Madden Accident Analysis & Forensic Engineering
James D. Madden, P.E.  Platinum Member

Available Globally


8803 Brecksville Road, Suite 7216
Cleveland, Ohio, 44141


We work with accidents in the following Specialties:
- Products and Equipment
- Premises and Property Safety, including Slips, Trips and Falls
- Traffic Accidents, including Roadway & Highway Design, Construction and Maintenance
- Chemicals, Gases and Materials
- Industrial, Commercial and Construction Workplace Accidents
- Fires and Explosions involving Equipment and Industrial & Commercial Facilities
- Hazardous Combustion, including Combustion Equipment Malfunction,
-- and Equipment (furnaces & flues primarily) and HVAC* operation causing CO Poisoning

We analyze these accidents using Principles of Engineering, and:
- Human Factors
- Codes and Standards
- Safety Design Principles
- Safety Practice Principles
- Safeguarding Principles (safeguards include machine guards, double palm buttons, light curtains, etc.)
- Warnings Principles (warnings may be on signs, labels, etc. or use warning lights, horns, etc.)

Activities include:
- Investigation of Accident Sites, Facilities and Equipment
- Safety Analysis of Equipment and Facilities
- Engineering Analysis of Accidents
- Accident Reconstruction, including Traffic Accident Reconstruction
- Reports and Affidavits
- Testimony in Trials, Arbitrations, Hearings and Depositions

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* heating, ventilation & air conditioning, including equipment, ductwork and system controls

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- Bachelor's & Master's Engineering degrees and post-degree coursework; with coursework in:
-- Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics
-- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Normal Psychology
- A complete set of courses in Traffic Accident Investigation and Reconstruction from:
-- Northwestern University Traffic Institute and Center for Public Safety
- Extensive Continuing Education in subject areas of the Forensic Practice through:
-- Engineering Organizations and Educational Institutions

- Professional Engineers' license (P.E.), earned by taking the NCEE* Examinations in:
-- Fundamentals of Science and Engineering
-- Principles and Practices of Engineering, taken in Mechanical Engineering & Chemical Engineering

- Diplomate Forensic Engineer, certified through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers
-- under the auspices and guidelines of the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB)

A Summary Curriculum Vitae and a Detailed Curriculum Vitae are available below on this webpage.
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* National Council of Engineering Examiners

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The last 30 years working as a Forensic Engineer:
- working in the Specialties listed under the 'Services' section
- utilizing Engineering Principles and the Specialty principles listed under the 'Services' section
- involving the Activities listed under the 'Services' section
- including, as part of the work:
-- Writing over 600 Expert Reports
-- Writing over 60 Affidavits
-- Testifying in over 90 Depositions
-- Testifying in over 75 Trials, Arbitrations and Hearings

17 years previous to the work as a Forensic Engineer, working in:
- Engineering Design of Equipment and Facilities
- Industrial Operations
- Construction Engineering

A Summary Curriculum Vitae and a Detailed Curriculum Vitae are available below on this webpage.
For more information click on: above on this website, to open our website.

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Accidents   ,   Accidents Bus and Trucking   ,   Accidents Motor Vehicle   ,   Accident Prevention and Safety   ,   Belt Conveyors   ,   Building and Fire Code   ,   Carbon Monoxide Incidents   ,   Carbon Monoxide Poisoning   ,   Chemical Engineering   ,   Chemical Safety   ,   Collision   ,   Compressors   ,   Construction Accidents   ,   Doors/Gates/Windows   ,   Engineer   ,   Engineering Forensic   ,   Engineering/Safety Engineering   ,   Engineering Traffic   ,   Expert Witness/Services   ,   Forensic Engineering   ,   Forensic Investigations   ,   Forensic Safety   ,   Fork Lift Truck Accident Analysis   ,   Fuel and Gas Systems   ,   Gas   ,   Guards   ,   Human Factors   ,   HVAC Systems   ,   Industrial Accidents   ,   Industrial Design   ,   Industrial Machinery   ,   Industrial Control Systems   ,   Labels & Warnings   ,   Ladder   ,   Machinery Safety/Visibility   ,   Motorcycle   ,   Motor Vehicle Accidents   ,   Occupational Health and Safety   ,   Pinch, Nip Points   ,   Piping   ,   Pipe Conveyors   ,   Pipelines   ,   Premises Liability   ,   Process Control   ,   Product Liability   ,   Pumps   ,   Railroad Accidents   ,   Safety, Cranes, Excavation   ,   Safety Engineering   ,   Slips Trips and Falls   ,   Trips/Falls   ,   Trucking accidents and investigation   ,   Vehicle & Scene Inspections   ,   Vehicle Investigator   ,   Warnings   ,   Worker Safety   ,   Accident Investigation   ,   Accident Reconstruction   ,   Curtain Walling   ,   Drainage and Water   ,   Engineers/Engineering   ,   Engineering Mechanical   ,   Expert Testimony   ,   Forensic Collision Investigators   ,   Health and Safety - Construction   ,   Incident Investigation   ,   Industrial Injuries   ,   Machinery   ,   Pavements   ,   Personal Injury At Places of Public Assembly   ,   Personal Injury & Fatal Accident   ,   Road Accidents   ,   Speeding   ,   Trucks/Heavy   ,   Trucks/Articulated   ,   Trucks/Trailors   ,   Vehicle Accidents   ,   Work Related Accidents   ,   Chemicals   ,   Chemical Accidents   ,   Fire or Explosion, Industrial   ,   Machine Guards   ,   Consumer Product Accidents   ,   Hydraulics   ,   Truck Accidents   ,   Bus Accidents   ,   Fastener Mechanisms   ,   Building Codes & Ordinances   ,   Fires - Industrial   ,   Traffic Accident Reconstruction   ,   Industrial Equipment   ,   HVAC - Forensic Analysis   ,   Forensic Mechanical Engineer   ,   Industrial Control & Instrumentation

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