SKE NEWS – Winter 2017

by Christine Sirgant in News

Partner John Karpovich successfully completed a training course on vehicle event data recorders (EDRs) and how they can be implemented in traffic crash reconstruction. The Institute for Police Technology and Management (IPTM), hosted by the West Palm Beach, Florida Police Department, educated course participants on important information regarding methods used to analyze and interpret reports from numerous vehicle manufacturers.

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SKE News Winter 2017

by Christine Sirgant in News

Our SKE drones are operated by a licensed remote pilot by the FAA.

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Michael A. DiCicco, B.S.M.E., Joins SKE Forensic Consultants

by Christine Sirgant in News

SKE Forensic Consultants is proud to announce that Michael A. DiCicco, B.S.M.E., has joined our firm as a Senior Associate.

Mr. DiCicco’s background in the automotive industry and airbag expertise complements the SKE team.  Mr. DiCicco formerly held the position as Crash Reconstruction Expert for eight years at Robson Forensic.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, and later obtained training in the field of Traffic Crash Reconstruction through Northwestern University.

Mr. DiCicco has over ten years design experience in the automotive industry including safety restraint systems (airbags, inflators, steering wheels, and seatbelts).  Mr. DiCicco has held engineering positions with the Ford Motor Company and Tier 1 automotive safety suppliers:   Autoliv and Takata Corporation.  With his background and experience, Mr. DiCicco has developed a specialty in the area of restraint systems and crashworthiness issues.

Mr. DiCicco is qualified as a Traffic Crash Reconstruction Expert in Superior Court. He offers a unique perspective by relating his engineering experience to the field of crash reconstruction.  Mr. DiCicco is actively involved in local and national organizations such as Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), New Jersey Association of Accident Reconstructionists (NJAAR), and National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstruction (NATARI).

Michael DiCicco is an avid gearhead and motorcycle/ATV rider.  He is married with two daughters and resides in Mine Hill, New Jersey.  Mr. DiCicco can be reached at 201-644-0700, by cell at 973-452-3100, or email DiCicco@skefc.com.  For more information on Mr. DiCicco, please click on his curriculum vitae.

Please join us in welcoming Michael DiCicco as Senior Associate of SKE Forensic Consultants.

 

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FAA Drone License

by Christine Sirgant in News

Partner John Karpovich recently obtained his remote pilot license from the FAA which allows SKE the legal use of drones as one of the latest tools and technology utilized by SKE Forensic Consultants with their continued commitment to client services.

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Senior Associate Kevin Tully, B.E. Mech. Eng., Provides Expert Testimony for Rockland County Supreme Court Criminal Case

by Christine Sirgant in News

Senior Associate Kevin Tully, B.E.Mech.Eng. provided expert testimony for a criminal case in Rockland County Supreme Court which resulted in a charge of criminally negligent homicide.  Mr. Tully was contacted by the First Assistant District Attorney at the Office of the Rockland County District Attorney to assist the New York State Police in the reconstruction of a complex multi-vehicle collision.  His expert testimony guided the judge through each phase of the collision sequence utilizing the evidence gathered by the New York State Police Investigators.  Additionally, he provided a detailed explanation of the energy dissipated by the vehicles during the collision sequence to establish the speeds of each of the involved vehicles.  One vehicle was found to be traveling well in excess of the speed limit.  That vehicle ultimately impacted a tree which resulted in the vehicle being torn in two, fatally injuring its passenger.

 

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SAE Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorders (HVEDR)

by Christine Sirgant in News

John Scott and Kevin Tully attended the most recent training on Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorders (HVEDR) from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).  This week-long course, offered in Charlotte, North Carolina, included in-class instruction as well as hands-on training and testing of several truck tractors.  Topics included proper handling of vehicles following a collision to prevent spoliation of data, proper data extraction techniques, and inspection procedures; all of which are focused on validating that the HVEDR data obtained from the vehicle applies to the subject incident.  SKE Forensic Consultants is focused on staying current with the latest training and technology to provide the highest level of service to our clients.

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John Karpovich Attends WREX 2016

by Christine Sirgant in News

As part of SKE’s commitment to training, in May of 2016 Partner John Karpovich attended WREX 2016, a week long crash conference in Orlando, Florida.  This was the largest worldwide crash conference ever held with 850 attendees represented by over 20 countries. Numerous automobile, motorcycle and heavy truck crash testing was conducted on the outskirts of Orlando International Airport.  Classes and seminars on a variety of the latest subjects in crash reconstruction were also presented throughout the week.

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SKE Partner John Karpovich Provides Expert Testimony in Philadelphia County Superior Court

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Partner John Karpovich recently provided expert testimony for a plaintiff’s case in Philadelphia County Superior Court, which resulted in a jury award of $10,500,000.00.

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Kevin S. Tully Joins SKE Forensic Consultants

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SKE Forensic Consultants is proud to announce that Kevin S. Tully, B.E. Mech. Eng. has joined our firm as Senior Associate.

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SKE Uses FARO 3-D High Definition Scanner

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SKE on site at a construction site within hours providing evidence collection and preservation services after a worker had sustained serious injuries.

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