Fires Expert Witnesses

Fires 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 fires. The fires expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Energy, Engineering, Environmental, Fire, Forensic Science, Indoor Air Quality, Intellectual Property, Maritime, Oil and Gas, Products Liability, Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser, Safety, and Slip Trip & Fall.

Paul Chandler The Property Sciences Group

Pleasant Hill, Colorado
Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate - Eminent Domain, Environmental Contamination, Structural Defects, Partnership Dissolution, Bankruptcy Proceedings, Market Resistance / Stigma Damages for: Landslides Fires Floods Contamination / External Detriments
Paul Chandler, MAI, has over 30 years of experience as an MAI Designated Real Estate Appraiser and CEO of Property Sciences, a national Residential and Commercial real estate appraisal company. Both the company's residential and commercial divisions continually benefit from Mr. Chandler's background in valuation, appraisal, lender-platform technology development, and online and print media. Prior to forming Property Sciences, he was Senior Vice President of Corinthian Real Estate, where he provided financial institutions with market analysis, branching strategy and site acquisition consulting. Litigation Support - Mr. Chandler has extensive experience presenting and defending its expert conclusions and opinions in depositions and trial testimony. He offers support from early case assessment and discovery through final resolution, relying on real-world strategic and operational experience, strong academic and professional credentials, and extensive practical knowledge of real esta...

Meyer R. Rosen, FAIC, FRSC, CPC, CChE Interactive Consulting, Inc.

Bonita Springs , Florida
Products Liability, Fire - Fires, Explosions, hazardous chemicals, Chemical burns,Toxic exposures, chemistry, chemical engineering, consumer products, industrial products, industrial accidents, materials science, cosmetics, hair relaxers, warnings & instructions, OSHA Codes, Standards, SDS, Patent Infringement, Trade Secrets
Experienced Consulting and Testifying Forensic Litigation Expert Witness. Products Liability and Personal Injury. Plaintiff or Defense; Federal and State. Incident Reconstruction, Complex Litigation, Early case consultation, International Experience. 25 years Industrial Experience. Consumer & industrial product development. Evaluation of hazardous chemicals & safety issues; Chief Scientific Advisor and Director of Technical & Regulatory Symposia for HBA (Health & Beauty, America), Academic Experience: Adjunct Professor Fire Science (15 years); Fire and Explosion Investigator (E-CFEI); Advanced Training (CFEI). Affiliate member National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Member: National Fire Protection Association, American Chemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Contributing Expert for ASTM Standards- Making Committees (American Society of Testing Materials), Peer Reviewer Professional Journals, Member: Center for Dermal Research, Rutgers University. Fellow...

John A Williams, PhD, PE, ASA, MBA, CFEI, AIChE Fellow EPS, Inc.

South Bend, Indiana
Energy, Intellectual Property - Intellectual Property, Appraisals & Valuations, Commercial Damages, Renewable Energy, Biogas, Biofuels, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Oil & Gas, Oil Refining, Fires, Explosions, Chemical Release, Product Contamination, Electricity, Coal Technologies, Chemistry & Chemicals
John A. Williams, PhD, PE, CFEI, MBA, ASA, AIChE Fellow. Dr. Williams is a recognized expert in the engineering analysis and financial appraisals of energy, electricity, and process technologies; and intellectual property (patents, trade secrets, proprietary technology), licensing, royalty structures, market analysis, infringement, invalidity, pricing economics, and lost profit damages. Dr. Williams provides expert engineering, detailed technical and financial appraisals, licensing and royalties analysis, quantification of damages, litigation support, due diligence, and understandable testimony involving renewable energies including biogas, ethanol and butanol biofuels, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and waste-to-energy; oil and gas, petroleum refining, and storage; electrical power generation, trading, and storage; and coal, char, steel and metals, agricultural and chemicals technologies. Dr. Williams analyzes the complex and expresses it in understandable technical, environment...

C.J. Abraham, PhD, P.E., DPE, JD, FRSC, FTI, DEE, IH

Great Neck, New York
Products Liability, Slip Trip & Fall - Athletics & Recreation, Safety, Safety Engineering, Warnings & Labels, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA, Risk Analysis, Biomechanics, Engineering, Fires, Explosions, Human Factors, Brain Injuries, Personal Injury, Trampolines, Amusement Parks, Water Parks, Playground Accidents
Dr. Abraham is a licensed P.E. and a Senior Member and a Diplomat in The National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Over the last 45 years, C. J. Abraham has created warnings and instructions for many products and protocols applied and used worldwide. He has consulted to major news channels, NHTSA, OSHA, NIOSH, State of California (CaITrans), Microsoft, New York Transit, Queensborough Bridge Authority, Department of Agriculture, the Federal Government, State Attorney General's Offices, and municipalities throughout the United States, Canada and Europe in a variety of technical areas. His interests include head and brain protection in sports and recreation and personal injury accidents and litigations. In addition, he is also involved in the reconstruction of all types of sports injuries in a large variety of recreational and sports activities, amusement and trampoline facilities, as well as accidents involving a variety of products and vehicles. His background may be found at www...

