Gorski Consulting is a forensic motor vehicle accident reconstruction firm offering expert analysis and opinion to the legal, insurance, and private plaintiff/defendant communities for the resolution of civil and criminal litigation issues.
Since 1980, Zygmunt Gorski, the principal of the firm, has worked in the safety research and accident reconstruction fields. He has provided reconstruction analysis and expert opinions and testimonies for hundreds of vehicle accidents.
Police traffic stops near busy or high speed roadways are a genuine danger. Mainly to the officer, but also to all traffic in the vicinity. A "Move Over" law has been enacted in Ontario that is an attempt to make such stops safer. Unfortunately new dangers are created...read more
News media have indicated that changes to Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) will be announced this week. The Ford conservative government stopped earlier Liberal legislation that would have improved the functioning of the SIU. That earlier legislation was in...read more
How many collisions occur that never get officially reported? That fact can affect the reliability of collision statistics and what the public is told about roadway safety. Gorski Consulting has been involved in a long term study of unreported collisions and...read more
Posted maximum speeds along the Red Hill Valley Parkway in Hamilton have been reduced. Such an action may produce more safety problems. Even before the discussions about the hiding of the Tradewinds Scientific report, the City of Hamilton should have been aware of the...read more
Set-up of a collision rapid notification system for emergency expressway closures is needed to deal with instances where a collision leads to additional collisions. The need becomes obvious from examination of many expressway, multi-vehicle pile-up collisions. As a...read more
"The Public Deserves To Have Answers". These were the words of David Smosarski in a letter read at a meeting of the Hamilton City Council yesterday. His daughter Olivia had died in a May 5, 2015 crash on the Red Hill Valley Parkway almost two years after a lost 2013...read more
Snow and poor visibility this past week has demonstrated the importance of speeding up the installation of automatic emergency braking (AEB). A number of multi vehicle collisions have occurred on the 400-series expressways of southern Ontario this past week. These...read more
The latest unexplained car fire occurred today, February 13, 2019, in a parking lot of a mall in Toronto. Still, no one appears to be concerned. Gorski Consulting has raised the warning flag on several occasions in the last couple of years regarding the apparent...read more
The meaning of road surface friction data or that a single report may have been hidden pales in comparison to the overall issue of secrecy that predominates road safety issues. A local uproar erupted in Hamilton, Ontario when it was revealed that a 2013 technical...read more
Road surface friction data at the junction between the Lincoln Alexander and the Red Hill Valley Parkway appears to be strange, at best. Before concluding anything there needs to be an explanation. There has been much uproar over the revelation that a report of...read more
“Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person.” The Honourable Rev. Fred McFeely Rogersread more
There is nothing wrong with an entertaining television show that highlights the dangers and hard work that police, rescue and towing personnel deal with on a daily basis. It is a question of exclusion of other journalists who are there not just to entertain an...read more