Dana R TEICHEIRA Expert Witness
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General Specialties:

Maritime and Appraisal & Valuation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Marine Surveyor,Tug and Barge,Pilot Boats,Ferryboat,Jones Act Injuries,Commercial Marine Damage,Yacht Damage,Marine Machinery and Systems,Hull and Machinery Damage,Marine Accident Reconstruction,Yacht Appraisal,Commercial Marine Appraisal, Appraisal Review,Dredging,Dredge Operations,Dredging Permits


B.S Nautical Industrial Technology, California Maritime Academy

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Dana R. Teicheira has conducted Casualty Investigations including collision, machinery failure, fire, and crew/passenger injuries for Marine Underwriters and attorneys and Risk Evaluations for Marine Underwriters. He has appraised multiple commercial and pleasure vessels over the years. Mr. Teicheira is a 1980 graduate of California Maritime Academy and holds an unlimited tonnage Third Mate Oceans license, a 1600 ton Master of Oceans license and a Master of Towing Vessel's license. He has sea going experience on cargo ships, survey/research vessels, tugs and barges (sea going and inland) and king crab fishing vessels. He has worked as a dredge master on aggregate dredges. Mr. Teicheira has worked as a marine surveyor since 1991 and is a Certified Marine Surveyor through the National Association of Marine Surveyors, and an Accredited Senior Appraiser through the American Society of Appraisers. Over the years Mr. Teicheira has handled a total of 43 expert witness cases, 18 for Plaintiff and 25 for defense. He has testified 15 times, 2 in mediation, 2 in binding arbitration, 2 in trial and 8 times in deposition.