Drainage Expert Witness

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Drainage expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on drainage. The drainage expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Construction, Diagnostic Radiology, Engineering, Environmental, Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydrology, Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Land Surveying, Neuroradiology, Radiology, Slip Trip & Fall, Structural Engineering, and Traffic Engineering.

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Michael R Blankenship, PE Greenlight Traffic Engineering

Peoria, Arizona
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadway, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning
Mike has 33 years of traffic safety and leadership experience in all facets of traffic engineering including planning, design, operations, research, consulting, and training. His career focus has been on providing safety for all road users. He has provided technical assistance to improve bus, motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian traffic flow and safety on and around school properties. Mike has served as an expert witness on tort liability cases involving vehicle crashes. His design experience includes intersections, roadways, traffic signals, signing/pavement marking and parking lots. Mike has developed and taught workshops on Road Safety Audits (RSAs), Roadside Safety, Risk Management/Tort Liability, Incident Management, MUTCD, Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Calming, and Walkable Communities. Mike has developed policies and guidelines for state DOTs, including Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) pedestrian hybrid beacon warranting guidelines and a West Virginia DOT state...

Corinne Deurdulian, MD USC Dept. of Radiology

Los Angeles, California
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Body Imaging, CT scan, CAT scan, MRI, Ultrasound, Xray, Biopsy, Drainage, Aspiration and Biopsy, Abdominal Imaging, PET-CT scan, Peer Review
Board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologist with 15+ years of experience. Former Chief of Imaging at large VA medical center. Recently Associate Professor at USC Keck School of Medicine practicing at large university hospital, cancer center, and LA County Medical Center. Now Associate Professor at UCLA Geffen School of Medicine. Experienced with procedures such as biopsies and drainages in addition to diagnostic radiology. Experienced lecturer at large national radiology meetings on various topics. Licensed in CA, TX, and NC.

Ammar Taha, MD

California
Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology - Radiology, MRI Spine, MRI Brain, Neuroradiology, CT scan, MRA, Ultrasound, Xray, Image guided procedures. Biopsy, Drainage, Abdominal Imaging, Peer Review. + 12 years experience.
Ammar Taha, MD is double Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology with 12 years of clinical experience in Radiology. Dr. Taha is Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri (MU) where he has taught dozens of residents and fellows about General Radiology topics such as reading imaging studies and image -guided procedures. He is a career long educator and patient advocate in the field of Radiology. He works as a Neuroradiologist at MU, which means that he reviews films and diagnoses brain and spine disorders. He also works in the field of teleradiology where he reviews films remotely from hospitals and imaging centers around the country.. Licensed to practice medicine in: AR, CA, CO, CT, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY.

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Saint Johns, Florida
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, drainage, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, ground subsidence, ground modification/improvement, karst geology, soil liquefaction
Dr. Ed Garbin was a contractor in NJ prior to becoming an engineer, and therefore understands the construction process thoroughly. First licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida in 2003, he now holds PE licenses in 27 states in total (AL, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WI). He primarily serves the commercial/heavy-civil construction industry, but also handles residential cases. Dr. Garbin is an ASCE-AGP Board-Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering. A former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, he is an exceptional communicator, highly skilled at explaining complex construction and engineering topics in easy-to-understand language. Please visit www.GarbinGeo.com for more information and to contact Dr. Garbin.

Evans Heithaus, MD University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
Interventional & Vascular Radiology, Radiology - IVC filter, DVT, Pulmonary Embolism, blood clot, TIPS, AVM, embolization, Y90, TACE, IRE, nanoknife, cryoablation, microwave ablation, stents, dialysis procedures, biliary and urinary interventions, vertebroplasty/ kyphoplasty, endovascular procedures, biopsy, drainage, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET scan
I am a dual board certified and fellowship trained Vascular and Interventional Radiologist. I am a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida. I have experience in private practice prior to academic practice. I also have prior expert witness experience. I currently work at a large Level 1 trauma center, and my hospital is also a regional liver and kidney transplant center. I have a large experience with TIPS and cirrhosis / portal hypertension. I also have experience with liver transplant complications. A portion of my practice is devoted to treating DVT and PE. I perform DVT thrombectomy and IVC filter placement and retrieval. I have experience with complex IVC filter retrieval including removal of IVC filters protruding into the aorta (artery), bowel, and spine. I have removed “permanent” filters as well as fragmented/broken filters. I have experience with thrombolysis for DVT/PE. I also perform endovascular reconstruction of occluded veins including stenting. I ...

