Product Liability Expert Witnesses

Product liability 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 product liability. The product liability expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Accounting, Audiology, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Business Damages, Business Valuation, Construction, Developmental Disabilities, Employment, Engineering, Ergonomics, Failure Analysis, Forensic Science, and HVAC.

Michelle R Hoffman, MS Forensic Injury Analysis, LLC

Tempe, Arizona
Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering - Injury Analysis, Injury Causation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Child Seat Related Injuries, Use of Force Incidents, Helmet/Restraint Issues, Domestic Altercations, Falls from Heights, Product Liability, Diving Accidents, Backover/Runover Accidents, Aircraft Accidents, Personal Watercraft Accidents

Dennis A Colucci, Au.D, M.A., ABAC, FAAA Auditory Disorders and Balance Laboratory, Inc.

Dana Point, California
Audiology - Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Vertigo, Acoustic Trauma, 3M, Airbag Hearing Injury, Audiology Malpractice, ADA, Fitness for Duty, OSHA, Hearing Aids, Product Liability.
Forty-eight years of clinical practice in audiology including 25 years in forensic audiology. Industrial consultant for Chevron (13 years), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (15 years), British Petroleum, Tosoro Petroleum, Conoco, Valero Petroleum, Amway, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, and the City of Santa Ana. Over 250 industrial audiology evaluations and worker's compensation determinations. More than 50 plaintiff or defendant forensic cases (12 depositions, 1 court appearance, and summary judgements) including United Airlines, Petco Park, Union Pacific Railroad, Southwest Airlines, Geico, JFK University, City of Newport Beach, the La Puenta School District, and more. In 1997, an Expert Witness for the State of California Licensing Board and from 2012 to the present authored 51 educational journal articles for The Hearing Journal in clinical and forensic audiology. Teaching experience includes the American Academy of Audiology, the California Academy of Audiol...

Peter Crosby Biomedical Business Resources, LLC

Aliso Viejo, California
Biomedical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Medical devices, commercially reasonable efforts, patent, intellectual property, product liability, corporate governance, licensing, strategy, inter partes review, theft of intellectual property, trade secret misappropriation
Peter Crosby has over 40 years experience in the medical device industry, and has been the CEO of six medical device companies, public and private, in 4 countries. He has served as a member of the Board of 12 companies, and is currently Chairman of the Board of four companies. He is an inventor of 39 issued US patents and foreign equivalents. His clinical domain and specialty experience includes otolaryngology, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, cardiac surgery, anesthesia, pain management, radiology and diagnostic imaging, in vitro diagnostic devices, orthopedic surgery devices, and oncology. His product experience includes cochlear implants, diagnostic ultrasound, mammography, implantable cardiac pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, in vitro diagnostics, LVAD (left ventricular assist device or artificial heart), implantable neurostimulator, patient monitoring and software. His business function experience includes research and development, clinical trials, regulatory approv...

Christopher M Daft, PhD River Sonic Solutions, LLC

San Francisco, California
Intellectual Property, Medical Devices - Imaging, Patent, Ultrasound, Electronics, Transducer, ASIC, MEMS, FDA, Signal Processing, Neuro modulation, Regulatory, Integrated Circuit, Semiconductors, Biometric security, Ablation, Tomography, Parallel Computing, Surgical Guidance, Wearable Medical Device, Product Liability
Award winning, Oxford Educated scientist whose areas of expertise include medical imaging, electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, sensors, MEMS, signal processing and image processing. Dr Daft has deposition and trial testimony experience including district court, ITC and PTAB matters. Extensive Intellectual Property experience including patent development, analysis, licensing, and litigation. Serial inventor who holds 26 U.S. Patents. Diverse industry experience including multi-nationals such as GE, Medtronic, Fujifilm, Samsung and Siemens as well as several start-ups. Well published. Winner of grants from National Institute of Health. Extensive international consulting experience. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Senior Member since 2004. Three years’ experience teaching electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois. Holds BA and MA in Physics from Oxford University as well as Doctorate from Oxford in Materials...

