Heavy Equipment Expert Witness FL 526808

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of consulting experience in heavy equipment focusing in over 200 equipment categories. My areas of expertise includes oil analysis programs, training programs, vendor relations, creating shop/field mechanic job descriptions, managed shops, training programs, replacement strategies and programs, internal communications, warranty programs, safety, repair shops and warehousing operations. I have additional expertise in construction equipment (earthmoving, material handling, compaction, over the road cranes, aerial work platforms, and mobile vehicles). I have also provided clients with courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a heavy equipment expert witness.

Plastics Engineering Expert Witness MA 528810

Expertise Description

With more than 45 years experience in plastics, I have an expertise in plastics engineering, mold design, product design, extrusion, injection molding, process control, compounding, mixing and energy requirements, and conductive additives. I am offering my services as a plastics expert witness.

Transportation Safety Expert 530843 NM

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in transportation safety with expertise in motor carrier safety, logistics, hazardous materials, transportation, and machine transport. I also have experience in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Safety: calculating downwind effects, identifying and mitigating NBC incidents, maintaining the NBC equipment used to identify and protect personnel against potential hazards and train personnel. I have spent more than 5 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a transportation safety expert witness.

Wood Science Expert 58205 NY

Expertise Description

I have over spent over 20 years working with wood science. My areas of focus include construction materials; failure analyses; visual grading of lumber and timbers in-situ; mechanical testing; wood species identifications; finish problems associated with wood and wood-based materials; assessment of wood decay; insect attack and marine borers; evaluation of marine and foundation timbers and pilings; furniture design and failure; wooden ladders; moisture intrusion issues in structures; building envelope issues; assessment of mold; performance of wood plastic composites; and evaluation of glued laminated timbers. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a wood science expert witness for more than 15 years.

Bulk Handling and Transport Expert 529678 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in bulk handling and transport solutions with expertise in sales, estimating, engineering, supply, construction; rigging, reeving and hoisting procedures and designs for power plant maintenance – bracing structures, staging and permanent platforms, associated with change-out of hot reheat piping and bunker and boiler rebuilds. I have provided consultations and deposition as a materials handling expert witness for more than 5 years.

Fire Cause & Origin Expert 391490 CA(N)

Expertise Description

With over a decade of experience in fire cause & origin investigations, I have an expertise in the evaluation of appliances for ignition and fire spread capability, fire initiation and growth studies, fire and computational fluid dynamic modeling, and evaluation of active and passive fire protection and fire suppression systems. I am experienced in material, ignition, and combustion studies as well as light and heavy rail car material fire performance and evaluation of passive fire protection systems for steel structures. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 10 years as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Industrial Hygiene/Asbestos Monterey Expert 528574 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in industrial hygiene with expertise in asbestos, industrial hygiene, leed certifications, osha & reguatory compliance, mold & fungus, safety, hazardous material assessments, and indoor air quality. I have extensive knowledge of federal and state asbestos regulations, asbestos liability, health effects, medical surveillance, respiratory protection, exposure potential associated with asbestos. I have spent over 10 years as an industrial hygiene expert witness by providing numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Heavy Equipment Appraisal Expert 525254 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of appraisal experience with an emphasis in used heavy equipment. My expertise includes heavy equipment for construction, mining & agriculture logging, material handling, machines shops, office equipment (furniture, fixtures & equipment), collector cars, pleasure boats, recreational vehicles, printing plants, auto total loss, tools and tooling, and recreational vehicles. I have additional experience as a diesel and heavy equipment mechanic. I have prior experience providing clients with courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as an appraisal expert witness.

Hazardous Materials Expert 525180 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of consulting experience in hazardous materials and dangerous goods with an emphasis in transportation and safety. I have an expertise in internationally mandated safety practices, transporting cargo via land, air and sea, training and both federal and European regulations. I have spent more than 25 years providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a hazardous materials expert witness.

Workplace Safety Expert 523601 CT

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Workplace Safety specializing in Automobile/Fleet, General Liability and Workers Compensation insurance policies; OSHA training for employees; Site Safety Inspections; Accident Investigations; Hazardous waste disposal, and Health and Safety Plan development. I have spent more than a decade providing courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a workplace safety expert witness.

