PROTECTION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-142214
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of fire protection engineering. He received his bachelors and masters from the University of San Diego, both in mechanical engineering. His PhD in mechanical engineering was also granted from UCSD. He is on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Wildland Fire as well as the NFPA Technical Committee on Wildlife and Rural Fire Protection. Currently he serves as an associate editor for a ...
Expert Witness: E-078517
This fire protection and construction codes expert has been active in his field for over 33 years. He earned his B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of New York. The expert began his career with fire protection and alarm system companies before becoming a Consulting Engineer with Lehr Associates, where he prepared code reviews. From 2000 until 2009, the expert was the Director of the ...
Expert Witness: E-011422
This highly qualified expert has decades of experience as a certified dog trainer. Her training programs include obedience, protection, agility, scent discrimination and conformation along with repairing abnormal behavior. She has extensive involvement in the field of canine care, especially with Rottweilers and Bully breeds (American Pit Bull Terrier and relatives). She is an active board member of the American Temperament Test Society and the American Kennel Club ...
Expert Witness: E-140229
This registered Professional Electrical Engineer and Professional Control Systems Engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He holds more than 25 US patents and is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as well as the National Fire Protection Association. For a number of years he served as the Chief Engineer at the Tyco ...
Expert Witness: E-311119
This highly qualified expert has extensive knowledge in commercial building codes, construction and carpentry. He holds close to two dozen certifications and has completed several courses through academic institutions like Texas A&M University. His notable certifications including Residential Building, Electrical and Plumbing Inspector, Hazardous Communication Standard and Accident Investigation. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the National ...
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-301233
This highly qualified physical security expert has over 30 years of experience in the field including tags and seals, security negligence, and vulnerability assessments. He earned his BA in physics from Carleton College and his MS and PhD in physics from University of Colorado. This expert is a certified protection professional with ten US patents and a member of the American Society for Industrial Security. He served as a former senior systems engineer and section ...
Expert Witness: E-120788
This expert has significant experience in the development of new products and new test methods for their evaluation, including emerging nano and bio technology based products for healthcare, body protection, space exploration, etc. applications. His research contributions cover the areas of objective evaluation of subjective properties, the study of structure-property relationships, and process/product optimization. He completed his BS and MS in Textile Technology at the ...
Expert Witness: E-062791
This expert is currently a fire and explosion investigator and analyst at a top forensic firm in the Southeast. He is a highly qualified fire and explosion expert and has extensive credentials, including: multiple certifications, fire and explosion research, many published articles and papers, presentations, teaching, years of experience including hundreds of fire and explosion investigations, analyses, and testimony on numerous cases.
Expert Witness: E-167730
This qualified expert earned his Associates in Engineering from the Hutchinson Community Jr. College and has completed additional coursework in engineering and business from Oklahoma State University and air conditioning courses from Tyler Jr. College. This expert has certifications in stationary engineering, boiler operations, and refrigerant recovery. He is a member of various professional organizations such as the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society and the ...

PROTECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Aerosol Physics Expert Analyzes Allegedly Defective Respirators PROTECTION Expert Case

This case involves a group of construction workers that were exposed to asbestos during the renovation of a brewery located on an industrial site. The project manager was aware of the risk of asbestos on site and mandated that all workers wear respirat …

Unsafe Surge Protector Spontaneously Combusts in College Dorm PROTECTION Expert Case

A college student was killed in his apartment after a defective surge protector caused a fire while he slept. Though the fire damaged the apartment unit badly, the serial number of the surge protector was able to be retrieved, and the student’s family co …

Defective Body Armor Fails to Prevent Fatal Gunshot Wound PROTECTION Expert Case

Defective Body Armor Fails to Prevent Fatal Gunshot Wound

This case involves a police officer who was fatally shot on duty while making a traffic stop. At the time of the incident in question, the officer had pulled over a vehicle for an expired registration sticker. As the officer approached the car, the driver  …

Electrician Suffers Serious Burns in Arc Flash Explosion PROTECTION Expert Case

Electrician Suffers Serious Burns in Arc Flash Explosion

This case involves an electrician who was severely injured following an arc flash explosion. He was installing a disconnect switch on an energized, 480v bus duct in a large computer data center when the arc flash occurred. He was not given any personal pro …

Fleet Management Experts Discuss Lack of Underride Guards in Fatal Accident PROTECTION Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was severely injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. At the time of the accident, the defendant truck was pulling out of a vehicle pool lot and onto a multi-lane highway during the l …

Construction Safety Expert Comments on Dangerous Site Conditions PROTECTION Expert Case

This case involves a roofer who was installing CertainTeed shingles on a multi-unit apartment complex. On the day of the incident in question, the Plaintiff fell several feet from the roof while he was installing the shingles, where he landed on a pallet  …

Woman is Injured by Unmarked Construction Site PROTECTION Expert Case

Woman is Injured by Unmarked Construction Site

This case takes place in South Carolina and involves the construction of a new water main through a section of land adjacent to a lake front. The construction firm hired to install the new water main had dug a large trench near the lake in order to lay sec …

Domestic Violence Expert Witness Opines on Police Inaction PROTECTION Expert Case

Domestic Violence Expert Witness Opines on Police Inaction

…  and Bradley, asserting that Defendants violated the equal protection clause because they gave inferior protective services to Lacovetti …  who sought to opine that Iacovetti received less protection from the CHPD and Bradley because she was female. Dr. Ferraro has …

Coal Miner is Injured by Unsafe Equipment PROTECTION Expert Case

Coal Miner is Injured by Unsafe Equipment

…  was not safe and the cockpit did not offer the man the protection needed to keep him safe. An expert witness in equipment appraisal …