Expert 522670 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of consulting experience in amusement park operations, with an emphasis on design, management, operations, industry standards, safety requirements, licensing regulations, and maintenance. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 518674 - NC

Expertise Description

I have been working in the Elevator and Amusement Device Industries for more than 20 years with expertise in the assessment, inspection, training, and project management liaison services focused on the elevator (vertical transport vehicle) and amusement device industries. I have been the President of a company that provides such services as site and annual safety assessments and inspections, equipment audits, maintenance evaluations, contract reviews for code compliance, contract quality assurance assessments, midway and location safety assessments. I have an additional 5 years of experience performing inspections on zip lines. I have also spent over 5 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 518542 - TX

Expertise Description

My primary focus for over 35 years has been the onsite safety surveys of amusement rides, carnival midways, fairgrounds, entertainment centers and related facilities including loss control, risk management and state jurisdictional inspections throughout the US and internationally. As a roller coaster safety expert, I have regularly supervised field inspection groups, performed media relations, acted as liaison between owners and management, and jurisdictional offices; as well as provided other services such as assembly, disassembly, and repair of amusement rides and related equipment; provided onsite loss control and hazard identification, and risk management. I have been providing expert witness services for more than 5 years.

Expert 518494 - CA(N) CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years of experience performing independent safety inspections, hazard identification, regulatory inspections, commission inspections, loss control surveys, safety and health program evaluations, and operational analysis. Over 40 of those years have been at amusement, recreational, and motor sports facilities to insure regulatory compliance and adherence to common industry practices. My involvement has included amusement ride inspections, due diligence surveys, amusement ride operation program audits, litigation support in defense of claims against the industry, amusement loss control surveys, and amusement risk management surveys. My experience includes amusement parks, carnivals, fairs, expositions, water parks, family entertainment centers, trampoline parks, bungee operations, zip lines, adventure parks, parasailing, water sports, amusement ride manufacturers, and others. I have over 30 years expert witness experience.

Expert 29835 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience with Accident Reconstruction and Safety. My accident and safety expertise includes: Sports and industrial injuries, Vehicular and equipment accidents- all vehicle types, pedestrians, component failures (e.g., brakes); Pedestrian – Slip, trip, fall, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, coefficient of friction; Premises – Building codes, lighting, glass, screens, electronic gates; Industrial & Construction Accidents – ladders, scaffolds, machine guarding, forklifts, construction vehicles, conveyors, belt conveyors, lifts, hoists; Mechanical fasteners – bolts, latches, welds; and Criminal cases – vehicular manslaughter, trade secrets. I have additional expertise in mechanics, applied mechanics, engineering mechanics, and biomechanics. I am experienced with pedestrian surfaces including walkways, stairs, and ramps, as well as slip and fall test methods, standards, and instrumentation. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 58526 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Risk Management and Safety in the amusement industry, specializing in accident reduction, concentrating in amusement parks. My expertise includes: accident investigation / prevention; behavior analysis for safety issues; claims / litigation management; codes and standards; construction safety; customer safety; emergency / medical response management; employee safety; employee training; insurance (casualty, general liability, property); maintenance / safe operation of thrill rides / attractions; Occupational Safety and Health (O.S.H.A.); public safety; risk / safety management; safety manuals / policies; training design / delivery; and Worker’s Compensation. I have extensive knowledge of industry standards and the ASTM standard that concerns the operation of amusement rides. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 462696 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Biomechanical Engineering with expertise in engineering principles in the areas of accident reconstruction, injury potential/causation analyses, human factors analyses, failure analysis and medical device engineering. I have experience with reconstructing accidents involving automobiles, motorcycles, pedestrians; amusement park rides, walking surfaces, public transportation, and railroad/industrial equipment. I have analyzed failures in products liability cases and determined the relationship of the defect with the injuries, and have performed analyses to determine damage consistency between vehicles, the order of impacts in multi-vehicle collisions and to determine the driver of vehicles involved in roll-over collisions, as well as other accident reconstruction related analyses. As a biomechanical engineer, I am qualified to use injury-based evidence from medical records, photographs and autopsy reports to create a complete and quality analysis. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 58978 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in safety matters at amusement parks, family entertainment centers, zoological attractions, water parks, sports complexes, and other entities in the leisure industry. My expertise includes safety training / seminars; health inspection services; guest safety; crowd management planning; emergency response and recovery; evacuation procedures; employee safety; OSHA requirements; facility, ride, and safe device inspection; procedures writing; policy-making; loss-control data collection; ride maintenance; security; health services; and claims administration. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 367890 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in the design and project management of award-winning products for the medical, aerospace, amusement parks, medium and heavy industry fields. I am a detail-oriented professional with extensive expertise in all aspects of product design, from definition and analysis through conceptual design, drawings, presentations, fabrication and customer satisfaction. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 29747 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Sports and Recreation. My experience includes sports and promotion of sports' competitions involving ice shows, bicycle races, biathlons, hang gliding, scuba diving, water skiing, mountain climbing, professional tennis, speed skating, and roller skating. I also have experience with the supervision of design, pool slides, construction, and maintenance of ski lodges, park sites, ice & roller skating rinks, bicycle racing tracks, running tracks, swimming pools, and golf courses. I am highly familiar with retail of sporting goods, including bicycling, fitness, skiing, tennis, and mountaineering & climbing equipment. I have over 45 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.