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Aperture’s Accident Reconstruction teams provide industry-leading accident analysis. Our teams provide services ranging from a desktop review to complex sequence analysis involving any number or type of vehicles. We strive to get the right answer to the right person at the right time, communicating our findings with an on-scene phone call or employing scientific exhibits or 3D models and computer animations to a jury.   

Our teams are poised to respond to any accident anywhere and at any time. Aperture has Rapid Response Teams available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. While speed can be critical, in depth, scientific analysis takes time, and this race is not always won by the swift.  Our accident reconstruction teams are equipped to analyze data that may exist from more aged crashes using drones, laser scanners and photogrammetry to bring aged evidence into a current, state of the art analysis. Our teams are built to plumb the depths of sources that might yield data long since thought lost. 

Aperture’s Science
Our process is fact driven. While this science is still driven by physical evidence found on a vehicle or road surface, Aperture Experts stay at the forefront of gathering and evaluating, passenger car and commercial vehicular download data, personal device data, video images, fleet and driver tracking software to stay current with today’s ever changing and ever growing list of digital data sources. 

Aperture’s tried and true process applies to a wide range of incidents and a long list of vehicles. Look to Aperture when you need an analysis of an incident involving any kind of vehicle including:

Private Passenger Cars
Commercial Vehicles
Tractor Trailers
Straight Trucks
Passenger Busses
Trains
Construction Equipment
Cranes
Warehouse equipment
Lift trucks and Forklifts
Agricultural Vehicles and Equipment
Motorcycles, Bicycles and Scooters
E-bikes
Recreational Vehicles
Motor Homes
ATVs/UTVs
Snowmobiles

As the data we gather continues to evolve, so too does the equipment we use to gather it. Staying at the front of this science requires a companywide commitment to keeping abreast of the equipment needed to gather today’s information available from modern data sources.  That same commitment to gathering data is applied to its analysis and presentation.  Aperture employs the state-of-the-art programs for evidence documentation, sequence analysis and opinion presentation. Those programs provide the basis for 2D diagrams used to map evidence and crash sequences founded on evidence and tried and true scientific calculation. A modern accident investigation produces millions and sometimes billions of data points which provide a rich environment within to analyze a sequence, its evidence or the images which captured it. Full scale simulations are employed to dig deeper into an analysis including analyses of the inputs and decisions that may have preceded a crash.  That same work can be used to evaluate the severity of the crash through an examination of changes in speed (deltaV) and force directions (PDOF). Our methodology means your evidence will be available when you need it. With our size, we have the latest data preservation technology, and a long view aimed at understanding the meaning of that data at each case milestone. That means when you have a case where immediate data collection and preservation is paramount, Aperture is poised to assist immediately after an incident, and strong enough to be there later, when an Accident Reconstruction analysis is required.

Aperture’s Truth
Accident result from a failure associated with a Human, a Vehicle or the Environment in which it occurred. While Aperture’s experts are trained to evaluate the crash sequence, our analyses can also include an evaluation of the Human Factors so that driver decisions and inputs can be understood within the context of the evidence and accident reconstruction science.  Understanding the crash precedes any understanding of the vehicle and its components performance.  Vehicle lighting, vehicle structural performance, occupant protections systems, crash avoidance mitigation systems and on-board cameras might all merit evaluation, and Aperture’s team has the people with the expertise to communicate the details of a sequence analysis needed to understand component performance. 

We are not alone. Aperture’s service lines include Digital Forensics and BioMechanics. Our teamwork means these service lines which can be critical to fully understanding an event and its impact on the people in it, are not just available to us, but integrated into both our analysis and our ability to include our service line partners in our analysis and opinion presentation. 

No website list can ever fully capture everything that goes into an accident reconstruction. But a list can help an interested party connect their interest in understanding an event with Aperture’s ability to address that interest. Aperture can develop, analyze or deploy, photographs, 3D laser scanning, aerial drones, traditional forensic mapping equipment, lightbulb analysis, and signal light timing analysis, and we will gather video ranging from security systems or in-vehicle camera installations.

Our Capabilities

Rapid Response

Scene evidence data collection

3D scanning – scenes

3D scanning - vehicles

Aerial drone deployment

High-definition laser surveys

Electronic (CDR) data collection from passenger cars

EDR data collection from commercial vehicles, ECMs, Control Modules, Radar Units, Crash Avoidance technology devices

Security video collection

In car camera data collection

Computer aided drafting map creation

2D analysis

3D analysis

Sequence calculations

Impact severity and force calculations

Visibility testing and demonstration

Lighting analysis

Human factors including perception-reaction time analysis

Signs and warnings

Roadway design

Vehicle codes and roadway regulations

Construction area traffic controls

Roadway maintenance

Computer simulations

Computer animations

Video and security video analysis

Instrumented crash tests

Client consultation

Report writing

Expert testimony

In the Field

Learn more about how our team cultivates relationships among diverse technical fields and industries to produce innovative revelations.

Your Experts

The power of our collective is unmatched, and we are a force beyond compare.

Yasser Abdelrahman  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Brad Avrit  goto
Executive Vice President - Construction, Safety, and Accident Reconstruction - Construction Consulting, Accident Reconstruction, Premises Liability, and Product Liability
Dan Beeler  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Shane Bowlus  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Darren Carrillo  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Graphics & Animations
Levi Corbett  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Shannon Crowley  goto
ART Facility Manager - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Leah Czarnecki  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Chris DeYong  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Elidia Dominguez  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Brennan Echols  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Ali Awais Farhat  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Cullen Fenton  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Christopher J. Furbish  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Roger Hathaway  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, Premises Liability, and Product Liability
Clayton Hawkins
Clayton Hawkins  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Isaac N. Ikram  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Kevin Imada  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Premises Liability
Andy Irwin  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction
Steve Irwin  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, Product Liability, and Premises Liability
Zach Jackson  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Brian K. Jones  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, and Premises Liability
Michael Jorgensen  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Omar Kaayal  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Joe Kasselik  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Alex Kazmierczak  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Maximilian Kirking  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Tyler J. Kryst  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, and Premises Liability
Noah La Barba  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Nathan Leicht  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, Product Liability, and Premises Liability
Scott Alexander Linkletter  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Stephen Mangum  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Michael McCormick  goto
Senior Analyst / Technician - Accident Reconstruction, and Graphics & Animations
Alexander McDonald  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Joshua Merritt
Joshua Merritt  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
William Miller  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction
Benjamin Molnar  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Zachary M. Moore  goto
Forensic Expert - Premises Liability, and Accident Reconstruction
Lance Phy  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Mattie Proffitt  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Benton Randle  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Bryan Randles  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
William J. Renner  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Todd Roescher  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, and Human Factors
Conrad Salboro  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Troy Schoppe  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Christopher Staley  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Walter Staley  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Premises Liability
Daniel Stange  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Scott Swinford  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Alex Szepelak  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Sagar Umale  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Al Valdez  goto
3D Analyst - Accident Reconstruction, and Graphics & Animations
Will Valdez  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Eugene Vanderpol  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Cole Vigil  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Alyssa Visalli  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Daniel Voss  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Ella Webb  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
Judson B. Welcher  goto
Executive Vice President - Accident Reconstruction, and Biomechanics
Hunter Witt
Hunter Witt  goto
Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, and Premises Liability
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Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction
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Forensic Expert - Accident Reconstruction, and Premises Liability

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