Christopher R Hanstad, P.E., CFM Hanstad Engineering Services

Champaign, Illinois
Civil Engineering - Floodway Violations, Floodplain Modeling, Flood Damage and Loss Assessment, Hydrology, Hydraulics, FEMA Floodplain Revisions, Drainage
Mr. Chris Hanstad has over 10 years of focused experience in floodplain analysis and evaluation of projects for compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations. As a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL, IN, and WI) and Certified Floodplain Manager he has led the Illinois Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) program for 8 years from its inception to make determination decisions for floodplain revision requests. Based on rigorous floodplain modeling technical standard and NFIP regulation compliance, Mr. Hanstad has personally made determination decisions for hundreds of LOMR applications which result in revisions to FEMA floodplain maps. Mr. Hanstad specializes in evaluating the flood risk impact of projects built in the floodplain on adjacent properties. He has made 7 floodway violation recommendations to FEMA and has provided litigation support for flooding resulting from a floodway violation. With in-depth knowledge of NFIP regulations and specialized technical...

Ammar Taha, MD

Illinois
Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology - Radiology, MRI Spine, MRI Brain, Neuroradiology, CT scan, MRA, Ultrasound, Xray, Image guided procedures. Biopsy, Drainage, Abdominal Imaging, Peer Review. + 12 years experience.
Ammar Taha, MD is double Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology with 12 years of clinical experience in Radiology. Dr. Taha is Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri (MU) where he has taught dozens of residents and fellows about General Radiology topics such as reading imaging studies and image -guided procedures. He is a career long educator and patient advocate in the field of Radiology. He works as a Neuroradiologist at MU, which means that he reviews films and diagnoses brain and spine disorders. He also works in the field of teleradiology where he reviews films remotely from hospitals and imaging centers around the country.. Licensed to practice medicine in: AR, CA, CO, CT, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY.

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - civil, forensic science, accident analysis, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydraulics, investigations, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools, structural, tornado, earthquake, railroad, highway
Over Thirty-five years engineering experience designing and investigating reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and steel structures. Engineering experiences include design engineering, project engineering, forensic investigations, and new product development. Management experiences include design management, project management, and construction management. Communication is critical to coordination of design and construction teams; accomplished through written reports and oral presentations. Specific experiences are in chemical, refinery, pulp and paper, adhesive, nuclear power generation, nuclear feed stock, and steel industries.

Steven L. Bernstein, P. E., F. ASCE SLB Group, LLC

Norton, Massachusetts
Civil Engineering, Construction - Flooding, Drainage, French Drains, Storm Water, Hydrology, Water Supply, Sewers, Septic Systems, Pavement analysis, Paving, Grading, Basement flooding. (I do not do Land Surveying) (Note-not a Structural Engineer)
Registered Professional Engineer experienced with design, permits and construction administration of drainage, sewer and water supply systems for private residential; commercial, industrial and institutional properties. Provides expert opinion/witness of drainage and/or flooding issues affecting upstream or downstream properties as well as other utilities such as water supply, sewer/septic systems and/or other civil/site issues such as pavement and grading. Has taught at Wentworth Institute, Boston. Has authored numerous published articles and have presented at several engineering conferences on Civil Engineering topics. Note: I do Not Do Land Surveying.

Charles A. Budnick, PLS, CSE, M.ASCE CABCO Consult, Inc.

