INSPECTIONS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-055268
This oil and gas expert has worked in the industry for 28 years. After earning his BS in mechanical engineering at the University of Minnesota, he became a certified professional engineer in the states of CA, KS, LA, OK, and TX. He served as a design engineer for SPEC Services, a senior project engineer for Unocal 76 Products Company, a director for Conoco Pipe Line Company, a senior engineer for Baker Consulting Group, and as vice president of pipeline operations at JP ...
Expert Witness: E-014523
This highly qualified expert has an investigative background having served in Law Enforcement (State & Federal), Fire Service, Fire & Arson Investigation, Emergency Medical, Search & Rescue and Criminal Investigation fields. He formerly was a Police Officer, a Federal Law Enforcement Officer and a Firefighter who specialized in fire, arson and explosion investigation. He currently owns and operates an Indoor Environmental Consulting company in AK that specializes in the ...
Expert Witness: E-328995
This expert has nearly 30 years of experience in safety management specializing in the maritime and construction industries. After serving with the US Coast Guard for 6 years, he went on to work as a safety engineer for U.S. Marine, Powerwave Technologies, Zee Medical, and PTI. He also served as a forensic investigator for the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. He is certified as an OSHA maritime instructor, as well as an authorized OSHA instructor for the ...
Expert Witness: E-240268
This expert has had over 28 years of experience in all aspects of hazardous materials railroad and railroad customer operations. This experience includes in-depth knowledge of tank cars and managing railcar fleets for railroad and non-railroad owners/leasors; i.e., managing fleet movement, inspecting rail/tank cars, managing the maintenance of the rail/tank cars, and responding to derailments. This expert also has experience with hazmat tankcar loading/unloading ...
Expert Witness: E-159384
This expert is specialized in analyzing, quoting, binding, and servicing of personal and commercial insurance products and an expert in Safety and Insurance Inspections. He graduated from Mount Saint Mary's University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Finance. He began his insurance career as a qualified marketing assistant at Prudential Agency and then moved on to be an insurance counselor at AAA Mid-Atlantic. He is currently a licensed insurance ...
Expert Witness: E-060093
Educated as an engineer at Duke University with a Master's degree in Management from MIT, this expert has dedicated his career to real estate development, remodeling and home building since 1986. He has been an owner and manager of several small building and development entities in the Baltimore metropolitan region, constructing more than 500 single family and multi-family residences. A hands-on manager, he participates in key aspects of the building and development ...
Expert Witness: E-070274
This expert is a pilot, aircraft mechanic, inspector, and flight instructor with over 30 years of aviation technology experience. He holds a number of pilot, mechanic, and appraisal certifications. In his current aircraft inspection firm, he frequently performs Aircraft maintenance and conformity inspections, USPAP compliant aircraft appraisals, maintenance verification and conformity test flights, and digital data mining for engines and airframes. He also does ...
Expert Witness: E-136144
This expert has over 19 years of experience in Mold and Home Inspections. He earned his BA and MA from California State University of Los Angeles, and has continued his education in Home and Mold Inspection through various courses and training. He is a certified Microbial Consultant, as well as Property Inspector by both the American Society of Home Inspectors and the California Real Estate Inspector Association. He is an active in his field as a member of several Home ...
Expert Witness: E-066948
This qualified engineer obtained his BS in Civil and Structural Engineering and his MS in Management of Technology from Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a certified Professional Engineer and is certified in OSHA requirements and engineering and surveying. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 8 Publications and is currently a Structural Design and ...
Expert Witness: E-079276
This law enforcement professional spent 21 years with several police forces in Utah. He began his career with the Midvale Police Department, where he worked from 1995 until 2001 and held positions including Patrol Officer, Officer in Charge, Auto Theft Detective, VICE Detective, and SWAT Operator. The expect then joined the South Salt Lake City police force, where he worked as a Narcotics Detective until 2006. He ended his police career in 2016 as a Sergeant for the ...

INSPECTIONS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

OSHA Inspector Allegedly Dies From Asbestos Exposure INSPECTIONS Expert Case

OSHA Inspector Allegedly Dies From Asbestos Exposure

This case involves an OSHA boiler inspector who worked on these boilers for over 30 years. The inspector allegedly died as a result of repeated exposure to asbestos in the boilers he was inspecting. An expert in OSHA boiler inspection and general workplace …

Yacht Explodes Following Negligent Inspection INSPECTIONS Expert Case

Yacht Explodes Following Negligent Inspection

This case involves a man who purchased a yacht at a marina in Connecticut and ordered an inspection before buying. During the inspection, it was noted that the starter required replacement. Shortly after the man bought the boat, it was held by the dock fo …

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner INSPECTIONS Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner

This case involves a 41-year-old female homeowner who was injured after she fell off of a ladder. She had borrowed an aluminum ladder from her neighbor to clean her gutters. As the woman reached the top of the ladder, it gave way causing her to fall 15 f …

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage INSPECTIONS Expert Case

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage

This case involves copper tubing that was used to supply water to a house in Tennessee. The piping began to develop pinholes that caused the pipes to burst in different areas of the house. After the last pipe burst, an on-call plumber was called to condu …

Engineer Fails To Accurately Assess Damages To Residential Property INSPECTIONS Expert Case

This case involves a large residential home in California that was surveyed by a professional engineer following a storm. The house sustained significant foundational damages after being hit by a utility pole that came down during the storm. The homeowners …

Apartment Mold Contamination Causes Medical Issues for Tenants INSPECTIONS Expert Case

This case involves an apartment building in Michigan that developed a serious mold contamination. The mold was caused by a water leakage following a powerful rain storm. Many of the tenants were exposed to this mold and subsequently suffered a variety of m …

Negligent Building Maintenance Causes Fatal Electrical Explosion INSPECTIONS Expert Case

 This case involves a maintenance worker who was killed by an electrical explosion while working in a residential building. The maintenance worker had recently been hired and was tasked with clearing out a storage space adjacent to the electrical contro …

Inadequate Vehicle Maintenance Blamed for Railroad Worker Death INSPECTIONS Expert Case

This case involves a railroad worker who was killed while conducting an inspection of a number of railroad cars. The worker was operating a railcar inspection vehicle when he fell onto the tracks. The impact of the fall cracked his skull and he later …

Construction Worker Suffers Fatal Accident Due to Poorly Maintained Equipment INSPECTIONS 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 …

Engineering Experts Provide Insights Into Skid Steer Loader Injury Case INSPECTIONS Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered injuries while operating a steer loader for a landscaping company. At this time of the incident in question, the Plaintiff was using the loader to move a large pile of mulch to another location on the landscaping compa …