CORROSION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-007816
This expert has over 40 years of experience as a chemist. His research interests include electrochemistry, corrosion science, and physical chemistry. Elected as a Fellow of various organizations including the Institute of Corrosion, he was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He currently serves as Professor in Residence in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at a major university.
Expert Witness: E-013552
This highly qualified engineer's expertise is in metallurgy and corrosion science and engineering. He has extensive experience in litigation and litigation support as well as extensive experience in pro-active client work. He specializes in failure analysis, corrosion failure analysis, material degradation, failure prevention, material selection, material characterization, and laboratory testing. He has conducted research and failure analyses involving uniform ...
Expert Witness: E-009552
This highly qualified engineering expert specializes in water treatment engineering, design, and operations. He is a certified water treatment and distribution operator. He belongs to a number of prestigious societies in the water treatment field and has authored more than 5 publications on the topic. This expert is currently a private water treatment industry consultant.
Expert Witness: E-064616
This engineering expert has a master's degree in Metallurgical Engineering and a Ph. D. in Industrial Metallurgy. He has worked as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Technology since 1987 and currently is tenured at a public university in North Texas. In addition, he actively consults and has worked on several failure analysis cases as an expert witness in the area of defects in materials, corrosion, materials selection, and manufacturing processes. ...
Expert Witness: E-045323
This expert has 40+ years of experience in drinking water supply, treatment and distribution systems. From 1994 to 2013, he served as the director of one of the largest drinking water utilities in Virginia, supplying water to 400,000 residents. A civil and environmental engineer by training, he has maintained a particular focus on water treatment facilities, water supply systems, water distribution technologies, and water utility operations over the course of his career. ...
Expert Witness: E-004564
This highly experienced R&D director holds both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. He started his career as a Senior Research Scientist with Continental Can Company, developing new polymers for ultraviolet curable inks and coatings. After 5 years he joined Rust-Oleum as a Resin Development Group Leader and worked his way up to Technical Director over the course of an 18 year career there. He served as the Chairman of the Product Safety Committee and directed a team ...

CORROSION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Two Deaths In Low-Income Apartment CORROSION Expert Case

This case involves two plaintiffs living in low-income apartment housing that died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The pipes in the boiler room allegedly began to rust and crack causing a carbon monoxide leak. There were no carbon monoxide detectors pres …

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk CORROSION Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

…  near tanks that emitted hydrogen sulfide. An expert in corrosion engineering was sought to discuss corrosion hazards associated with wastewater treatment and determine if …

Class Action Claims Zimmer Hip Products were Harmful CORROSION Expert Case

Class Action Claims Zimmer Hip Products were Harmful

…  particles in soft tissue, and claimed it was due to the corrosion of the head-neck taper in Zimmer’s products. They each required …  on the design of Zimmer devices and opine on the alleged corrosion of the head-neck …

Biomechanical Engineering Expert Discusses Catastrophic Failure of Hip Implant CORROSION Expert Case

This biomechanics and kinesiology case involves a critical failure of an orthopedic hip implant in Michigan. The plaintiff was an active woman in her early 60’s who had undergone a hip replacement procedure several months before the date of the incident i …

Warning Label Experts Discuss Inadequate Labeling on Small Electronics CORROSION Expert Case

This case involves a mother in Mississippi who bought a package of small, battery powered toys with multicolored LED illumination. The mother distributed the toys to her own children as well as several of their friends during a birthday party at the defen …

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line CORROSION Expert Case

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line

This case involves a woman who suffered serious injuries due to an explosion linked to a corroded gas line under her property. In the weeks leading up to the explosion, the woman repeatedly noticed the smell of natural gas in her home and on the lawn outsi …

Corrosion Expert Witness Opines on Defective Hip Implant Component CORROSION Expert Case

…  total hip arthroplasty, including metallosis, due to corrosion of the head-neck taper. These patients have suffered a range of …  was designed and / or manufactured negligently, and that corrosion caused by mechanical stress on the devices was causing metal to enter …

Corrosion Expert Comments on Metallosis From Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant CORROSION Expert Case

This case involves a patient from Mississippi who suffered from metallosis after receiving a hip implant. Several months after receiving a metal-on-metal hip implant manufactured by a leading medical device manufacturer, the patient began to suffer from a …