Clinton, Massachusetts
Engineering, Land Surveying - Land Surveying, Survey Measurements, Construction Surveys, Accident Mapping, Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Easements, Rights of Way, Slip & Fall, Site Engineering, Land Development, Septic Systems, Sewer Systems, Drainage, Earthwork, Soils, Wetlands, Flooding.
Expert Witness & Consulting Experience; Accident Site Mapping, Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Right of Way and Easement Disputes, Right of Way Taking Issues, Construction Lay-Out Claims, Earthwork & Soils Issues, Septic System Issues, Wetland & Flood Plain Filling Issues, Land Development & Professional Negligence Issues.

Ammar Taha, MD

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology - Radiology, MRI Spine, MRI Brain, Neuroradiology, CT scan, MRA, Ultrasound, Xray, Image guided procedures. Biopsy, Drainage, Abdominal Imaging, Peer Review. + 12 years experience.
Ammar Taha, MD is double Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology with 12 years of clinical experience in Radiology. Dr. Taha is Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri (MU) where he has taught dozens of residents and fellows about General Radiology topics such as reading imaging studies and image -guided procedures. He is a career long educator and patient advocate in the field of Radiology. He works as a Neuroradiologist at MU, which means that he reviews films and diagnoses brain and spine disorders. He also works in the field of teleradiology where he reviews films remotely from hospitals and imaging centers around the country.. Licensed to practice medicine in: AR, CA, CO, CT, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY.

Douglas B Blatchford, PE, PH, CEM, CFM Southwest Hydrology & Hydraulics, LLC

Boulder City, Nevada
Hydrology, Engineering - Water Resources focused on: Flooding, Floodplain Management, Drainage, Surface Water Hydrology, Hydraulic Structures, Grading, Erosion, Permitting,
Mr. Douglas B. Blatchford, PE (AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, TX, UT) has over 38 years of experience as a water resource professional. His experience includes dam safety, design and construction, energy, geographic information systems, groundwater hydrology, remote sensing, river systems, and surface water hydrology, in support of his expert witness practice focus area in water resources (flooding, floodplain management, drainage, hydrology, hydraulic structures, grading, erosion, and permitting). Mr. Blatchford served the United States Government (Interior, Reclamation) as the River Operations Manager on the Lower Colorado River, involved with water deliveries to Phoenix, Tucson, Los Angeles, San Diego, and irrigators in southern California, southern Arizona, and Mexico. He actively served west wide in Reclamation’s dam safety program, and interfaced extensively with the USGS, the USACE, NOAA, the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center (CBRFC), Mexico, and many irrigators, local and state agen...

Alexander R Vogel, MD, DABR

Reno, Nevada
Radiology - Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, IVC Filter, Image-guided, image guided, TIPS, biopsy, drainage, percutaneous, vertebral compression fracture, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, stroke, thrombectomy, failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, pulmonary embolus, thrombolysis, cryoablation, ablation
9 years in clinical practice of Interventional and Diagnostic radiology in both referral/academic medical centers as well as community hospitals. Actively involved in practice management and hospital engagement. Expert in applying medical imaging techniques to the evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic, acute or emergency medical conditions. Experienced in hospital peer review processes. Completed SEAK expert witness training.

Frank Ferrantello, PLS Ferrantello Group

Plainview, New York
Land Surveying, Slip Trip & Fall - Boundary Dispute, accident and site mapping, civil engineering,flood,drainage,utility,land development,standard of care,easements,mapping,zoning,land use,earth work, adverse possession,
Mr. Ferrantello has been retained by a vast number of law firms, insurance companies and municipalities.Mr. Ferrantello has also had great deal of experience with large number of diverse projects such as: Expert Surveys, Maps, Plans, Diagrams, Exhibit’s, Testimony for damages and injuries such as: trip and falls, tree damage, flood building damage, traffic accidents, public and private property damage as well as wrongful death suits. Also has an extensive experience and background in Site Planning and Subdivision Consulting, examining title records, deeds and other recorded documents such as ingress and egress, pedestrian easements, right of ways, air and development rights, vista easements, bridle paths, beach, bathing and mooring rights, covenants and restrictions, real property, zoning and other land use principles. Extensive knowledge of the local Long Island zoning codes, site planning and subdivision regulations.The profession itself is to define the property lines and measure...

