witness in the following areas: Fire cause & spread; Building & fire code analysis; Fire protection system design, performance, & failures; Fire hazards & burning characteristics of materials; Analysis of the effectiveness of all types of fire protection measures; Propane fires & explosions; Computer modeling of fire spread; Furnace & water heater fires; Construction defects; Fire risk analysis; Hazard evaluation. Serving attorneys, insurance companies, government & private industry.

Poole Fire Protection Inc.
Olathe, Kansas
19910 West 161st Street, 66062


Contact:  John W. “Jack” Poole, III, PE FSFPE / Phillip A. Keena, IAAI-CFI, BsFPEST
www.poolefire.com/expert-witness
913-747-2050 Or Toll Free
jpoole@poolefire.com
19910 West 161st Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062

Contact:  John W. “Jack” Poole, III, PE FSFPE / Phillip A. Keena, IAAI-CFI, BsFPEST
www.poolefire.com/expert-witness
913-747-2050
jpoole@poolefire.com

Jack Poole's and Andrew Poole's CV's


Poole Fire Protection has degreed, licensed and experienced fire protection engineering experts who perform forensic analyses of both active and passive fire protection systems to determine those real-world fire protection system failures or potential subrogation opportunities.  The concepts building and fire code compliance, fire suppression and fire alarm & detection system design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance, failure analysis, fire growth and spread theory, causation, spoliation and the scientific methods are evaluated as part of our review and evaluation methodology.

With expertise in fire science, fire protection system design, building and fire codes and life safety standards, our degreed and licensed professional fire protection engineers provide the investigation, comparative research, consultation, trial preparation and expert testimony you require for your legal proceedings. We prioritize investing in the training and education of our team to ensure they are always on the cutting edge of fire science

Poole Fire Protection is one of a small number of firms that specializes in fire protection and life safety litigation support with a reputable, influential staff of actual working fire protection engineers who are capable of clearly conveying their findings to a jury. Many of those requiring legal testimony have returned to Poole Fire Protection multiple times because of our proven approach developed over decades of experience and participation in building and fire code development..

The firm’s Principals, John W. “Jack” Poole III, PE FSFPE, has 37 years of experience as a fire protection engineer and Andrew W. “Drew” Poole, PE, has 11 years of experience as a fire protection engineer. Their expertise includes building and fire code analyses, fire suppression, fire alarm & detection system design, forensic analyses, fire hazards analyses, fire risk assessments, construction management, fire protection water distribution system evaluations, and project management. They have provided legal testimony for building and fire code analyses; life safety code compliance; slip, trip and falls; and fire protection system design, inspection, testing and maintenance.
Information:  
Building Code Compliance,  Codes and Standards,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Fire Sprinklers, 


Jack Poole's and Andrew Poole's CV's


Poole Fire Protection has degreed, licensed and experienced fire protection engineering experts who perform forensic analyses of both active and passive fire protection systems to determine those real-world fire protection system failures or potential subrogation opportunities.  The concepts building and fire code compliance, fire suppression and fire alarm & detection system design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance, failure analysis, fire growth and spread theory, causation, spoliation and the scientific methods are evaluated as part of our review and evaluation methodology.

With expertise in fire science, fire protection system design, building and fire codes and life safety standards, our degreed and licensed professional fire protection engineers provide the investigation, comparative research, consultation, trial preparation and expert testimony you require for your legal proceedings. We prioritize investing in the training and education of our team to ensure they are always on the cutting edge of fire science

Poole Fire Protection is one of a small number of firms that specializes in fire protection and life safety litigation support with a reputable, influential staff of actual working fire protection engineers who are capable of clearly conveying their findings to a jury. Many of those requiring legal testimony have returned to Poole Fire Protection multiple times because of our proven approach developed over decades of experience and participation in building and fire code development..

The firm’s Principals, John W. “Jack” Poole III, PE FSFPE, has 37 years of experience as a fire protection engineer and Andrew W. “Drew” Poole, PE, has 11 years of experience as a fire protection engineer. Their expertise includes building and fire code analyses, fire suppression, fire alarm & detection system design, forensic analyses, fire hazards analyses, fire risk assessments, construction management, fire protection water distribution system evaluations, and project management. They have provided legal testimony for building and fire code analyses; life safety code compliance; slip, trip and falls; and fire protection system design, inspection, testing and maintenance.