BOATING ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-042422
The qualified expert is cross-trained in vessel and vehicle accident reconstruction and in homicide/criminal investigation. He has conducted more than 1,500 investigations of serious and fatal vessel and vehicle accidents, and of crimes against persons and property. He was a board member of New Jersey State Police review boards that evaluated police vehicle accidents and pursuits for compliance with state guidelines and NJSP standard operating procedures. The expert is ...
Expert Witness: E-009341
This expert is well versed in all areas of maritime safety and regulation. He spent 30 years in the United States Coast Guard serving as a Boatswains Mate and Chief Warrant Officer, among other positions in operations and safety. He has conducted a myriad of law enforcement boardings to ensure vessels were in compliance with federal law and safety requirements. He is Coast Guard trained in Jones Act, OSHA Regulations, ABYC standards, and SMS (Safety Management Systems) ...

BOATING ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Electrical Wiring Allegedly Causes Yacht Fire BOATING ACCIDENT Expert Case

Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Jurisdiction: Federal Case Name: Atl. Specialty Ins. Co. v. Porter, Inc. Citation: 742 Fed. Appx. 850 Facts This case involves a yacht caught fire. The plaintiffs, the insurer and the ow …

University Student Severs Finger In Boating Accident BOATING ACCIDENT Expert Case

University Student Severs Finger In Boating Accident

…  medical history who sustained serious injuries while on a boating trip. The student was part of a sailing club at her university. While …

Ferry Collides With Sailboat During Holiday Weekend BOATING ACCIDENT Expert Case

Ferry Collides With Sailboat During Holiday Weekend

This case involves a collision between a ferry and an anchored sailboat in Connecticut on a holiday weekend in the summer. The operator of the ferry decided to cut across the marina, misjudged the current, and collided with the anchored boat. The owner o …

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident BOATING ACCIDENT Expert Case

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident

…  involves a group of individuals who were injured while boating at night. Allegedly, the individual who was operating the vessel was …  the other individual was severely injured. An expert in boating safety and operations was sought to discuss boating safety protocols …

Reckless Speeding Causes Fatal Boating Accident BOATING ACCIDENT Expert Case

Reckless Speeding Causes Fatal Boating Accident

…  case involves a family that was killed in a boating accident on a lake in Colorado. The family was riding in their personal 23ft …  boat was speeding at 3 times the limit in the designated boating zone and that his negligence caused the accident. An expert in boating …

Duck Boat Capsizes Killing Young Child BOATING ACCIDENT Expert Case

Duck Boat Capsizes Killing Young Child

…  case involves a ‘duck boat’ accident in South Carolina. Before leaving the dock, the tour group was told …