Ammar Taha, MD

New York
Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology - Radiology, MRI Spine, MRI Brain, Neuroradiology, CT scan, MRA, Ultrasound, Xray, Image guided procedures. Biopsy, Drainage, Abdominal Imaging, Peer Review. + 12 years experience.
Ammar Taha, MD is double Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology with 12 years of clinical experience in Radiology. Dr. Taha is Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri (MU) where he has taught dozens of residents and fellows about General Radiology topics such as reading imaging studies and image -guided procedures. He is a career long educator and patient advocate in the field of Radiology. He works as a Neuroradiologist at MU, which means that he reviews films and diagnoses brain and spine disorders. He also works in the field of teleradiology where he reviews films remotely from hospitals and imaging centers around the country.. Licensed to practice medicine in: AR, CA, CO, CT, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY.

Michael R Blankenship, PE Greenlight Traffic Engineering

North Carolina
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadway, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning
Mike has 33 years of traffic safety and leadership experience in all facets of traffic engineering including planning, design, operations, research, consulting, and training. His career focus has been on providing safety for all road users. He has provided technical assistance to improve bus, motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian traffic flow and safety on and around school properties. Mike has served as an expert witness on tort liability cases involving vehicle crashes. His design experience includes intersections, roadways, traffic signals, signing/pavement marking and parking lots. Mike has developed and taught workshops on Road Safety Audits (RSAs), Roadside Safety, Risk Management/Tort Liability, Incident Management, MUTCD, Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Calming, and Walkable Communities. Mike has developed policies and guidelines for state DOTs, including Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) pedestrian hybrid beacon warranting guidelines and a West Virginia DOT state...

Matthew C. Neff, P.E.,P.S. M.Neff Consultants

Cleveland, Ohio
Civil Engineering, Land Surveying - civil engineering, drainage, grading, utilities, site design, subdivisions, land development
Mr. Neff has expertise in the areas of civil / site engineering, design and review of roadways, utilities, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water mains, site planning, industrial site design, residential site design, multi-family site design, stormwater management, soil and erosion control, water quality, EPA regulations, and feasibility studies. Mr. Neff has surveying expertise in land surveying including boundary line determination; boundary, topographic and ALTA/ACSM surveys. Mr. Neff has been an expert witness including document analysis and report preparation in land development and drainage cases.

Chuck Dutill, PE, DFE Heritage Technical Services, Inc.

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Environmental, Engineering - Hydrology, Sewer, Water, Flooding, Groundwater, Hydrogeology, Drainage, Wastewater Treatment, Septic Systems, Utility, Sewer Systems, Sanitary Sewage, Mold, Stormwater Management, Hydraulics, Hazardous Waste, Drinking Water, Waste Management, Erosion, Soils, Pumping, Water Quality, Air Quality
Nationwide experience as hydrologist, environmental engineer, and civil engineer, including for construction, operations, design, inspections, floodplains, contamination, toxicity, hazardous waste, spills, grading, remediation, pollution, sinkholes, health and safety, pumping, modeling, odors, soils, dams, regulations, combined sewers, overflows, aquifers, water distribution, water treatment, hydraulic fracturing, Standard of Care, sedimentation, hydroplaning, wetlands, landfills, monitoring, infiltration/inflow, and metering. Forensic cases for Mr. Dutill have comprised federal and state courts, and include damages from approximately $25,000 to approaching $1 billion, with most between $100,000 to $5M. As indicated in feedback from attorneys on expert witness cases, some of the strengths of Mr. Dutill include understandable guidance, responsiveness, timeliness, communication, effective report writing, strong testimony (including on cross), efficiency, organization, and assistance ...

