AUTOMOTIVE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-284649
This expert earned his BBA from Marshall University in West Virginia before beginning his career as a buyer at Toyota Motor Manufacturing. Thereafter, he moved to Mercedes-Benz working as an assistant manager of purchasing. He then held leadership positions in the purchasing departments of Hyundai Motor America, Eisenmann Corporation, Akebono Brake Corporation, and Robert Bosch GmbH. A certified purchasing manager (CPM), he currently serves as the director of procurement ...
Expert Witness: E-499720
This qualified expert has over 40 years of experience as an automotive powertrain engineer. He received his BS in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and his ME in engine systems from the University of Wisconsin Madison. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was an engineer for McDonnell Douglas Astronautics and ALCO Power. For several years, he worked for Daimler Chrysler as an engine ...
Expert Witness: E-284235
This highly qualified automotive industry expert has over 20 years of professional experience. He earned his BA in industrial design from California State University. Formerly, he has served as a chief wheel designer at Superior Industries International, a chief wheel stylist at Superior Industries, owner at Kaucher Designwerks, and as a freelance wheel designer at America Racing. Currently, he is a lead industrial designer at a CA car design consulting studio
Expert Witness: E-164679
This expert is an experienced service supervisor with a history working in the auto service industry. He completed his training as a communications specialist at the Maryland Army National Guard and is currently a Service Manager at an auto and repair shop.
Expert Witness: E-186959
This automobile repair expert has been in the industry for over 45 years. He worked for 15 years at an auto tool company called Snap on Tools Corp and purchased his own automobile repair shop in 1989. He has worked with many attorneys in California and just finished a review of a case where BMW settled pre-trial.
Expert Witness: E-083384
This qualified expert received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He is a licensed Indiana Professional Engineer. He has been the recipient of 7 patents related to seat belts and safety seats, and has published 5 journal articles related to vehicle safety. Formerly, he was a Turbopump Test Engineer at Rocketdyne, a manufacturing engineer at Rolls Royce; and a R&D engineer, ...
Expert Witness: E-092139
This highly qualified mechanical engineer has 30+ years of experience in the design and sale of fuel delivery solutions, including background in the automotive, powersport, and military sectors. He earned his B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University and also has an M.S. in Administration from Central Michigan University. The expert spent 11 years working for TI Automotive and then joined SiemensVDO as an Engineering Manager in charge of the ...
Expert Witness: E-148107
This qualified expert has over fifty years of experience in all aspects of the automotive industry. He received his AS in Business and Accounting from Mesa Community College and has completed further training in: the Ford Motor Company Night Course at Phoenix Union Technology, Automobile/ Automotive Mechanics Technology from Lincoln Technical Institute, Computer Vehicles and Fuel Injection from Rangs Training Center, Vision Training and AMI Management from the Automotive ...
Expert Witness: E-009104
This qualified expert of Industrial Technology obtained his BS and MA in Industrial Technology at Kent State University and his PhD in Industrial Technology at the Ohio State University. He is certified in Life Credential in Driver & Traffic Safety Education and is a Licensed Private Investigator. He is a member of the American Board of Forensic Examiners and the American Society of Certified Auto Appraisers. He is currently a Forensics and Product Consultant for a ...
Expert Witness: E-001109
This expert is a Licensed Private Investigator, and he has participated in SIU investigations of fraudulent injury and auto theft claims as well as auto repair fraud. He has many years of field and courtroom experience. In addition, he has been authorized by the California Bar Association to provide continuing Legal Education in the fields of Collision Reconstruction and the Bio-mechanics of Injury. He has served on the Expert Panel for Los Angeles County Superior Court, ...
Expert Witness: E-069396
This qualified expert of Trucking Inspection obtained his Technical Diploma in Auto Diesel Technology from the Nashville Auto Diesel College and currently pursuing a BA in Business at Ashworth College. He is Certified in CDL A Truck Driving, DOT Inspection, ASE (Auto Service Excellence) in A/C repair, TWIC (International Transportation) and is currently an Assistant Service Manager for a Trucking Company.
Expert Witness: E-078564
This expert is a world class automotive mechanic specializing in exotic and luxury cars such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Aston Martin. He has extensive knowledge and prior experience restoring and racing numerous classics over the past 25 years.

AUTOMOTIVE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fire Expert Witness Fails To Establish Causal Evidence In Accident Case AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Smith v. Chrysler Grp., L.L.C. Citation: 909 F.3d 744 Facts This product liability case involves a fatal car accident. The driver of a 2013 Jeep Wrangler, …

Motor Vehicle Collision Fatality Allegedly Caused By Mechanical Seatback Failure AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

…  a professional mechanical engineer with expertise in automotive safety. The expert provided testimony that the vehicle was defective …  engineering degree and had authored 15 publications on automotive structure and design. At the time of the case, he was employed as a …

Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident

This case involves a 45-year-old woman that sustained life-threatening injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it ran off the road. It struck the guardrail and several guardrail posts on the driver side before the f …

Airbags Fail To Deploy During Car Accident Causing Critical Injuries AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

This case involves a couple that suffered traumatic brain injuries during a car accident. The couple was traveling across the country on an extended road trip in a compact car. While in Colorado, the couple was involved in a head-on collision with a highwa …

Polymer Expert Evaluates Source Of Allegedly Defective Tire Failure AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

This case involves a woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a motorcycle accident. While the woman was driving approximately 70 mph on the highway, her back tire failed, causing her to crash into the car behind her. The driver’s motorcycle used a …

Lack Of Security In Apartment Complex Leads To Auto Theft AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

Lack Of Security In Apartment Complex Leads To Auto Theft

This case involves a child who was killed during an incident of auto theft in a gated rent-controlled apartment complex. The complex had two gates; one securing the vehicle entrance and one securing a separate pedestrian entrance in the back of the complex …