THE NATION'S LEADING
DOOR, GATE & AUTOMATIC DOOR
Mike Panish is the nation's leading and most active expert witness and consultant for automatic door personal injury and wrongful death cases. He is regularly retained and designated by plaintiff, defense, cross defense, door manufacturers, and door installers on all types of automatic door injury, product liability, and premises liability cases. Mike Panish is the most comprehensive and thorough automatic door expert witness in the country.
GATES, FENCES, GARAGE DOORS
FOR PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE
MANUFACTURERS & SERVICE PROVIDERS
Many door manufacturers who have become cross defendants have realized that Mike Panish's knowledge and unbiased evaluation makes him an expert that can be relied upon to give an accurate depiction of the case. At varying points in a case, he has been retained by more than one involved party. He has participated nationally as retained expert on cases where alleged malfunction of Besam Entrance Solutions, Stanley Access Technologies, Horton Automatics, Assa Abloy, Dorma, Tormax, Boon Edam, Door-o-matic and many other automatic door systems have led to injury or wrongful death.
Mike is frequently called upon to evaluate and comment on AAADM (American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards pertaining to automatic door systems.
AN AUTOMATIC DOOR EXPERT WITH EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
Mike has a thorough working knowledge of automatic doors, door sensors, and all door components manufactured by companies such as Stanley Access Technologies, Besam Entrance Solutions, Horton Automatics, Chamberlain Liftmaster, B.E.A., Optex Technologies, Ditec, and other door manufacturers.
As a working door and hardware contractor, Mike has provided service for and installed thousands of doors. This brings a unique and applied understanding to every door injury case. Mike does not just base his opinion on theories or speculation, as other experts often do. His opinions are derived from actual hands-on working knowledge of automatic door systems, sensors, and door components. Mike Panish has been a door and hardware contractor for over 35 years. He has personally installed, maintained and serviced doors and hardware components.
Mike Panish is an expert for all Automatic Door Types including but not limited to:
- Automatic Pedestrian Doors
- Drop Down Doors, Roll Up Doors, Industrial Doors, Garage doors
- Revolving Doors
- Sliding Doors
- Swinging Doors
- Low Energy Doors
- Bi pass & Folding Doors
- Fire Doors
- Gates & Fences for Autos
Mike has authored and published many articles pertaining to automatic doors, manual doors, and door hardware. Many of his articles are becoming known as the industry standard for automatic doors and door hardware. His testimony in many cases has set standards and been included in cited references for case law.
Having been retained by hundreds of legal professionals, door manufacturers, and door service providers throughout the nation, he is considered to be the ultimate source of information on automatic door operations, regulations, and door safety standards.
List of Published Articles by Mike Panish relating to Automatic Doors
NATIONWIDE INSPECTION & TESTIMONY
Mike Panish has testified nationally for federal and state automatic door injury and wrongful death cases, and been retained by Plaintiff, Defendant, and Cross Defendants.
YOU CAN CALL ON MIKE FOR ANY TYPE OF DOOR INJURY OR DEFECT CASE
Mike has been designated and appeared in spoliation of evidence hearings across the country where his inspections have led to proof of tampering with evidence and deceitful replacement of defective hardware that created significant settlements and sanctions. Mike is frequently called in to analyze claims for insurance companies defending door related defect and injury claims. He has been hired by major chain stores and their defense counsel to investigate their door claim issues. All aspects of door hardware, door installations, and door usage are his specialty.
RETAIN THE LEADING AUTOMATIC DOOR EXPERT WITNESS!
If you represent the Plaintiff, Defendant, or Cross Defendant in an automatic door injury case, you need Mike Panish.
Make the call NOW and find out why you need Mike Panish, Automatic Door Expert
A brief phone conversation with Mike about your case will convince you that he is the expert you should hire to provide you with the experience and support you need to get the best results for your case. You will learn more about your door case during that initial call to Mike than you would learn from any other door expert.
Mike Panish is available for Nationwide Inspection & Testimony.
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