Expert 522065 - UT

Expertise Description

With over 5 years experience as an engineer, I have a focus in designing aerial lift trucks, automated refuse trucks, liftgates, hydraulically operated equipment, and heavy equipment simulator rooms. I have additional expertise in product liability, the hazardous material tanker trailer industry, Outdoor Fireworks Display Operations, and the setup and operation of bearing testing processes and laboratory equipment. I have prior experience as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

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Expertise Description

I have worked for over 15 years in the Automotive Repair Industry. My expertise lies in working with factory engineering representatives on problem vehicles, all aspects of service and repair on all automotive systems, Automotive Dealership Operations, diagnosing and repairing problem vehicles, and the maintenance and repair of new and customer owned vehicles.

Expert 523676 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in the Transit Industry with expertise in the operation, maintenance, and repair of public and private sector fleets – trucking equipment (yellow iron) and automotive (light and heavy duty); implementing sustainable, cost-saving management strategies for vehicle fleets & the Construction Industry in the design build of their facilities & alternate fuel upgrades. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 174416 - NC

Expertise Description

With over 35 years of experience as a product development engineer, as well as working with forensic engineering, my expertise has been focused on motor vehicle crash reconstruction and extensive investigation in motor vehicle crash reconstruction of cars, light trucks, commercial heavy trucks, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). I have additional knowledge, training and experience in analyzing complex vehicle crashes while incorporating state-of-the-art computer video simulation software technology (CAD drawings) to demonstrate and animate how a motor vehicle crash takes place, and imaging and analyzing the crash data reports stored in a vehicle’s event data recorder (EDR) and airbag control module (ACM). I have also spent over a decade providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a Motor Vehicle Accident Expert witness in North Carolina.

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 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 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 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 505631 - 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 am a mechanical engineer, with over 40 years of experience in the field of internal combustion engines, specializing in diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. I started my career in 1973 with a company where I gained valuable experience in engine design and development, before moving to the university sector in 1981. I developed research programs in diesel and natural gas engine technologies and taught bachelors’ and master’s courses in diesel engine technology, and advised graduate students at doctoral and masters levels in the field of internal combustion engine technology. In business, I have also managed the development of new technologies and innovation through small teams – processing to the leadership of a large global engineering organization with greater than 2,000 engineers. My leadership role in innovation and technology development, new product development and support has included managing resources and product development in both leading and emerging markets – most notably Brazil, India, and China. I was directly involved with almost every new engine and exhaust emission program from 1993 to 2014. These programs delivered successful engine designs with dramatic reductions of criteria pollutants, oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) of over 98% to near-zero levels. I provided emission regulations promulgated by EPA and California. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

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Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Transportation and Truck Insurance Industries. My expertise includes truck insurance litigation; insurance risk calculations; load securement; truck accidents; driver training; fleet operations; FMCSA regulations; vehicle maintenance; and fleet safety. I have more than 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 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 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 160956 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and equipment engineering, with an emphasis on equipment used in oil and gas field servicing. My expertise includes: triplex / quintiplex pumps and pumping systems; jet, batch, and recirculating mixers; cement / sand bulk handling systems; coil tubing injectors; carbon dioxide / nitrogen equipment; equipment packaging on trucks, trailers, skids, barges, and offshore installations; engine, transmission, and various drive train systems for pumps, vehicles, and auxiliary equipment; hydraulic fracturing; cementing; acidizing; blenders; cooling system design for engine, transmission, pumps, and hydraulics; hydraulic applications; open and closed loop circuits; truck chassis and trailer design; Department of Transportation (D.O.T.), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), and environmental regulations; and wireline trucks. I have additional expertise in design, manufacturing, problem solving, improvement of existing equipment, fleet evaluation, equipment personnel training, and safety training. I have over 5 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 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 7139 - CA(S) CO

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a practicing attorney specializing in transportation, aviation, and maritime law and policy. My expertise includes: cargo (including loss and damage); transportation (trucking, air freight, boat); freight forwarding; cargo, hull, and marine insurance; international / domestic trade; air carrier liability litigation; export management; logistics; and recreational boating. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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 12553 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in automotive issues. I have conducted vehicle and forensic inspections in the following areas: mechanical, vehicle fire cause and origin, engine and component failure analysis, accident reconstruction (mechanical), Lemon law investigations, subrogation issues and reports, body shop/service department fraud investigations, parts inspections and identification, product failure analysis, design defect analysis and damage appraisal. My other areas of expertise include engine and powertrain, service and anti-lock brake systems (air and hydraulic), advanced electronics and computer systems, supplemental restraint systems, automotive safety systems, automotive and heavy truck body and frame, tires, and handicapped controls/assistive devices. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 40237 - MD NJ NY PA WA

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in mechanical engineering including automotive, ambulances, electrical, medical devices, patent litigation, as well as combustion, fires and safety engineering. I have prior expert witness experience.

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 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 8950 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Mechanical and Safety Engineer and have served as a consultant in accident analysis and reconstruction and product liability. My experience includes accidents involving trucks, semi-trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, automobiles, and pedestrians. My casework has included multiple car/bus and semi-trailer accident, semi-trailer/pedestrian fatality, vehicle rollover with fatality and potential product liability, four-car rear-end accident and others. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 361773 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in Commercial Vehicles. My areas of expertise include Commercial Vehicles, Commercial driver’s license qualifications, Driver’s license endorsements, Hours of Service – Intrastate and Interstate, Commercial vehicle maintenance requirements and records, Commercial driver training and records, On highway commercial vehicle enforcement, Commercial vehicle weight enforcement, Commercial vehicle size requirements, brake design, and Commercial vehicle air brake requirements. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 460807 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Trucking and Safety with expertise in professional driving issues, which include truck driver actions, reactions, responsibilities, qualifications, training, compliance, and safety. I have additional experience with motor carrier safety and regulatory compliance; federal motor carrier safety regulations, and have assisted transportation companies with safety issues and training.

Expert 343064 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in commercial motor vehicle crashes and incidents. My expertise includes CMV crash investigation, analysis and re-creation; CMV post crash FMCSA truck & motorcoach inspections; cargo-tank truck crashes, spills and explosions; cargo-tank loading/offloading incidents (Loading Rack); Driver Hours-of-Service; fatigue driving; distracted driving; driver qualification files; confined space; highway construction zone crashes; CMV loading and off-loading investigation; industrial trucks/lift trucks; FMCSA/PHMSA driver and management training. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 342675 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the motor carrier industry practices. My expertise includes truck involved accidents; physical distribution management; and shipping dock operation and regulatory compliance. I have additional experience in transportation economics; refrigerated goods, tanker and dump truck operations, independent contractor and broker operations; motor carrier/driver standards of safety and care; warehousing and distribution management; hazardous materials transportation; and freight loss/damage prevention.

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 321290 - FL GA NC OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Engineering, specializing in land transportation. I perform analysis of automotive, truck, motorcycle, and mechanical systems. My consultations further include investigation, documentation, and analysis of vehicle incidents, pipe systems, tire failures, vehicle accidents / crashes, vehicle fires, and mechanical failures to determine causation. My services consist of vehicle maintenance / repair, machine guarding, and rechargeable cell manufacture / design. I also have experience with assembly-line machinery, energy usage database production / management, HVAC systems, and environmental site / hazardous waste site remediation. I have over 10 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).