Commercial vessels expert witnesses may be called upon for numerous types of cases, since commercial vessels refers to any type of water-based vessel that is used for transporting cargo or passengers. Commercial vessel expert consulting can provide essential information for cases involving such areas as admiralty, boating safety, the maritime industry, U.S. coastal guard officers, and other various disciplines pertaining to commercial sea travel, as each might be at the center of a possible lawsuit concerning the use of commercial vessels.
Since commercial vessels must adhere to certain rules and regulations, many commercial vessel experts also have experience working with the Coast Guard, which involves enforcing various types of laws, policy, and conducting inspections of numerous commercial vessels. As with other cases involving vehicle operations, commercial vessels expert witnesses are sometimes tasked with providing an expert opinion based on the findings of an accident investigation and reconstruction as a means of determining the cause of the incident in question, whether it was due to human factors, mechanical defects, or violations of maritime law, among other possible factors.
Commercial vessel experts may also be skilled with shipping dock operations, fleet maintenance, port operations, terminal operations, ocean motor vessels, marine insurance, navigation, offshore platforms, aquatic safety, boating repair, pressure vessels, ship handling, and other related disciplines.
Clients have been turning to ForensisGroup to be matched with the most qualified of experts from across the country since 1991. Call us today at 1-800-555-5422 to learn more. You may also fill out and submit an expert request form to retain a reputable commercial vessels expert witness for your case.