PIPELINE FAILURE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-058127
This highly qualified expert earned his BS from Hope College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Indiana University. He has experience in catalyst research in support of polyethylene manufacturing, additive stabilization of polymers, interaction of chemicals with plastics, extrusion production of plastic pipe, plastic pipe material technical service and plastic pipe system component testing. End use applications in which he is a plastics expert include corrugated ...
Expert Witness: E-173698
This qualified expert is a professional engineer who earned his BS from Texas A&M University and his MBA from the University of Houston. He is an advisory board member of GasPro Americas and the Gas to Liquid Technology Forum. Formerly, this expert has served various roles in the gas industry such as an Energy Consultant for Purvin & Gertz, a Gas Plants Manager for Hess Corporation, a VP at NextEra Energy Resources, and a Gas Processing Instructor at John M. Campbell & ...
Expert Witness: E-004606
This expert has over 40 years of experience in engineering and construction, with more than 35 years of experience in the field of natural gas and propane incidents, pipeline construction and operation, and water and sewer systems. He is currently the president of a reputable forensic engineering and failure analysis company. His primary areas of expertise include residential, commercial and industrial natural gas and LP gas fires, explosions and carbon monoxide ...

PIPELINE FAILURE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning PIPELINE FAILURE Expert Case

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

This case involves multiple plaintiffs living in a low-income apartment housing complex that died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The pipes in the boiler room allegedly began to rust and crack causing a leak of carbon monoxide. There were no carbon monox …

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage PIPELINE FAILURE 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 …

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture PIPELINE FAILURE Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture

This case involves piping in a large confectionery factory in Arkansas that suddenly burst while in use. The piping in question was used to transport water for use at various points in the company’s production line, and had been installed relatively recent …

Water Main Break on Highway Leads to Fatal Accident PIPELINE FAILURE Expert Case

Water Main Break on Highway Leads to Fatal Accident

This case involves a male Plaintiff who was injured in a serious automobile accident caused by a pool of water that had collected on the highway from a broken water main. At the time of the incident in question, the man was driving southbound on a two lane …

Oil and Gas Expert Witness: Operator Error Causes Dangerous Fire PIPELINE FAILURE Expert Case

…  which occurred on an oil and gas site in Maryland. The pipeline in question was used for natural gas. In efforts to separate non gas …  the quantity of non-gas liquids which overwhelmed the pipeline; the stabilizer thus caused a spark and created a fire which spread …

Plumbing Expert Witness Opines on Faulty Plastic Plumbing Fittings PIPELINE FAILURE Expert Case

…  system. Over 50 of the homes in the community experienced failure of the fittings. In several cases, there were multiple failures of the fittings in a single unit. The failure of the fittings was …