Conveyor Systems Expert 521856 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in industrial construction with expertise in the design, fabrication, construction, retrofit, component application, start up, belt splicing and general maintenance of bulk material handling conveyors, stationary and mobile conveyors, stackers, reclaimers, ship loaders, crushers, truck live bed systems, metal detectors, vibrating components, magnetic separators, fire protection systems, sampling systems, screens, bucket elevators, belt conveyors, screw conveyors, steep angle conveyors, drag chain conveyors, hoppers, chutes, impacts, screening systems, dust control (wet, dry and vacuum), warehouse conveyor systems, and various road paving equipment. I have also offered my services as an industrial construction and hydraulics systems expert witness.

Swimming Pool Design Expert 107419 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than two decades of experience in the field of Swimming Pool Design with an expertise in permitting, as well as code compliance and design review. I have experience with commercial and residential construction; swimming pool design and construction; structural engineering; geology and soil surcharges; plumbing, hydraulics, and system design; electrical, gas, plumbing and mechanical engineering and design; water chemistry management; computerized & automated control systems; tile, masonry, stone, coping, and plaster installation & repair; concrete construction – foundations, retaining walls, flat work and floors, and decorative concrete. I am knowledgeable in ADA regulations and compliance, and hazardous materials handling. I have over also spent over 15 years as a swimming pool design expert witness in Northern California and have provided numerous clients with consultations and deposition.

Fire and Explosion Expert 520085 WA

Expertise Description

My career as a Senior Forensic Mechanical Engineer and Fire and Explosion Investigator has spanned over 30 years, specializing in forensic analysis involving HVAC and plumbing systems, including installation errors, manufacturing defects, and construction defects. I have additional expertise in failure analysis for refrigeration systems, machinery and conveyors, maritime property damage and injury incidents, fuel and gas piping, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic systems, and vehicle components, related to property damage, personal injury, and fatality events. I have prior experience as a Fire and Explosion Expert Witness in Washington and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Materials Engineering and Metallurgy Expert 511134 NJ

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 25 years working with materials engineering, failure analysis and engineering investigations, including litigation support. My focus has been on metallurgy, property/structure relationships, stress conditions and corrosion of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. I have expertise in the determination of root cause and problem resolution, and extensive experience designing and conducting field and laboratory testing. I have additional expertise in the areas of materials characterization, fractography, metallography and mechanical testing. I have worked to support a broad range of industries, including railroad, automotive, aviation, recreational equipment, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, pulp & paper, food services, power generation, construction, building systems, weldments, and light manufacturing. I have also spent 15 years as a materials engineering expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations and deposition.

Fire and Explosion Expert 19556 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in fires; explosions; fire protection; civil, electrical and mechanical failure analysis; design; construction; management of industrial plant production equipment; material handling machinery; and explosive mining equipment. My areas of expertise include fire cause and origin, explosions, large loss expert coordination and related mechanical and electrical failures. I have previously been deposed and have testified as an expert witness.

Heavy Equipment Engineering 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.

Logistics Expert 514489 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the field of Logistics including founding and operating a logistics consulting company and teaching and lecturing at universities. My experience includes logistics network analysis, distribution center analysis and requirements, material handling, packaging requirements, shipping methods, warehouse operations, returned goods inventory, transportation analysis, and market research. I have managed more than 30 warehouse operations projects to improve customer service, labor productivity, reduce product damage and product returns, as well as reduce total costs. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Accident Reconstruction Expert 29835 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience with Accident Reconstruction and Safety. My accident and safety expertise includes: Sports and industrial injuries, Vehicular and equipment accidents- all vehicle types, pedestrians, component failures (e.g., brakes); Pedestrian – Slip, trip, fall, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, coefficient of friction; Premises – Building codes, lighting, glass, screens, electronic gates; Industrial & Construction Accidents – ladders, scaffolds, machine guarding, forklifts, construction vehicles, conveyors, belt conveyors, lifts, hoists; Mechanical fasteners – bolts, latches, welds; and Criminal cases – vehicular manslaughter, trade secrets. I have additional expertise in mechanics, applied mechanics, engineering mechanics, and biomechanics. I am experienced with pedestrian surfaces including walkways, stairs, and ramps, as well as slip and fall test methods, standards, and instrumentation. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Retail Premise Liabilty Expert 128455 FL

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.

