FARMING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-084914
This well-credentialed expert is Professor Emeritusof Soil and Crop Sciences at a public research university in Colorado, where he has held the title of Professor for over 20 years. He received his BS in Agronomy from Brigham Young University, his MS in Agronomy from Oklahoma State University, and his PhD in Crop Science from Oregon State University. The expert has presented at over 100 workshops/lectures and has authored nearly 50 refereed articles along with nearly 150 ...
Expert Witness: E-016092
This highly qualified expert is a professor of agricultural safety and health in the agricultural engineering department at a top ranking university. His credentials and experience in occupational safety and health makes him particularly qualified to review this case. He is a Certified Safety Professional and a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Agricultural Division of National Safety, and International Society of Safety and Health. He has earned ...
Expert Witness: E-086648
This international technology expert has hands-on experience in all aspects of agriculture, including crop production, equipment design, R&D, teaching, manufacturing, and marketing. He has four advanced degrees in business/engineering, including a Ph.D. in the Automation of Technological Processes from the National University of Life and Environmental Science of Ukraine. He has authored 70+ publications and holds 11 U.S. patents, as well as others from Canada, the EU, ...
Expert Witness: E-030497
This highly qualified precision agriculture expert earned his BS in Agronomy and MS in Agricultural Economics at the University of Arkansas and PhD in Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. He has received several awards through his career and is a frequently invited guest speaker at major precision agriculture conferences. This expert is a member of several professional organizations including the International Society of Precision Agriculture and American Society ...
Expert Witness: E-004695
This expert has educational and professional experience in agricultural real estate and is considered a trusted professional in land economics and is eminently qualified to provide opinions concerning land economics and divisions of property. His educational and work experience uniquely qualifies him to provide such testimony for court cases. After receiving a B.S. and a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Mississippi State University, he served 31 years with the MS ...
Expert Witness: E-068992
This expert began his career in underwriting in the 1960's, managing a regional general agency with broad underwriting authority specializing in property real and personal coverage, running the gamut from simple auto and homeowners’ policies to complex property, inland marine, manufacturer’s output and ocean marine policies. When he sold his agency in 1988, he had 60 employees and annual revenues in excess of $10,000,000. His career also includes a wealth of claims ...
Expert Witness: E-104835
This expert has over 50 years of experience in the field of insurance claims. He has experience working in in claim handling custom and practice, claim adjusting, coverage interpretation, and SIU practices. He is certified as a Casualty Claims Law Associate, Legal Principals Coverage Specialist, and a Registered Professional Adjuster, among others. He is active as a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, previously serving as the President of the ...
Expert Witness: E-068107
This experienced cosmetics ingredients expert joined Estee Lauder in 1981 as a QA Products Laboratory Supervisor. He remained with the company until 2006, most recently serving as the Director of Special Analytical Services and R&D. In this position, the expert was responsible for Estee Lauder's raw material program, which included oversight of analytical testing, evaluation of new raw materials, and troubleshooting formulation issues. The expert now works as a Product ...
Expert Witness: E-047630
This board certified expert who is the president of the American Medical Directors Association for his state earned his BA from Boston University. Residency training was completed at the University of Connecticut. He has made over 15 presentations and has over 15 original peer reviewed articles in his over 20 years of clinical practice. The expert frequently lectures on numerous topics in geriatrics such as dementia, medical direction in long term care and hospice, and ...
Expert Witness: E-001162
This expert has more than 30 years of experience in Surgery and Surgical subspecialties including General, Thoracic, Vascular, Micro-vascular, Burn, Urological and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition to his areas of clinical practice, he has extensive experience in governance and supervision of Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals. In particular credentialing, privileging, utilization and billing for these services.

FARMING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Farmer Allegedly Contracts Cancer From Prolonged Herbicide Exposure FARMING Expert Case

This case involves an otherwise healthy farmer who allegedly contracted cancer from prolonged exposure to a chemical herbicide. The farmer worked in a location which relied heavily on the use of chemical herbicides for crop development. After 13 years in t …

Farming Community Suffers Significant Injuries from Soil Contamination FARMING Expert Case

…  years. As a result of this contamination, residents of the farming community suffered from a number of neurological defects and cancers. Additionally, the farming community had long relied on an extensive beekeeping project that was …

Corrosion Expert Witness Discusses Defective Industrial HVAC Equipment FARMING Expert Case

This equipment design case involves a large scale industrial cooling solution that was employed by an agricultural producer in order to provide cooling to several essential areas. The units, which had been purchased from a leading provider of industri …

Real Estate Expert Witness Evaluates Impact of Farm Odor on Property Value FARMING Expert Case

CASE: Powell v. Tosh, 942 F. Supp. 2d 678 (W.D. Ky. 2013) BACKGROUND: Plaintiffs alleged they began suffering from “recurring intolerable noxious odors emanating from the Defendants’ swine waste facilities constituting a nuisance, increasing the prob …

Veterinary Medicine Expert Withstands Daubert Challenge FARMING Expert Case

Veterinary Medicine Expert Withstands Daubert Challenge

CASE: Gunn Hill Dairy Props., LLC v. L.A. Dep’t of Water & Power, 2012 UT App 20 (2012) BACKGROUND: In February 2005, Plaintiffs, a group of present and former owners of dairy farms in Millard County, UT, filed suit against Defendants, who own,  …

Cattle ranch worker suffers severe brain injury FARMING Expert Case

Cattle ranch worker suffers severe brain injury

This case involves a plaintiff who was working as a ranch hand at a cattle ranch, and also occasionally doubled as the farm’s beekeeping assistant. The ranch’s operation included the breeding of milk cows and rental of beehives; on average, the plaintiff w …