OCEAN EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-066385
This Certified Consulting Meteorologist has 40+ years of professional meteorological experience. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of multiple Department of Commerce Gold Medals for service during the record 2004 hurricane season. The expert earned a B.S. and M.S. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He spent 8 years as the Chief Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Columbia, MO and 24 years as ...
Expert Witness: E-180725
This expert has over 40 years of experience in maritime safety. He earned his BS in nautical science at the maine maritime academy, and has completed a number of advanced maritime safety training courses. He holds several licenses and certifications, including one as a Management and Vessel Responsible Carrier Program Auditor. He previously spent over 20 years as a master aboard numerous ocean vessels working worldwide, and then served as the principle surveyor at ...
Expert Witness: E-185759
This highly qualified expert has experience managing properties including resorts, hotels, and condos. His experience includes all operational aspects of reorganizing, quality control, risk management, and project management. He is particularly experienced in hospitality safety, and has dealt with issues ranging from slip and falls to hurricanes. He is a member of associations such as SKAL International and ARDA and is currently a board member of the Cocoa Beach Visitor ...
Expert Witness: E-068992
This expert began his career in underwriting in the 1960's, managing a regional general agency with broad underwriting authority specializing in property real and personal coverage, running the gamut from simple auto and homeowners’ policies to complex property, inland marine, manufacturer’s output and ocean marine policies. When he sold his agency in 1988, he had 60 employees and annual revenues in excess of $10,000,000. His career also includes a wealth of claims ...
Expert Witness: E-035814
This expert is the owner of a premier Restaurant and Foodservice consultancy that provides Management Advisory Services. He has expansive industry knowledge and tight focus on restaurant fundamentals obtaining positive performance results for client’s, independents, regional and national chains and start-up concepts. Additionally, he is a Host and Co-Host for several popular food shows.
Expert Witness: E-055269
This expert is the founder and clinical director of a psychology firm with offices in Queens and Manhattan. She received her doctorate from Hofstra University and completed her post-doctoral work in neuro-developmental psychology at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn. She is a New York State licensed psychologist and a New York State certified school psychologist. She maintains a faculty appointment at a major university's PhD program in Clinical Psychology, and has ...
Expert Witness: E-054810
This expert is a coastal engineer with 16 years of experience in engineering and project management. His wide-ranging expertise includes dredging and navigation studies, wave and hydrodynamic studies, beach nourishment, physical and numerical modeling, feasibility studies, design of traditional and innovative short protection structures, and coast flood plain mapping. He has considerable experience in the planning and design of coastal and marine structures, ports and ...
Expert Witness: E-050315
This highly qualified, board certified chiropractic expert has been teaching and practicing for more more than 30 years now. He is highly awarded in the field and has presented in numerous conferences and seminars worldwide. He completed his DC summa cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He then went to England to pursue a MA (Ed) in Science and Technology while teaching at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic. He is an internationally certified ...
Expert Witness: E-032905
This expert has more than 35 years of experience in the maritime and offshore oil & gas industries including an active seagoing career as a deck officer on tankers and bulk carriers; terminal controller in a container terminal responsible for the loading and discharging of ocean-going container vessels; master/offshore installation manager of semi-submersible drilling rigs; and marine surveying involved with all types of surveys in the offshore industry. He is a Master ...
Expert Witness: E-030331
This extremely qualified expert has years of experience in hospital quality assurance and informed consent in the medical field. He is board certified in emergency medicine and completed his residency training at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a fellow at the American College of Emergency Physicians and a member of various other professional associations, including the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. His ...
Expert Witness: E-008094
This highly qualified maritime safety expert has been captaining ships for more than 30 years. He is trained in all operations of maritime operations and safety and has instructed on ships and ship safety extensively. He currently owns his own maritime safety and transportation logistics consulting firm, where he conducts training in the class room, in ports, and aboard ships.

OCEAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Maritime Law Expert Discusses Implications of Worker Injury in Foreign Waters OCEAN Expert Case

This admiralty case involves a plaintiff who was injured while working for an American company while at sea off the coast of Africa. At the time of the incident in question, the man was tasked with inspecting the attachments between stacks of shipping con …

Oil Extraction Operation Contaminates Adjacent Property OCEAN Expert Case

Oil Extraction Operation Contaminates Adjacent Property

…  that allegedly caused contamination to the ocean, soil and groundwater. The plaintiff owned property that was located near …  of experts in environmental engineering, geophysics, oceanography and soil chemistry were sought to opine on this …

Cruise Line Passenger Slips In Dining Area OCEAN Expert Case

Cruise Line Passenger Slips In Dining Area

…  was walking through a self-service dining area of the oceanliner when she slipped and fell on a wet substance on a tile floor, …

Construction Expert Witness Discusses Collapsing Deck OCEAN Expert Case

Construction Expert Witness Discusses Collapsing Deck

…  the allegedly negligent residential construction of an oceanfront deck on the part of a private architect. The plaintiff, in this case, was visiting family at their oceanfront home. The home was eight years old and featured a large deck which …