Equipment & Machinery Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of equipment & machinery expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on equipment & machinery and related issues. Equipment & machinery expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these equipment & machinery expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Equipment & Machinery, Products Liability, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Failure Analysis, Slip Trip & Fall, Forklifts, Manufacturing, OSHA, Premises Liability, Safety, Aerial Lifts, Biomechanics, Conveyors, and Crane.

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Pro/Consul Technical & Medical Experts

Long Beach, California
Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Premises Liability, Construction, Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Education & Schools, Medical, Dental, Materials Failure
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Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E. Materials FACT

Los Angeles, California
Failure Analysis, Metallurgy - Automobile, Aviation & Aerospace, Motorcycle,Appliance, Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Corrosion, Maritime, Equipment & Machinery, Mining, Bicycles, Transportation, Medical Devices, Manufacturing, Plumbing, Products Liability, Fire, Electricity, Pipe, HVAC, CPVC, Oil & Gas, Welding
Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Forensic Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Metallurgical Engineering and is registered in 7 states (CA, PA, UT, NV, AZ, CO, WA). He has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products. Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation with retentions by defendants and plaintiffs. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events. He is President of the National Society of Professional Engineers in California (NSPE-CA) and is active in several technical societies. He has taught metallurgical engineering course topics in Principals and Applications of ...

Gregg Dight, ASA Equipment Appraisal Services

Redding, Connecticut
Appraisal & Valuation, Equipment & Machinery - Tangible Assets Appraisal, Medical and Diagnostic Equipment Valuation, FF&E Appraisal, Construction Equipment Appraisal, Mining Equipment Valuation, Oil & Gas Appraisal, Manufacturing, Agricultural & Hemp Valuation, Transportation & Environmental Valuation, Equipment Leasing & Financing Appraisal
Accredited Senior ASA Appraiser (American Society of Appraisers) since 2002 USPAP Compliant Reports (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) Equipment Leasing & Financing Background

Thomas H Burtness, PE, CFEI Burtness Engineering Services

White Heath, Illinois
Electrical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Lighting, Street Lighting, Parking Area Lighting, Illumination, Accidents & Injuries due to Insufficient Lighting, Photometric Site Surveys, Light Fixtures, Electrocution, Electrical Injuries and Wrongful Death, Electrical Construction Injuries and Defects, Contract Disputes, Fire Origin & Cause.
Professional Engineer, investigator, consultant, detective, writer, teacher, expert. The breadth and depth of my technical knowledge as a Licensed Professional Engineer in 24 states and my hands-on experience as a former contractor and licensed electrician, as well as my helpful interpersonal skills, allow me to meticulously examine the numerous details of any case, to determine the pertinent root causes, and then to communicate complex technical issues on a practical level so that lay people, attorneys, judges, and juries can easily understand the relevant facts. Since 1983, I have provided expert witness and forensic engineering services to insurance companies and attorneys including accident and failure investigations, determination of fire origin and cause, litigation support, expert opinions, reports, and testimony in cases involving industrial accidents, electrocution, personal injury, fire, street and area lighting, equipment and machinery failure, safety circuitry failure, ...

William G Switalski, PE Switalski Engineering

Des Plaines, Illinois
Mechanical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Cranes & Hoists, Printing & Packaging Equip, Bowling Machinery, Agricultural Equip, OSHA, Machinery Maintenance Practices, Conveyors, Hand & Power Tools, Ladders, Workplace Safety, Slip Trip & Fall, Premises Liability, Safety, Warnings & Label Evaluation, Metalworking Equip, Aerial Work Platforms
I have served on the ANSI A14 Ladder Safety Committee since 1995 and currently Chair the Mobile Ladder Stands and Mobile Ladder Stand Platforms Sub-committee. In addition, I serve on the Executive committee which reviews and votes on all ladder-related standards in the A14 family, the A14 Steering Committee, the Labeling Task Force and the Ladder Accessories Sub-committee. I have an extensive background in the Bowling Industry having served my Mechanical Engineering internship with the Brunswick Corp. Automatic Pinsetter division. I have also had ownership interest in two Chicagoland bowling centers. I have performed mechanical and electrical maintenance on Automatic Pinsetters since 1974 in addition to having provided instruction to several dozen apprentice mechanics in the operation of the Pinsetter and related bowling equipment and continue to do so today. I continue to provide expert witness and consulting services to both major bowling equipment manufacturers including Bru...

