ROADSIDE SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-072599
This expert has over 45 years of experience in the field of Traffic Engineering. He earned his BS at St. Louis University and his MA in Civil Engineering at the University of Arizona. He is a Licensed Civil Engineer and a Certified Traffic Operations Engineer. He is active in his field as a member of several professional societies including the Institute of Transportation Engineers. He has previously served as traffic engineer for the City of Albuquerque, Maricopa County ...
Expert Witness: E-025459
This highly qualified expert has a strong background in the design, development, and implementation of roadside safety hardware. He received his MS degree in Mechanical Engineering and his doctoral degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska and is a certified professional engineer in three states. He is a diplomat of the American College of Forensic Examiners and a member of various professional associations, including the American Society of Mechanical ...

ROADSIDE SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Poor Highway Design Allegedly Causes Highway Accident ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

Poor Highway Design Allegedly Causes Highway Accident

The case involves a man who was injured in a motor vehicle accident. He had just gotten on the highway and was traveling in a lane that merged from two lanes down to one. As he was merging, he hit a large pothole which caused his front tire to go off the e …

Improper Parking Of Commercial Truck Causes Multi-Car Crash ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a commercial truck that caused a multi-car crash on a highway. The commercial truck driver had parked the vehicle on the side of the highway within less than 100 feet of an intersection. Upon parking, the truck driver did not p …

Dangerous Intersection Causes Multiple Vehicular Fatalities ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

Dangerous Intersection Causes Multiple Vehicular Fatalities

This case involves several deaths that occurred at the intersection of two poorly-lit county roads in Utah over the course of three years. Both roads had speed limits of 60 mph but the intersection was only a 2-way stop. The most recent accident was a sid …

Railroad Safety Expert Reviews Fatal Train Crash ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

Railroad Safety Expert Reviews Fatal Train Crash

…  was alleged by eyewitnesses that there were no safety measures nor employees at the crossing when the incident took place. An expert in railroad safety was sought to determine if there was any breach in the standard of care …

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident

This case involves a woman that was injured while riding her ATV at a park with designated ATV trails. She was driving at a reasonable rate of speed and going around a curb in an area that was allegedly poorly maintained. Her ATV slid off in the opposite …

Lack of Traffic Controls Results in Car Accident ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

Lack of Traffic Controls Results in Car Accident

This case involves a driver who was driving through a road work zone where multiple lanes of traffic merged into one with no warnings or controls, despite a police presence. As cars merged into the single lane, a man who was driving a minivan with his fami …

Motorist is Killed by Impact With Loose Manhole Cover ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

Motorist is Killed by Impact With Loose Manhole Cover

This case involves a motorist in Iowa who struck a loose manhole cover and was killed in the resulting crash. At the time of the incident in question, the manhole frame was under construction, and the crew had abandoned the site. However, when the inciden …

Human Factors Experts Evaluate Inadequate Signage Leading to Automotive Accident ROADSIDE SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a multi-car accident in Massachusetts. On the morning of the accident, the plaintiffs were idling on a highway on-ramp, as traffic was backed up following an earlier accident. Their vehicle was in a work zone, and there were road work  …