News

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”.

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.