Railroad Expert 107660 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Railroad Transportation. I specialize in locomotives; rail operations; railroad accident damages; railroad construction; railroad tracks; railroad crossing; railway accidents and injuries; Railway Labor Act; railway vehicle appraisal; safety audits; track inspecting; track maintenance; track clearance injury; complete operations analysis, costing, and alternative scenarios; branch line analysis; equipment utilization and analysis, development of operating plans; market development; transportation costing; intermodal analysis; merger studies; developing short line railroads; investigation of operators, safety protocols, and reporting rules for fatality in switching yards; patent infringement; derailment inspection and rehabilitation costs; rail line valuation and claim verification; rail shippers; public transportation; and financial analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Locomotive maintenance and injury case; Track clearance injury case; Evaluation of railroad holding company for stock valuation for previous CEO; Investigation of operators, safety protocols, and reporting rules for fatality in switching yard; Railcar inspections, condition and lease term lease; Rail Rate case; Challenge of rail service and common carrier obligation Emergency Service Order request; Property and train delay revenue and cost damages; Verification of value of rail line for divorce settlement; Patent infringement case; Eminent domain acquisition case; Intermodal yard incident case; Hazardous materials, tank car injury case; Equipment damages claims case; Rail right of way liability for fire damages; STB abandonment dispute; Salvage practices; Assessment of safety protocols and liability for injury to 2 contracted workers at rail terminal; Liability assessment case; Injury liability case.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Derailment inspection and rehabilitation costing; Rail equipment inspection and damage assessment; Rail line valuation and claim verification; 3rd party rail line NLV and GCV; Verification of industry repair costs for rail construction; New rail served facility construction costs comparison; Job-site inspection and review for safety concerns; Financially advised regarding capacity for railways; Instruction at University level.


Master of Business AdministrationBusiness AdministrationSan Francisco State University
Bachelor of ArtsBusiness AdministrationSan Francisco State University

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Who's Who Executives and Professionals; Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans
2000 Notable American Men
American Biographical Institute
Almunus of the Year
San Francisco State University

Primary Affiliation

National Industry Transportation League

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases