Gerald M. Goldhaber, PhD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Goldhaber Research Associates, LLC
  • Phone: 212 379 6661
  • Cell: 917 279 2303
  • Fax: 716 689 3311
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Products Liability and Warnings & Labels

Specialty Focus: Failure to Warn, Adequacy of Warnings, Duty to Warn, Personal Injury and Warnings, Hidden Hazards Requiring Warnings, Creation and Evaluation of Warnings, Effectiveness and Costs of Warnings, Product Warnings and Safety Instructions of Warnings, Warnings Codes, Standards and Regulations

Education: PhD, Purdue University; MA, University of Maryland; BA, University of Massachusetts

Years in Practice: 41

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6

Additional Information

Over the last 41 years, Dr. Gerald M. Goldhaber has emerged as the nation's leading safety warnings and communication expert. His client have included over 100 of the top 500 corporations in the U.S., 50 of the top 100 law firms and government agencies including the FDA (consulted on new nutritional label) and CPSC for whom he has helped establish guidelines for products ranging from ATV's to soda bottles to in-line skates. Dr. Goldhaber has designed warnings for dozens of consumer and industrial products including Playtex Tampons, Otis Elevators, Rheem Water Heaters, Nissin Foods, SC Johnson's Raid and Off, Dr. Pepper/7 UP/Cadbury Beverages and Owens Corning Fiberglas. He is the author of 10 books including two of the all-time best sellers in the field of communication (Organizational Communication, the first and leading college textbook in the field of Organizational Communication and Communication Probes, which sold over X million copies). Dr. Goldhaber's 11th book, MURDER INCORPORATED: HOW CORPORATIONS KILL OR INJURE THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS EVERY YEAR - AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT will be published in 2020. Dr. Goldhaber is currently CNN's and CNN.COM'S chief commentator/analyst for issues dealing with warnings and/or safety communications.