David Gossman, BS, MS, FAIC, CFEI

Maquoketa, Iowa

General Specialty

Chemical Fires

Specialty Focus

Air Quality
Analytical & Consulting Labs
Environmental Compliance
Environmental Safety
Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)
Hazardous Waste
Health and Safety
Indoor Air Quality
Industrial Accidents
Labels and Warnings
Laboratory Testing
Safety Engineering
Soil Contamination
Water Pollution

Primary Areas of Expertise

Chemical Fires & Explosions

Gossman Forensics provides expert assistance to counsel in litigation involving chemical and environmental forensics, hazardous waste and hazardous materials, regulatory compliance, fires and explosions at hazardous waste facilities and injury or chemical exposure claims due to hazardous materials or hazardous operations. David has worked on cases from aerosol can explosions and house fires to complex chemical industry and transport accidents involving multiple fatalities and injuries with losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Expert review and opinions on patents related to the above fields is also provided. Gossman Forensics has the technical background and the needed communication skills to explain the science behind what happened and the real life operational experience to explain why it happened.

Over the years David Gossman has been involved in the process of developing, reviewing and approving numerous ASTM standards. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Society of Environmental Forensics, the National Fire Protection Association, the National Association of Fire Investigators, the Forensic Expert Witness Association and is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)-Section of Environment, Energy & Resources and Section of Tort Trial & Insurance Practice. He is a licensed Private Investigator and is on the Technical Advisory Board of Core Technology Development Group, LLC. He is a named inventor on five patents granted by the US Patent Office.



  • ┬áB.S. and M.S. in Interdisciplinary Physical Science



  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI)


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