HUMAN FACTORS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-035719
This expert has been working in industrial-organizational consulting for over 20 years. She has conducted and published original research in the areas of human factors and safety. She completed her BS at the University of Florida, and completed her MS and PhD at the California School of Professional Psychology. She is certified as a Professional Ergonomist, and has previously worked as a consultant for numerous organizations on ergonomics programs. She is currently ...
Expert Witness: E-058238
This expert has over 40 years experience in communication messages and interpretation. He currently conducts research concerned with the interpersonal tactics and message strategies that individuals use in the context of problematic social interactions. He also specializes in communicative intention and the adequacy/inadequacy of messages. This includes the question of how people are most likely to interpret messages in particular warning labels, advertising, contracts, ...
Expert Witness: E-058276
This human factors and ergonomics expert has 20+ years of experience analyzing human performance and behavior. He specializes in warnings and risk perception, product safety, vehicle collisions, pedestrian falls, and related areas. The expert earned his Master's and his Ph.D. in Psychology and Ergonomics from North Carolina State University. He is Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics and is a member of several industry associations, including the American Society ...
Expert Witness: E-045636
This qualified expert obtained her BS in Psychology and her MS in Applied Psychology/Human Factors Engineering from Clemson University and her MBA from Northeastern. She is Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics and is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She is currently a CEO at a Private Consulting Firm and a Director on the Board for Certification in Professional Ergonomics.
Expert Witness: E-006693
This human factors psychologist has nearly 30 years of experience as a safety analysis professional. She began her career as a Human Factors Psychologist with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and she currently owns and operates a firm that examines the design, instructions and warnings of consumer products. She conducts training for manufacturers on issues such as anticipating product hazards, consumer behavior, motivation & perceptions, foreseeable ...
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-007409
This Certified Professional Ergonomist has been teaching and consulting on human factors/ergonomics, safety and systems for 40 years. He is a member of numerous prestigious professional organizations. As a Research Assistant at Texas Tech University's human factors lab, he served as a consultant to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as well as the Arizona Center for Occupational Safety and Health. Currently, this expert is the President and Owner of a ...
Expert Witness: E-014102
This expert is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at a top university in Florida, where she leads the Human Factors Research Team. She has published more than 80 technical papers, book chapters, and conference proceedings in the human factors space. He research focus includes ergonomics and human factors. and she is a certified professional ergonomist. She earned her PhD in Industrial ...
Expert Witness: E-011912
This expert consults on all aspects of human factors, applied human performance, ergonomics, and safety. Areas of particular expertise include: human-machine interface design and evaluation, human capabilities and limitations in applied environments, instructions and warning, perception/vision/visibility, the evaluation of equipment and structures from a human use standpoint, and safety-related issues in general. He is recognized as an expert in operator-vehicle ...
Expert Witness: E-008320
This highly qualified Ergonomic expert managed her own consulting firm for over 18 years. Her success led her company to be acquired in 2014 by an international Human Factors company. During her time as a private consultant, she has had the opportunity to interact with a broad scope of work environments, work systems, and OHS management styles. This has helped her to creatively problem solve when it comes to assessing risks and formulating appropriate risk control ...
Expert Witness: E-000458
This is a highly qualified expert who is capable of reviewing the case at hand. He is highly published and has considerable professional and academic experience in the field of ergonomics and engineering, making him capable of commenting on the potential for negligence on the part of the defendant in this case. The areas in which he has consulted with attorneys may be broadly characterized as those involving issues pertaining to ergonomics/human factors, product safety, ...

HUMAN FACTORS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Exercise Ball Without Warning Labels Explodes Injuring Trainee HUMAN FACTORS Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was injured while working out with a personal trainer. The trainer had the plaintiff use an exercise ball to sit on while doing presses with dumbbells above his head. The plaintiff was a 140 lb woman and the dumbbells we …

Industrial Crane Accident Results in Severe Injuries HUMAN FACTORS 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 …

Unsafe Hatch on Container Ship Causes Serious Injuries HUMAN FACTORS Expert Case

Unsafe Hatch on Container Ship Causes Serious Injuries

This boating safety case takes place in Texas and involves a man who was severely injured after falling through a trap door while aboard an ocean container ship. The man was working as a machinist in the shipping industry, which was en rout to the United …

Deadly Trip and Fall at Pharmacy Due to Fall Hazard HUMAN FACTORS Expert Case

Deadly Trip and Fall at Pharmacy Due to Fall Hazard

A woman and her husband were picking up prescriptions at a pharmacy. They were called over to a different section of the service counter. The woman tripped on stanchions at the pharmacy counter. She fell backward into her husband, and both fell to the grou …