PIPING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-058119
This PVC pipe expert has worked in the field for 43+ years. He spent the majority of his career with LASCO Fittings, where he held product management roles that involved both the technical development and sales of PVC piping. He is associated with several industry organizations, including the American Society of Irrigation Consultants, the American Society for Testing Materials, and the Irrigation Association. He is also a Member of the Technical Committee for the ...
Expert Witness: E-058216
This PVC industry veteran was with the Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association, North America's PVC pipe manufacturers association, from 1978 until 2008. He is also currently the Chair a sustainablility committee in the American Water Works Association, where he has been a Member since 1979. The expert is a Member of ASTM International, the North American Society For Trenchless Technology, and the Pipelines unit of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He now works as a Vice ...
Expert Witness: E-009355
This expert has over 35 years of experience as a professional engineer. He is a registered as a Professional Mechanical Engineer (P.E.) in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. He is an internationally recognized authority on assessing, evaluating, conceptualizing and remediating complex project design, construction and operational issues related to HVAC systems, cleanrooms, piping systems, refrigeration systems, ...
Expert Witness: E-123434
This expert earned his BS at Lehigh University in Mechanical Engineering. He then went on to complete his MBA at Worcester Polytechnic Institution. Formerly this expert served as a National Grooved Product Manager at Anvil International Headquarters. Currently, he is the Director of Product Engineering at a Private Company based in MA. Specializing in HVAC, Fire Protection, Plumbing, and process piping equipment claims.
Expert Witness: E-029675
This HVAC expert is the president of of an engineering consultancy. He has extensive experience in the design of piping, duct, mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems for new and retrofit commercial and institutional buildings. This expert has experience working on projects ranging from small to large; project complexity ranges from simple office tenant, retail and hotel projects to base building, to museum renovations. His design experience includes chillers, ...
Expert Witness: E-038879
From 2004 to 2012, this expert dedicated his career to the development of lighting controls and motorized window shades and blinds. Having earned a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Lafayette College, he holds 8 US patents for the design of mechanized light control systems. His career has been centered around new product development. He has experience across several additional industries, including, surgical implants and instruments, mechanical piping, and ...
Expert Witness: E-029676
This highly qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in all phases of mechanical engineering/design, forensic engineering/failure analysis and fire/explosion investigation. His experience includes building/process design and construction, LEED compliance, engineer/procure/construct (EPC), HVAC systems, refinery systems, code compliance, boilers and pressure vessels, high pressure piping and vessels, energy and utility systems, geothermal heat pump systems, ...
Expert Witness: E-022418
This expert has more than 30 years experience investigating water heater, valving, piping, and injuries related to steam and water pressure. He earned his bachelors and masters degrees in Physics from Georgia Tech and is highly regarded in his field. He is currently the Principal of a mechanical engineering firm that investigates industrial steam accidents, provides consulting to operators of high pressure steam systems experiencing water hammer, and provides seminars to ...
Expert Witness: E-007874
This expert has over 40 years of field experience as a plumber and HVAC contractor. He has installed, managed, and consulted for various projects. He is familiar with construction defects, claims, personal injury, costs, and product liability. He currently serves as Principal for a consulting firm dealing with plumbing, heating, HVAC, and Asbestos exposure mechanical systems.

PIPING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning PIPING 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 …

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building PIPING Expert Case

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building

This case involves an explosion in a small apartment building that killed an elderly female tenant in Arkansas. On the day of the incident, a resident of the building called the utility company regarding a suspected natural gas leak. The utility company fa …

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture PIPING Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture

…  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 …  delays and profit losses. It was alleged that the piping had not been manufactured to resist the internal pressures encountered …

Pipe Fitting Expert Evaluates Fatal Workplace Accident PIPING Expert Case

Pipe Fitting Expert Evaluates Fatal Workplace Accident

…  injuries she suffered while working as a compressed air piping systems inspector. On the date of the incident in question, the woman …  the head, killing her instantly. It was alleged that the piping system was negligently installed by the defendant …

Pipefitting Expert Witness Opines on Fatal Workplace Accident PIPING Expert Case

This case involves a man who died as a result of injuries suffered while working as an HVAC contractor on a commercial construction project. His company was hired to do HVAC work on the project. At the time of the accident, he was working near a pressuriz …

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory PIPING 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  …

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery PIPING Expert Case

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery

…  to fix a machine that bends and cuts sections of steel piping to form handlebars. The machine was unable to be shutdown on its own …