11 April 2022

Rimkus Connections: April Edition


Rimkus is a worldwide leader in engineering and technical consulting. Operating from more than 100 offices around the globe, we provide services to corporations, insurance companies, law firms, and government agencies.

We are dedicated to the timely resolution of accidents, claims, and legal disputes. Providing technical solutions for the built environment, we proactively identify, mitigate, and eliminate the complex risks inherent in the procurement, design, construction, and operation of facilities.

Our team’s legacy of innovation traces back to 1983; our focus is on the future and finding solutions to clients’ biggest challenges. We began in the forensics business, offering our clients an array of technical specialists, scientists, and engineers. Today, we continue with this forward-thinking approach as we broaden our capabilities by adding new experts and companies to our collaborative team.





Rimkus Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Services, March 2022

Our team comprises professional engineers, scientists, and technical consultants whose real-world expertise spans a broad spectrum of public and private environments. At Rimkus, our clients can count on us for timely delivery, clear communications, and reliable solutions.

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The Role of Biomechanics in the Evaluation of Injury Claims

Dr. Ian M Zeller and Dr. Constantinos Franceskides explore how biomechanical engineering can be applied to the investigation of accidents and other events where injuries occur.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Costa Mesa Live Burn CE Seminar
April 8, 2022 – Costa Mesa, California

“Fire Investigators: Qualifying Your Expert” presented by Chasity Owens, NAFI-CFEI, NAFI-CVFI, IAAI-FIT (CA), Fire Investigator, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

“Structural Fire Analysis” presented by Thomas W. Young, IAAI, CFI, (V) CFEI, CFII, Vice President, Fire Practice, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

“So, You Think There’s A Spark? Analyzing Subrogation Claims Arising Out of Electrical Fires” presented by Joseph (Joe) Nowikowski, P.E., CFEI, MEP Practice Leader, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., and Philip Berens, Attorney, Cozen O'Connor.

“Four Live Burn Structures” presented by Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

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IAAI 73rd International Training Conference and Expo
April 11, 2022 – Jacksonville, Florida

“Boat and Ship Systems, Construction and Structures for the Fire Investigator” presented by Drew B. Hains, P.E., District Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., James Coté, NAFI-CFEI, NAFI-CVFI, NAFI-CFI, IAMI-CMI, Coté Marine, LLC, Doug Alling, CEO, SAMS-AMS, Knox Marine.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. CE/CLE Webinar
April 20, 2022 – Online

“Driver Distraction from Cell Phones” presented by Jeffrey S. Hickman, Ph.D., Consultant, Applied Safety and Ergonomics, A Rimkus Company.

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36th Environmental & Emerging Claim Manager Association Annual Conference
April 21, 2022

“Arsenal of Techniques for Age Dating Environmental Releases” presented by Philip Watters, P.E., Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group Inc., Houston, TX, Jodi McDougall, Esq., Office Managing Partner, Cozen O’Conner, Seattle, WA, and Monique White, Senior Claims Resolution Specialist II, Liberty Mutual Insurance/ Safeco Insurance, Boston, MA.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc and Akerman LLP Seminar
April 21, 2022

“Better-Late-Than-Never is Not True for your Construction Project” presented by Timothy R. Brashear, P.E., Director, Construction Services, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. and Brenda Radmacher, Partner, Akerman LLP.

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PM Springfest 2022
April 28, 2022 – Toronto, Canada

“Mechanical and Electrical Systems: Overview, Life Expectancies, and Replacement Options” presented by Ed Porasz, P.Eng., Vice President, MEP Strategic Growth Initiatives, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

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DRI Trucking Law
April 28, 2022 – Austin, Texas

“Tomorrow’s Trucking Landscape” presented by Jeffrey S. Hickman, Ph.D., Consultant, Applied Safety and Ergonomics, A Rimkus Company, and Jim Mullen, TuSimple.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Salt Lake City CE Seminar
April 29, 2022 – Sandy, Utah

“Earthquake Damage Assessments” presented by Curtis Earl, P.E., S.E., LEED AP, Senior Consultant.

“Electronic Data from Vehicles” presented by Matthew D. Roesch, P.E., Consultant.

“Analyzing Vehicle Fires & New Technology to Bolster Your Claim Investigation” presented by Dean B. Hunt, NAFI-CFEI, IAAI-CFI, Fire Consultant, and Robert T. Foster, Esq., District Manager.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Ohio Crash and Burn Seminar
Friday, April 29, 2022 – Xenia, Ohio

To allow our clients to interact with our experts and learn hands-on about our practice areas, we will be offering breakout sessions on transportation, property, and fire topics. Leading these sessions will be Gary D. Osterholt, P.E., Principal Consultant, Matthew S. Mercer, P.E., Senior Consultant, and our Ohio fire investigation team, Robert P. Raker, IAAI-CFI, Fire Consultant, and Brent A. Schockman, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI, Senior Fire Consultant.

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. CE/CLE Webinar
Available On-Demand!

“CPTED - Using Structures, Spaces, Lighting and People to Prevent Crime” Daniel Y. Loo, CPP, Principal Consultant - Safety and Security, and Louie "Ray" Wood, CPP, Special Consultant.

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