Representative Past Cases
Day single vehicle incident:
Young driver lost control of vehicle in a construction zone on curved rural highway. I gave opinion regarding visibility of the road’s edge in the absence of a painted edge line.
Night tractor-trailer/car collision:
Truck struck a reportedly stationary car in an active highway lane. I provided an opinion regarding the conspicuity of the car.
Night car/pedestrian collision:
Road construction worker was struck while standing in an active lane in a construction zone by an intoxicated driver. I gave an opinion on the
visibility of the worker.
Night boat collision:
Two pleasure crafts collided. I gave an opinion regarding the detection and identification of an improperly used mast light.
Day boat/swimmer collision:
Pleasure-craft struck a swimmer traversing a lake. I gave opinion about the visibility of the swimmer/swimming motion to the boat driver.
Day single bicycle incident:
Bicyclist crashed over imperfection in paved pathway. I provided an opinion on conspicuity of the imperfection and the bicyclist’s perception-reaction time.
Trip and Fall
Day parking lot:
Pedestrian tripped on low contrast pothole irregularity in parking lot. I gave an opinion about the visibility of the pothole located between two parked cars.
Day single step:
Pedestrian tripped on single step from parking lot up to a shaded store-front sidewalk. I provided an opinion on the conspicuity of step given the existing visual conditions.
Indoor catwalk incident:
Individual fell off an unprotected edge of catwalk. I gave an opinion regarding the visibility of the edge near a ladder shaft.