Expert 522367 - WI

Expertise Description

I have spent over 20 years in the field of Human Factors/Ergonomics. I have an expertise in the occupational and environmental safety of multiple work environments including mining, steel production, agriculture, railroading, retailing, office settings, and in the consumer products. I have spent more than 5 years as a human factors/ergonomics expert witness and have provided numerous clients with courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations.

Expert 525142 - MD

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years' experience in High Speed Trains with expertise in track inspection, track installing, engineering standards, timeliness, staffing, quality of work, material consumed/recovered, overall safety, and the development and delivery of technical training material and training of all of Amtrak’s Track Foremen and Track Supervisors nationwide in accordance with FRA Track Safety Standards.

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 321437 - AZ CA(N) CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in Civil Engineering with multiple engineering emphasis such as: Soil, Transportation and Traffic, Architectural Design, and I am also a licensed General Engineer and Building Contractor. I have built and designed custom homes, highways and roadways, and traffic signals and interchanges. I have experience with traffic control, and also retaining walls, slope repairs, townhomes, apartments, single-family homes, expansions and retrofits, and railroad construction. I have expertise in the California Building Code, seismic retrofits, manual uniform traffic control devices, cost estimating, scheduling, highway design manual, traffic manual, and public works standard plans and specifications. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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 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 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 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 96755 - MN

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a practicing mechanical engineer specializing in intellectual property, personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. My expertise includes: agricultural equipment; automated control systems; chain saws; consumer electronics; digital electronics; electrical appliances; electronic games and toys; electrical fires; electric / gasoline engine power tools; electric utility power plants; ergonomics; forensic engineer; forensic engineering; hand tools; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems; industrial electronics; laboratory testing; leaf blowers; manufacturing equipment; manufacturing processes; medical devices; model designs; mowers; process control systems; quality control; railroad memorabilia; railway equipment; railway operations; regulatory compliance; safety interlocks; and water filtration systems. I have more than 10 years 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 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 413491 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Transportation and Traffic Engineering. My expertise includes industry and government rules, regulations, guidelines, policies procedures and standards; pedestrian / passenger injuries and fatalities by trains, light rail, streetcars, buses, ferries, bicycles, walkways, roadways and terminals; subway, commuter rail, Amtrak, light rail and bus accident investigations and analysis; terminals, railroad-highway grade crossings, same level falls, geometric design, parking facilities, magnetic vehicle loop detectors, parking barriers, vehicle counting, automated, gates, rising bollards, vehicle arrest barriers, steel barriers, parking garage occupancy, traffic regulations and controls. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 321203 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Acoustics with specialization in industrial noise exposure and hearing loss, audibility of alarms, and architectural acoustics. I am knowledgeable in HVAC and industrial noise control, noise reduction, community noise assessment and mitigation. I have investigated / remediated building sound transmission and specified solutions for acoustical problems in architecture; railroad crossing accidents, structural damage from vibration, and audible warning cases. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 341031 - AK CO IL IN KY LA ME MI MN MS MO ND OK PA TN WV WI

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Geotechnical and Pavement Engineering, performing and supervising subsurface investigations as well as field and laboratory testing in soils and rocks. My soil engineering projects involve earthwork including site development and foundation investigations, slope stability, retaining wall systems, soil stabilization and foundation repair, performance of pavements and subgrade conditions, soil compaction and its associated properties, seepage and impoundment failures, subsidence / settlement damage, ground movement, soil excavation, soil sampling, soil-structure interaction, as well as other soil mechanics and foundation problems. My forensic and engineering projects in rock include stability and support of underground working in salt, coal, and hard rock; grouting; rock excavation behavior and difficulty; subsidence engineering; and seepage in rock. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.