Expert 521191 - WI

Expertise Description

With over 45 years of experience in the agricultural and construction equipment industries, my expertise is in product safety & intellectual property, product safety evaluations, product manual safety review and development, structural design review and design for manufacturability. I also have knowledge in the food processing industry. I have spent over a decade as an agricultural equipment expert witness in Wisconsin by providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 519467 - MA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 45 years in the field of Geotechnical and Underground Construction with expertise in geology, engineering geology, heavy and underground construction, microtunneling, mechanical excavation, and dredging. I have provided geotechnical expert witness services in Massachusetts for more than 40 years. I have additional knowledge in feasibility studies, exploration, geotechnical interpretation, pre-construction evaluation and pre-bid assessment, improvement of TBMs and TBM performance, analysis, assessment, presentation, and adjudication of differing site conditions, and analysis, assessment, and solution of construction difficulties on various types of underground construction.

Expert 500329 - AK AZ CA(N) CA(S) CO ID IN NV NM OR WY

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in Civil engineering and transportation engineering expertise covering industry and public agencies. I provide expert witness services on cases related to accident reconstruction, transportation engineering, pavements, traffic engineering, analysis, design standards, construction specifications and materials, guidelines, policies, and public agency practices. As well as road defects, airports, highway geometric design, drainage, asphalt, concrete, soil, repairs, maintenance, inspections, rehabilitation, construction quality control – quality assurance, construction claims, inspection, settlement, dispute resolution, pavement surface conditions such as friction, skid resistance, surface discontinuities, cracking, rutting, defects, potholes and roughness, failure investigations, forensic engineering, safety standards, construction work zone accidents, construction safety, safety operating procedures, roadside hazards, signage, sight distance requirements, ADA requirements and code violations. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 506559 - NC

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the fields of Mechanical and Forensic Engineering with expertise in Fires and Explosions consulting. I have conducted more than 2,000 investigations ranging from small pipe ruptures to multi-million dollar industrial plant explosions. I have additional experience with mechanical and electrical systems, analysis of mechanical and electrical failures, and root cause investigations of boiler, turbine (steam and gas), pressure vessel and piping ruptures and explosions. I also have extensive experience in evaluations of damage to process facilities and power plants; estimating repair/replacement costs; analysis and technical investigations of residential, commercial and industrial accidents; analysis of design, fractures, corrosion and material properties; fire and explosion origin and cause investigations; evaluation of construction and heavy equipment, and; monitoring and analysis of radiation and/or contamination hazards. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 503684 - GA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the fields of Valuation and Adjustment with expertise in vehicles, auto physical damage, heavy equipment appraisal with experience as an appraiser. I have experience with inland marine, contractor

Expert 128453 - AL AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years specializing in construction safety. My expertise includes: cranes, construction equipment accidents, rigging, excavating and trenching, steel, concrete and wood truss erection, slips and falls protection, aerial lifts, mobile and fixed scaffolding, ladders, forklifts, material handling, concrete forming and pouring, confined space, and dump trucks. My additional expertise includes: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.) regulatory compliance / violations; compliance with construction industry practices; general contractor, subcontractor, and owner responsibility for safety; contractual obligations for safety; construction contract documents; construction agreements and disputes; and construction insurance matters. I have additional experience with construction work zone traffic control; traffic crashes in construction work zones; construction defects; improper construction means and methods; contractor performance and quality assessment; mold, water intrusion, and remediation matters; stress and vibration; vibration damage issues (piling, construction compaction, and crack and damage studies); structure collapses involving bridges, low rise buildings, trenches, and construction works; building and bridge inspection; and slips, trips, and falls. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 169651 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) WA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of varied experience in commercial aviation with Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering and management. My expertise includes engine and propulsion (development, alteration, noise attenuation, repair and maintenance. My additional expertise includes equipment purchases, FAA regulations, leasing, and insurance issues; accident investigation and failure analysis; and aircraft salvage and rebuilding. I also have experience in establishing and directing engineering, engine part counterfeit, maintenance, and alteration facilities. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience.

