HEAVY MACHINERY EXPERT WITNESSES

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-063468
This expert is a Safety Manager/Engineer/Inspector with 20 years of progressive experience and a proven track record implementing safety programs to reduce incidents, improve environments and deliver measurable cost savings. He has a strong background in OSHA, Regulatory and EPA compliance, including advanced training, consulting, and instruction, having worked there for 9 years. He has developed safety policies and procedures during the oversight of more than 110 ...
Expert Witness: E-005074
This highly qualified expert is trained for every type fo accident reconstruction with the except of aircraft. This expert can assist in profduct defect causation and has extensive court experiencve. Additionally, he is a member of multiple soceities. He has over 35 years of expwereince in motorsports and is hte author of 400 technical articles and 3 books.

HEAVY MACHINERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion

This case involves a man that was killed after being hit with boiling, acidic liquid. The man was draining an industrial-sized storage tank when a plug broke loose. The resulting pressure caused a stream of boiling hot liquid to shoot out. The plaintiff wa …

Insufficiently Trained Forklift Driver Causes Fatal Accident HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

This case involves a fatal forklift accident in an industrial storage warehouse. The forklift driver was driving in an unsafe manner while unloading storage crates at a distribution center. The forklift driver backed up into the plaintiff loader and knocke …

Freight Broker Allegedly Liable For Truck Collision HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

Freight Broker Allegedly Liable For Truck Collision

This case involves a vehicle collision that occurred when the driver of a large rig hauling 2 overloaded trailers of freight lost control of the vehicle causing it to roll. The driver and the passenger were both killed in the incident. The truck, which all …

Mechanical Engineer Discusses Industrial Machine Guarding Protocol HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered injuries while operating a yarn winder. The man had long hair, which he had pulled into a ponytail while he was working. During the course of his work, his hair became entangled in a rotating component that was o …

Injection Molding Accident Leads to Amputation HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

Injection Molding Accident Leads to Amputation

This case involves an engineer who was injured while using a Newbury Injection Molding Machine. She was not properly instructed on any safety precautions or procedures prior to working with the machine. Her employer instructed her to reach into the machine …

OSHA Expert Discusses Fatal Rock Crusher Accident at Quarry HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

OSHA Expert Discusses Fatal Rock Crusher Accident at Quarry

This case involves an individual who was fatally injured when a rock crusher malfunctioned. He was operating a rock crusher while working in the course and scope of his employment at a large rock quarry. While he was operating the rock crusher, an alarm we …

Construction Worker Suffers Fatal Accident Due to Poorly Maintained Equipment HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

This case involves a construction worker in New Mexico who was fatally injured by a skid steer loader that he was operating. At the time of the incident in question, the man was using the loader to move dirt around a construction site. At some point, the l …

Industrial Crane Accident Results in Severe Injuries HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

Industrial Crane Accident Results in Severe Injuries

This case involves a crane accident. The plaintiff provided contract work for the defendant manufacturing facility. The facility operated hoists and cranes picking up storage containers up to one ton in weight. The containers are maneuvered onto a tram tha …

Worker is Injured by Catastrophic Malfunction of CNC Machine HEAVY MACHINERY Expert Case

This case involves a machinist who suffered serious injuries when operating a CNC machine. The woman was operating a CNC metal lathe at the time of the incident in accordance with safety guidelines and commonly accepted best practices. At some point duri …