James D. Wamble, PE, RLS Wamble & Associates, PLLC

Nashville, Tennessee
Engineering, Land Surveying - Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Land Condemnation, Eminent Domain, Land Use Planning, Real Estate Development, Drainage, Site Design, Subdivision, Zoning, Highway Design, Concept Design
Over 40 years' experience as a professional engineer serving as expert witness in condemnation, land use, survey and general civil engineering lawsuits. I specialize in land use planning, civil engineering and land surveying for development projects involving the design of roads, drainage, subdivisions, apartments, condominiums, shopping centers and all types of commercial site plans.

L. David Givler, MSCE, PE Givler Engineering, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - flood, drainage, storm, water, floodplain, dam, hydraulics, FEMA, municipal, stormwater regulation, flood plain analysis, dam construction and maintenance, road construction and repair, water resources, runoff, flow, pipe, street, utility
Registration Professional Engineer, 1990 (PA No. PE 040565 E), 1993 (TX No. 73842) Experience Experienced in hydrology and hydraulics. Performed numerous flood studies for rivers and creeks, bridge hydraulic studies, reservoir analyses, drainage designs and storm water pollution prevention plan designs. Experienced with dams. Designed new dams, performed inspections, analyzed seepage conditions, developed rehabilitation programs, developed Emergency Action Plans, developed foundation-grouting programs and constructed and operated physical models. Experienced city engineer, having served in multiple cities. Designed public street, drainage, and utility improvements. Reviewed subdivision plats, proposed utility modifications and ordinances. Experienced in site development and subdivisions. Designed roads, utilities, lot layouts, grading plans, detention ponds and drainage systems for residential and commercial subdivisions. Experienced in public presentations and teachin...

Ammar Taha, MD

Texas
Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology - Radiology, MRI Spine, MRI Brain, Neuroradiology, CT scan, MRA, Ultrasound, Xray, Image guided procedures. Biopsy, Drainage, Abdominal Imaging, Peer Review. + 12 years experience.
Ammar Taha, MD is double Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology with 12 years of clinical experience in Radiology. Dr. Taha is Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri (MU) where he has taught dozens of residents and fellows about General Radiology topics such as reading imaging studies and image -guided procedures. He is a career long educator and patient advocate in the field of Radiology. He works as a Neuroradiologist at MU, which means that he reviews films and diagnoses brain and spine disorders. He also works in the field of teleradiology where he reviews films remotely from hospitals and imaging centers around the country.. Licensed to practice medicine in: AR, CA, CO, CT, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY.

Michael F Myers, PE, CFM 30 Scale, LLC

Palmyra, Virginia
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Drainage, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain Mapping, Storm Sewer, Stormwater Management, Flooding, Storm Drainage, FEMA, Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control, Runoff
Mr. Myers has over 25 years of experience as a civil engineer in Virginia as the engineer-of-record on projects involving hydrologic/hydraulic analysis for land development projects. A Professional Engineer in Virginia since 1999 and a Certified Floodplain Manager since 2012, Mr. Myers is experienced in commercial and residential stormwater management design, floodplain management, erosion and sediment control design, and assessing drainage issues through field investigation and written report.

Michael R Blankenship, PE Greenlight Traffic Engineering

West Virginia
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadway, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning
Mike has 33 years of traffic safety and leadership experience in all facets of traffic engineering including planning, design, operations, research, consulting, and training. His career focus has been on providing safety for all road users. He has provided technical assistance to improve bus, motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian traffic flow and safety on and around school properties. Mike has served as an expert witness on tort liability cases involving vehicle crashes. His design experience includes intersections, roadways, traffic signals, signing/pavement marking and parking lots. Mike has developed and taught workshops on Road Safety Audits (RSAs), Roadside Safety, Risk Management/Tort Liability, Incident Management, MUTCD, Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Calming, and Walkable Communities. Mike has developed policies and guidelines for state DOTs, including Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) pedestrian hybrid beacon warranting guidelines and a West Virginia DOT state...