Nurse Daryn Madrona & Associates Consulting Services

San Diego, California
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - toxic tort, mass tort, product liability, personal injury, malpractice, probate, divorce, life care planning, criminal, assisted living, ALF, skilled nursing home, SNF, convalescent, hospital, psychiatric, criminally insane, hospice, palliative, CBPC, chronic care management, CCM, report writing
• My years of experience in servicing clientele in different settings such as homes, assisted living facilities, residential care, skilled nursing facilities, hospice houses, acute hospitals, a psychiatric hospital, and a hospital for the criminally insane allows me to be able to help you review and compile different medical records efficiently and in a timely manner. I can help you pinpoint deviations in the care and unsafe discharge planning. • I am familiar with the nature and needs of clients having advanced or terminal illnesses resulting from underlying causes. I can help you review appropriateness for services rendered and help with research and authoritative sources. • I also have Certified Legal Nurse Consultant associates who can testify to nursing issues and help locate doctors who can testify to medical issues.

Dr. Kelly S. Harvey, MS, DPT, TPS, CLCP, CFCE Harvey Medical Legal Consulting

Los Angeles, California
Life Care Planning, Physical Therapy - Trauma, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Burns, Pain Management, Defense Medical Exam, Functional Capacity Eval, Workman's Comp, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Life Care Planner, Catastrophic Case Management
Dr. Harvey founded Harvey Medical Legal Consulting in 2002 to offer law firms and insurance companies her orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury expertise. Dr. Harvey serves the legal industry as a Forensic Analyst, Damages Expert and Medical Consultant. She maintains a private practice, as well as certifications as a Life Care Planner, Industrial Ergonomist, Functional Capacity Evaluator, Return to Work, Work Readiness and Work Hardening Evaluator. Dr. Harvey holds Therapeutic Pain Science Specialty certification that allows her to autonomously evaluate and treat Pain Management patients. Harvey Medical Legal Consulting provides Life Care Planning, A Day in the Life Video Presentations, Expert Witness Reports and Testimony, Damage Assessment, Medical Record Review, and Life Expectancy Services.

Bradley T Cook, PE, MSE, CXLT Kimley-Horn

Sarasota, Florida
Accident Reconstruction, Biomedical Engineering - Auto Accident, Accident Reconstruction, Biomedical, Biomechanical, Collision Analysis, Crash Data Retrieval, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Occupational Safety, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Slip Trip & Fall
Bradley is a Biomedical and Mechanical engineer with extensive experience in accident reconstruction. Bradley is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Michigan and Florida. He specializes in vehicular accident reconstruction and has investigated hundreds of vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles, etc. The investigations have involved issues of nighttime visibility, downloading of crash data (black box data), reaction time, and blind spots. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Biomedical from Purdue University. Bradley has co-authored a chapter in Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analysis and Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Handbook of Human Factors & Ergonomics. He is also currently a committee member of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) 2201: Engi...

Cindy L. Fisher, MA., CRC., IPEC, PVE, ABVE/D Vocational Concepts LLC.

Sarasota, Florida
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Forensic Vocational Evaluation, Expert Testimony, Marital Dissolution, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wage Earning Capacity, Disability, Transferable Skills Analysis, Social Security Disability, ADA, School Accommodations, Disability Evaluations, Psychometric Testing.
Ms. Fisher is the owner and Director of Vocational Services at Vocational Concepts LLC. She has a staff of three master-level evaluators who work with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Ms. Fisher has been practicing 18 + years and holds outstanding credentials. She is a board-certified Diplomate through the American Board of Vocational Experts, she is a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Professional Vocational Evaluator, and holds International Psychometric Evaluation Certification. Ms. Fisher is qualified as a Social Security Vocational Expert since 2013 and testifies in this capacity on a monthly basis. Ms. Fisher has worked with individuals having catastrophic injury, MVA, TBI, Combat Veterans, amputations, Learning Disabilities, and those with psychiatric or psychological diagnoses. She determines a person's capacity to work and to return to work. Ms. Fisher testifies in a variety of settings including Personal Injury, Family Law, Long Term Disability, Wo...

Daniel J. Hartwig, CSP, CIH General Health & Safety Services Corp.

Punta Gorda, Florida
Safety, Premises Liability - Slip, Trip & Fall, Personal Injury, Sidewalks and Speed Bumps, Stairs, Chemical Exposure, Noise, Product Liability, Machine Safety, Human Factors, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial Hygiene, Mold
Daniel Hartwig, CSP, CIH is President of General Health & Safety Services Corp. and has provided safety counsel and expert witness testimony throughout the United States for over 40 years from offices in Wisconsin and Florida. Because of the wide variety of clients served, he has experience in many environments including retail stores, hotels, homes, restaurants, manufacturing facilities, construction sites, hospitals and nursing homes, auto dealerships and many more. Being a premises safety expert, Mr. Hartwig performs investigations related to construction, operation, and maintenance of commercial premises, residential structures, and industrial facilities. The investigations involve site inspections and review of applicable standards. Based on the above information and review of the discovery material, he performs a root cause analysis of the accident, enabling him to provide a strong basis for his opinions. For product liability cases, he provides analysis of possible defects...

