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Mr. Dale Mann is a certified Forensic Chemist with over 30 years of experience performing a wide variety of forensic analyses in support of criminal and civil investigations.
He has extensive experience in analytical chemistry, general forensic evaluations, and forensic chemistry. He has performed investigative chemical and physical analyses in thousands of investigations involving fires, bombings, homicides, assaults, break-ins, drugs and clandestine drug manufacturing, hazardous material spills, exposure concerns, construction defect claims and product tampering.
Mr. Mann has worked on hundreds of construction defect issues involving coatings, flooring systems, plastic/polymer components, adhesives, and degradation of installed materials. He has investigated hundreds of cases involving self-heating, spontaneous combustion, chemical incompatibility, flammability/combustion characteristics of materials, flame retardants, fire suppression materials, and ignition potential.
Mr. Mann has evaluated materials involved in personal injury cases as well. Examples include poisonings, foreign object ingestion, acids and caustics, slip and falls, inhalants, chemical exposure, burns and scaldings,
He regularly assists criminal defense councils in reviewing prosecutorial investigations and trial preparation. Examples of case review and assistance include arsons, bombings, clandestine drug manufacturing and possession, shootings and assaults, His areas of expertise include file review, scene documentation, laboratory analyses and scenario testing.
Mr. Mann has been the principal researcher and author in several topic areas involving criminalistics and forensic chemistry. He has taught at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the National Forensic Science Training Center (NFSTC). Mr. Mann has presented numerous papers and lectures at a variety of scientific society meetings, and has provided testimony in over 400 trials, depositions, mediations, and arbitrations.
An ESi investigation combines metallurgical, mechanical and chemical analysis to determine the cause of a rifle accident. ESi ultimately contributes the powder analysis to the National Center for Forensic Science Smokeless Powders Database.
ESi reviews FBI case files and opines on the nature of 16 pipe bombs sent to a past US president, senators and celebrities.
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