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Forensic Safety Group services are all about substance and attention to detail:

  • The ability to focus on key issues, analyze cause and effect and assess liability
  • The skill to simplify complex data and present information in a manner anyone can understand
  • The right experience and credentials to back it all up.

That's what the Forensic Safety Group team brings to your case. Accessible, trustworthy, response-oriented professionals who get results in two primary specialty areas:

Safety Analysis and Engineering

Managing risk by assessing engineering design, performance, failure or misuse in two key niches -

  • Vehicle Safety - autos, ambulances, paratransit vehicles, school buses, trucks, transit buses, ATVs, construction equipment
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  • Product Safety - medical devices, machinery, wheelchairs, motorized scooters, child restraints, window blinds
Forensic Safety Group offers educational presentations on safety awareness, prevention and training to all clients as well as select schools and emergency responders in the local community.

Litigation Strategy

Supporting attorneys and insurance companies with forensic research, engineering analysis and expert witness testimony in areas such as:
  • Seat belt design, usage and performance
  • Airbag design and performance
  • Collision/Crash Data Recorder (CDR) analysis
  • Automotive seat design and performance
  • Occupant kinematics
  • Biomechanics
  • Crash sensing Inspection 5
  • Wheelchair design and performance
  • Wheelchair tie-downs and occupant restraint systems (WTORS)
  • Vehicle roll-over sensing and performance
  • Dynamic crash and HYGE sled testing
  • Bus seating and occupant restraint systems
  • Paratransit safety
  • Ambulance safety and design
  • Wheelchair lifts
  • Passive restraint systems
  • The "Seat Belt Defense"
  • Child restraint systems
  • Most medical devices (e.g., operating room furniture, surgical staplers and instruments, medical gas piping, catheters, surgical fires, lasers, electrosurgical devices, hospital beds, patient lifts, cribs, monitoring equipment, heart lung bypass pumps, and breathing circuits)
  • Child safety devices
The Process

Trial ExhibitForensic Safety Group's careful, in-depth approach to each case provides a specific methodology necessary to withstand challenges to expert testimony in accordance with the federal court's Daubert standard as well as local standards such as Pennsylvania's Frye standard and other state standards. Through a rigorous, scientific, well-documented process, Forensic Safety Group can help:
  • Pinpoint trouble areas in the engineering design phase
  • Identify areas of risk and determine how an injury was caused
  • Assess how equipment design, maintenance, usage or human error contributed to the injury
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Help illustrate findings through advanced imaging techniques, including standard and digital photography, digital video, high-speed video, thermal imaging and macroscopic and microscopic depiction of evidence
  • Make recommendations for safety modifications to equipment, procedures, training and vehicles
  • Distill research results into understandable language and produce thorough, precise reports
  • Communicate effectively with jurors through clear testimony and graphic presentation
  • Manage trial costs through efficient consulting
  • Design test protocols
  • Perform component and systems tests

Mail Link
543 Davisville Road

Willow Grove, PA 19090-1525
215•659•2400