Forensic Expert

Marco Cheraso, P.E., ACTAR, CXLT

Mechanical Engineer

Mr. Cheraso is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University, a fully accredited traffic accident reconstructionist, and a professional engineer. He specializes in automotive accident and component failure investigations. Mr. Cheraso has vehicle racing experience and was qualified to lead the Formula SAE race team. As an engineer, he applies the principles of physics, material science, human factors, manufacturing, testing, and safety to forensic evaluations. With a background in component design and fabrication, and testing of prototype vehicles, Mr. Cheraso has a unique insight into vehicle dynamics, specialized testing, data analysis, component failure and manufacturing defects.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer in Florida, #94389
  • Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR), #3836
  • Advanced MOT (TTC) certified, FDOT, #53196
  • Certified English XL Tribometrist (CXLT), #2110832
  • Remote Pilot (sUAS), #4578833

Services and Specialties

  • Automotive Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle/Heavy Truck Accidents
  • Construction Zone/Temporary-Traffic-Control Area Accidents
  • Line-of-Sight and Night-Time Visibility Analysis
  • Human Factors Analysis
  • Fracture and Fatigue Failure Analysis
  • Materials and Manufacturing Defect Analysis
  • Product Defect Investigation
  • Premise Liability Claims
  • Floor Surface Slip-Resistance/Friction Testing
  • Passenger Vehicle EDR “Black Box” Downloads
  • Commercial Vehicle EDR “Black Box” Downloads
  • 3D Scanning/Measuring
  • Evidence Preservation