Railroad Safety Expert 531127 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have worked in railroad safety for over 30 years. I specialize in crashworthiness and transportation safety; nonlinear finite element analysis; blast, impact, and penetration mechanics; biomechanics, structural dynamics; dynamic buckling; mechanics of composite materials; occupant kinematics and injury assessment; applied mechanics; car body design; and rail design. I have spent more than 15 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a railroad safety expert witness.

Railroad Safety Expert 520620 DC

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 consultations and depositions.

Railroad Derailment 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.

Hazmat Transportation Safety 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.

Railroad Transportation Expert 161946 NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Railroad / Transportation Industry. My experience includes accident investigation cases, safety and engineering, operations and mechanical analysis for rail transportation, railroad accident damages, operation plans, equipment and structure costing, and regulatory issues and schedules. I have prior expert witness experience.

Railroad Operations 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.