Silvio S. Reyes, Ph.D MTBM Global Rehabilitation

Decatur, Georgia
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers Compensation, Long Term Disability, ERISA, Matrimonial/ Divorce, Veterans Disability, TDIU, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Automobile Accidents, Soft Tissue Injuries, Medical Cost Projections

Ali Djalilian, MD University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Cataract, surgery, Pterygium, keratoconus, Cornea Ophthalmology, Optometry, Retina, eye burn, dry eye, chemical, product liability, patent, ocular injury, non lethal projectile injury, paint or pepper ball, MDL
Renowned expert in ophthalmology and corneal surgery. University of Illinois at Chicago professor with expertise in severe corneal injuries (e.g., chemical, burns, flash grenade, ammonia, chlorine, pepper spray, bear spray, paint balls, etc). He is an expert in corneal wound healing disorders, corneal surgery and transplantation. He is an internationally recognized leader and instructor in the management of complex corneal diseases with more than 150 papers and book chapters published. He is also editor-in-chief of the most respected journal related in ocular surface disease. He has interacted with the FDA on clinical studies and has run international clinical trials for treatment of ophthalmologic diseases. He understands the complexity of intellectual property, device, and medication litigation as well as MDL and class action cases. He has been involved in personal injury, medical malpractice, etc. cases on both plaintiff and defense sides. He performs independent medical exam...

Jenise Ervin, RN, MSN, LNC Hopkins Nursing Consultants, LLC

Oak Lawn, Illinois
Legal Nurse Consulting, Developmental Disabilities - Nurse Expert Witness for Pediatrics, Group Homes, Home Health, Hospice and Developmental Disability. Work primarily on cases of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Workman's Comp, Product Liability, Premise Liability, DME, IME Work both Plaintiff and Defense
I have practiced as an RN for 34 years. I have a broad range of nursing experience, including working in the hospital setting, home health, hospice, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, Public Health Nursing, School Nursing, Planned and Coordinated Community Health Fairs & Flu clinics, Immunization Clinics, Nurse Case Manager and Director of Public Health and a Home Health Administrator. I have been a surveyor for State Agency Providers who provide Group Home Living Services and Personal Attendant Care. I have been a Testifying Expert on the standard of care in group homes. I can also work as a testifying expert for Home Health Care Services and the Standards of Care for Nursing and Pediatric Case Management or School Nursing Services.

Charles M Yarborough, MD, MPH CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Medical Epidemiology, Asbestos, Chrysotile, Lead, Occupational Disease, Causation, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Toxic Tort, Impairment, Fraud, Product Liability, Toxicology, Case Review, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Healthy Life Expectancy, Risk Management
Charles Yarborough, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, CIME, is president of CYHealthAssociates, LLC, a health consulting and research firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Yarborough is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and also in Occupational Medicine. Licensed in several states and DC, he continues to see patients for these areas of medicine at company and community clinics. For litigation support he writes expert reports and was deposed and has testified mostly in asbestos and lead matters. Dr. Yarborough is on the medical staff of Johns Hopkins hospital in Bethesda and Inova Alexandria Hospital. Before joining Lockheed Martin as medical director in 2007 until 2015, he was senior managing scientist in New York City for an international engineering and health consulting firm, a company physician, and a doctor in private practice. For years he was a part-time Chief Physician at the VA Health Care System and medical consultant to USDOL on medical causation. Dr. Yarborough is an elected ...

Thomas Bowman, PE Bowman Engineering, Inc.

Greenfield, Massachusetts
HVAC, Plumbing - Mechanical, HVAC, Heating, Plumbing, Building Systems, Freeze Losses, Pipe Failures, Water Heating, Appliance Failures, Water Leaks, Combustion Equipment, Building Assessments, Damage Assessments, Cost Estimates, Energy, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Cooling, Process Systems, Product Liability
Licensed Professional Engineer: MA, CT, RI, ME, NH, VT, PA. Provided Forensic Engineering Services on hundreds of cases with a specific focus in the areas of Building Systems and Equipment, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Failure Analysis of Mechanical Systems and Components, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis, Energy Systems, Industrial Process Systems. Substantial experience in the Design and Manufacturing of Mechanical Systems and Components. Design and Operation of Energy Systems and Power Plants, including Nuclear, Fossil and Renewable Energy. Also provide services in the areas of Project Management and Construction Administration for the entire duration of a project or on an interim basis, or for the purposes of Claim Damage Mitigation. Detailed knowledge of Construction Management Processes and Organizational Structure. U.S. Patent: 7,631,820 B2 Experienced Arbitrator for FINRA and Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation.

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property, Failure Analysis - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, crossbows, firearms, manufacturing, product liability, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Ordnance Corps. 70+ Peer reviewed publications. Two patents. Reading/writing German fluency. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Robert C Hoffman Jr, PE, CFEI Creative Product Solutions, LLC

Coloma, Michigan
Engineering, Safety - fire, shock, burns, fire investigation, appliances, design, testing, codes, safety, failure analysis, product liability, warnings & labels,
Specialize in design for safety, force failure testing, and product litigation support for the consumer goods industry. Knowledge source in the US on appliance fires, with specific detailed knowledge on dryer fires and their causes. Qualifications: Registered professional engineer in the state of Michigan Certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI) Master certified in design for safety Master certified in force failure testing Certified statistical blackbelt Member of the UL Standards Technical Panel for appliance codes related to clothes washers and dryers I worked in the consumer goods industry in appliances for over 28 years, which gave me the opportunity to serve on the dryer safety committee for the American Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), as well as work extensively with Underwriters Laboratory ( UL) and CSA. Recognized as a significant knowledge source in the US on dryer fires and their causes, I was instrumental in the development of the clothes dryer drum con...

James M. Miller, PE, PhD J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Engineering, Warnings & Labels - Accident Reconstruction, Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical Hazards (Asbestos, Diacetyl, etc.), Explosions, Electrical, Environmental, Hazard Communication, Human Factors, Instructions, Labels, Warnings, OSHA, Premise Liability, Product Liability, Vapes and E-cigarettes, Battery Fires, Child Safety
Dr. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan and a registered professional engineer and consultant with over 35 years of experience as an expert witness. He specializes in warnings, labeling, and instruction manuals, consumer product design, process safety, explosions and fire science, chemical hazards (diacetyl, asbestos, benzene, etc.), machine guarding, vehicle visibility, tractor egress/ingress, slip and fall prevention, recreational vehicles (ATVs, boats, and personal watercraft), and compliance with safety standards (OSHA, MSDS, CPSC, ANSI, ASTM, UL, etc.) Miller Engineering also has a staff with degrees in the Mechanical, Chemical, Agricultural, Industrial, and Human Factors fields of engineering. Recently, Dr. Miller has been handling cases involving battery fires, particularly with respect to e-cigarettes, vaporizers, or "vapes". Dr. Miller has authored a chapter titled "Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know: Regulatory Issues" in the Safety Enginee...

Lee J Huber, CPE, CSP SS & E Consulting, Inc.

Elk River, Minnesota
Ergonomics, Safety - Athletic Training, Back Injuries, Ergonomics Design, Ergonomics Gap Analysis, Human Factors, Risk Control, Safety, General Liability, Lockout/Tagout, Musculoskeletal Disorders, OSHA, Product Liability, Serious Injury Fatality; Slips, Trips & Falls; Stretch Exercise Injuries
Effective outcomes in identifying risks and reducing them have been achieved in previous work with legal among a broad array of firms in the following categories: Back Injuries, Ergonomics Design, Ergonomics Gap Analysis, Risk Control, Safety, General Liability, Lockout/Tagout, Musculoskeletal Disorders, OSHA, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Serious Injury Fatality; Slips, Trips & Falls; Stretch Exercise Injuries, Violent Crime Response and Workers Compensation Claim Disputes. Ergonomics engages several sciences, promoting accurate conclusions in analyzing risk; it's highly sought for supporting case outcomes. Our previous athletic practice, industrial experience and internationally recognized certifications combine in evidence evaluation to impact your case effectively.

John D Agogliati III, CFA, ASA Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated

New York, New York
Business Valuation, Business Damages - business interruption, lost profits, lost value shareholder oppression, shareholder dissention, appraisal rights, product liability, legal malpractice, accountant malpractice, financial analysis
Mr. Agogliati began his valuation career in 1998 as a consultant in the valuation group of a ‘Big-4’ accounting firm. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, Mr. Agogliati was a member of the business valuation and litigation group of a New York based regional accounting firm for over 13 years; he co-led the group for the last six years of his tenure. Mr. Agogliati is a senior managing director and currently the National Practice leader for the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Support Practice and National Lead for the Transaction Advisory Practice at Marshall & Stevens.

