TILE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-010108
This expert has worked within the ceramic tile, stone, and terrazzo industries for more than 35 years and is a leading forensic consultant in the space. He has been certified as a Ceramic Tile Consultant through the Ceramic Tile Institute of America. This expert is a member of the industry standard committees ANSI, ASTM, ISO and a participant on the TCNA Handbook Committee. He worked for 17 years as an importer/distributor of ceramic tile and stone (marble, granite, ...
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-043103
This expert specializes in textile engineering and chemistry. He is currently a Professor, an Inaugural University Faculty Scholar, and the Associate Dean for Research at a a major NC University. He has published two books, nine book chapters, and more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research interests focus on nanostructured and multifunctional polymer, composite, fiber, and textile materials with an emphasis on practical applications. Some of his recent ...
Expert Witness: E-024042
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the floor-covering industry. He oversees a database of 50,000+ flooring products and has conducted 150,000+ analyses of flooring technology. He received his BS degree in business computer information systems from Lee University and has published 8+ articles on flooring materials and testing technology. He is a member of multiple professional associations, including the ASTM International, IICRC, American Association ...
Expert Witness: E-001093
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in textile engineering. He received both his BS and PhD degrees in chemistry from North Carolina State University, where he later served as the associate head of the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department. He is member of various professional associations, including the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists and the Textile Institute. He has published 85+ ...
Expert Witness: E-001131
This expert has written numerous textbooks, research papers, technical and non-technical books and pamphlets relating to chemical testing of textiles. He has over 35 patents and received the Research & Development 100 award as one of the 100 best patents in the world. Additionally, there have been many extension and related activities, such as presented papers, conferences, courses during his career. Additionally, he has been part of many university committees, and is ...
Expert Witness: E-061889
This qualified expert of Electron Microscopy obtained his B.Sc cum laude from Kent State University, his M.Sc from Southeastern Louisiana University, and his Ph.D from Saint Louis University. He is a member of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and has 50+ Publications on Electron Microscopy. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology at a University in the Midwest. This expert has extensive experience in research on the ...
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-008805
President and CEO of company which specializes in identifying areas prone to slip and fall accidents. He entered the field of slip and fall accident prevention as a participant in the development of a chemical compound. This chemical compound known as Anti Slip Solution would prevent slip & fall accidents when applied to the surface. He currently consults with clients nationwide regarding slip and fall prevention, slip and fall safety programs and maintenance protocol. ...
Expert Witness: E-006986
This highly qualified expert has been involved in the Laundry/Dry Cleaning industry his entire life. He has written numerous articles in the industry, he has been published in a number of manuals/publications, and has been quoted by respected news agencies including Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. This expert has consulted for hundreds of laundry facilities, chemical companies, equipment distributors, and manufacturers. Expert has several ...
Expert Witness: E-006460
This expert has extensive experience with hardwood flooring, including credentials from NOFMA & NWFA. He serves on two NWFA Committees, He also have credentials in carpet inspection, training in woven carpet and rugs, carpet cleaning, repair and re-installation, and water damage restoration. This expert has also assisted Attorneys through all phases of legal action regarding slip, trip and fall in regards to flooring, carpeting and hard surfaces. Investigations ...

TILE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Coefficient of Friction Testing Reveals Dangerous Conditions After Serious Fall TILE Expert Case

This case involves a slip and fall on a stairway that had been built out of slate. The original stairway made use of textured strips to provide additional traction for pedestrians using the stairway, however these had been removed during renovations under …

Dangerous Retail Display Causes Fall TILE Expert Case

Dangerous Retail Display Causes Fall

…  tape, which was used to secure the legs of the sign to the tile floor in the mall. There were no cones or signs warning of the hazard. As …

Cruise Line Passenger Slips In Dining Area TILE Expert Case

Cruise Line Passenger Slips In Dining Area

…  when she slipped and fell on a wet substance on a tile floor, injuring her right knee and both wrists. The area where the …  the dining room in wet bathing suits and drip water on the tile floor. A boating expert was sought to opine on the …

Liquid on Grocery Store Floor Allegedly Causes Severe Slip and Fall TILE Expert Case

…  at the defendant’s grocery store when he slipped on wet tiles in front of a refrigeration unit. He allegedly slipped and fell as a result of the wet tiles, which resulted in substantial injuries. The plaintiff alleges that the …

Mechanical engineering expert witness advises on retail slip and fall TILE Expert Case

A mechanical engineering expert witness advises on case involving a slippery store floor that caused a woman to fall and injure her knee and back. The plaintiff was shopping for deli products at a grocery store when she suddenly slipped on something wet a …

Accident reconstruction expert witness advises on hotel slip and fall TILE Expert Case

…  a guest for several days and noticed that the bathroom tile floor was exceptionally slippery. Due to the slipperiness of the bathroom …  on the shower floor, falling onto the hard bathroom tile floor, striking and injuring his head, left shoulder and left leg. As a …

Slip and fall in fitness club shower TILE Expert Case

Slip and fall in fitness club shower

This fitness industry case involves a slip-and-fall incident in a shower at a fitness club on the west coast. The plaintiff is a thirty-eight-year-old woman who was a new member at the health club. She alleges that there was insufficient rubber matting in  …