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PSI Instrumental in Successful $84,000,000 Verdicts

PSI was instrumental in two recently successful verdicts equaling $84,000,000. Carpio vs. Aubin for $28,000,000 and Anderson vs. CalTrans for $56,000,000. Both of these cases featured 3D Laser Scanning to recreate the scene and driver's eye video to recre…
Carpio vs. Aubin - $28,000,000 Verdict against Caltrans  The scenario for this case is a pedestrian was struck at night in a poorly lit crosswalk on a freeway onramp. Using our… http://precisionsim.com/blog/2017-blog-posts/psi-mar-2017-blog-posts/psi-instrumental-successful-84000000-verdicts/

Installment 1: Photometry and Driver's Eye Video

Why/ what are the challenges in presenting this type of evidence in a valid manner? If performing the recreation with sufficient fidelity to the real-world event was as easy as pressing “record” on the camera we have available, this discussion would have…
Why/ what are the challenges in presenting this type of evidence in a valid manner? If performing the recreation with sufficient fidelity to the real-world event was as easy as… http://precisionsim.com/blog/2016-blog-posts/nov-2016-blog-posts/installment-1-photometry-and-drivers-eye-video/

Series Introduction: Photometry and Driver's Eye Video

When I started in the Forensic Analysis industry 24 years ago, my first task was sitting in a dark room watching reels of 8mm and soon after, 16mm film. The subject of these movies was the current state of the art attempts at performing nighttime accident…
When I started in the Forensic Analysis industry 24 years ago, my first task was sitting in a dark room watching reels of 8mm and soon after, 16mm film. The subject of these… http://precisionsim.com/blog/2016-blog-posts/oct-2016-blog-posts/series-introduction-photometry-and-drivers-eye-video/

The Old Way vs The Best Way – 6 Benefits of 3D Working Model & Animation over Traditional Video for Daytime/Nighttime Visibility Reconstruction

Traditionally, driver’s-eye nighttime visibility cases have been visualized for the jury via film and video. The benefits of this approach are mostly related to the use of the actual vehicles and scene elements, which allows the complex lighting and visib…
Traditionally, driver’s-eye nighttime visibility cases have been visualized for the jury via film and video. The benefits of this approach are mostly related to the use of the… http://precisionsim.com/blog/2015-blog-posts/jan-2015-blog-posts/he-old-way-vs-best-way-6-benefits-3d-working-model-animation-over-traditional-video-daytimenighttime-visibility-reconstruction/