Jerry Birnbach, F.I.S.P., Assoc A.I.A. Jerry Birnbach LLC

New York, New York
Slip Trip & Fall, Safety - Over 400 cases offering opinion reports , 47 State , retail accidents, store standard of care, slip and fall, trip and fall, display safety, merchandising, retail liability, ada regulations, product liability, design standard, retail liability, customer accidents, retail safety, product safety
Top 40 Retail Industry Leader per VMSD magazine Top 50 Retail Design Firm per VMSD Design awards for Store Design, Display Design, Marketing Licensing and Branding expertise (Target and Walmart Brands) Former Contributing Editor Display Design Ideas Former Juror Design Contest Store of the Future Design Firm Globalshop Industry Show Guest Speaker Trade Shows, Industry Conferences CV available www.retail-expert-witness com

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 ...

Elliott H Rose, MD The Aesthetic Surgery Center

New York, New York
Plastic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Burn Injuries, Catastrophic Burns, , Explosions, Dog Bites, Facial Trauma, Burns of the Hand, Scars, Facial Paralysis, Bell’s Palsy, Auto Accidents, Product Liability, Premise Liability, Industrial accidents, Independent Medical Examinations, Scar Assessment and Permanency, Future Medical Costs
Dr. Elliott Rose, a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon is currently Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical School and an attending surgeon at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr Rose’s international reputation in burn reconstruction, dog bite injuries and re-animation of the paralyzed face attracts patient from all over the world. He was voted by his peers as the Best Plastic Surgeon in New York City for "Corrective Facial Surgery” and is listed in the "New York Magazine Best Doctors" and "Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors.”. Dr. Rose has also appeared on ABC’s “20/20” and “Good Morning America”, NBC’s “Today Show”, “Entertainment Tonight”, Fox News Network, as well as numerous local news segments in NYC. Dr Rose is a member of numerous professional societies including the Aesthetic Society, the American Burn Association, and both the American and World Reconstructive Microsurgery Socie...

Andrew T Clark, CPA, CFE, CFF Meaden & Moore, LLP

Cleveland, Ohio
Accounting, Business Damages - Litigation Support, Loss of Profits, Economic Damages, Expert Witness Testimony, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Interruption, Inventory & Contents Claims, Employee Dishonesty, Construction Contract Analysis, Financial Motive, Subrogation, Extra Expenses, Product Liability, Fraud
With over twenty years of public accounting experience, Mr. Clark specializes in forensic accounting services for the legal and insurance profession. He has been designated as an expert and testified in Federal and State courts on a variety of matters including commercial insurance claim evaluations, contract disputes, loss of profits, personal injury, wrongful death, professional liability, and white collar crime. Mr. Clark has also been appointed as an Appraiser on a variety of commercial property insurance disputes. Mr. Clark’s experience spans a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, energy, hospitals, retail, hotel and hospitality, construction, agriculture, transportation, colleges and universities, restaurants, stadiums and theatres. He evaluates damages related to loss of profits, economic damages, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, financial motive, business interruption claims, inventory and contents claims, extra expense claims, employee dishonest...

Michael A. Pollock, P.E. Cogent Experts, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Engineering, Construction - Standard of care, construction defect, construction delay, mechanical engineering, HVAC, Project Management, schedule analysis, manufacturing, product liability, power, refrigeration, fire, explosion, automotive, forensics, failure analysis, accident reconstruction, intellectual property, patent
Education • Drexel University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude – 1998 • Mechanical Systems, Machinery, Thermodynamics, HVACR. Electives – Psychology • Completed Drexel’s E4 Program, Technology with Practical Applications Registrations • Professional Engineer: PA (PE075410) • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Forum • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Certification – Universal (includes Chillers, HVAC & Refrigeration) • United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered (USPTO) Professional Affiliations • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) • American Arbitration Association (AAA) • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) • Product Developers and the Manufacturers Association PDMA Forensic Consulting Experience Warehouse Distribution Facility – Maryland - Evaluated a $10M (million) claim relating to purported construction defect claims by the 60...