Warehouse Safety 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.

Cranes And Industrial Machines Expert 127972 NC

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in engineering, manufacturing, and management, specializing in forensic engineering and accident reconstruction. My expertise includes: lifts, hoists, jacks, cranes, industrial machines, hydraulic equipment, tools, material handling, fork lifts, aerial work platforms, loaders, automotive lifts, and scissor lifts. I have additional expertise in product safety, product failures, product liability, testing, compliance with standards (American National Standards Institute (A.N.S.I.) and International Organization for Standardization (I.S.O.)), and compliance with regulations (Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.), and Department of Transportation (D.O.T.)), and adequacy of warnings, instructions, and labels. My experience includes the development of explanatory exhibits and the preparation of evidence for trial. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Atv Recreational Vehicles Expert 33497 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, automotive repair fraud, materials handling science, machinery and accidents involving motorcycles, ATVs, automobiles, trucks, busses, RVs, heavy equipment (tractors, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.), towing, tire-related, marine, scooters, bicycles and skiing, as well as, education issues. I have experience with cases involving cars, trucks, buses, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV & tire failure analysis, fires, heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, and engineering management issues. My expertise also includes auto part counterfeit detection as well as aircraft, marine, engine, engine part counterfeit, and general manufacturing parts counterfeits. I have additional expertise in hybrid propulsion systems in cars, trucks, boats, yachts, ships, buses, and trains, as well as comprehensive experience in IP litigation for a major car company. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Industrial Safety Expert 28192 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in industrial and mechanical engineering specializing in the aerospace, nuclear, shipbuilding, and computer industries. My areas of expertise include plant layout, material handling, crane failures, quality control, machine design, construction cost estimating, custom equipment design, and plant relocation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Glass And Metallurgical Failures Expert 27739 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Packaging Expert 20630 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in packaging, can seaming, packaging line systems, package design for product protection, evaluatation of package specifications, automation for packaging, and packaging forensics. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy And Material Testing Expert 20354 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering issues. My areas of expertise include: scanning electron microscopy, fracture mechanics, metallurgical tests and techniques. I have investigated consumer product failures including turbine/heat exchanger failures, glass failures, metal and plastic chair failures, composite poles, ski-boots, chains, seatbelts, ladders, piping defects, and tires. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Machinery Accidents Expert 17747 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial and manufacturing sector, including over 15 years experience in the design of machinery, manufacturing processes, and product design. My experience includes all levels with industrial equipment from hand tools, to operating large punch presses, to printing presses, and to the design of ultra-precision micro-inch accuracy optical lathes. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy And Material Engineering Expert 8803 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in metallurgical and materials engineering. I have experience offering in-house analytical services related to characterization of advanced metallic, nonmetallic, ceramic, and composite materials, including metals, rubber, fiberglass, ceramics, and plastics. My areas of expertise include: product liability, personal injury, and patent infringement cases, as well as, failure analysis involving: general corrosion, wear, and mechanical issues; surface characteristics; product development and design; automotive failures (axles, springs, tires, engine components), welds, plumbing / piping, medical devices, chairs / furniture, industrial hardware and machines, construction defects, bicycle accidents, paint analysis, gas and propane explosions and fires, and food contamination issues. I have 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Engineering Expert 355726 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as an Engineering Physicist, specializing in mechanical, structural and electrical engineering, as well as vehicle and fluid dynamics. I have experience in the failure analysis of products, such as structures, vehicles, mechanisms, control systems, fluid dynamics, and electromechanical systems. My expertise also includes accident reconstructions, business plans, and insurance claim evaluations. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Architecture Expert 165981 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Architecture. My areas of expertise include city planning and design, private enterprise, and residential construction projects. I have experience with architectural assessment, architectural homes, forensic architectural investigation for design professionals, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material manufacturers, and suppliers. I specialize in analysis of water-intrusion issues related to roofing, sheet metal, and waterproofing systems.