ELEVATOR ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-022076
This highly qualified expert has been in the elevator industry for 56 years in a variety of professional capacities. He earned his BA in business administration from Memphis State University and went on to become a licensed and certified elevator inspector. He formerly served as President of of the International Association of Elevator Consultants, and Chairman of the State of Georgia Elevator Safety Advisory Board, in addition to being a professional member of ...
Expert Witness: E-000844
This expert has published extensively in magazines, in-house journals, and textbooks. He is a participating member of numerous societies. He has over 40 years personal experience in management, consulting and expert services in the fields of design, manufacturing, testing of hydraulic, pneumatic and electro-mechanical lifting and load bearing machines, equipment and devices: industry experience including automotive, construction, industrial, material handling, ...
Expert Witness: E-009837
This highly qualified elevator expert offers 37 years of experience working in the elevator industry, serving as elevator sales and repair manager, certified competent conveyance mechanic, technical writer, elevator industry instructor, and a licensed elevator contractor. He is the recipient of the honorary service award from the International Union of Elevator Constructors and currently serves as a consultant and instructor for the elevator industry.
Expert Witness: E-004874
This highly qualified mechanical engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has been formally trained in a number of engineering disciplines, including accident investigation and labels/warnings/failure to warn instructions. He belongs to a number of highly prestigious societies in the engineering field, including ...

ELEVATOR ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Painter is Fatally Injured by Defective Construction Lift ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

Painter is Fatally Injured by Defective Construction Lift

This case involves a commercial painter who was severely and permanently injured when a construction lift he was working on tipped over. At the time of the incident in question, the worker was using the lift to access the side of a large commercial structu …

Elevator Maintenance Expert Discusses Trip and Fall From Misleveled Elevator Cab ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

…  case involves a man who was injured when he fell out of an elevator that had misleveled. The man had taken the elevator to a lower floor …  below the floor of the foyer. In the days before this accident occurred, there several reported problems including misleveling with …

Unsafe Ski Lift Operation Leads to Fatal Accident ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

Unsafe Ski Lift Operation Leads to Fatal Accident

This case involves injury at a ski resort in Vermont due to unsafe operation of a chairlift. On the date of the incident in question, a 22 year old female boarded a ski lift along with several of her friends. The lift appeared to be overcrowded, and witne …

Construction Worker is Killed by Defective Aerial Lift ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

Construction Worker is Killed by Defective Aerial Lift

This case involves a construction worker who was fatally injured while using a defective aerial lift. At the time of the incident, the worker was using the lift to install metal braces of the ceiling of a big box retail store. The plaintiff was working a …

Labor and OSHA Standards Expert Evaluates Construction Site Injury ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

This case involves injuries that were sustained by a construction worker who was part of a crew responsible for clearing the foundation of a skyscraper that was under construction from intruding groundwater. As a part of this function, the man was charged  …

Slip and Fall on Shopping Mall Fooring Causes Serious Injury ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

…  case involves a slip and fall accident in a multi-storied, retail store. The management company for the …  Aside from a small and narrow runner leading towards the elevators, however, the remainder of the area had no signs, no carpeting, and no mats to prevent pedestrians from slipping. The accident occurred when a young man and his son tried to walk through the lobby …

Engineering Experts Provide Insights Into Skid Steer Loader Injury Case ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered injuries while operating a steer loader for a landscaping company. At this time of the incident in question, the Plaintiff was using the loader to move a large pile of mulch to another location on the landscaping compa …

Defective Boom Lift Crushes Construction Worker ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

Defective Boom Lift Crushes Construction Worker

…  and was in proper working order. On the day of the accident, the Plaintiff and another worker entered the platform of the lift …

Repair Worker is Crushed by Elevator ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

Repair Worker is Crushed by Elevator

…  in Florida and involves a repair worker who died from an elevator shaft accident while performing maintenance duties for the elevators of a large …

Construction Worker Injured While on Boom Lift ELEVATOR ACCIDENT Expert Case

Construction Worker Injured While on Boom Lift

This case takes place in Texas and involves plaintiff who was connecting steel at a construction site. The steelworker boomed up to the sixth floor in an aerial boom lift supplied by defendant. The plaintiff exited the lift and tied off the stanchion behin …