News

December 2015

MEA Forensic exhibits at The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Basics 2015 seminar in Vancouver, BC. Brad Heinrichs, Peter Xing and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

MEA Forensic exhibits at the Trial Lawyers Assocation of British Columbia "Capturing the Loss in Personal Injury: The Medical-Legal Question" seminar in Vancouver, BC. Marcia Araujo in attendance.

MEA Forensic exhibits at the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA with Jonathan Lawrence, Matthew Manjarrez and Jason Droll in attendance. 

MEA Forensic attends the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association Holiday Luncheon with Vickie Norton, Bradley Rutledge, Allen Bourgeois and Cole Young in attendance.

November 2015

Gunter Siegmund, Dennis Chimich, Tim Nelson, Stephanie Bonin and Ben Elkin attended the 43rd annual NHTSA International Workshop on Human Subjects for Biomechanical Research and the 59th annual Stapp Car Crash Conference from in New Orleans, LA.

Tim Nelson presented “Head, Neck, Chest, and Lumbar Responses During Compact SUV Rollovers” at the 43rd annual NHTSA International Workshop on Human Subjects for Biomechanical Research.

Ben Elkin presented “Effect of Impact Location on Brain Tissue Strain in Football Helmet Impacts”  at the 43rd annual NHTSA International Workshop on Human Subjects for Biomechanical Research.

October 2015

Alyssa DeMarco was interviewed by Canadian Press regarding the impact performance of ski and snowboard helmets and the potential hazards that consumers face when confronted with certified and uncertified helmets that look the same. This story was picked up by multiple newspapers (Canadian Press, Globe and Mail, CBC News, GrindTV, Calgary Herald) and several other media outlets.

MEA sponsors a hole at the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association held at the El Niguel Country Club, Laguna Niguel. Bradley Rutledge, Vickie Norton, Russell Gish, James Bertoch, and Lois Kirchhoff attend.

MEA sponsors a hole at the 2015 Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities 3rd Annual Golf Tournament at El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana, California.   David King, Bradley Rutledge, and Lois Kirchhoff attend.

MEA exhibits at Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Assocation's "Litigation Potpourri" in Calgary on October 19th and in Edmonton on October 21st. Dennis Chimich and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

MEA exhibits at Trial Lawyers Association of BC "Prove it: Building Credible Arguements" Seminar on October 30th at The Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver, BC. Dennis Chimich and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

MEA exhibits at the Consumer Attorneys of California Conference in San Francisco.  Jonathan Lawrence, Dave King, Jason Droll and Matthew Manjarrez attend.   

Cole Young and Allen Bourgeois present at the Southern California Fraud Investigators’ Association conference in Palm Springs. Their topic is “Who Ran the Red Light – How signals function, & how video analysis can be leveraged to provide a foundation for expert opinions.

September 2015

MEA Forensic exhibits at the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles annual convention in Las Vegas, NV with Dave King, John Gardiner, James Bertoch, Jason Droll, Stephanie Bonin, Bradley Rutledge and Allen Bourgeois in attendance.

Dave King presents at the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles annual convention on "Obtaining and Using Crash Data from Black Boxes - What vehicles have data and what does it mean?"

MEA exhibits at the Canadian Defence Lawyers "Best Defence" Conference at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver. Peter Xing and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

August 2015

MEA exhibits at the 2015 Claims Conference of Northern California in Sacramento with Bradley Rutledge and Matthew Manjarrez in attendance.

July 2015

MEA sponsors a hole at the CICMA (Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Assciation) Charity Golf Tournament at Northview Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC with Marcia Araujo and Mark Bailey in attendance.

Stephanie Bonin and Russell Gish attend the Orange Country Trial Lawyers Association dinner and seminar

Bradley Rutledge played in the Orange County Risk & Insurance Management Society (OCRIMS) Golf Tournament at Coyote Hills Golf Club in Fullerton, CA with Lois Kirchhoff volunteering at registration

Bradley Rutledge played in the San Diego Defense Lawyers Benefit Tournament at the Country Club of Rancho Bernardo in San Diego, CA with Lois Kirchhoff volunteering for the event.

Xaine Bhatia attends the Simcoe County Law Association Golf Tournament held at Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club.

June 2015

MEA is a PAR level sponsor at the Vancouver Island Chapter, 9th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament held at Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria, BC. 

Marcia Araujo volunteers at the IIBC 13th Annual CIP Golf Tournament at Hazelmere Golf Course in Surrey, BC.

Allen Bourgeois attends the Orange County Traffic Engineers Council monthly meeting -  Topic: Southern California’s Freight Advanced Traveler Information System

Bradley Rutledge and Russell Gish attend the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association dinner and seminar.

David King presents at the American Public Transportation Association Risk Management Seminar in Salt Lake City on the use of video in case analysis.

MEA exhibits at the CLEBC Personal Injury Conference 2015 with Shannon Kroeker, Mathieu King and Marcia Araujo in attendance.

