News

November 2016

Dr. Gunter Siegmund is collaborating with Dr. Chris Dennison (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta) to validate the ability of a wearable head impact sensor to estimate tissue strains in the brain. This project is funded by a national level grant and by a wearable sensor company.

October 2016

Ben Elkin and Gunter Siegmund published an article entitled "Whiplash injury or concussion? A possible biomechanical explanation for concussion symptoms in some individuals following a rear-end collision” in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. This study was done in collaboration with Dr. James Elliott from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.

MEA exhibits at TLABC's Litigation Update Conference. Brad Heinrichs, Peter Xing and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

MEA sponsors a tee at the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association Golf Tournament at the El Niguel Country Club in Laguna Niguel. Cole Young and Russell Gish are at the tee and Vickie Norton and Bradley Rutledge golf in the tournament.

MEA sponsors a tee at the All Claims (Claims Education Panel) Invitational Golf Tournament at the Coyote Hills Golf Course in Fullerton.  Tim Nelson and Lois Kirchhoff attend at the tee. 

September 2016

MEA Forensic exhibits at the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles annual convention in Las Vegas, NV with Dave KingJohn Gardiner, Steven Anderson, Bradley Rutledge, Tim Nelson, Russell Gish and Matthew Yanko in attendance.

Bradley Rutledge plays in the San Diego Defense Lawyers 2016 Golf Benefit Tournament at the Coronado Golf Course in San Diego

MEA is a sponsor at the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel San Diego Litigation Conference in Torrey Pines, San Diego.  Cole Young attends.

August 2016

Bradley Rutledge and Stephanie Bonin attended the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego seminar “Car Crash Triage 101”.

July 2016

Russell Gish and Stephanie Bonin attended the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association MCLE seminar “Improve your non-verbal performance in front of a jury” at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club

Cole Young attended the Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA)  “Forensic Video Analysis & The Law” training course.

Steve Anderson attended the CDR Operators & Analysis and Applications course in Connecticut.

June 2016

MEA Forensic sponsors a tee at the ABOTA Golf Tournament at the Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa. Steven Anderson, Cole Young, Bradley Rutledge and Lois Kirchhoff attend.

MEA Forensic sponsors a tee at the ASCDC Golf Tournament at the Oak Quarry Golf Club in Riverside.  Russell Gish and Tim Nelson attend.

MEA welcomes Brandon Tsuge to our Laguna Hills office. Brandon has a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Ben Elkin, Pam D’Addario, Ken Iliadis, Craig Wilkinson and Jana Sullivan represent MEA at the 2016 BIST Mix N’ Mingle to support brain injury awareness and research.

MEA Forensic sponsors a tee at the CICMA 2016 Golf Tournament at Cardinal Golf and Country Club. Jana Sullivan, Tom Flynn, Craig Wilkinson and Dennis Turriff are there.

MEA Forensic sponsors closest to the pin at the KW OIAA 2016 Golf Tournament at Ariss Valley Golf and Country Club. Jana Sullivan, Arianna McAllister, Craig Wilkinson and Tom Flynn attend.

Craig Wilkinson, Ben Elkin and Jana Sullivan are at the 2016 Birdies for Brains Golf Tournament at Lionhead Golf and Country Club. 

Pam D’Addario and Jana Sullivan attend the 2016 CAIW two day conference in Toronto supporting TIWA.

May 2016

MEA exhibits at the CAOIE/OCTLA Palm Springs Seminar at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, Bradley Rutledge, Russell Gish and Lois Kirchhoff attend.

MEA is a table top sponsor at the CAALA/ASCDC joint seminar at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Tim Nelson and Steven Anderson attend.

MEA Forensic sponsors a tee at the CASD golf tournament at the Rancho Bernardo Inn golf course in San Diego.  Russell Gish, Tim Nelson and Lois Kirchhoff attend at the hole, John Gardiner golfs.

Kurt Ising and Matthew Yanko present " Crash Test Dummies: Considerations on How to Defend Pedestrian Claims" at CDL's Paralegal Program May 6th at The Terminal City Club in Vancouver, BC.

MEA exhibits at CDL's Boot Camp "Basic Training for New Defence Lawyers" in Vancouver, BC. Marcia Araujo in attendance. 

April 2016

Bradley Rutledge plays in the Spencer/Gallagher Golf Tournament at the Maderas Golf Club in San Diego, part of the 2016 National RIMS conference.

MEA exhibits at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC "Soft Tissue Injuries: Building a Better Community of Practice" conference on April 1 & 2. Dennis Chimich, Alyssa DeMarco and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

MEA welcomes Troy Mithrush to the Collision Reconstruction team in the BC office.

March 2016

Jason Droll and Russell Gish present at the Combined Claims Conference at the Hyatt Regency Garden Grove.  The topics are “Emerging Automotive Technologies and Their Role in Vehicle Collisions:  Look Mom No Hands”, and “Subrogation  in Rollover Accidents”.

MEA exhibits at the Combined Claims Conference at the Hyatt Regency Garden Grove.  David King, Allen Bourgeois, Steven Anderson, Cole Young, and Bradley Rutledge were in attendance.

 Stephanie Bonin presents at the Beverly Hills Bar Association on “How to Handle Soft Tissue Injuries from Low Impact Car Crashes”.

 Mark Bailey and Vicki Norton attend the SMU Air Law Symposium in Dallas, TX.

 John Gardiner and Tim Nelson attend the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association dinner and seminar at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club.

February 2016

MEA Forensic is a program sponsor at the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association MCLE Seminar: “Defense Physical and Mental Exams” held at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club.  Allen Bourgeois, Bradley Rutledge, Russell Gish and Steven Anderson attend.

Stephanie Bonin and Tim Nelson attend the Forensic Expert Witness Association, Orange County chapter seminar: “What a Juror Wants: How the Jury Evaluates Expert Witnesses”.

Bradley Rutledge and Russell Gish attend the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Annual Awards and Installation dinner.

Jonathan Lawrence attends the Forensic Expert Witness Association, Northern California chapter seminar: “What the Attorney Needs from the Expert: What all Experts Should Know”.