Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
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 Administration||Business Administration||San Francisco State University|
|Bachelor of Arts||Business Administration||San Francisco State University|
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|
National Industry Transportation League
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases