FLOORING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-024042
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the floor-covering industry. He oversees a database of 50,000+ flooring products and has conducted 150,000+ analyses of flooring technology. He received his BS degree in business computer information systems from Lee University and has published 8+ articles on flooring materials and testing technology. He is a member of multiple professional associations, including the ASTM International, IICRC, American Association ...
Expert Witness: E-006460
This expert has extensive experience with hardwood flooring, including credentials from NOFMA & NWFA. He serves on two NWFA Committees, He also have credentials in carpet inspection, training in woven carpet and rugs, carpet cleaning, repair and re-installation, and water damage restoration. This expert has also assisted Attorneys through all phases of legal action regarding slip, trip and fall in regards to flooring, carpeting and hard surfaces. Investigations ...
Expert Witness: E-008954
This expert has over 40 years of experience in the retail sales, wholesale acquisition and appraisals of Oriental Rugs. He is a former Trustee of the Oriental Rug Retailers of America, was awarded the 2000 National Oriental Rug Retailer of the Year, and has given multiple presentations focusing on Oriental Rugs. He is the Co-Founder and Principal of a private consulting group that focuses on fine rug restoration, USPAP compliant appraisals and litigation support.

FLOORING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Construction Error Significantly Devalues Commercial Property FLOORING Expert Case

This case involves a nail salon that was being built. Over multiple revisions of the building plan, it was indicated that the floor was to be completely flat and have no grade. In the last revision, there included plans for a 2% grade. The nail salon owner …

Negligent Maintenance Of Restaurant Floor Causes Fall Accident FLOORING Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male plaintiff who slipped and broke his hip at a chain fast food location in Mississippi. The slip occurred within an hour of the floor being mopped. The company’s policy manual explicitly stated that the cleaning solution us …

Child Slips On Mixed Surface Flooring In Department Store FLOORING Expert Case

…  and bath section of the store which had combination flooring. From the base of the main aisle inwards approximately 2 feet was …  laminate side of the transition point and not the ceramic flooring. As the child was running, their shoe caught the rubber molding …

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

This case involves a slip and fall accident in a multi-storied, retail store. The management company for the building was aware that the entranceway had high pedestrian traffic and that the floors became extremely slippery when wet. Aside from a small and  …

Slip and Fall in Hotel Bathroom FLOORING Expert Case

Slip and Fall in Hotel Bathroom

This case takes place in Georgia and involves a woman who suffered severe injuries from a fall in a hotel bathtub. In this particular room, the bathtub had a hole that continued to grow as it corroded over time. The hotel manager, instead of replacing the  …

Plaintiff is Injured By Fall at Supermarket FLOORING Expert Case

Plaintiff is Injured By Fall at Supermarket

This case involves a slip and fall in a supermarket. On the day that the injury occurred, there had been a significant snowfall, and as a result, the shopping carts were covered in snow. Since no one at the supermarket was tasked with clearing off the car …

Man Injured by Falling Merchandise in Retail Setting FLOORING Expert Case

Man Injured by Falling Merchandise in Retail Setting

This case involves a man who was injured while shopping at a furniture store. The man was struck by a rolled carpet that had been leaning against the wall, which allegedly fell due to improper stacking / storage of merchandise. The man sustained serious in …

Mechanical engineering expert witness advises on retail slip and fall FLOORING Expert Case

A mechanical engineering expert witness advises on case involving a slippery store floor that caused a woman to fall and injure her knee and back. The plaintiff was shopping for deli products at a grocery store when she suddenly slipped on something wet a …

Retail safety expert witness discusses retail injury involving a flooring display FLOORING Expert Case

…  a case involving a shopper who was struck in the face by a flooring display. The plaintiff was a customer at a large home goods retailer. She was in the floor covering section looking at laminate flooring remnants with a store employee. One of the large rolls of remnants …