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Peter R. Thom and Associates Inc.
Automotive Consulting and Engineering
304 Village Square
Orinda, California 94563Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 800-874-1664
Telephone: 925-254-1664
Fax: 925-254-1650
E-Mail: engineering@prtassoc.com
www.prtassoc.com
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Established: 1987

About Us
With more than twenty-five years in business, Peter R. Thom and Associates Inc. specializes in automotive accident reconstruction and failure analysis. The company offers the highest quality service in automotive-related issues with services ranging from confidential consultations to thorough investigations supported by detailed technical analysis and expert testimony when necessary.
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Services Rendered
Accident Investigation; Accident Reconstruction; Air Bags; Automobile Crashes/Collisions; Automotive Engineering; Bicycles; Biomechanics; Chemical Analysis; Expert Testimony; Expert Witness; Failure Analysis; Fire; Forensic Engineering; Human Factors; Investigations; Litigation Support; Metallurgy; Motorcycles; Origin and Cause Analysis; Pedestrians; Product Liability; Recreational Vehicles; Subrogation Support; Tire Failure Analysis; Traffic; Trucks; Vehicle Fire Analysis; Vehicular Crash Reconstruction; Damage Analysis; Determination of Speed from Physical Evidence; Determination of Seat Belt Usage; Braking Systems; Rollovers; Vehicle Dynamics; Impact Analysis; Visibility; Product Design and Development; Crash Data Retrieval (CDR)
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Qualifications
The company has 150 specialists across the country in different areas of expertise: automotive engineers with practical industry experience in brakes, tires, fires, electronic data retrieval, and occupant protection, university professors in all engineering disciplines, physicians, and accident reconstructionists. We have investigated thousands of car, truck, bus, motorcycle, and construction equipment accidents and provided testimony in state and federal courts.
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Professional Memberships
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Lubrication Engineers
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Service Area
Providing worldwide service with over 150 Ph.D.s, Automotive Engineers, and Accident Reconstructionists with extensive expertise in automotive matters.
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Articles
The Art of Stopping: A Look at Automotive Technologies and Insurance Implications by Peter R. Thom and Timothy A. Logsdon, Claims Magazine & The National Underwriter Company

Stopping Power: Forensic Brake Failure Investigations Explained by Ryan L. Devine and Gregory J. Quan, Claims Magazine

EDR: The Silent Witness by Peter R. Thom and Ryan L. Devine, California Defender

When the Rubber Meets the Road by Gregory J. Quan, Claims Advisor
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Latest News

The Black Box by Peter R. Thom, California Lawyer

The Problem with Tired Tires by Gregory J. Quan, Property Casualty 360 - A National Underwriter Website

Party Crashers: Vulnerable Vehicle Conversions by Peter R. Thom and William J. Woehrle, Property Casualty 360 - A National Underwriter Website

6 Tips for At-the-Scene Photography by Auto Claimants by Peter R. Thom and Vernell M. Hance, Property Casualty 360 - A National Underwriter Website

The Connected Car by Timothy A. Logsdon, Claims Management

No Dune Too Steep by Timothy A. Logsdon, Property Casualty 360

Robots Take the Wheel by Peter R. Thom, Risk Management

Tire Safety: 3 Critical Failures to Avoid by William J. Woehrle, Property Casualty 360
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