News

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.

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.

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.