Crash Data Services, LLC

Crash Data Services, LLC

Shawn Gyorke

PO Box 7292 Algonquin, IL 60102

About the Expert

Thousands of accidents occur throughout the United States every day. Effective accident reconstruction techniques help our experts determine if the actions of drivers, failures of equipment, or environmental factors played a role in a collision. Talk to our experts today. Plaintiff or insurance defense cases welcome. Free initial case review.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Human Factors

Expert's Profile

Crash Data Services, LLC proudly serves clients throughout Illinois, the Midwest and beyond. Our company specializes in traffic accident investigation, reconstruction, and crash data retrieval (vehicle black box technology). We tailor our services to meet the needs of our clients.

Owner and senior reconstructionist, Shawn Gyorke, is a graduate of Northwestern University's Center for Public Safety and is certified as an accident reconstructionist by the State of Illinois as well as the Accreditation for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). Shawn is a member of the Illinois Association of Technical Accident Investigators (IATAI) as well as a member of the Midwest Association of Technical Accident Investigators (MATAI).

As a law enforcement professional, Shawn has 12 years of practical accident reconstruction experience. He has investigated hundreds of accidents involving fatalities, DUIs, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles and trucks. Shawn has testified in both criminal and civil proceedings and has extensive experience with Illinois Traffic Law.

Effective accident reconstruction techniques help Shawn develop informative conclusions based on scientifically validated and peer reviewed methodologies. His written opinions are always presented in a clear and concise fashion.

In 2007, Shawn obtained his certification as both a Crash Data Retrieval Technician and Analyst with Bosch Diagnostics. Since that time, he has been a guest speaker on crash data retrieval for attorneys and insurance fraud investigators.

“From low impact accidents to major collisions, our professional services provide answers.”


For more information, visit us on the web at: www.crashdataservices.net

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology with a minor in Political Science - Northern Illinois University (1998)

Licenses

  • Certified State of Illinois Crash Reconstruction Specialist (2002)
  • Graduate Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety Accident Reconstruction Program (2002)
  • Certified Reconstructionist by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction - ACTAR #1514 (2005)
  • Certified Bosch/Vetronix Crash Data Retrieval Technician (2007)
  • Certified Bosch/Vetronix Crash Data Retrieval Analyst (2007)
  • State of Illinois Licensed Investigator - No 115.002163 (2010)
  • Certified L.I.D.A.R. Operator (2010)
  • Certified Breath Alcohol Operator (2010)
  • Licensed Trainer / Mentor - Crash Data Retrieval Level 1 & Level 2 Technician (2011)

Special Training

  • At-scene investigation (Northwestern University - 2000)
  • Technical Accident Investigation (Northwestern University 2001)
  • Vehicle Dynamics (Northwestern University 2001)
  • Accident Reconstruction (Northwestern University 2002)
  • Advanced Accident Reconstruction (Northwestern University 2002)
  • Introduction to Crash Data Retrieval (Northwestern Police Association 2003)
  • Vericom Accelerometer Certification (Vericom Computers Incorporated 2003)
  • Criminal Interrogations and Behavioral Interviews (John E Reid & Associates, Inc. 2004)
  • Practical Sources for Investigations (North East Multi-Regional Training 2005)
  • Traffic Crash Reconstruction Update (North East Multi-Regional Training 2005)
  • Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Collision Investigation (International Association of Chiefs of Police 2007)
  • Crash Data Retrieval Technician (Collision Safety Institute 2007)
  • Crash Data Retrieval Analyst (Collision Safety Institute 2007)
  • Arson: Basic Crime Scene Investigation (North East Multi-Regional Training 2008)
  • 40 Hour Basic Evidence Technician (North East Multi-Regional Training 2008)
  • Crush Energy Analysis (Accident Analysis & Reconstruction, Inc. 2008)
  • Methodology and Techniques for Crash Data Retrieval (Institute of Police Technology and Management 2009)
  • Crash Data Retrieval Technician (Collision Safety Institute 2009)
  • Crash Data Retrieval Analyst (Collision Safety Institute 2009)
  • Pedestrian and Bicyclist Accident Investigation (Institute of Police Technology and Management 2009)
  • Advanced Vericom Accelerometer Applications (Vericom Computers Incorporated 2009)
  • Certified L.I.D.A.R. Operator (CALEA Standards Training 2010)
  • Certified Breath Alcohol Operator (North East Multi-Regional Training 2010)
  • Close Range Photogrammetry for Accident Reconstruction (DeChant Consulting Services 2010)
  • Heavy Truck ECM Use in Accident Reconstruction (Institute of Police Technology and Management 2010)
  • 3D Animation for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ARAS 360 Technologies Incorporated 2010)
  • Crash Data Retrieval Train the Trainer Certification (Collision Safety Institute 2011)
  • Advanced Human Factors in Traffic Accident Reconstruction (Northwestern University 2011)

Organizations

  • Illinois Association of Technical Accident Investigators (IATAI)
  • Midwest Association of Technical Accident Investigators (MATAI)
  • National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
  • Traffic Accident Reconstruction Origin (TARO)
  • International Association of Special Investigation Units – Illinois Chapter (IASIU)
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators – Illinois Chapter (NSPII)
  • Accident Reconstruction Network (ARC)
  • Society of Accident Reconstructionists (SOAR)
  • International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI)

Publications

  • “Deciphering the NHTSA Event Data Recorder Ruling” - National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) – National Newsletter, Fall 2008.
  • “Ten Common Questions About Event Data Recorders” - National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) – National Newsletter, Fall 2008.
  • “The Frye Standard: Determining the Admissibility of Event Data Recorders for Traffic Accident Reconstruction in Illinois” - National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) – National Newsletter, Spring 2009.

Listed in the Following States

Crash Data Services, LLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).