Paul J. Angelides, PE Paul J. Angelides, P.E., P.C.

Melville, New York
Engineering, Forensic Science - Forensic Engineering, Building Structures and Systems, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Foundations, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Construction, Construction Defects, Investigations, Fires, Floods, Insurance, Property Casualty, Disaster Recovery, Premises Liability.
Expert Engineering Staff with Interdisciplinary Experience Client base consists of Insurance Professionals, Building Owners, and Attorneys representing Plaintiff's and Defendants. Retained as Experts in Over 10,000 cases. National Academy of Forensic Engineers Certified Safety Professional Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator National Society of Professional Engineers American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Mechanical Engineers OSHA and Suspended Scaffold Certifications New York City Special Inspection Agency Licensed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, US Virgin Islands Qualified as Experts in State Supreme and Federal Courts FAA Certified Drone Pilot

Steven Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI LGI Forensic Engineering, PC

North White Plains, New York
Engineering, Forensic Science - Forensic Engineering, Explosions, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Liability, Fires, Fire Protection, Appliances, Construction, Building Defects, Failure Analysis, Laboratories & Testing, Building Defects, Plumbing
Steven Pietropaolo has a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Pietropaolo is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of New York, amongst many others. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, a Certified Forensic Consultant and Certified Forensic Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He is Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 30+ years of hands on engineering experience including electrical, mechanical, materials, safety, human factors, fire protection, and construction. He has knowledge of codes and standards used in construction and industry including building codes and safety codes. He is an expert in investigating and opining on New York State Labor Law cases (§200, §240(1) and §241(6)) involving ...

John R. Puskar, PE Prescient Technical Services

Parma, Ohio
Fire, Oil and Gas - Mechanical Engineering, Boilers, Natural Gas, Furnaces, Carbon Monoxide, NFPA Codes, gas piping, steam, explosions, fires, ovens, OSHA, heaters, flue piping, NFPA 54, NFPA 85, ASME CSD-1, NFPA 86, NFPA 59A, NFPA 820, Methane, NFPA 56, Purging, Boiler Safety, Steam piping, Gas piping
Mr. Puskar is currently the President of Prescient Technical Services in Cleveland, Ohio. His firm provides strategic safety solutions related to flammable gas safety and the prevention of fires and explosions related to piping systems and combustion equipment in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Puskar is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio and 6 other states. Mr. Puskar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Youngstown State University and an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Puskar is the 2015 National American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Uzgiris Barnett medal winner for a lifetime of safety contributions to the industry. Mr. Puskar has served on several National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and code committees including NFPA 54 (National Fuel Gas Code), 86 (ovens and furnaces), 85 (boilers), 820 (wastewater treatment plants), and 56 (flammable gas piping safety, 8...

Robin D. Franks, MS, PG, CHMM, RSO TGE Resources, Inc.

Cypress, Texas
Environmental, Indoor Air Quality - real estate assessment, testing, risk assessment, remediation design, estimating, loss modeling, soil, groundwater, air, hazardous waste, building sciences, asbestos, mold, lead, organic vapor, industrial hygiene, fires, floods, oil & gas, fuel storage tanks, safety, respiratory protection, OSHA
I bring diverse and combined education, licensing, and credentialing in geology, biology, and hazardous materials management – and in indoor air quality as related to asbestos, mold, lead, building hazards, vapor intrusion, OSHA worker and occupant complaints. I continue to manage a firm of environmental and industrial hygiene professionals while serving as an expert in my diverse field; I have over 60 retained cases complete. With my expertise, and my team's contributions leveraged for large cases such as class actions, we can cost effectively support engagements that may require extensive data gathering across an expanded time frame. I apply my capabilities and credentials across commercial, industrial, and oil & gas settings, with a technical focus on highly regulated industry and its real estate. I have been steadily retained for expert witness services since 1995. I have been engaged across diverse industries and causes that have involved bulk fuel transportation, oil an...

Captain Kurt M. Hallier Maritime Perspective Inc.

Montgomery, Texas
Maritime, Safety - Vessel Management, Oil Tankers, Chemical Tankers, Gas Carriers, Bulk Carriers, Ferries, Marine Terminals, Incident Response, Accident Investigations, Personal Injury, Fires, Collisions, Allisions, Groundings, Loss Control, Vessel Salvage, Offshore Operations, Marine Pilots, Navigation and Waterways.
Master Mariner and Marine Manager with more than 40 years of proven global experience in managing shoreside, shipboard, offshore facility, and terminal operations within the petroleum industry. Successfully resolved complex issues by collaborating with international, federal, state, and local agencies. Recognized as an industry expert in terminal operations, incident management, safety, quality, and environmental affairs. Demonstrated proficiency in conducting port, terminal, and offshore assessments to optimize operations and improve safety. Known for utilizing a robust network of global marine experts to effectively manage risk and enhance the performance of marine assets. Responded to the Exxon Valdez oil spill and Deputy Incident Commander for the salvage of the OMI Charger in Galveston Bay. 30+ years as a member of a major oil company Tier One Incident Response Team responding to actual oil spills, salvage operations, fires, vessel collisions, groundings and allisions. Partic...