SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-294585
This highly qualified, seasoned stone professional has over 30 years of experience in the stone industry. His skills include geology and stone identification, material sourcing, handling and transporting of fabricated stone, international business, OSHA compliance, business administration and management, as stone forensics. He received his BA from Syracuse University and is an accredited fabricator by the National Stone Institute. He is a member of the National Stone ...
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-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-346465
This highly qualified occupational safety and health expert has over thirty years of experience. He earned his BS in occupational safety and health from Columbia Southern University. He is a board certified safety professional, environmental safety and health trainer, and construction health and safety technician. This expert is also a certified hazardous materials manager. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the National Safety Management ...
Expert Witness: E-320735
This highly qualified expert earned his BSEd from Louisiana State University, his MEd from Southeastern Louisiana University, and his PhD from Louisiana State University, as well. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of School Executives and the International Association of Laboratory Schools and has been published over ten times. Formerly, he served as an assistant professor in the department of educational foundations, leadership, and technology at Auburn ...
Expert Witness: E-311404
This highly qualified expert has over 28 years of waste management operational and safety expertise. He earned his BA in business and managerial leadership from Washington State University and his MBA in managerial leadership from City University of Seattle. He is a FEMA certified disaster management, waste, and transportation program responder. This expert is a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America and the National Industrial Transportation League. He ...
Expert Witness: E-300743
This qualified expert received his BA from Valparaiso University and is a licensed OSHA trainer for numerous courses. He has managed various construction safety projects including the installation and modification of industrial equipment valued at over a billion dollars. Formerly, he served as a night safety manager for Gallagher Kaiser at General Motors and as a safety manager for NKC American at Toyota Motor Manufacturing. He currently is the safety manager for a ...
Expert Witness: E-085764
This expert has hove 40 years of experience in the field of trucking. He studied automotive technology a the College of the Canyons, and served as an apprentice automotive mechanic at Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi. He has continued to participate in in ongoing trainings offered in his field. He has previously served as a heavy equipment mechanic for the California Division of Highways, and as a Motor Carrier Specialist for the California Highway Patrol. He currently ...
Expert Witness: E-118797
This martial arts expert graduated from Nottingham Trent Universitywith a BS in Sports Science, Administration and Coaching and went on to earn a Master’s degree in Applied Sports Science at Indiana University, where he later served on the faculty. He began his martial arts career in England, where he gained rank in Western Kickboxing. During his time with the Indiana University Martial Arts Program he began training Hapkido and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and received his ...
Expert Witness: E-016419
This expert has extensive experience in general contracting, plumbing, electrical/mechanical construction, and demolition. He is currently a Manager & Safety Officer for a consulting and general contracting business. The expert previously served as a Vice President & Safety Officer in the Mechanical Division at PM&M Electric. He maintains an active California Contractor's License and an active Arizona Commercial Electrical Contractor's License.
Expert Witness: E-098683
A certified leisure professional and playground safety inspector, this expert is also a nationally acknowledged expert in the area of playground safety. She has made presentations both nationally and internationally on playground design and safety, and is the author /co author of over 150 articles on playgrounds and children’s play. This expert has held numerous leadership and committee assignments in national professional organizations, including the American ...
Expert Witness: E-028900
This impressive expert received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California and his MS in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. A registered Professional Engineer in California, he has been awarded the USC Mellon Mentoring Award. Formerly, he was a principal engineer and principal construction manager at Trojan Construction Management, the vice president of construction at Kaufman & Broad, and a project engineer and estimator at George A. ...

SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Maritime Safety Expert Investigates Cause Of An Offshore Vessel Injury SAFETY Expert Case

…  Expert The plaintiff retained an expert in maritime safety to opine on the case. The expert worked in the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Inspection Office as well as the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office before his retirement from the U.S. Coast Guard in 1987. During …

Seasoned Retail Safety Expert Usurps Role Of Trial Judge SAFETY Expert Case

Seasoned Retail Safety Expert Usurps Role Of Trial Judge

…  store. The plaintiff retained a retail architecture and safety expert who opined that Target’s display was defective in design and …  as to the applicable law. The Retail Architecture and Safety Expert The plaintiff’s retail architecture and safety expert witness …

Middle School Fails To Adequately Supervise Students During Lunch SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a middle school student with a history of violence who engaged in a physical altercation with an Autistic student. Both students were in the cafeteria when the violent student approached the Autistic student. The violent student began to …

Pediatric Patient Fractures Skull While Under Care Of Radiology Technologist SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a 13-year-old girl who fractured her skull while undergoing an x-ray in a university hospital in California. The girl presented to the hospital with complaints of severe nausea and a physician determined that she needed an x-ray. In  …

Worker Suffers Chemical Burns During Lead Paint Removal SAFETY Expert Case

Worker Suffers Chemical Burns During Lead Paint Removal

This case involves a worker that was removing lead paint and asbestos from a facility. She was supplied with gloves to use that extended up to the middle of her forearm. However, the worker suffered significant chemical burns on her hands. It was alleged t …

High School Football Player Dies During Practice SAFETY Expert Case

High School Football Player Dies During Practice

This case involves a 14-year-old boy with a history of a heart murmur who collapsed at football practice. According to the nurse, the boy was practicing football at his high school where he was witnessed to collapse. The decedent arrived at the emergency d …

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire SAFETY Expert Case

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire

This case involves an expansive wildfire in Texas that destroyed more than 3,000 structures and resulted in multiple deaths. Investigations have concluded that the majority of the fire was caused by equipment and infrastructure maintained by a major elec …