Expert 520620 - DC MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Railroad Safety working with railroad investigations, managing investigative teams that consist of operating practices, human factors, track and signal control, and mechanical experts. I have additional experience with providing consultation for commercial real estate construction and development of rental property. I have also spent time as a railroad safety expert witness in Maryland and Washington, DC and have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 518523 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of Railroad Industry experience, with an extensive background in accident investigation, employee safety, derailment cause finding and prevention, track-train dynamics, distributed power operations, remote control locomotive operations, and train operations. I have investigated over 200 rail equipment accidents, employee injuries, rule violations and other types of incidents with a strong focus on detail and getting to the root cause to ensure the proper corrective actions and preventive measures are put in place. I also have comprehensive knowledge of the Federal Regulations Section 49, Parts 200-299. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 506781 - MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 60 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in electronic packaging engineering for harsh military and space environments, acoustic engineering, optics, fiber optics, and laser technology. I have experience with accident reconstruction, and investigating engine failure, boating and marine accidents, breach of contracts and warranty, construction accidents, and construction contract compliance and contract claims. I have further experience with defective maintenance and products, fire origin and cause/burn injuries, machinery accidents, negligence, patent infringement, premise liability, railroad accidents and injuries, traffic controls, and underground utilities. My experience in product design, design for safety, and quality control for various products provides a comprehensive practical expertise background in addition to the technical expertise. I also have forensic engineering experience involving fracture failure of glass products such as beer bottles, whiskey bottles, a decorative vase, and shower doors. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 322823 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience as a Toxicologist. My experience includes the study of pulmonary toxicology involving pathologies such as asthma, reactive airway disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asbestosis, mesothelioma and pulmonary fibrosis – that may be claimed following chemical, drug, or particulate exposure. I am also experienced in evaluating the toxicological profile of a variety of consumer and industrial products, chemicals, and pollutants and performing health risk assessments related to such. I perform forensic toxicology investigations in the areas of alcohol and drug intoxication and impairment as well as food adulteration and contamination cases. I have experience in analyzing and evaluating genetic and genomic markers of toxicity and susceptibility in the modern field of “Toxicogenomics”, particularly with respect to benzene. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 107660 - AL CA(N) NV

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Railroad Transportation. I specialize in locomotives; rail operations; railroad accident damages; railroad construction; railroad tracks; railroad crossing; railway accidents and injuries; Railway Labor Act; railway vehicle appraisal; safety audits; track inspecting; track maintenance; track clearance injury; complete operations analysis, costing, and alternative scenarios; branch line analysis; equipment utilization and analysis, development of operating plans; market development; transportation costing; intermodal analysis; merger studies; developing short line railroads; investigation of operators, safety protocols, and reporting rules for fatality in switching yards; patent infringement; derailment inspection and rehabilitation costs; rail line valuation and claim verification; rail shippers; public transportation; and financial analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 58638 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, biomechanics, transportation, safety, and civil engineering. My experience includes analysis of many vehicular, pedestrian fall, railroad, building safety, amusement park, parking lot, speed bump, wheelchair, aviation facility, and product liability accidents. I have designed streets, rural highways, freeways, parking lots, bikeways, pedestrian facilities, railroads, and streetlights. I am also experienced in surveying and property ownership analysis. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 163556 - MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience specializing in railway signals and train control systems. My expertise includes: signal design / maintenance / construction; safety issues concerning signal and train control systems; federal requirements for signal and train control systems; rail accidents; onboard signal systems; wayside signal systems; railroad operating practices; and railroad dispatching systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 128296 - CA(N) CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Mechanical, Biomedical, and Forensic Engineering. I am also experienced in accident reconstruction including automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, railroad, marine, and aviation. My other areas of expertise are injury causation biomechanics, product / premises liability, engineering analysis / R&D, medical devices, and patent infringement. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 141418 - CA(N) CA(S) FL IL MN NY TX

