Mr. Robert Liss
Robert Liss Consulting Engineer
246 West 38th St.
New York NY, 10018
Mr. Robert Liss provides Automobile Accident Reconstruction Reports and Graphics for New York City Corporation Counsel, The States of New York and of New Jersey in additon to the City of New York, as well as Travelers Insurance, Hartford Insurance, and numerous Law Firms. Mr. Liss also has O.H.S.A code experience.
The primary consideration concerning AUTO ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION are combining the elements of roadway design with the actions of the automobile driver. The elements of roadway design are:
- Horizontial Curvature
- Vertical Curvature
- Super Elevation (banking of the curve)
- Coefficient of roadway friction
- Sight Distance
- Roadway conditions
The elements of the automobile operation are:
- Driver Perception/Reaction Time
- Skid mark
- Seatbelt restraint
- Airbag Deployment
- Time Distance study
- Weight of the vehicles
After taking into consideration both roadway and automobile element, the engineer can calculate speed and drive reaction prior to any accident.
Robert Liss has personally designed portions of arterial highways and roads, including the Cross-Bronx Expressway, Secore and Baychester housing road networks. The Liss office has completed structural, mechanical and electrical designs for industrial, institutional and residential buildings, including on-site supervision of construction in accordance with O.S.H.A. Safety Codes. Additional projects include the Montefiore Hospital and City University of New York.
A law firm's due consideration in retaining an expert witness is in the accuracy of the investigative report as well as the credibility within the courtroom. In addition to Mr. Liss' courtroom experience, his knowledge of federal, state and industrial regulations are the focal point of his client relationships. For many years Robert Liss has prepared liability claims reports for the States of New York, New Jersey and Corporate Counsel of New York City.
Areas of Expertise:
|- Accident Investigation||- Slips -Trips - Falls|
|- Accident Investigation and Failure Analysis||- Structural Analysis|
|- Automobile Accident Reconstruction||- Automobile Engineering|
|- Collision Analysis and Reconstruction||- Automobile Engineering-Crashworthiness|
|- Fire Damage High Speed Accidents||- Automobile Accident Injuries|
|- Highway/Street Injury Biomechanics||- Automobile Rollovers|
|- Low Speed Accidents|
B.S. Civil Engineering, City College of New York, New York, NY
Advanced Structure Engineering, New York University, New York, NY
Primay Area of Expertise:
Accident Investigation and Failure Analysis.