Forensic and Legal

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Forensic and Legal 2018-07-09T11:34:35+00:00

Forensic Legal Consulting–Expert Witness

Dave Smith provides forensic legal consulting and has qualified as an expert witness in California Superior Court.

Areas of Focus/Scope

  • OSHA
  • Cal/OSHA Enforcement and Appeals

  • OSHA and Cal/OSHA Multi-employer policy, Controlling Employer

  • Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (CA)

  • Code of Safe Practice (CA Construction)

  • Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)

  • Ladders Portable and Fixed

  • Lockout/Tagout – Control of Hazardous Energy

  • Fall protection for both general industry and construction

  • Machine guarding

  • Confined Spaces

  • OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) hazard assessment

  • Trench and excavation safety

  • Work related injuries and workers compensation

Representative Cases

TYPE CLIENT VENUE
Personal injury to a construction worker from site conditions created by others. Deposition and Trial Testimony Plaintiff City and County of San Francisco Superior Court
Elevated Fall from a rolling scaffold on a construction jobsite with issues being mobile scaffolding and site conditions Defense Consult Only
Head Injury to a construction laborer from jobsite conditions and subcontractor practices Defense Consult Only
Elevated fall from a step ladder, pursuing serious and willful conduct of the employer. Deposition Plaintiff California Workers Compensation Appeals Board
Employee fell from a HVAC duct in a health care environment Defense California Workers Compensation Appeals Board

Representative Cases

TYPE: Personal injury to a construction worker from site conditions created by others. Deposition and Trial Testimony.
CLIENT: Plaintiff
VENUE: City and County of San Francisco Superior Court

TYPE: Elevated Fall from a rolling scaffold on a construction jobsite with issues being mobile scaffolding and site conditions.
CLIENT: Defense
VENUE: Consult Only

TYPE: Head Injury to a construction laborer from jobsite conditions and subcontractor practices.
CLIENT: Defense
VENUE: Consult Only

TYPE: Elevated fall from a step ladder, pursuing serious and willful conduct of the employer. Deposition.
CLIENT: Plaintiff
VENUE: California Workers Compensation Appeals Board

TYPE: Employee fell from a HVAC duct in a health care environment.
CLIENT: Defense
VENUE: California Workers Compensation Appeals Board

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