Michael is a Licensed Professional Fire Protection Engineer and Fire Protection consultant who has investigated hundreds of fires during his career, and has been qualified as an expert witness in both deposition and at trial in US Federal and State Courts.
Michael has successfully helped attorneys on complex litigation involving both large scale loss of life/property cases and on simple, single family home losses with and without loss of life. His ability to explain complicated fire development, growth and spread processes, physical phenomena and difficult worded building and fire code issues to juries has led him to be a desired expert witness and litigation support across the United States and its territories in both Local, State and Federal Courts.
Have consulted on and assisted in 90 plus law suits involving modular home manufacturers and claims of fire, injury, wrongful death and /or loss of property with 88 of the cases satisfactorily resolved for the modular home builder.
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Registered Professional Fire Protection Engineer – California (FP 479)
Fellow American College of Forensic Examiners (ACFE)
Diplomate American Board of Forensic Examiners (ABFE)
Member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Lifetime Member National Fire Protection Association
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