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering and failure analysis, accident reconstruction, welding inspections, OSHA regulations, railroad litigation, and product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107648 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience specializing in railroads and HAZMAT transportation and safety. My expertise includes: tank car loading and unloading operations; tank car mechanical inspections and evaluations; transportation of hazardous materials; toxic vapors; railroad main line and yard switching operations; safety consulting; accident investigation; Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) hazardous materials regulations; toxicity; rail car fleet inspections; rail operations; railroad commodity liability; and railroad injury. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107656 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a Forensic Consultant (C.F.C.) specializing in Forensic Accident Reconstruction. My expertise includes automobile accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, ballistics and firearms, digital forensics, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, and 3d animations and visualizations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128369 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience specializing in traffic engineering and accident reconstruction. My expertise includes traffic operations, accident investigation, civil engineering, highway design, railroads, street design, bicycle accidents, coefficient of friction, crash data retrieval, lighting, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, personal injury, railroad accidents, traffic signals, truck accidents, work zones. I have 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128625 - 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 25 years experience specializing in forensic economics with an emphasis in preparing and analyzing financial and economic data, economic damages calculations, consulting services and reports in support of litigation. My expertise includes: preparing quantitative and qualitative analyses, memos and expert reports, railroad accident damage, personal injury, care costs and life-care plans, wrongful-death, wrongful termination, Jones Act, FELA, intellectual property, and commercial damages. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 45644 - CA(N) NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer with design and analysis of complex transportation systems, project planning and implementation, and feasibility studies. My past transportation projects have included intercity, commuter, rapid transit, high-speed, and light rail systems, alternative and conventional fuel buses, Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), and Personal Rapid Transit (PRT). My transportation evaluation and planning studies have included detailed assessment of transit technologies and economic analysis of capital, operational, and maintenance costs. I have also performed business planning and diversification studies, competitive analyses, market research, and economic forecasting. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 43729 - CA(N) CA(S) OR WA

Expertise Description

I have 45 years experience as a physicist, civil/structural engineer, and professional land surveyor with accident reconstruction involving train derailments, track/switch operation, maintenance-of-way issues, and collisions, as well as design, construction, maintenance, and inspection of mainline, industrial, and short-line railroads and railroad-related infrastructure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 43239 - MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Traffic Safety. My expertise includes accident reconstruction, work zone traffic control, signs and markings, and highway design. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40818 - CO

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in automotive appraisal, as well as, historic railway vehicle appraisal and the valuation of historic transportation (i.e., motor vehicles, commercial vehicles and historic railroad rolling stock and maintenance equipment). I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40816 - GA

Expertise Description

A.S.A. – I have more than 15 years experience in the inspection and valuation of Railroad Industry Equipment with expertise in railroad rolling stock, locomotives, and maintenance –of-way equipment including track. I have additional knowledge of strategic business planning; operations analysis; organization planning; market studies; new business venture evaluations; and equipment remanufacture, inspection, and appraisal services.

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 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 376223 - CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Railroad Safety. I am a program architect, leader, and negotiator. I have experience in railroad accident investigation, safety inspection and safety enforcement programs. I have led large-scale comprehensive safety investigations on major railroads in the U.S. to identify safety risks and implement safety improvement action plans. My consultations include providing direction to a multi-disciplined team of affiliated railroad safety and security experts in the areas of safety and security risk assessments and hazard analysis, regulatory compliance, safety and security research, accident investigation and analysis, and litigation consulting. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 161946 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Railroad / Transportation Industry. My experience includes accident investigation cases, safety and engineering, operations and mechanical analysis for rail transportation, railroad accident damages, operation plans, equipment and structure costing, and regulatory issues and schedules. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 322176 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in railroad operations, transportation consulting, railroad tracks and equipment maintenance, management, labor consulting, labor relations and working with regulatory agencies. My expertise includes railroad damages and rules, federal regulations, railcar and locomotive mechanics, track and facilities, maintenance practices, derailment and accident investigations, railroad safety, Association of American Railroads (AAR) Field Manual of Interchange Rules, AAR Manual of Standards & Recommended Practices, Railroad Loss of Use Claims, and Rule Books & Timetables. I have more than 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.