Expert 127972 - KY

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in engineering, manufacturing, and management, specializing in forensic engineering and accident reconstruction. My expertise includes: lifts, hoists, jacks, cranes, industrial machines, hydraulic equipment, tools, material handling, fork lifts, aerial work platforms, loaders, automotive lifts, and scissor lifts. I have additional expertise in product safety, product failures, product liability, testing, compliance with standards (American National Standards Institute (A.N.S.I.) and International Organization for Standardization (I.S.O.)), and compliance with regulations (Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.), and Department of Transportation (D.O.T.)), and adequacy of warnings, instructions, and labels. My experience includes the development of explanatory exhibits and the preparation of evidence for trial. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128476 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Construction, Site-Work, Earthwork, Heavy Equipment, Grading, Underground Utilities, Construction Claims, Construction Delays, Change Order and Claims Preparation, Construction Equipment, and Construction Safety. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128461 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years specializing in Fire Cause and Origin, Accident Reconstruction and Failure Analysis, with an emphasis in industrial and commercial accidents, vehicle accidents, tractor truck accidents and ECM download analysis, product equipment failure analysis. I am a Mechanical Engineer with experience in roof-mounted and package HVAC units in commercial and school buildings. My expertise includes: failure analysis of vehicle, appliances, tools, machinery, equipment, HVAC, industrial, commercial, oil field, marine, residential, piping/piping components/pressure vessel design/failure analysis; ANSI B31.1 & B31.3; ASME Sections I & VIII; slip, trip and fall/building code compliance/ADA compliance/premises liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96535 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in safety and civil engineering, concentrating on public utilities, occupational safety and health (O.S.H.A.), and transportation engineering. My public utilities expertise includes: gas pipelines (construction, inspections, maintenance, repair, testing operating pressures); gas pipeline accidents (ignition / explosions); and power lines (overhead / underground). OSHA expertise includes: equipment inspections (ladders, ramps, scaffolds, scissor lifts, stairways, work platforms); safety procedures (concrete pumping, confined space entry into manholes / pipelines / tanks, construction / demolitions, electrical equipment, excavations, flammable materials storage, forklifts, personal protective equipment, roofing, traffic control); site inspections (construction / demolitions, drilling sites, industrial, loading docks, machine shops, refineries, vehicle repair shops, warehouses); and work accidents (cave-ins, construction, falls, industrial, materials handling, power lines, refineries, warehouses). My transportation expertise includes: bridges / bridge inspections; bridge / highway design; and environmental planning. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96609 - WI

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a mechanical engineer specializing in safety and forensic engineering. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; agriculture equipment / machinery; construction engineering / safety; consumer safety; forestry; human factors engineering: lawn / garden products; manufacturing; occupational safety audits / training; product design / liability / safety; and safety codes / regulations compliance. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96606 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a mechanical engineer with emphasis on safety and design analysis. My expertise includes: cost estimation; safety research; industrial accidents; product accidents / liability; machinery, mechanical components, and consumer products design and safety analysis; and on-site and laboratory accident investigations. I have additional expertise in: agricultural engineering; crane safety devices; farm machinery; forensic engineering; guardrail testing; ladders; power lines; press guards; trailer hitches and towbars; truck-mounted ladder racks; and wood railings. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 51934 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in mechanical engineering for product failure analysis, personal injury analysis, property loss, accident reconstruction, accident causation, equipment evaluation, systems evaluation, construction accidents, general industry accidents, project evaluation, and safety and maintenance procedures. I specialize in residential heating and cooling including: decorative fireplaces, space heaters, wood burning fireplaces, wall furnaces, forced-air furnaces, log lighters, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. I have additional experience in residential ranges, water heaters, gas or wood-burning appliances, and barbeques, and commercial hot plates, water heaters and boilers, deep fat fryers, catering truck fryers, commercial ranges, and commercial quick disconnects for gas lines. My experience with consulting work includes: construction accidents; falls, including slips and trips; furniture defects; residential, commercial, and industrial appliances; printing presses; lawn and garden tools; woodworking equipment; power saws; hand tools; lifting equipment; elevators, escalators; scaffolds, ladders; and recreational equipment defects and failure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 46349 - AZ CO NM TX

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in areas of industrial workplace safety and training, especially in mining, tunneling, construction, and explosives. I have experience in trucks and trucking, including general maintenance and air brakes; surface and underground mining; tunneling; construction; general safety; and Cal/OSHA. I have conducted safety training in all phases of mining for employers, employees, and contractors in the mining and tunneling industries, and safety training in explosives, tire, welding, and other associated industries. I have administered examinations for blasting, gas quality testing, explosion cause and origin, and safety representative licenses in the mining and construction industries. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 43017 - CA(N) CA(S) CT FL NY

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in biomechanics, industrial and automotive accidents, as well as consumer product liability matters. I specialize in the analysis and reconstruction of low-speed impact and ladder accidents. I have an extensive background in mechanical, biomechanical, structural, transportation, and human factors engineering. My expertise includes: accident reconstruction, product liability, biomechanics, computer/video animation, mechanical, biomechanical, structural, electrical, transportation and interdisciplinary analyses, low speed impact, whiplash, seat-belt, airbags, slip/trip and fall, machine guarding, ladders, design and manufacturing defects, elevators and other lifts, structures, home and industrial products, sports equipment, playgrounds, construction, lighting, warnings, human factors, etc. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 38952 - LA

