Expert 523144 - 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 am experienced in the field of roadside safety engineering. While working at a prominent research institute in the field of transportation safety engineering, I assisted in constructing roadside and median safety features for the purpose of conducting standardized crash testing according to NCHRP Report 350 and MASH test protocols. I also documented some of those tests by recording observations, taking measurements of various forms of damage, and compiling technical reports. I also researched ditches, crash cushions, low-volume roads, trees, cable guardrail, W-beam guardrail, concrete median barriers, and temporary concrete barriers. I also investigated the fracture behavior of thin steel under dynamic loading conditions. I am familiar with dynamic and static component testing, computer simulation via LS-Dyna, and full-scale crash testing for Federal approval of highway safety appurtenances. I have also taught classes on elasticity, continuum mechanics, fracture mechanics, and LS-Dyna. I have also conducted a statistical analysis of the in-service performance of guardrail terminals. I have offered my services as a roadside safety engineering expert witness by providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

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 515403 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

For over 35 years, I have worked in the field of trucking with extensive experience in the industry from the operations side, legal, regulatory, and legislative. I have additional experience in monitoring all relevant state and federal legislation and regulatory actions with potential impact on members. I also have experience with developing and writing association responses, working with the Executive Directors and Executive Committees, and testifying on behalf of associations before state and federal legislative and/or regulatory bodies. I have provided my services as a trucking expert witness in Southern California.

Expert 519736 - TN

Expertise Description

My career in the field of Aviation has spanned over 10 years with expertise as an Airline transport Pilot, Commercial Pilot, and experienced Flight Instructor. I have additional experience as a Military Pilot and in Naval Aviation Flight Training. My tactical flying career has taken me around the world with deployments to Africa and Afghanistan.  During my deployment to Afghanistan a "zero-visibility, without reference to the ground" (brown-out) type landing was a common occurrence. I have been honored to receive two Air Medals for combat flying and a 1,000 Mishap-Free Flight Hours award. The majority of my flight time has been with the MV-22B Osprey, with additional experience in large commercial airliners, numerous multi-engine aircraft and single engine military trainers. I am offering my services in Tennessee as an aviation expert witness.

Expert 519763 - TX

Expertise Description

My career in Maritime Operations has spanned more than 40 years with a particular focus in transportation. I have also worked with International Shipping, Maritime Law, Freight, International Trade and internal and external ISM, ISPS audits. For over 25 years, I have offered my services as a Maritime Operations expert witness in Texas by providing consultations, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Expert 519464 - NJ NY

Expertise Description

As a car rental expert witness with more than 35 years in the industry, my expertise has been focused on the standards of the car rental industry in regards to: vehicle maintenance; requirements of maintaining a fleet of rental vehicles; rental car staffs that included car wash attendants, drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers, and salespeople; employee hiring, training, and supervision; as well as accounting practices and security measures. I have additional knowledge in unauthorized drivers, keys left unprotected, undercarriage damage inspection and industry standards for car preparation, validity of foreign driver’s licenses, and standard for safety in trucks with cabs over engines. I have been providing services as a car rental witness for over 5 years.

Expert 519513 - NV

Expertise Description

As an ADA consultant and expert witness in Nevada, I have spent more than 35 years in the field of ADA & Disability Consulting with expertise in full service ADA, Fair Housing Act training, technical assistance, plan and site reviews, litigation consulting, mediation, 504 training, and self-evaluations. I have additional experience in mediating complaints between business/governmental entities and people with disabilities regarding architectural barriers, effective communication, housing, transportation, or employment issues. My time providing services as an ADA expert witness has spanned over 25 years.

Expert 519291 - ME

Expertise Description

My career of over 25 years experience in the field of Risk Management has been focused on Youth Protection and Child Abuse Prevention, Aquatic Safety, Shooting Sports Safety, Emergency Planning, Transportation Safety, Employee Safety, Accident Prevention, Facility Management, and Youth Program Management. I have been offering my services as a sports risk management expert witness in Maine for more than 5 years.

Expert 519300 - FL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 5 years as a forensic consultant with a background in mechanical engineering, vehicle dynamics, collision reconstruction and driver factors. I have expertise in mechanical systems with an emphasis on analytic analysis including kinematics, kinetics, dynamics, and failure methods, crash investigation and accident reconstruction of automobiles, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians and other transportation modes. I have additional experience with design for manufacturing, including parametric CAD modeling and the proprietary mechanical design of safety equipment for industrial and consumer markets in the US and Europe. I have prior experience working as a mechanical engineering expert witness in Florida.

Expert 518568 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in transportation with expertise in bus accidents and bus safety. My experience includes traffic safety, transportation management, para-transit, taxi, charter bus and airport shuttle. I have additional experience with high-level transportation management, maintenance, safety and compliance. I have experience with bus accident investigation and have designed and facilitated more than 50 seminars on safety and loss prevention. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions and courtroom testimony.