Scott J. Taylor, CDP Accident Reconstruction and Animations

South Carolina, South Carolina
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Truck, Vehicle, Animations, Night Lighting, Crime Scene Reconstructions, Whiplash, Product Liability, Pedestrians, Motorcycle, Fork lift , Crane, Dart Out Accident, Slip and Fall, Fires Simulations, Explosion, Rain, Fog, Snow, Train, Crane, Lift, Vault, medical malpractice, Patent, Sun glare
PLEASE EMAIL [email protected] with your phone number, to receive a call to discuss your case. 1. 96% of Scott's cases settled favorably for his hiring attorneys, of 230 animated cases in a 2010 study. 87% were before trial (if finished 1 month before trial), and 9% in trial 2- His animations provide the opposing attorney a quick view of the Accident Reconstructions the jury will see, justifying earlier settlement requests, for more equitable amounts, and before trials. A Bar Study stated "The combination of verbal and visual delivery is remembered six times as effectively as verbal" 3. He was the pioneer who wrote the admissibility paper suggesting American Judge's qualifying animations questions, based on 12 Law books of "Federal Evidence Rules" precedents, for Attorney Kendall Few, Greenville, SC, to present live to the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) meeting in Keystone, Colorado. This enabled first animations jury viewing nationwide. Kendall was ...

Bradley N Plank, PE MME Forensic Consulting, Inc.

Dallas, Texas
Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy - Product Liability, Failure Analysis, HVAC, Oilfield, Heavy Equipment, Cranes, Cables, Medical Devices, Plastics, Boilers, Water Heaters, Plumbing
Using his combination of mechanical and metallurgical (including plastics) experience and education, Mr. Plank provides forensic and consulting engineering services to attorneys, insurance professionals, and manufacturing companies. A registered engineer in Texas and 23 other states, his experience includes 32 years in manufacturing in the metals processing industries, 29 years performing failure analyses, and 26 years investigating claims. Mr. Plank has testified in a wide variety of matters including personal injury and property damage, in both state and federal court, and his testimony has never been excluded. Assignments have involved mechanical equipment, appliances, oil and gas transmission equipment, plumbing, HVAC, heavy equipment, machine tools, cranes and wire cables, manufacturing processes, and thermal processes, among many others.

Deborah E Dickerson, PhD CIH CSP CHMM Dickerson Consulting LLC

Blacksburg, Virginia
Safety, Industrial Hygiene - Injury, Illness, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Warnings and Labels, OSHA, Worker's Compensation, Human Factors, Safe Equipment Design, Respiratory Protection, Respiratory Illness, Chemical Exposures, Dust, Asbestos, Silica, Lead, Temperature Extremes, Laboratory Safety
I am an associate professor of safety engineering and human factors engineering and the Director of the Healthy Work Design Laboratory in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. I hold MS and PhD degrees in safety engineering and the certified safety professional (CSP), certified industrial hygienist (CIH), and certified hazardous materials manager (CHMM) credentials. I have over 25 years of experience in the fields of industrial hygiene and safety engineering: conducting investigations and designing safe work systems. I led a compliance organization responsible for conducting investigations and ensuring compliance with safety and health standards (OSHA and EPA). I have 21 years of university teaching experience and have taught courses on occupational safety, industrial hygiene, risk control, and human factors engineering. My expertise is in the control of occupational health hazards and Prevention through Design. Prev...

Scott D. Sevart, M.A., MCRSP, CRP, CRC, ABVE/D, CLCP Sevart Vocational and Forensic Services

Merrifield, Virginia
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Earning capacity/loss of earning capacity in spousal/child support, employment law, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, worker's compensation cases, and life care plans for those who have experienced catastrophic injury or who have chronic health care needs.
Scott Sevart has over 23 years of experience as a vocational rehabilitation consultant in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), a member of the American Board of Vocational Experts/Diplomate, and a member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. He has provided testimony in 24 hearings, depositions, and trials. He is bilingual in English/Spanish.

Khalid Sorensen, PhD Finity Engineering LLC.

College Place, Washington
Mechanical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Automation, Robotics, Machine, Design, Mechatronics, Dynamics, Motion Control, Vibration, Segway, Product Liability, Machine Vision, Sensors, Traction, Tire Mechanics, Cranes, Warnings, ASRS
Twenty years of experience developing and implementing mechatronic, motion control, and automation technologies. Founder of a motion-control technology company where the industry-recognized motion-control technologies were key drivers in the acquisition of his company 5 years after inception by a global leader in automation. Served as CTO at a world-class supplier of large-scale automation, advanced manufacturing, and nuclear handling solutions. Responsibilities include providing technical oversight of critical projects; identifying and mitigating areas of high technical risk; leading in the creation of cutting-edge control, automation, and robotic technologies; directing R&D efforts; managing the business’ technology portfolio; and disseminating and facilitating the use of best-practice engineering methodologies. Adjunct Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he lectures on various engineering topics. These include: Dynamics, Advanced Controls, Vibratio...