FABRIC EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-006986
This highly qualified expert has been involved in the Laundry/Dry Cleaning industry his entire life. He has written numerous articles in the industry, he has been published in a number of manuals/publications, and has been quoted by respected news agencies including Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. This expert has consulted for hundreds of laundry facilities, chemical companies, equipment distributors, and manufacturers. Expert has several ...
Expert Witness: E-294585
This highly qualified, seasoned stone professional has over 30 years of experience in the stone industry. His skills include geology and stone identification, material sourcing, handling and transporting of fabricated stone, international business, OSHA compliance, business administration and management, as stone forensics. He received his BA from Syracuse University and is an accredited fabricator by the National Stone Institute. He is a member of the National Stone ...
Expert Witness: E-160599
This highly qualified engineer earned his BS and MS in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University. He went on to earn his PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has over 10 years of experience conducting failure analysis for various products including biomedical devices. He formerly served as Principal Mechanical Engineer at COR Innovations, Inc., a biomedical device start-up. In this role, he was ...
Expert Witness: E-009211
This expert received his B.S. in Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering from the Fenn College of Engineering at Cleveland State University. He has spent the entire 29 years of his industrial metalworking career as a metallurgical and quality assurance specialist. He has completed more than 25 continuing education and technical conference courses and seminars on various metallurgy and quality science topics. He has worked in several metallurgical and quality assurance ...
Expert Witness: E-063393
This expert has over 35 years experience in the overhead crane industry. He received his BA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He has extensive experience in building, installing, engineering, estimating, selling and servicing overhead bridge cranes. Also, he is a member of several industry committees that wrote the crane specs for the steel industry, written articles and taught professional architects and engineers about the special requirements to be aware ...
Expert Witness: E-043103
This expert specializes in textile engineering and chemistry. He is currently a Professor, an Inaugural University Faculty Scholar, and the Associate Dean for Research at a a major NC University. He has published two books, nine book chapters, and more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research interests focus on nanostructured and multifunctional polymer, composite, fiber, and textile materials with an emphasis on practical applications. Some of his recent ...
Expert Witness: E-024411
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the field of workplace safety and engineering management. He received his BS degree in construction science from Lonestar College and his MS degree in engineering management from Texas A&M University. He also obtained his health safety official certification at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the former owner of Providence Safety Consultants and the former Safety Director at Everest Construction Group. ...
Expert Witness: E-008336
This qualified expert has worked for over 30 years at a family-owned brush manufacturing company that has been in his family for four generations since 1875. He received a B.S. in Business and Fine Art from the University of Northern Colorado. He has worked with NASA as a subcontractor to produce brushes for the Mars Rover and has developed brushes for the automotive detailing industry. He currently serves as President and CEO of a brush manufacturing company that ...
Expert Witness: E-009270
This highly qualified expert received his Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to that, he received his M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Alberta and B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science. This expert has 27 years of academic teaching experience as a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the highly regarded ...
Expert Witness: E-006606
This highly qualified expert holds both a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina where he was summa cum laude. He is a Certified Plant Engineer and a Certified Training Instructor for Aerial Work Platforms and Rough-Terrain Forklifts. He was enlisted in the United States Navy for 12 years where he was responsible for operating, repairing, and managing nuclear power plants and personnel. He has also served as ...
Expert Witness: E-007142
This expert has been a practicing engineer for nearly 25 years. A registered Professional Engineer in good standing in 45 states (including Florida), he is a member of several professional engineering societies, as well as the International Sign Association and the Mid-South Sign Association. He has worked for a number of large engineering firms and industrial manufactures, and he currently serves as an Engineering Manager at an engineering firm that is a leader in the ...

FABRIC EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Industrial Strap Failure Causes Worker Permanent Paralysis FABRIC Expert Case

Industrial Strap Failure Causes Worker Permanent Paralysis

This case involves a man that was paralyzed while working on a utility truck. The nylon strap used on the truck failed, causing the drive shaft to swing down and strike the plaintiff. As a result of the injuries he sustained from being struck, the pl …

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Tree Stand Failure FABRIC Expert Case

This case involves a hunter who was seriously injured after a failed stitching on a tree stand caused him to fall from a tree. The stand in question was recently purchased from a sporting goods store, and had straps that served to secure it to the tree. A …

Dangerous Space Heater Ignites Clothing FABRIC Expert Case

Dangerous Space Heater Ignites Clothing

This case takes place in Virginia and involves injury from a space heater, which was powered by a small cylinder of propane and was designed for use indoors. The plaintiff in this case was a restaurant owner who was using several of these heaters to heat a …

Rapidly Descending Refrigerator Door at Grocery Store Injures Man FABRIC Expert Case

This case involves an injury to a man due to a rapidly closing overhead door. The plaintiff was taking a tour of the defendant’s grocery store. The plaintiff came to the giant 14′ x 10′ insulated freezer doors where forklifts enter and exit when the door q …