Expert 518054 - UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering. I also have experience as a Professional Engineer, as well as a design engineering for cargo tanks, and have worked as a forklift operator trainer. I have designed and analyzed numerous products including end dump trailers, side dump trailers, pneumatic trailers, tarping systems, insulated aerial lifts, automated refuse trucks, refuse truck safety systems, material handling equipment, patient moving systems, bike racks and numerous custom testing devices. Some of the testing I have performed includes: cycle testing, strength testing, deflection testing, function testing, and different types of destructive and non-destructive testing to acquire the necessary data. I am familiar with patent prosecution and patent litigation and have written multiple provisional patent applications, and specifications for utility patents. I have also created line drawings for multiple patent applications. I have also been involved in patent litigation and performed multiple invalidity and infringement analyses. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 503226 - AL CA(N) CA(S) CT FL GA IA IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO NE NH NM NY NC PA RI SC TN VT VA WV WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years in the fields of Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, and Mechanical Engineering. I have investigated, analyzed, and reconstructed hundreds of accidents across the United States involving vehicles, machines, mechanical systems and industrial equipment. I have also critiqued product infringements within the scope of patent protection. I am a Licensed Professional Engineer and United States Patent Agent. My work is performed in support of litigation, product recalls, insurance investigations, industrial problem solving and intellectual property disputes. I have provided expert testimony in numerous legal jurisdictions and I am a member of several professional organizations. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128455 - FL IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in retail, transportation, product, automotive service, and workplace safety and health with the field. My expertise in premises safety and liability includes: negligent maintenance; falling merchandise / top stock accidents; slips, trips and falls; and retail display safety. My transportation expertise includes: fleet safety; warehouse safety; warehousing distribution; loading docks; DOT compliance; and negligent entrustment / retention. My product safety expertise includes: product design review; warning label development; product safety evaluation; and machine guarding. I have additional expertise in workplace accidents and OSHA compliance and citation issues. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 322508 - NJ NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in occupational safety. My expertise includes: scaffolds and ladders; occupational law; cranes and rigging; fork lifts; machine guarding; trenching and excavation; construction safety; safety compliance; employee safety; program assessment; OSHA & ANSI; NYS labor laws; and NYS building codes. I have additional expertise in fall protection, compliance assessments, risk management audits, and process evaluations. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 173222 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the Trucking Repair Industry. I was a mechanic of a worldwide Hazmat producer and transporter for 2 years and Shop Foreman for 10. I am a heavy-duty truck and trailer mechanic who can troubleshoot, inspect and repair all aspects of truck and trailer systems, and engine management. I am also well adept at Cryogenic, HAZMAT, CO2 and L.N.G. plumbing and pumping repair, as well as Dot and Bit inspections. I have over 20 certificates of training in the repair of class 6 and class 8 vehicles. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 128453 - CA(N) CA(S) MN NJ 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 48585 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience as a safety and accident prevention expert experienced in occupational health and safety; security; emergency preparedness and response; loss control; and risk assessment / risk reduction recommendations. My areas include: supermarket / retail industry; Trip, Slip, and Fall (Inside and Outside Parking Lot-Weather Related); industrial safety; Cal-OSHA regulations; forklifts; machine guarding; chemical exposure; and general safety issues. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 127970 - MA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an Industrial Engineer specializing in Distribution and Manufacturing Consulting. My expertise includes safety, warehousing, transportation, material handling, store operation, and manufacturing. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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 128505 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Construction. My expertise includes: Construction Safety; OSHA Safety and Health; Asbestos; Demolition; Construction Management; Chemical Process Plant Operations and Maintenance; Pipe fitting; Welding; Oil/Gas Drilling Safety; Heavy Equipment Operator; Machine Guarding; Scaffolding; Slip / Trip / Fall; Building Safety; Defensive Driving; and OSHA, EPA, and DOT Regulations. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128385 - CA(N) CA(S) CT DC FL HI IL IN MD MI NY OH PA SC TX VA WV

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in the investigation of the cause and origin of fires with respect to possible electrical causes, elevator operation, and electrical shock incidents. I have experience in the national electrical safety codes, as well in the examination and analysis of television sets, washing machines, dryers, stereo systems, can openers, coffee makers, humidifiers, computer systems, telephone systems, door openers, palletizers, grinding machines, mixers, deep fryers, film processors, furnaces, air conditioners, power regulators, motors, gas engines, boats, trucks, automobiles, tractors, refrigerators, ranges, microwave ovens, rolling mills, presses, stamping machines, and distribution & transmission lines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

