FOOTWEAR EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-008938
This highly qualified shoe designer has 18 years of experience in the footwear industry. He received his B.F.A in Industrial Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Former positions include Staff Designer at Saucony, Staff Designer at Nike, Senior Designer at POLO, Ralph Lauren, RLX, and Reebok, Product Design Director at Morro Snowboards, Creative Director at UGG, Owner at Medium Design Group, and Founder/Design Director at the Vael Project. Currently, he is ...
Expert Witness: E-131139
This expert has 14 years of healthcare recruiting experience. His specific areas of concentration are General, Vascular, Plastic, Cardiovascular, Cardiothoracic, Trauma, and Colon-rectal Surgery. Currently, he is a Senior Search Consultant for a nationwide physician recruiting firm.
Expert Witness: E-076003
This accomplished senior finance executive has more than 30 years of experience within the global pharmaceuticals, healthcare, pharmacy benefits management and manufacturing industries. Most recently, he held the title of Vice President of Finance, Gross Margin Planning and Strategic Pricing with Express Scripts from April 2013 to March 2016. In this role, he managed the finances, strategic planning, business development, competitive intelligence and pricing for over ...
Expert Witness: E-063727
This expert received his MSc and PhD in Biomechanics from the University of Waterloo (Canada), and followed up with a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mobility at Toronto Rehab Institute/Sunnybrook Hospital/University of Toronto. He has over 25 years of experience in biomechanics and kinesiology of human movement. His clinical and research work has included orthotics & prosthetics, footwear, back injury, and neurological disorders (cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, stroke, ...
Expert Witness: E-050861
This expert graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Apparel Design & Merchandising, and she has 10+ years of experience in fashion merchandising. She began her career at Freeze CMI and then held increasingly senior merchandising roles at Cole Haan for nearly five years. The expert also served as the Director of Women's Merchandising for Handbags and Small Leather Goods at Kate Spade for a brief period in 2014 before becoming an independent product ...
Expert Witness: E-008805
President and CEO of company which specializes in identifying areas prone to slip and fall accidents. He entered the field of slip and fall accident prevention as a participant in the development of a chemical compound. This chemical compound known as Anti Slip Solution would prevent slip & fall accidents when applied to the surface. He currently consults with clients nationwide regarding slip and fall prevention, slip and fall safety programs and maintenance protocol. ...
Expert Witness: E-007223
This expert has been in the cycling and sporting goods industry for over 19 years. A former Product Manager/Buyer with Performance Bike, Inc., he was a key component of designing, developing, sourcing, pricing, and marketing their highly successful private-label line of cycling and multi-use apparel and accessories. As a Senior Line Product Manager with Cycling Sports Group, he managed the entire apparel product life cycle from initial concept to final delivery. The ...
Expert Witness: E-001447
This expert has an extensive list of certifications and qualifications in health and safety. His work experience includes 30 years in occupational safety. He is the currently the President and founder of an environmental health and safety (EHS) services firm and provides expert witness services. He is a frequent trainer / presenter and has been an OSHA Authorized Instructor for General Industry and Construction Safety Courses since 1990. He provides instructor-trainer ...

FOOTWEAR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Equestrian Expert Evaluates Horse Riding Injury at Summer Camp FOOTWEAR Expert Case

This case involves a child in Tennessee who suffered a brain injury after falling off of a horse while attending summer camp. The child was attending summer camp when he was taken  on a horseback riding activity with a number of other campers. At some poi …

Coefficient of Friction Testing Reveals Dangerous Conditions After Serious Fall FOOTWEAR Expert Case

This case involves a slip and fall on a stairway that had been built out of slate. The original stairway made use of textured strips to provide additional traction for pedestrians using the stairway, however these had been removed during renovations under …

Horseback Riding Safety Experts Evaluate Brain Injury in New Rider FOOTWEAR Expert Case

This case involves a teenage boy who suffered a brain injury after falling off of a horse. The child’s family went on a horse riding trip, which was guided by an employee of the horse farm. At the time of the accident, the teenager’s horse was right behi …

Slip and Fall on Slippery Sidewalk Grate Violated Codes, Expert Says FOOTWEAR Expert Case

Plaintiff, who was in his 60s, was walking to a coffee shop during his workday when he slipped and fell on a grate inserted in the sidewalk in front of a business. He alleges that the aluminum grate in the sidewalk, which was owned by the defendant utility …

Poor Footwear Design Results in Slip and Fall Injury FOOTWEAR Expert Case

Poor Footwear Design Results in Slip and Fall Injury

This case involves the questionable design of a sneaker model – the plaintiff, located in Oregon, in the claim wore a pair of designer sneakers and sustained significant injury subsequent to a slip and fall incident while wearing the shoes in question. The …

Safety expert witness advises on retail parking lot trip and fall FOOTWEAR Expert Case

A safety expert witness opines on a case happened in Vermont involving a trip and fall in a retail parking lot of . The plaintiff went to a retail store to purchase a gift for her granddaughter. After parking her car, she walked through the parking lot tow …

Airline Passenger Slips and Fractures Kneecap FOOTWEAR Expert Case

Airline Passenger Slips and Fractures Kneecap

…  on the vinyl flooring material and on the passenger’s footwear. The liquid was a de-icing spray that had been sprayed on the …