Emergency Services Expert Witnesses

Emergency services 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 emergency services. The emergency services expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Preparedness, Fire, and Safety.

Richard (Rick) J. Larkin, MA, CEM® Larkin and Associates, LLC

Bloomington, Minnesota
Emergency Preparedness, Safety - Emergency Plans/Response, OSHA, Workplace Safety, Incident Inv., Disaster, Incident Management, Crisis Mgt, Emergency Procedures, Special Event Emergency Plans, Incident Command System, Failure to Plan, Evacuation, Hazard Analysis, Negligence, Emergency Services, Major Event Emergency Operations
I am a Certified Emergency Manager® (CEM), awarded and recognized by the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and am able to translate “theory-to-practice”; while relying on my numerous years of experience and knowledge of complex industry standards to provide clear, understandable and practical assessment and advice. I am currently a certified Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, following 33 years as a certified Paramedic. Over 35 years experience in emergency services operations and management, (Fire/Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Management). Hundreds of emergency responses to fires, rescues, emergency medical, and critical incidents. Significant involvement in major disaster response, training and exercises. Broad experience in planning and preparedness for large-scale planned events and event operations coordination ranging from a multi-day State Fair with 1 million attendees, to civil unrest, and sporting events. Nu...

Adam J Hursh, MPA, CFO, MIFireE

Burlison, Tennessee
Fire, Emergency Preparedness - Fire Administration, Emergency Services, Fire Department, Fire Training, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Apparatus, Firefighter Safety, Fire Safety, Organizational Leadership, Fire Chief, Emergency Management, Firefighter Training, Rural Fire/EMS, Fire Truck, Life Safety, Fire Department Driver,
Adam Hursh is a highly qualified and respected fire service professional. He is a graduate of Columbia Southern University with a Master’s degree in Public Administration. He also holds a Bachelors in Fire Service Administration as well as an Associates in Fire Science, both from Columbia Southern University. Chief Hursh is also an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, with 15 years in the emergency medical services field. Chief Hursh is a designated Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Chief Hursh also serves as a nationally credentialed fire safety inspector, fire and life safety educator, safety officer, a hazardous materials technician, and fire apparatus operator. He is an effective leader and can serve as a subject-matter expert both within the fire service and outside the fire service as needed.