SURVEYOR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Reckless Speeding Causes Fatal Boating Accident SURVEYOR Expert Case

Reckless Speeding Causes Fatal Boating Accident

This case involves a family that was killed in a boating accident on a lake in Colorado. The family was riding in their personal 23ft Formula boat when they were suddenly run over by a 25ft Mastercraft boat. The impact killed three members of the fam …

GIS Expert Contributes to Eminent Domain Dispute SURVEYOR Expert Case

GIS Expert Contributes to Eminent Domain Dispute

These cases involve a state authority taking private property for government use. Some examples including a freeway being widened at the expense of a small business, and a roadway expanding at the expense of multiple homes in a middle class neighborhood. I …

TV Ratings Company Allegedly Maintains Monopoly Over Local Market SURVEYOR Expert Case

This case involves a nationwide TV ratings company. A customer of the ratings company had used the company’s ratings in operating a local television station in Ohio. The customer claimed that the ratings company’s method for surveying households had cu …

Nursing Home Fails to Ensure Resident Safety During Transportation SURVEYOR Expert Case

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves a paraplegic male patient who was a resident at a nursing home. The nursing home had an existing arrangement with a third party transportation service to transport its residents to destinations within th …

Engineer Discusses Methodologies for Reconstructing Head-On Collision SURVEYOR Expert Case

Plaintiff was the passenger in a vehicle that was struck head-on by an SUV that crossed the double-yellow line on a curve. She suffered severe injuries, and the driver of her car was killed. She sued the estate of the driver of her vehicle and the drive …

SCUBA Incident With Police Officer Causes Inquiry SURVEYOR Expert Case

SCUBA Incident With Police Officer Causes Inquiry

This case involves an injury to a police officer in Harbor Patrol. The plaintiff, a thirty-four-year-old female, worked for NYPD’s Harbor Patrol. While surveying the East River, the plaintiff noticed an emergency which necessitated the use of SCUBA equipme …

Eminent Domain Case Involving Possible Improper “Taking” of Land SURVEYOR Expert Case

This case involves an electric utility company placing power cable lines around the plaintiff’s property, serving as a “taking” under the laws of the state’s jurisdiction. The power company began purchasing land in the South, and rather than going  …

Operating Room Flash Fire Leads to Severe Burns in a 2-Month-Old Patient SURVEYOR Expert Case

This pediatric burns case involves a 2-month-old girl who required surgical repair for a heart condition. During the procedure, there was a flash fire in the operating room (OR) which manifested from alcohol vapors used to prepare the patient for sterilit …