Expert 515519 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in Computer Science and Software Engineering and over 8 years of professorship in the field, specializing in programming, systems administration, digital circuits, computer networking, operating systems, FPGA, and VLSI. Additional expertise includes Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I), and the hybrid Vehicle-to-Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2V2I) communication, distributed algorithms and software architectures for Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) applications. My other expertise includes wireless handheld point-of-sale systems for the restaurant industry. I have more than 5 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 514189 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of hands-on experience in the towing and recovery industry as an Owner, Operator and Road Service Technician, and Safety Trainer. My expertise includes towing, recovery and road service training to public and private towing companies, risk management services for insurance companies; property inspections, training evaluations, and comprehensive risk control reporting. I have more than 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 513276 - MO

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the Transportation industry with expertise in the analysis of complex problems. I am experienced in virtually all areas related to the field of transportation engineering and planning. I have managed and participated in many traffic impact studies for developers, with particular expertise in large, regional shopping center developments. My staff and I routinely perform detailed analyses of sites and development plans for access, congestion mitigation and safe/orderly on-site traffic flow. The results of these studies are integrated with knowledge of existing traffic flows, capacity and roadway performance to make recommendations regarding the proposed development plans. Timing, phasing, and synchronization of traffic signal devices have also been conducted under my guidance. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 513275 - 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 20 years of experience in the Transportation industry. Since 1998 I have been a Certified Third Party Auditor, conducting National Safety Code (NSC) audits in Alberta, Canada. I measure carriers’ compliance to Federal and Provincial legislative requirements. Since 2000, I have been an approved External Auditor for a transport association, conducting OH&S audits on carriers. As a former Owner Operator, I have over 25 years of experience as an Auditor and instruction in Hours of Service Regulations (Provincial, Federal, and US). I am experience in Canadian and US transportation legislation requirements regarding hours of service, maintenance, driver qualification, weights and dimensions, and load securement. Previous consulting work includes creation of written policies and procedures, training, mentoring, monitoring, and auditing both trucking and bus companies to ensure compliance with applicable transportation and OH&S, and OSHA regulations.

Expert 513101 - BC

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of professional experience working in the trucking and transportation industry in Canada. This experience includes senior management positions with a trucking safety association, a large trucking company with both intra-provincial and international operations, the provincial government, and a provincial trucking industry association. Areas of expertise include transportation regulation, policy, safety, logistics, human resources, training, and operations. I have represented the trucking industry on many task forces, working groups, committee’s and advisory bodies. I have spoken on industry issues and have written articles on topics of interest to the trucking industry.

Expert 508124 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Public Works with expertise in Traffic Operations. I have experience with public works administration, organizational structure and operations efficiencies analysis, and transportation and traffic engineering services. I have consulted on traffic and transportation engineering related issues and collisions. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 507670 - AL CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Transportation industry with expertise in Motorcoach and Bus Operations. My experience includes the safe operation of bus transit as well as, motorcoaches, transportation of passengers, and vehicle inspection for daily reports and logs. I also have experience with the oversight of corporate safety management controls pertaining to the operation of vehicles and worker safety and health. I provide initial and on-going safety training for employees, and investigate accidents, both vehicular and worker injury. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 506326 - 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 more than 25 years of experience in the field of Aviation Security, primarily from an airport perspective, having sat on all four sides of the table. First, as a Congressional staffer working on transportation legislation; next representing the entire airport industry as the Director of Safety and Security for an industry trade association; then as a regulator working pre- and post- 9/11; and currently as an independent aviation security consultant. I provide security system planning and design, regulatory support, training programs, threat and vulnerability assessments, as well as extensive work with joint industry/government committees developing technical and performance standards for airport security systems worldwide. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 503840 - NM TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the Maritime industry. My formal education and training includes navigation, marine transportation, human factors, accident investigation, hazardous materials, and marine safety. I have served at sea aboard both merchant ships and naval ships as an officer. As an Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation, I have taught upper-division marine transportation courses in navigation, seamanship, collision regulations, and deck safety. As a marine expert, I have investigated over 400 accidents, which involved collisions, deepwater investigations, allisions, fires/explosions, cargo loss/damage, slips-trips-falls, personal watercraft (jetski) accidents, mooring line mishaps, marina accidents, and human factors issues. I have additional experience with warnings & labels, aids to navigation, design defects, navigation practice, HAZMAT, Coast Guard regulations, OSHA regulations, standards of care, standards of practice, seamanship issues, collision regulations, right-of-way between vessels, seaworthiness, stairways, ladders, environmental issues, vessel maneuvering, storm warnings, fall protection, safe speed, excessive speed, proper lookout, cargo documentation, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) stowage/handling, pipeline allisions, offshore platforms, recreational boats, cruise ships, drillships, mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, pilot ladders, radar data, ship handling, ocean shipping, bulk liquid cargo handling, cargo contamination, personal injuries, medical first aid/treatment, deck gratings, and deck coatings. I have over 25 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 501783 - OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Transportation Safety with expertise in the investigation, analysis, and reconstruction of accidents and fatalities. I have experience with investigating accident crashes related to delivery trucks, tractor-trailers and large cargo vans. Additionally, I investigated warehouse accidents involving serious injuries related to equipment and machinery. I conducted comprehensive audits and assessed organization adherence to DOT guidelines, OSHA regulations and Worker’s Comp laws. I identified deficiencies and at-risk hazards in an attempt to reduce accidents and minimize enterprise exposure. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 435766 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Transportation Engineering with expertise in Forensic Engineering. I have experience with vehicle collision reconstruction, commercial vehicle crash investigation and analysis, highway work zone traffic control safety, roadway design and traffic control devices, vehicle system components and dynamics, and driver factors and transportation safety statistics. I have ongoing transportation safety research and my international safety policy consulting have resulted in many peer-reviewed publications and presentations at technical conferences and professional forums around the world. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and court testimony.

Expert 343195 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years in Ergonomics and Human Factors, specializing with research, project management, and regulation at all levels of Government and in private industry. My areas of expertise include human performance; visibility and conspicuity; hazards and warnings; simulation; training and assessment; expectancy and situation awareness, distraction and attention; roadway design and traffic control devices; sign codes and ordinances, and positive guidance concepts.

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 321261 - NV

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience in aviation as a pilot, pilot examiner, and aircraft accident investigator. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 141379 - KS

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Traffic Engineering. My experience includes accident / collision investigation, concrete inspections, accident reconstruction, signal and timing analysis of intersections, signalization and signage, transportation safety and planning, and failure analysis.