Underground Utilities Expert Witnesses

Underground utilities 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 underground utilities. The underground utilities expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Construction, Engineering, and OSHA.

Ahmed Jalil Al-Bayati, PhD, PE Lawrence Technological University

Southfield , Michigan
OSHA, Construction - Construction Safety, OSHA, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), Underground Utilities, Damage Prevention, call before you dig, Multi-Employer worksite, General Duty Clause, OSHA 1926, Construction Safety Culture, One Call center
With more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry, as a practitioner and a professor, I have also had the privilege of speaking at conferences and authoring articles in respected national and international peer-reviewed journals. My work has been cited more than 700 times as of June 2023. My expertise lies in two areas: • Construction worker safety, specifically in multi-employer worksites & ANSI/ASSP A10.33-2020, OSHA 1926 regulations, the general duty clause, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part 6 (temporary traffic control), the Hispanic construction workforce, Duty of Care, Common Work Area Doctrine, excavation safety, construction Safety culture, and Retained Control Doctrine. • Sub-surface utility management, where my focus is on damage prevention laws, the investigation process for utility strikes or damages, and Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE). In 2021, I published a book in collaboration with Mr. Louis Panzer, the director of North...

Scott A. Vura, PE Osborn Engineering

Cleveland, Ohio
Engineering, Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering, Storm Drainage, Site Development, Grading, Underground Utilities, Athletic Fields, Stadiums, Detention Basins, Construction Claims, Pavement, Roadway, Culverts
Mr. Vura has participated in over a dozen cases in the past 15 years. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in AL, AZ, AR, CO, GA, FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NY, NV, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WV, WI. Employed at Osborn Engineering since 1997, and currently serving as Executive Vice President and Principal of the infrastructure Group, his responsibilities have included civil engineering management, design, plan and specification preparation, feasibility studies and construction inspection. Project experience includes utilities – waterlines, sanitary & storm sewers – site development, storm water analysis and detention/retention basin sizing and athletic fields.