30 Forensic Engineering Appoints Dr. Rob Parkinson as Vice President & Practice Lead, Biomechanics & Personal Injury

30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading and fully-independent multi-disciplinary forensics firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rob Parkinson B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. as Vice President & Practice Lead, Biomechanics & Personal Injury. Rob will be responsible for the management, strategic planning, and governance of the Biomechanics & Personal Injury group while continuing to maintain his successful consulting practice.

Rob Parkinson B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Vice President & Practice Lead
Biomechanics & Personal Injury

Rob is an Injury Biomechanics specialist with over 10 years of experience. During his time in the forensics industry, he has investigated claims involving motor vehicle collisions, slips, trips and falls, seatbelt and helmet use, product failure, and work related claims, and authored hundreds of expert reports for clients in the legal and insurance industries. Rob holds an adjunct faculty position at the University of Waterloo and remains active in the teaching and research community, currently examining biomechanical issues such as helmet effectiveness and low back injury in motor vehicle collisions.

Dr. Rob Parkinson is qualified in both the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in matters relating to Biomechanics, Kinesiology and safe pedestrian walking surfaces, and the License Appeal Tribunal as an Expert in Biomechanics. Rob has also been consulted by the Ontario Provincial Police regarding injury causation analysis. A highly sought-after expert, please explore the following notable decisions:

Jamie Catania, B.E.Sc., M.Eng., P.Eng., President & Practice Lead, Collision Reconstruction states: “I speak for everyone at 30 Forensic Engineering when I say that Rob is the embodiment of a complete expert and consummate professional. His years of experience and dedication have resulted in Rob being Canada’s most recognized and trusted Injury Biomechanics specialist. He is a prominent expert with a string of impressive accolades and has extended his contributions well outside consulting into management, education, research and contributions to government agencies. He has laid a great foundation in his first decade with the firm, has built a solid team of experts with bright futures and I’m looking forward to continuing to work with Rob as we chart a course for the next growth stage of 30 Forensic Engineering.”

About 30 Forensic Engineering

30 Forensic Engineering is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 70 Professional Investigators, Engineering Technicians and support staff is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America serving a wide variety of industries including: Insurance, Manufacturing, Legal, Construction, Health Care, Commercial and Residential Property, Financial, Government, Hospitality, Mining, Renewable Energy and Transportation.

We provide world-class engineering and consulting expertise in:

Civil/Structural Failure
Building and Fire Code
Geotechnical and Mining
Biomechanics & Personal Injury
Human Factors
Collision Reconstruction
Transportation Safety
Renewable Energy
Environmental Health & Safety
Multi-disciplinary Remediation
Materials & Product Failure / Piping & HVAC
Fire / Electrical & Explosion investigations

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