MECHANICAL INSPECTION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-092139
This highly qualified mechanical engineer has 30+ years of experience in the design and sale of fuel delivery solutions, including background in the automotive, powersport, and military sectors. He earned his B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University and also has an M.S. in Administration from Central Michigan University. The expert spent 11 years working for TI Automotive and then joined SiemensVDO as an Engineering Manager in charge of the ...
Expert Witness: E-117945
This expert engineer in mechanical design, engineering simulations, and failure analysis obtained his BSME from Louisiana State University. He is a certified Professional and Forensic Engineer and is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the National Academy of Forensic Engineers and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has 30+ Publications and is currently an Engineering Officer for a government engineering service and is the VP of ...
Expert Witness: E-008560
This seasoned expert is certified and licensed to inspect amusement rides. He has certifications in Amusement Device Inspection and Amusement Ride Inspection as well as experience in premises liability. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Safety Engineers and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. For the past 35 years he has worked as a Safety Consultant for a private consulting company where ...
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-014716
This expert is a registered professional engineer and certified journeyman electrician, belonging to such societies as the Association of Electrical Inspectors and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He has served as an electrician and electrical engineer on various projects over his 35+ year career, and is currently the president of a Forensic engineering consulting firm including Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural Engineers.

MECHANICAL INSPECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Allegedly Negligent Automotive Repair Causes Fatal Accident MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

This case involves a truck that had been recently undergone repair at an automotive repair shop for an axle issue. When the owner retrieved the truck from the shop, he was assured by the mechanics that the issue had been completely resolved. The next day  …

Metallurgist Inspects Helicopter For Alleged Mechanical Failure MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

…  helicopter crash in Alaska that was allegedly caused by a mechanical part failure. The helicopter was cruising with a pilot and 4 …  the pilot slowed down for landing, she noticed a heavy mechanical sound and a strong vibration. The sounds and vibrations continued to …

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Two Deaths In Low-Income Apartment MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

…  the residents. The building superintendent alleged that an inspection of the boiler room was conducted 6 months before the second resident …  in boiler maintenance and repair was sought to opine on inspection and maintenance …

Mechanical Failure Allegedly Causes Fatal Plane Crash MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Mechanical Failure Allegedly Causes Fatal Plane Crash

…  this type of aircraft body, was sought to perform an inspection of the plane and discuss whether a mechanical malfunction caused the …

OSHA Inspector Allegedly Dies From Asbestos Exposure MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

OSHA Inspector Allegedly Dies From Asbestos Exposure

…  in the boilers he was inspecting. An expert in OSHA boiler inspection and general workplace safety was sought to explain how a typical boiler inspection is conducted and discuss the possible substances this man could have …

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner

…  was compromised. We require an expert who can perform an inspection of the ladder and determine if the ladder was defective or the …

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire

…  and causing severe burns to the plaintiff. Upon later inspection, a gas leak was discovered as the probable cause of the fire. The …

Pipe Fitting Expert Evaluates Fatal Workplace Accident MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Pipe Fitting Expert Evaluates Fatal Workplace Accident

…  the defendant facility in her capacity as an agent of the inspection firm she worked for in order to conduct an inspection of the facility’s compressed air distribution system. The woman went …

Woman is Electrocuted by Negligently Placed Power Line MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

…  roof of the defendant’s building in order to conduct an inspection of the roof. During the course of her inspection, the woman ventured to the southwest corner of the roof. As she …

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a massive explosion at a facility that specialized in the design and manufacturing of specialty chemicals primarily used for the production of advanced materials for high-end engineering applications. The  …