Christopher E. Janson, MS, CSP, CHMM Haines, Janson & Associates LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Safety, Premises Liability - Engineering, Products Liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Retail Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Human Factors, Slip Resistance, Accident Investigation/Reconstruction, OSHA, Guarding, Failure Analysis, Construction, Industrial & Premises Accidents
Haines, Janson & Associates provides safety and risk management consulting services. Christopher E. Janson, Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM); Certified User of the English XL slip resistance measuring device (CXLT). Mr. Janson has held safety management positions with several Fortune 500 companies. He has also worked with a variety of firms as a consultant for the insurance industry. Mr. Janson is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

David R Decker Becket Training & Consulting

Wilmington, North Carolina
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Crane accident, rigging accident, crane, rigging, hoist, wire rope, slings, straps, chokers, rigger, boom truck, construction accident, industrial accident
Crane and Rigging Management, Training, Development and Delivery, Expert Witness/Litigation Support Career crane and rigging professional with hands on and policy experience. Train, test and certify crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. Develop and deliver safety and technical training. Experienced consultant with 45 years in the crane and rigging industry, including over 25 years of policy experience. Expert witness with plaintiff and defense experience, including depositions and trials. Nuclear crane experience Certifications (Current and Former) NCCCO Certified Rigger NCCCO Accredited Rigger Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Signalperson NCCCO Accredited Signalperson Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Overhead Crane Operator NCCCR Accredited Mobile Crane Operator License Examiner NCCCR: Certified Exam Administrator NCCCR: Certified Master Trainer Trico-Lift Trained Rough Terrain Forklift Operator NIASE Certified Mechanic Technical Memberships and Committees American ...

Joe DeFranco, CSP Safety Consulting Specialists, Inc.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Safety, OSHA - Construction, General Industry, Equipment & Machinery, Forklifts, Slip, Trip & Fall, Lockout/Tagout, Scaffold, Aerial Lift, Crane, Rigging & Signaling, MSHA, Accident Investigation, Construction Safety, Forklifts, Ladders, Machine Guarding, Dropped Objects, Struck-by, Crush Hazards, Personal Injury
25+ years of experience in construction, industrial, and crane safety consulting. Retained in over 50 cases for both OSHA 1926 Construction and OSHA 1910 General Industry. Board Certified Safety Professional since 2001. OSHA 500 course in Construction Safety-Outreach Trainer NCCCO Certified Crane Operator NCCCO Certified Crane Inspector MSHA Certified Instructor Supervisor Training in Accident Reduction Techniques (S.T.A.R.T.) Certified Independent STAR Assessor American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Member Experienced in: -Occupational safety and health policies & standards -Personal injury, catastrophic injury, and fatality cases -Multi-employer worksites -Crane accidents -Crane safety -Mobile and overhead cranes -Rigging & Signalperson -Trenching and excavation -Confined space -MSHA Part 48 & 46 -Contractor safety -Chemical safety including lead, silica, hexavalent chromium, and ammonia safety -Noise -Fall protection -Scaffolding -Forklift, Aerial lift -Accident inve...

David R Decker Becket Training & Consulting

Pennsylvania
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Crane accident, rigging accident, crane, rigging, hoist, wire rope, slings, straps, chokers, rigger, boom truck, construction accident, industrial accident
Crane and Rigging Management, Training, Development and Delivery, Expert Witness/Litigation Support Career crane and rigging professional with hands on and policy experience. Train, test and certify crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. Develop and deliver safety and technical training. Experienced consultant with 45 years in the crane and rigging industry, including over 25 years of policy experience. Expert witness with plaintiff and defense experience, including depositions and trials. Nuclear crane experience Certifications (Current and Former) NCCCO Certified Rigger NCCCO Accredited Rigger Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Signalperson NCCCO Accredited Signalperson Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Overhead Crane Operator NCCCR Accredited Mobile Crane Operator License Examiner NCCCR: Certified Exam Administrator NCCCR: Certified Master Trainer Trico-Lift Trained Rough Terrain Forklift Operator NIASE Certified Mechanic Technical Memberships and Committees American ...

