Richard K Ladroga, PE Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Additional States: Florida
  • Company: DeSimone Consulting Engineers
  • Phone: 212-532-2211
  • Cell: 857-205-7333
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Electrical Engineering and Forensic Science

Specialty Focus: Electrical Accident Investigation & Reconstruction, Electrical Appraisal & Valuation, Electrical Arbitration/Mediation, Electrical Equipment & Machinery, Electrical Failure Analysis, Electrical Fire/Explosion/Electrocution, Insurance Investigations, Electrical Laboratories & Testing, Expert Witness

Education: B.S.E.E., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; A.S.E.E., Mount Wachusett Community College

Years in Practice: 31

Additional Information

Richard K. Ladroga, P.E. is a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in multiple states with degrees in Electrical Engineering (concentration in Power Systems) and Electronics Engineering. Mr. Ladroga has performed Forensic Investigations for the past 25 years, and has testified at the State and Federal level. He is a nationally known expert and has appeared in numerous publications, including magazines, journals, and professional society issues. Richard is a Board Certified Diplomat of the National Academy of Forensic engineers; Senior Member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society; Transformer Committee, Standards Committee, American Institute of Steel Construction; Past Chair C57.104 Working Group; Past Chair C57.139 Working Group; Past Chair Insulating Fluids Sub-Committee; Past Chair Education Committee; Past Chair Seminar Committee. He has performed numerous investigations of electrical failures, including explosions, fires, and human contact events for many of the largest corporations in the USA and abroad. Mr. Ladroga's interests lie in the following areas: Accident Investigation/Analysis/Reconstruction, Contract Documents/Specifications, Electric Power (Buildings), Electric Shock, Electrical Accidents, Electrical Failure Analysis, Electrical Power Generation, Electrical Safety/Shock/Accidents, Electrical Systems (Utilities/Industrial), Equipment Failure Analysis, Fires of Electrical Origin, Petrochemical Plants, Power Distribution, Power Generation, Power Plants, Power Transmission, Power Transmission and Distribution, Public Utilities, Underground Utilities, Utility Systems.