SOIL EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-084914
This well-credentialed expert is Professor Emeritusof Soil and Crop Sciences at a public research university in Colorado, where he has held the title of Professor for over 20 years. He received his BS in Agronomy from Brigham Young University, his MS in Agronomy from Oklahoma State University, and his PhD in Crop Science from Oregon State University. The expert has presented at over 100 workshops/lectures and has authored nearly 50 refereed articles along with nearly 150 ...
Expert Witness: E-060610
This pedologist has studied agronomy for 17+ years, earning a B.S., an M.S., and a Ph.D. in the science and technology of plants. She currently works as an Associate Professor in the Department of Agronomy at a public university in Kansas. The expert is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist and a Member of the American Society of Agronomy, the Soil Science Society of America, and the International Soil and Tillage Research Organization. She has co-authored two book ...
Expert Witness: E-143789
This qualified expert received his BS in Business Administration, Finance, and Real Estate and his BSF in Forest Management from the University of Florida at Gainesville. He is a certified Forester, Tree Farm Inspector, and Master Logger. He is an active member in multiple organizations, including the Florida Forestry Association and the Society of American Foresters. Formerly, he was a soil technician, range technician, procurement forester, and land manager. Currently, ...
Expert Witness: E-073129
This expert is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at a TX university and a transportation research faculty. She joined the department in 2011 after post-doctoral fellowships at Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and completed her dissertation research in residence in the Fuels, Engines & Emissions Research Group at Oak Ridge ...
Expert Witness: E-041732
This expert obtained his BA in Enviromental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, his MS in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D from the University of Washington. He has over twenty years experience conducting remedial investigations, risk assessments, and developing cleanup programs for sites containing petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, radioactive waste, PCBs, PAHs, dioxins/furans, ...
Expert Witness: E-009340
This expert is highly qualified in the fields of environmental protection and assessment, geology, and geochemistry. He earned a BA from Indiana University in Geology and is certified by the American Institute of Professional Geologists, and has been certified by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency as an environmental professional. He has completed extensive training and research in the areas of geology and geochemistry. This expert is extensively published in the ...
Expert Witness: E-012576
This expert is one of two owners and a Principal Scientist at a major environmental firm. This firm specializes in providing solutions to challenging agricultural and environmental problems throughout the world. Their areas of expertise include soil science, water quality and demand evaluation and management, agricultural systems, salinity and nutrient management, ecosystem restoration, statistics, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, land stabilization, and regulatory ...
Expert Witness: E-009248
This expert has over 10 years of professional experience in OSHA & MSHA advisory services, specifically as it relates to hazardous materials management, oil & gas rig safety, environmental engineering, and fire safety. He earned a Master of Occupational Safety & Health/Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University and a PhD in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Safety Professional through Board of Certified Safety ...

SOIL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Lead Contamination Causes Developmental Problems SOIL Expert Case

Lead Contamination Causes Developmental Problems

…  lead that had contaminated the house and the surrounding soil. A few years before the plaintiff family had moved in to the defendant’s …  from any building or structure. The surrounding topsoil adjacent to the house contained many times the legal limit of lead …

Toxicology Experts Opine on Environmental Chemical Contamination SOIL Expert Case

…  sell space in a municipal landfill, was unprotected by a soil layer or impermeable membrane and was exposed to the elements directly, …  of experts specialize in environmental engineering, soil chemistry and geophysics were retained for the …

Hydrology Expert Witness Withstands Daubert Motion in Groundwater Contamination Case SOIL Expert Case

…  the treating area via groundwater, surface water, surface soil, private well, and air pathways to locations where plaintiffs were exposed …  private domestic wells, surface water, air, or soil. Plaintiffs opposed each facet of Defendants’ motion, arguing that their …

Backhoe Tips Over, Severely Injures Worker SOIL Expert Case

Backhoe Tips Over, Severely Injures Worker

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves an individual who was injured when the backhoe he was operating tipped over on an incline at a work site. Allegedly, the general contractor was using the machine in a reckless manner, and had not taken su …

Oil Extraction Operation Contaminates Adjacent Property SOIL Expert Case

Oil Extraction Operation Contaminates Adjacent Property

…  that allegedly caused contamination to the ocean, soil and groundwater. The plaintiff owned property that was located near oil …  hydrocarbons, heavy metal, and chlorides found in the soil and water on the plaintiff’s property. It is claimed the defendants did …

Mining expert witness advises on crane accident that injured mine workers SOIL Expert Case

…  in a westerly direction from atop wooden mats placed on soil. This procedure, only in a counterclockwise direction, had been done …  the tube was dropped, and the wooden mats sank into the soil. Plaintiff and several others were injured. Plaintiff was struck by …

Construction Accident Traps Operator Causing Severe Injuries SOIL Expert Case

This case involves a construction injury due to an excavator accident. The plaintiff was hired by a construction company to work on tearing down a row of buildings to prepare for new structures. Since the construction supervisor knew that he had rented and …