Marcia Araujo attends the LMA Vancouver Summer Social at the Westin Grand. 

MEA organises a joint conference, “Crash Course: The Life of a Claim” at Bingeman’s in Kitchener/Waterloo.

Dennis Turriff and Xaine Bhatia attend Music Heals 4 at The Hard Rock Café, Toronto in support of The Biggar Endowment For Muscular Dystrophy at The Holland Bloorview Hospital.

MEA sponsors a hole at the BIST “Birdies for Brain Injury” Inaugural Golf Tournament at Glen Abbey Golf Club.

Craig Wilkinson, Ken Iliadis, Travis Fricker & Xaine Bhatia attend the BIST/OBIA Mix & Mingle at the Steamwhistle Brewery.

MEA sponsors a hole at the CICMA Golf Tournament at Cardinal Golf & Country Club to benefit Camp Oochigeas,  Xaine Bhatia and Dennis Turriff were in attendance. 

May 2015

MEA Forensic exhibits at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s Spring Conference in Toronto, with Craig Wilkinson, Pamela D’Addario, Gunter Siegmund and Xaine Bhatia in attendance. 

MEA sponsors a hole at the Orange County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates golf tournament held at the Santa Ana Country Club. John Gardiner, Bradley Rutledge and Lois Kirchhoff were in attendance.

MEA sponsors a hole at the PARMA Bay Area/Sacramento Chapter golf tournament at the Paradise Valley Golf Course in Fairfield, CA.  Matthew Manjarrez was in attendance.

MEA Forensic exhibited at the CAOC/OCTLA joint conference in Rancho Mirage, CA.  Bradley Rutledge, Dave King, Jonathan Lawrence and Lois Kirchhoff were in attendance.

MEA sponsors a hole at the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego golf tournament held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course.  Bradley Rutledge, Jim Bertoch and Lois Kirchhoff were in attendance.

Alyssa DeMarco presented at ASTM Shirtsleeves Technical Meeting on "The effect of age on bicycle helmet impact attenuation" in Anaheim, CA.

Shannon Kroeker presented at ASTM Shirtsleeves Technical Meeting on "Does age affect the impact properties of helmet foam liners?" in Anaheim, CA.

April 2015

MEA was a program sponsor at the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association MCLE Seminar: The Closing Argument, held at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club.  Bradley Rutledge, Russell Gish and Jim Bertoch were in attendance.

MEA Forensic exhibited at the CAALA Connections event on “How to Master Depositions & Cross Examinations of Defense Experts” in Beverly Hills, CA.  John Gardiner, Stephanie Bonin and Allen Bourgeois were in attendance.

MEA Forensic sponsors the “Shoot for a Cure” Hockey Tournament in Toronto, ON.

Dennis Turriff, David King, Kurt Ising and Ken Iliadis attend SAE World Congress 2015 in Detroit, MI. 

Dennis Turriff presented "On the directionality of rollover damage and abrasions" at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress 2015.

Ken Iliadis and Pamela D’Addario attend the WICC Gala Dinner at the Westin Harbour Hotel.

March 2015

MEA is a program sponsor at the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association "THE CAP: Traps, Tactics & Trends" in Calgary and Edmonton. Marcia Araujo and Dennis Chimich in attendance.

MEA exhibited at Trial Lawyers Association of BC "Chronic Pain Conference 2015". Marcia Araujo and Alyssa DeMarco in attendance.

MEA exhibited at the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Annual Seminar in Universal City, CA. James Bertoch, John Gardiner, Allen Bourgeois and Stephanie Bonin were in attendance. 

Cole Young co-presented at the Combined Claims Conference at the Hyatt Regency Garden Grove on the topic “Who Ran the Red Light?  How Video Analysis can be Used to Answer the Question”.

MEA exhibited at the Combined Claims Conference at the Hyatt Regency Garden Grove.  John Gardiner, David King, Stephanie Bonin, Julie O’Brien, Allen Bourgeois and Cole Young were in attendance.

MEA exhibited at the Consumer Attorneys of California Annual Tahoe Ski Seminar in Lake Tahoe.  Jason Droll and Matthew Manjarrez were in attendance.

MEA attended the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association MCLE Seminar: “The Art of Voir Dire” held at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club.  Allen Bourgeois, Bradley Rutledge and Russell Gish were in attendance.

Gunter Siegmund presented at the Oatley McLeish Guide to Motor Vehicle Litigation at the Law Society of Upper Canada on the topic of “Helmets, Seatbelts and Injury Biomechanics."

Gunter Siegmund presented on the topic of “Directional Sensitivities in Head Impact Sensors” at the Symposium on Head Acceleration Measurement Sensors held at Virginia Tech.

MEA Forensic exhibited at Canadian Defence Lawyer’s Insurance Symposium.

Ben Elkin presented at Canadian Defence Lawyer’s Law Clerks Conference on the topic of Injury Biomechanics, and participated in the “Dealing with Experts” panel.