Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd. Over thirty years of international experience consulting to insurance companies, municipalities, government agencies, and the legal profession.

Consulted in more than 5,000 matters involving human factors, safety, personal injury and product liability.

International consultation to corporations are in the areas of new product development, manufacturing, packaging, warnings and instructions.
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• About Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.
• Curriculum Vitae Dr. C. J. Abraham

• What Effect Does Protective Headgear Have on Reducing the Impact to the Brain in Soccer and All Other Sports? [PDF]
• New Materials Award of the Textile Institute
• Amusement Park Accident Verdict
• Overcoming Federal Preemption
• Playground Safety
• Playgrounds and Amusement Parks
• Concussions - Your Body Is Nothing Without A Brain [PDF]
• Prior Trial Results
• Human Factors, Safety & Hazard Analysis
• Toy Design & Safety
• Warnings & Instructions
• Sports & Recreation Safety
• OSHA and Labor Law
• Slips, Trips & Falls
• Recreation & Sports Accidents
• Columbia University Presentation
• The Flammable Fabrics Act: An Unreasonably Dangerous Act
• Flammable Fabrics Case
• A New Standard of Care in
Absorbing and Dissipating Forces

• A Viable Product vs. The Legal System
• Concussions, Head Injuries and the Textile Industry [PDF]
• Concussions and Potential Risks in Children and Adults [PDF]
• United States District Court Decision: Allison Nowak, et al Plaintiffs v. Faberge U.S.A. and Precision Valve Corporation, Defendants
• Arnau v. WC Maui Coast LLC, et al.; U.S. District Court, District of Mawaii
• Industrial Products & Equipment
• Improved Protection For Sports Helmets
• News – Battery Petition
• NHTSA Petition: Battery Explosions
• Soccer – Head Injuries and Protection
• National Alliance for Youth Sports – SportingKid Magazine – Fall 2007
• Dr. Abraham at Columbia University [PDF]

• ForceField FF Headbands
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Recreational accident reconstruction, construction accidents, defective design analysis, explosions, facility safety, failure analysis, fire safety, hazard analysis, industrial safety, labels, machine guarding, OSHA compliance, recreational safety, safety engineering, safety management, slips and falls, warnings and instructions.

Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd. specializes in establishing the causal relationship between accidents and the resulting injuries. We consult in the broad areas of accident reconstruction of all types, injury analysis in virtually all areas of personal injury (including sports injuries, injuries associated with the use of safety devices, heavy equipment, hand tools, power tools, slips and falls etc.), metallurgical analysis of all sorts (including failure analysis of metallic parts and structures), analysis of material failures (plastics, ceramics, and composites), and ergonomics and human factors (including warnings and instructions). Biomedical engineering.

Experts in flammability of clothing, the principals of Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd. have authored or participated in the development of current national standards.

In addition, Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd. has assembled a team of experts and consultants in other fire-related disciplines such as fire investigation, cause and origin, combustion, fire growth and development and combustion toxicity. Specialties evaluated are: adhesives, arson, camping equipment, carbon monoxide exposures, clothing and fabrics, combustion, combustion toxicity, curtains and drapes, fire forensics, fire investigation, fire safety, flame propagation and extinction, insulation, interior finish, mattresses, plastics, polyurethane foam, wall covering, work clothing, spontaneous combustion and flammable household products (aerosols, paint products, floor finishes).

In-depth scientific and engineering analysis in accident reconstruction and investigation of defects in household, consumer and industrial products. Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd. offers assistance and consultation in many areas where expert testimony may be required. Services include, but are not limited to: biomechanical, chemical, civil, construction, environmental, industrial, marine, process control, safety, and textiles.

Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd. can perform laboratory testing for investigating product defects, reconstructing accidents, material failure analysis, toxicology and similar forensic engineering problems. Included in laboratory and investigative capabilities are: carbon monoxide exposure, chemical and metallurgical analysis, chemistry and chemical engineering, cosmetics, drain cleaners, flammability testing, forensic science, glass and metal fracture analysis, helmet failure analysis, household chemicals testing, hydrogen sulfide exposure, insect bomb exposure and explosions, labeling, paint and coatings, plastics testing, recreational equipment testing, spray can injuries, toxicology, warnings and cautions.