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering, Metallurgy - Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Slip, Trip & Fall, Products Liability, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Fire, Equipment & Machinery, Electricity, Biomechanics, Premises Liability
Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA is a tenured full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University (since 1988) where he also serves as the Director of newly established post-graduate Forensic Engineering Certificate Program, as well as the director of Materials Performance Characterization and Failure Analysis Laboratory. Dr. Rasty is also the founding president of Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC, which is a boutique-style engineering consulting firm. He is an experienced engineering expert and has successfully testified in more than 250 cases and has conducted over 1,000 engineering investigations in the areas of consumer products and industrial machinery failures involving design, manufacturing and marketing defect issues. Professor Rasty is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and holds various forensic certifications in the fields of fire and explosion investigation (CFEI, CFII), as well as vehicle Crash Data Retrieval (CDR). He received his BS,...

Johnie P. Spruiell, P.E. Integrity Forensics and Engineering, LLC

Sanger, Texas
Mechanical Engineering, Forensic Science - Electrical Engineering, Energy, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Fire, Laboratories & Testing, Oil and Gas, Products Liability, Product, Plumbing, Leak, Warnings & Labels, Guarding, CSST, Gas Explosions, Natural Gas, Propane, LPG, Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness
LICENSURE: -Texas Professional Engineer License #57023 -Colorado Professional Engineer License #24555 -Mississippi Professional Engineer License #17888 -Alabama Professional Engineer License #35693 -North Carolina Professional Engineer License #049314 -South Carolina Professional Engineer License #37169 -Virginia Professional Engineer License #0402061315 -Michigan Professional Engineer License #6201069726 -Minnesota Professional Engineer License #58020 EDUCATION: -BSME, University of Texas at Arlington, 1978 AFFILIATIONS: -MEMBER, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) -SENIOR MEMBER, National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) -MEMBER, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) -MEMBER, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -MEMBER, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) -Pi Tau Sigma -Tau Beta Pi PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: -Fire and Explosion Analysis Fuel Gas Fires and Explosions Residential, Commercial, Ind...

(Victor) Alan Werner, PE, P.Eng, PMP VA:W

Renton, Washington
Mechanical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Mechanical engineering, industrial process, industrial design, energy modeling, energy control, steam production, fluid transfer, process analysis, heat exchange, piping, pumps
Alan Werner’s skills and background include forensic analysis in the areas of industrial process systems, industrial process equipment including pumps, fans, heat exchangers, mixers, specialty equipment, piping include safety devices, and pipe support systems. Specific experience has been gained in chemical process plants, pulp and paper mills, wood processing plants, boiler plants, chiller plants, and co-gen systems. Using a proprietary thermodynamic model, I am able to replicate boiler and chiller systems to duplicate normal and off-spec operations. I have designed mechanical parts and machinery, some using unusual materials and/or features. I have experience in worker sound exposure investigation and remediation, as well as "fence line" acoustical research. Trained for patent litigation. My professional licenses are in Washington, California, Florida (Ret), and British Columbia (former).

Mark R Webster, PE, MSME, MBA Webster Engineering, LLC

Hubertus, Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Conveyors, Elevators, Material Lifts, Industrial Controls, Dynamic Analysis, Animations, Forensic Engineering, Intellectual Property, Freight Lifts, ASME Safety Standards, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Products Liability, Lifting Systems, Material Handling, Machinery, Patents.
Licensed Professional Engineer with more than 35 years of experience with conveyors, and a wide range of industrial machinery and control systems. conveyor systems, material handling systems, elevators, material lifts, vertical conveyors, shopping cart conveyors (adjacent to escalators), automated car parking systems, custom engineered machinery and systems. Board Certified Forensic Engineer. Chair of ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment, Member of ASME Board on Safety Codes and Standards, member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Engineering specialties include machine design, dynamic system analysis and animation (multi-body physics, motion analysis), hydraulic lifts and systems, heavy mechanical drives for lifting and other material handling applications, finite element analysis. Very active in ASME safety codes and standards.
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