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   Ready to help you:
Evaluate automobile restraints system performance in crashes and be
        your expert witness

Read and Interpret Event Data Recorders (EDR’s) from crashes

    • Prepare attorneys for and testify in Frye and Daubert Hearings on EDR admissibility

    • Shape EDR policy & capitalize on future potential uses of EDR technology in your firm

    • Instruct others in the reading and interpreting of EDR’s in crashes

    • Understand technology development and what technologies become feasible and when

 Richard R. Ruth, P.E. retired from Ford Motor Company in 2006 after 33 years in a wide variety of product engineering and product planning positions, spending the last 10 years managing Ford Design Analysis Engineers that provide safety related technical analysis and field investigations of claimed safety defects, giving 30B6 depositions and testifying in product liability lawsuits. He has been a consultant for 10+ years in automobile restraint systems, crash reconstruction specializing in reading and interpreting EDR information, teaching others to use EDR information properly,and conducting research in EDR accuracy and publishing results in peer reviewed scientific venues such as SAE to build the body of knowledge necessary for courts to admit EDR data under the Daubert criteria.
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