Lightning Expert Witness

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Lightning 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 lightning. The lightning expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Construction Defects, Electrical Engineering, Electricity, Intellectual Property, Meteorology, and Slip Trip & Fall.

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John E Averrett, PE Highline Electrical Services

Montgomery, Alabama
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, and Electrical Distribution.
A Licensed Professional Engineer in 11 states, John Averrett specializes in Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, and Electrical Distribution cases involving death, personal injury, industrial equipment failure, vehicular accidents, fire cause/origin, contract, and construction disputes. Areas of practice include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas; other states by comity. John Averrett is Executive Vice President of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood headquartered in Montgomery, AL. He has more than 25 years' experience in plan development for governmental, municipal, industrial and commercial clients and is currently coordinating a group of twelve other electrical engineers and designers. In addition to his design efforts, Mr. Averrett's experience includes work with ...

Curtis E Falany, PE J.B. Shepherd & Co., Inc.

Plant City, Florida
Electrical Engineering, Construction Defects - Electrical Contact,Shock,Electricity,Electrocution,Construction Defect,Construction Dispute,Fire of Electrical Origin,Explosion, Wildland Fire of Electrical Origin,Failure,Lightning,Electric Utility,Transmission,Distribution,Forensic Engineer,Expert,Witness,Opinion,Testimony,NEC,NESC
Curtis E. Falany has been a forensic electrical engineer and expert witness for more than twenty five years. Previously, he was the CEO of an electrical design-build firm and a principal in a consortium of companies serving the electrical, computer, and communications industries worldwide. He has served as a member of the Florida Electrical Contractors Licensing Board and as the author of the Hillsborough County Florida Electrical Code. Curtis is Board Certified as a Forensic Engineer. He has assisted clients in the investigation and resolution of more than 600 cases in State and Federal Courts both in the US and overseas.

H. Michael Mogil, CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Media Seal How The Weatherworks

Naples, Florida
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - forensic meteorology, weather expert, weather event reconstruction, property damage, personal injury, insurance claims, roof collapses, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, lightning, snow, hail, wind, rain, hurricanes, lightning
H. Michael Mogil (CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Seal) is a seasoned meteorologist with nearly five decades of experience, three of which were within NOAA (NWS and NESDIS). This included severe thunderstorm and winter weather forecasting, warning, and preparedness. He has worked as a forensic meteorologist since the mid-1990's, handling a wide array of civil and criminal cases. Mike has honed his skills in local and regional meteorological data analysis, locating and using numerous weather data sets (both governmental and non-governmental), and crafting easy-to-understand, scientifically accurate, expert reports. He has even offered weather demonstrations in the courtroom to help judges, juries and attorneys understand key weather concepts. As a published author, Mike has written almost half a dozen weather trade books, published some 1500 weather articles (mostly online and in Weatherwise Magazine), created several educationally-focused cloud charts, and collaborated with the U.S. Postal ...

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Illinois
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Hail Assessment, High Wind Analysis, Doppler Radar Analysis, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Workplace, Construction, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.

Kristopher Linstrom, PE Neurintel, LLC

Lincoln, Nebraska
Electrical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Electricity, Electrocution, Machinery and Equipment Malfunction and Failure, Electrical Fire, Explosions, Lightning, Personal Injury, Control Systems, Power, Circuit Design, Patent Litigation, Copyright, Trade Secrets
Kristopher Linstrom is an electrical engineer who has spent his career working in control system design and additionally had an early background in residential and commercial electrical systems. Since 2005, he has worked with his partner and fellow Professional Engineer John Boye PhD at Neurintel, LLC. Among other research and development projects and consulting, they provide electrical engineering, technical expertise and investigative services including: Forensic investigative and expert witness services - Experience in the investigation of electrical accidents, fires, machinery and equipment failures and malfunctions, failure analysis, and manufacturing and design defects. Intellectual property and expert witness services - Evaluation of intellectual and other proprietary company information, including electrical designs, circuitry and products.

Douglas C. Stolz, PhD, CCM Cross Product Atmospheric, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Meteorology - Weather Reports, Weather Analysis, Weather Data Analysis, Weather Research, Insurance Claims Assessment, Severe Weather, Lightning, Flooding, High Winds, Climatology, Natural Hazards, Disaster Recovery
My name is Dr. Douglas Stolz, I hold a doctorate in atmospheric science as well as the certified consulting meteorologist seal of the American Meteorology Society. I have been practicing as a professional consulting meteorologist for four years; I currently own and operate Cross Product Atmospheric, LLC, a meteorological consulting firm based in Seattle, WA providing expert witness, forensic reporting, weather analysis, forecasting, technical development, and natural hazards training services for clients across the energy, technology, transportation, and insurance sectors. I have previously opined on severe weather event occurrence in the state of Washington. I am the current chair of the Association of Consulting Meteorologists Ethics and Standards Committee and liaison to the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Best Practices. Following Hurricane Maria (2017), I spent one hundred and twenty-five days in San Juan, Puerto Rico supporting the Shelter and Temporary Essential P...

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Hail Assessment, High Wind Analysis, Doppler Radar Analysis, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Workplace, Construction, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.