Anthony R Racioppo Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Accident Reconstruction and Automotive

Specialty Focus: Accident Reconstruction, Forensic Automobile Mechanic, Vehicular Failure Analysis, Automobile Accident & Mechanical Expert, Motor Carrier Safety Expert, Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspections ASE Certified Automobile & Truck Mechanic, Identify Vehicle Maintenance Neglect, Certified Mechanic Expert,

Education: Accident Investigation Detective, NY City Police Department Accident Investigation Squad; Bachelor of Science, SUNY, Empire State College; Accident Reconstruction Program, Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety; Certified Auto & Truck Technician, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 16

Additional Information

Anthony Racioppo has been investigating motor vehicle accidents with the New York City Police Department for over 25 years. He has been assigned to the department's Highway Patrol Unit for 19 years where he has investigated over a thousand fatal and serious vehicle accidents. He has risen through the Accident Investigation Unit to the level of Second Grade Detective. Anthony has maintained his ASE certification as a Master Automobile and Master Truck Technician throughout his career. It is his ASE Certification coupled with his NYS Certified Vehicle Inspector status and years of experience as an automobile technician which earned him the unique qualification as a "Forensic Mechanical Expert". The unique marriage of his On-Scene Accident Investigation experience AND Forensic Mechanical examination qualifications has earned him Court Expert Status in both fields. This dual expert status allowed him to effectively testify in matters where mechanical and human errors were an issue. He as also worked with the NYPD Highway Patrol's Motor Carrier Safety Unit and has conducted hundreds of Commercial Motor vehicle Safety Inspections at DOT Checkpoints, at Roadside Inspections and at Vehicle Accidents. He has worked with Local, State and Federal Examiners to determine cause and culpability in serious commercial vehicle incidents. Visit my website at for more bio information, noteworthy court cases and specialized training & experience.