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Sotter Engineering Corporation
Safety Direct America
26705 Loma Verde
Mission Viejo, California 92691-6055Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 949-582-0889
Fax: 949-916-2193
E-Mail: George.Sotter@SafetyDirectAmerica.com
www.SafetyDirectAmerica.com
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California License #3028, Chemical Engineer
Certified by the City of Los Angeles for Pedestrian Slip Resistance Testing
Established: 1989

About Us
Sotter Engineering Corporation is Licensed by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. We have been testing flooring slip resistance for more than 24 years. We are the foremost slip testing firm in the Americas. Certified by City of Los Angeles for testing floor slip resistance. Consultant to major cruise ship companies. Dr. J. George Sotter, P.E. has testified 35 times in depositions, arbitrations (2), and trials (9) since 1994. Defense and plaintiff. Not a full-time professional witness.
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Services Rendered
Slip/Trip and Fall Investigations. Phone for courtesy claimant questionnaire.
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Qualifications
More than 30 years as a consultant including 40 publications. Conducted landmark research in occupational slip causes. Trial, deposition, and arbitration experience. Author, Stop Slip and Fall Accidents! 2000, www.amazon.com. Slip prevention consultant to two major cruise ship companies.
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Professional Memberships
  • Forensic Expert Witness Association
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Chair, Ceramic Tile Institute of America's Slip Resistance Committee
  • United Kingdom Slip Group and six relevant U.S. Committees.
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Service Area
United States, Canada, Guam and Bermuda
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Personnel Information
Firm Member
J. George Sotter, P.E., Ph.D., President
Education:
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. (with honors), 1961
  • University of Sheffield, Ph.D., 1964
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Establishing Safe slip resistance by George Sotter
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High Profile Cases
$1,200,000 recovery from client's contractor on outdoor mall slip and fall.
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