Ms Mari Truman
Biomedical/Mechanical Engineer
OrthoBioMech LLC

221 N Union Street
Warsaw
Indiana 46580
Telephone:
574.265.1726

Fax:
866.470.6125
Email:
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Website:
http://www.orthobiomech.com
Professional Qualifications:
BSE  MS  PE 
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Other Languages:
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Dispute Resolution Skills
No
Retained as Consultant:
(Total for last 2 years)
~ 80 cases
Retained as Testifying Expert:
(Total for last 2 years)
~ 80
Actual Testimony:
(Total for last 2 years)
11
Geographical Area of Work:
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Types of case:

Criminal   Civil   
Articles:
1. Mechanical transduction in a truss lumbar fusion cage:   (Link)
2. Avoiding Patieint Injury Lawsuits- Design Team Tips   (Link)
3. CV   (Link)
Expertise and Experience:
* MEDICAL DEVICES
* ORTHOPAEDICS
* INJURY BIOMECHANICS
* BIOMECHANICS


Mari Truman MS PE founded OrthoBioMech LLC in 2003, where she assists client in orthopaedic product development, injury biomechanical analyses and medical device forensic expert reviews. She has been active in the biomehanics field since 1980 when she received her BS in Biomedical Engineering from the Catholic University of America. More recently she earned her MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois. She has designed and developed systems to repair fractured bones and torn ligaments and to reconstruct spine, knee, hip, and other joints. She is named on eight orthopaedic patents and gives talks on implant design and injury biomechanics.

She has testified over 75 times in personal injury and medical device products liability cases. She has also testified in patent litigation and trade secret cases.
Career:
35 years - design & development of orthopaedic implants and instruments. Worked directly for 3 major orthopaedic companies and as an independent contractor for well over a dozen other companies, focusing today on start up companies with innovative technologies and/ or distribution methods.

13 years - review and analysis of injury biomechanics and medical device cases
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