FAILURE ANALYSIS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-039298
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in metallurgy and metallurgical failure analysis, with expertise in metallurgical engineering, failure analysis, materials solutions, welding and corrosion consulting in stainless steel, aluminum alloys, copper-based alloys, titanium alloys, nickel-based alloys, and high alloys. He earned his BS in metallurgical engineering from California Polytechnic State University. This expert is a registered professional ...
Expert Witness: E-349763
This highly qualified expert has over thirty years of experience in mechanical engineering with a specialization in failure analysis. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from University of California, Los Angeles and his MS in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. This expert is a licensed professional mechanical engineer in California and Nevada and has four patents. He remains current in his field as a member of the American Society of Mechanical ...
Expert Witness: E-119113
This expert has more than 23 years of experience in the battery industry. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University and earned his graduate degree and doctorate from the University of Colorado, where his scholastic work focused on analytical chemistry and electrochemistry. At Optima Batteries a manufacturer of high power, spiral wound lead-acid batteries, he participated in many R&D projects, including one sponsored by GM and the ...
Expert Witness: E-084377
This highly qualified expert earned his BS and PhD in metallurgical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a licensed engineer in five states and has over 34 years of engineering experience. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and a founding member of the Failure Analysis Society. He has published 18 articles on various topics in engineering and currently serves as ...
Expert Witness: E-117945
This expert engineer in mechanical design, engineering simulations, and failure analysis obtained his BSME from Louisiana State University. He is a certified Professional and Forensic Engineer and is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the National Academy of Forensic Engineers and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has 30+ Publications and is currently an Engineering Officer for a government engineering service and is the VP of ...
Expert Witness: E-071724
This expert specializes in electrical engineering issues, and has performed numerous investigations into fires caused/allegedly caused by electrical issues. His experience includes evaluation of electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether they adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by Underwriters Laboratories and the Canadian Standards Association. He has also evaluated products and components for structural wiring ...
Expert Witness: E-013122
This highly qualified engineer has 25+ years of industry experience. He is a member of several professional societies including the American Association of Snowboard Instructors, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Water Ski Association, and American National Standards Institute. This expert teaching experience and serves as a reviewer for several peer reviewed publications including the American Society for Testing ...
Expert Witness: E-007971
This expert has been working as a mechanical engineer and testifying expert witness for over 30 years. He holds both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a BES from Georgia Tech. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a Member of SAE and ASM. This expert is a licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE), providing ...
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-008234
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of experience as an engineer. He received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a Registered Professional Engineer in 9 states. A member of both the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, he has published several articles on various issues including cranes and plumbing failures. He previously worked for Georgia Power Company where he ...
Expert Witness: E-515051
This highly qualified expert has 15 years of experience as an engineer in the accident reconstruction field. He earned both his BS and MS in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University, graduating as valedictorian of both programs. He actively participates in professional development to stay up to date on the latest technology in his field. This expert is a licensed professional engineer in North Carolina and Oklahoma and is a certified FAA remote pilot. ...

FAILURE ANALYSIS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident FAILURE ANALYSIS Expert Case

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident

This case involves a woman who fell off a ladder and was injured. The woman was cleaning her gutters and set the ladder up in an A-Frame configuration on level ground. The woman was wearing flimsy plastic sandals while completing this task. As she attempte …

Pressure Cooker Explodes Causing Woman Severe Burns FAILURE ANALYSIS Expert Case

Pressure Cooker Explodes Causing Woman Severe Burns

…  in pressure cooker engineering was sought to conduct a failure analysis of the device in question to determine whether the product was …

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman FAILURE ANALYSIS Expert Case

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman

This case involves the death of a 25-year-old female amusement park patron. The patron was riding one of the most popular rides roller coasters in the park along with 29 other amusement park patrons when suddenly the ride malfunctioned. The gondola filled  …

Defective Dental Implants Puncture Patient’s Mouth FAILURE ANALYSIS Expert Case

Defective Dental Implants Puncture Patient’s Mouth

This case involves an elderly female patient who had implants placed in her jaw. When the implants were placed, a gap was found in the manufactured gum and the dentist put acrylic in to fill the gap. During the first fitting, the posts got stuck and the de …

Woman Severely Burned By Allegedly Defective Headphones FAILURE ANALYSIS Expert Case

 This case involves an allegedly defective model of headphones that exploded. The plaintiff was using her headphones while biking in 95-degree weather and was sweating profusely. As the headphones became wet, they began to smoke and spontaneously explode …

Negligent Building Maintenance Causes Fatal Electrical Explosion FAILURE ANALYSIS Expert Case

 This case involves a maintenance worker who was killed by an electrical explosion while working in a residential building. The maintenance worker had recently been hired and was tasked with clearing out a storage space adjacent to the electrical contro …