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 51300 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in trucking. My expertise includes analysis and investigation of accidents involving heavy vehicles (trucks, buses, tankers, and local delivery vehicles). I have additional expertise in truck operation, hazardous materials transportation, flammable liquids, the Smith System, Department of Transportation regulations and code compliance, and vehicle maintenance issues. My experience includes general trucking, hazmat transportation, flammable tank truck driving, pressurized industrial gas transport, and heavy truck maintenance and repair. I am familiar with different trucking equipment such as flat beds, tanker trucks, doubles, etc. I have over 10 years 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 43157 - CT MA NJ NY PA

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years in Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, and Safety. I have investigated more than 150 accidents including motor vehicle reconstructions (cars, airbags, seatbelts, trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians, bicycles, etc.), consumer products ( golf carts, power tools & ladders), slip/trip, rollovers, and falls and extensive experience creating computer simulations and 3D animations. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 35465 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience using forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, and biomechanics to analyze and reconstruct accidents and to perform biomechanical analysis of injuries. My expertise includes accident reconstruction includes: traffic / vehicular (auto, truck, pedestrian, motorcycle, occupant motion, low speed impacts); slips & falls (friction testing); industrial accidents; and recreational and sports accidents. My additional expertise in biomechanics includes: bone and soft tissue injuries (head, back, neck, and extremities, including disc, rotator cuff, and knee injuries); slip, trip, & fall injuries; automotive, industrial, construction, recreational, sports, and altercation types of injuries. My forensic engineering expertise includes: failure of mechanical equipment; machine components; rotating machinery; power process; belt conveyors; machine guards; forklifts and cranes; garage doors; and heat transfer analysis. I have over 15 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 17747 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

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I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial and manufacturing sector, including over 15 years experience in the design of machinery, manufacturing processes, and product design. My experience includes all levels with industrial equipment from hand tools, to operating large punch presses, to printing presses, and to the design of ultra-precision micro-inch accuracy optical lathes. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 13010 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic and Job Site Equipment Management in the Heavy Earth Moving Industry. My expertise includes Wrongful Death Accidents, Pavers, Equipment Failure Analysis, Reconstruction of Catastrophic Failures, Equipment Appraisals and Inspections for Insurance Carriers, Banks, and Financial Institutions. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 462716 - IA IL IN MI MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the fields of Product Design and Failure Analysis with expertise in the manufacture of the subject part. I have experience with analyzing the physical stresses that arise in a product under various loading conditions, and in determining if the design is sufficient to survive such loads, and investigating product failures and accidents analysis from a fundamental engineering perspective, often applying finite element analysis. I have provided consulting experience in the energy, construction, industrial, thermal fatigue, medical, transportation, crane failures, marine, commercial, utility and residential industries. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 343114 - CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in Workplace Safety and OSHA-related matters as consultant, educator, trainer, author and expert witness. My expertise includes forklifts / powered industrial trucks, ladders, scaffolds, falls, fall prevention and protection, confined space, OSHA regulations, bloodborne pathogens, amputation prevention, and hazard communication (chemical safety, chemical handling, toxic and hazardous substances). I have extensive experience in interpreting and applying federal and state safety regulations, safety best practices, and national safety consensus standards. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 20878 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Crane-related issues. My experience includes crane inspections, forklift, lifting devices, man lifts, fire trucks forklift accidents, crane mechanics, crane failures, inspection and instruction for mobile cranes, tower cranes, derricks, crawler cranes, overhead bridge cranes, floating derricks, and rigging. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 321841 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Workplace Safety. I have experience an OSHA expert familiar with New York State Labor Laws and Industrial Code Rules. My expertise includes OSHA safety, DOT, fire protection, supermarket / retail store warehouses, and high-rise office / residential safety. I am certified for OSHA training, including forklift certification training. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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)

Expert 351549 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Fire Protection & Mechanical Engineering. My expertise includes: failure analysis, fire suppression / alarm systems, plumbing systems, gas supply systems, consumer products, autos / trucks / other vehicles, fuel fired appliances, HVAC equipment, manufacturing equipment, agricultural / construction equipment, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, fuel systems, and explosions. I have prior expert witness experience.