Carl M Berkowitz, PhD, PE, AICP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Transportation and Slip Trip & Fall

Specialty Focus: Railroad Accidents, Human Factors, Safety, Security, Bus Accidents, Railroad Grade Crossing, Elevators & Escalators, OSHA, Workplace Safety, FELA, Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Engineering, Subway/Light Rail, Passenger Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Traffic Control (MUTCD), Pedestrian Accidents

Education: Bachelor of Civil Engineering, City of New York, School of Engineering; Masters of Business Administration, City College of New York, Baruch School of Business; Masters In Transportation Planning, Brooklyn Polytechnic ; PhD Transportation Engineering, Polytechnic of New York

Years in Practice: 18

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 30


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Carl Berkowitz, Ph.D., PE, AICP is a transportation and traffic engineering expert and serves as a litigation consultant. He is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for impartial input that can make the crucial difference between success and failure. He can assess the technical merits of a case and advise the client if the action is worth pursuing. He has the background and experience to explain complex issues in layman terms, suggest strategies, investigate and uncover facts, perform literature reviews and research, prepare reports and safety evaluations. His primary practice areas are: pedestrians, passengers, operators, bicyclists, public transportation, passenger terminals, urban rail (subway), commuter and intercity rail, transit and intercity bus, school bus, passenger ferries, urban light-rail, people-movers, escalators, stairs, ramps, elevators, walking areas, platforms and stations, railroad crossings and right-of-way trespass, train/bus operations, transportation access, bus stops, intersections, geometric design, traffic control, safe walking, parking facilities, freight facilities, workplace safety, human factors, human errors, training, perception-reaction, information and communication systems, best practices, rules, regulations, standards and guidelines, workplace safety, OSHA and FELA.