Our Forensic Expert

Executive Summary

Jillian specializes in collisions involving personal injury and those where fraud is suspected (staged collisions).  She has extensive experience with automobile black box data retrieval and analysis.  Her credentials include an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Science and her Professional Physicist designation along with a multitude of specialized courses in collision reconstruction.  In addition to having managed hundreds of reconstructions, Jillian has participated in automobile crash testing and research projects. She regularly shares her knowledge through articles in industry periodicals and presentations to insurers, lawyers and industry groups.

Areas of Expertise

  • Automobile, motorcycle, pedestrian and cyclist collision reconstructions
  • Investigation of suspected staged vehicle collisions (insurance fraud investigations)
  • Vehicle damage examinations, including airbag deployment and seatbelt usage assessments
  • Event Data Recorder downloads and analysis
  • Scene examinations including sightline determination and measurements
  • Human factors assessments of driver perception response time and night-time visibility
  • H.B.Sc., Physical Science, McMaster University
  • P.Phys. - Professional Physicist
  • PC Crash - Essentials Workshop
  • Tire Forensics & Accident Reconstruction Seminar, Canadian Association of Technical Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists
  • Fundamental Techniques for Crash Investigation Webinar, University of North Florida Institute of Police Technology and Management
  • Practical Strategies for Experts: Testifying Without Fear Conference, PIA Law
  • Advanced Crash Reconstruction Utilizing Human Factors Research, Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety
  • Accident Investigation Part 1 – Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety
  • Vehicle Crash Reconstruction Methods Seminar, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Automotive Damage Appraisal – Centennial College
  • Human Factors Collision Analysis, Theory and Practice
  • Crash Data Retrieval Operators Analysis and Applications – Toronto Police College
  • ARC-CSI Crash Conference (2012)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Congress and Exposition (2012)
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