Expertise Description

I have over 60 years experience in petroleum and natural gas engineering with over 35 years in supervising production, drilling, completion and workover operations for oil companies and drilling contractor on land, inland waters and offshore operations. My experience also includes consulting in oilfield operations, rig, drilling, production, crane operations, and safety. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 33497 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, automotive repair fraud, materials handling science, machinery and accidents involving motorcycles, ATVs, automobiles, trucks, busses, RVs, heavy equipment (tractors, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.), towing, tire-related, marine, scooters, bicycles and skiing, as well as, education issues. I have experience with cases involving cars, trucks, buses, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV & tire failure analysis, fires, heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, and engineering management issues. My expertise also includes auto part counterfeit detection as well as aircraft, marine, engine, engine part counterfeit, and general manufacturing parts counterfeits. I have additional expertise in hybrid propulsion systems in cars, trucks, boats, yachts, ships, buses, and trains, as well as comprehensive experience in IP litigation for a major car company. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 33220 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in mechanical engineering. My experience includes design engineering and chief engineering for several companies and ownership of companies involved in fabrication of truck bodies, accessories, and construction equipment. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 28192 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in industrial and mechanical engineering specializing in the aerospace, nuclear, shipbuilding, and computer industries. My areas of expertise include plant layout, material handling, crane failures, quality control, machine design, construction cost estimating, custom equipment design, and plant relocation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17897 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include construction safety and inspection, industrial/manufacturing safety, training programs, personal injury/property, material handling equipment (hoists, cranes, rigging, lifts, etc.), accident reconstruction, plant machinery and equipment, hazardous waste controls, undersea oil and mining, and forensic investigation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 17794 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in the industrial, heavy construction, petrochemical and mining industries, specializing in safety issues. My additional areas of expertise include steel erection, fall protection, crane and rigging, scaffolding, excavations and heavy equipment. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8900 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

P.E. – Experienced in safety engineering. Areas of expertise include: drilling, producing (including offshore), refining, pipeline and construction activities in the petroleum industry; procedural and equipment consideration and compliance with federal OSHA, Cal/OSHA industry and other applicable standards; high-rise building construction and general industry safety concepts; and hazardous materials handling and disposal. Special knowledge in safety, codes, toxic gas explosions due to hydrocarbons, NFPA codes and fire suppression technology, safety orders, Coast Guard regulations, as well as, Harbor and Longshoremen regulations.

Expert 17912 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have many years experience in Mechanical and Metallurgical engineering. My areas of expertise includes: Materials Science engineering; Failure analysis of mechanical systems and metal components; Failure analysis of engineering materials; Accident investigation, documentation, and reconstruction; Human factors engineering; Automotive, truck and trailer engineering; Gears and drive-train components; Motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles; Bicycles; Helmets and personal safety equipment; Machine design and safety; Hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems; Construction equipment; Hand, power and machine tools; Welding; Medical equipment; Firearms; Consumer products; Instrumentation and testing. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 352397 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years in the field of Construction. My areas of expertise include pre construction collaboration, claims consultation, hd project evaluations, concrete inspections, concrete restoration, construction procedures, repairs and project management. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 52045 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as a civil engineer whose areas of expertise include architecture, civil engineering, construction management, forensic evaluations, value engineering, value management, scheduling, estimating, premises liability, and quality assurance. I have experience with construction defects, heavy equipment-related construction accidents, asphalt defects, building failures related to construction activities, concrete defects, concrete rehabilitation, concrete inspections, bridge inspections, geotechnics and foundations, recreation facilities, marine and waterfront facilities, and New York labor laws. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453819 - CT MA NH NJ NY VT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years in the field of Highway Transportation with expertise in Department of Transportation D.O.T. (truck & buses) regulations, safety consulting, HAZMAT, logbooks (hours of service), FMCSA regulations, driver qualifications, fleet maintenance, truck operation, hazardous materials, and The Smith System. I have additional knowledge in the construction, construction equipment, and trucking industry maintaining or operating heavy equipment & tow trucks, tractor-trailers and automobiles.

Expert 426397 - 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 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My extensive experience includes engineering investigation, failure analysis, product liability, intellectual property, manufacturing, accident investigation and reconstruction, fire cause and origin. My additional vehicle experience includes commercial vehicles, automobiles, RVs, buses, trains, agricultural, and construction equipment. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 321797 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Construction. My experience includes project oversight services; project monitoring and progress reporting; schedule and cost controls and analyses; troubled project turnaround services, effectiveness, and efficiency studies; commercial damages; and assistance with negotiations, dispute resolution services, and litigation support. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 353399 - 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 40 years’ experience in the field of Occupational Safety and Health with expertise as a Corporate Safety Director for two decades developing health and safety standards in construction and transportation, fleet safety, confined space, hazardous materials, and technical rescue. I am a board-certified safety trainer, and emergency responder knowledgeable in OSHA-DOT-ANSI-NFPA standards. I have testified in cases involving wrongful death, personal injury in construction, gas exploration, and trucking safety and health. I also testify in roofing construction safety cases; I served five years as principal safety engineer for a union roofing association, performing safety audits on commercial-residential roofing, waterproofing projects. My emergency response background includes chief of operations for a technical rescue team serving government agencies and private firms since 1999. My safety engineering background includes heavy civil construction, paving (hot asphalt), building, pipeline, and roofing. My transportation background as a licensed CDL driver, with over 40 years’ experience working in the trucking, charter bus, and construction transportation sector. I have extensive experience in driver safety, safe carriage and loading of construction and roofing materials, military ordnance and cargo, interstate trucking, bulk liquids, passenger transport, and applicable OSHA-DOT-FDA safety regulations, safety best practices, and national safety consensus standards, US and Canada. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a workplace safety expert witness in California, Utah, Nevada and Louisiana for numerous clients. Fluent in Spanish and English, Dual Citizenship (US-Canada).