Miller Biomechanical Forensics, LLC

Dr. Miller, a biomedical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineer, has worked in the areas of crashworthiness, occupant safety, injury causation, product design, manufacturing processes and new concept development for 30 years. He holds over 30 patents and has several peer reviewed publications in the safety and occupant injury field. Dr. Miller has proffered expert opinions regarding a variety of automotive, mechanical and biomedical systems. He continues to research the anatomical development of the pediatric spine. His affiliations include Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Harper University Hospital, and the University of Michigan Hospital. Dr. Miller is also a member of the Engineering Board of Directors for Lawrence Technological University. See About.

He has provided research, expert analysis and testimony in product litigation involving General Motors, Ford, Chrysler and Toyota among others. Dr. Miller has also provided guidance and testimony in general negligence claims (GN) for both plaintiff and defense including major insurance companies. See Litigant list.

His product expertise includes impact biomechanics and injury causation, seat, seatbelt and airbag performance, as well as mechanical systems design and manufacture. See Project Descriptions.

Dr. Miller has performed medical record reviews, event/occupant surrogate studies, occupant kinematic reconstruction, vehicle and scene investigations and crash testing in support of expert opinions.

H. John Miller,  Ph.D., P.E. - Biomechanical, Engineering & Patent Consultant

H. John Miller, Ph.D., P.E.

“I like the way you handle yourself in deposition.” — Attorney, Tulsa, OK

“Dr. Miller, I find you to be quite credible.” — Judge, Portland, ME

Areas of Specialization

  • Impact Biomechanics and Injury Causation
  • Seat, Seatbelt and Airbag Performance
  • Vehicle and Scene Investigation
  • Amusement Ride Accidents
  • Cruise Lines Accidents
  • Design and Structural Analysis
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  • Product Liability / General Negligence Claims
  • Workplace Safety
  • Medical Device Design
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Patent Infringement


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