TRAIN ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-118827
This highly experienced train operations and investigations expert has nearly 30 years of experience in his field. He has experience supervising locomotive engineers, handling efficiency checks, analyzing event recorders, and overseeing investigations. He earned his diploma certification in business management studies at Loyalist College and has a locomotive engineer certification from the Canadian National Railways Training Center. Previously, he has held roles as an ...
Expert Witness: E-006659
This expert’s involvement in school transportation began behind the wheel of a bus in the 1970s. In 1985 he served as Supervisor of a New York State Education Department Regional Safety Center and was involved in projects such as developing School Bus Driver Instructor and classroom student safety curricula. He returned to Syracuse University in 1989 and earned a Masters in Adult Education. After graduating he started two school travel safety non-profit organizations, ...
Expert Witness: E-246682
This highly qualified fire cause investigation expert has nearly 30 years of professional experience. He completed prestigious fire science training at Mission College and is a certified fire service instructor and a California commercial pyrotechnician. Additionally, this expert is a licensed private investigator by the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He has completed additional vocational training and educational courses in investigation, homicide, ...
Expert Witness: E-144077
This expert received his AS in Science from Lincoln Trail College and is an Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionists. He has certifications in Bosch EDR, Level I Event Data Recorder Use in Traffic Crash Reconstruction, and is a Crash Reconstruction Specialist. He is an active member in the Illinois Association of Technical Accident Investigators and the Illinois Traffic Safety Leaders. ...
Expert Witness: E-001109
This expert is a Licensed Private Investigator, and he has participated in SIU investigations of fraudulent injury and auto theft claims as well as auto repair fraud. He has many years of field and courtroom experience. In addition, he has been authorized by the California Bar Association to provide continuing Legal Education in the fields of Collision Reconstruction and the Bio-mechanics of Injury. He has served on the Expert Panel for Los Angeles County Superior Court, ...
Expert Witness: E-005074
This highly qualified expert is trained for every type fo accident reconstruction with the except of aircraft. This expert can assist in profduct defect causation and has extensive court experiencve. Additionally, he is a member of multiple soceities. He has over 35 years of expwereince in motorsports and is hte author of 400 technical articles and 3 books.
Expert Witness: E-055489
This expert has provided consulting services in accident reconstruction, biomechanics, EDR/ECM data retrieval, forensic vehicle examinations, product safety, system safety, and human factors engineering for over 25 years. He has full accreditation as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist [ACTAR 738]; is a Certified Professional Ergonomist [N. 017]; is a specialist in using PC Crash computer simulation for the purposes of accident reconstruction; has specialized training ...
Expert Witness: E-042422
The qualified expert is cross-trained in vessel and vehicle accident reconstruction and in homicide/criminal investigation. He has conducted more than 1,500 investigations of serious and fatal vessel and vehicle accidents, and of crimes against persons and property. He was a board member of New Jersey State Police review boards that evaluated police vehicle accidents and pursuits for compliance with state guidelines and NJSP standard operating procedures. The expert is ...
Expert Witness: E-035749
This highly qualified expert specializes in accident reconstruction. Receiving his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida, he has completed several training courses and certifications in safety and accident consultation. He is is a licensed professional engineer and is recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) and is a Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH). This expert has had extensive training ...
Expert Witness: E-022418
This expert has more than 30 years experience investigating water heater, valving, piping, and injuries related to steam and water pressure. He earned his bachelors and masters degrees in Physics from Georgia Tech and is highly regarded in his field. He is currently the Principal of a mechanical engineering firm that investigates industrial steam accidents, provides consulting to operators of high pressure steam systems experiencing water hammer, and provides seminars to ...
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-009920
This expert has experience as a Rail Transit operator and operations supervisor. He worked as a Field Supervisor, Rail Controller, Yard Controller, and Instructor, which included training and responding to rail related accidents as an investigator. He assisted in creating a Rail Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Rail Operating Rule Book for Metro Blue, Green and Red Line commuter trains.

TRAIN ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Commercial Logging Train Causes Fatal Highway Accident TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Commercial Logging Train Causes Fatal Highway Accident

…  by a log that fell off the side of a commercial timber train. As the train was passing through the main thoroughfare of a large town, …  four passengers in the SUV died as a result of the accident. An expert in the timber industry was sought to review the case and …

Railroad Safety Expert Reviews Fatal Train Crash TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Railroad Safety Expert Reviews Fatal Train Crash

…  case involves an SUV that was struck by a train doing a re-positioning maneuver in Tennessee. The motorist was driving with her 2 children at the time of the accident. She and one of her children died and one child was left in critical …

Safety Engineer Evaluates Collision Between Train And School Bus TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

…  case involves several children who died when a train collided with a school bus. The normal school bus route did not involve …  of the way through the crossing when it was struck by the train. As a result of the collision, 3 children died and 2 suffered traumatic …

Accident Reconstruction Expert Evaluates Fatal Train Crossing Crash TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

…  case involves a train accident that occurred on an unguarded railroad crossing involving a large work …  the crossing it was struck by a fast-moving freight train, killing the driver. The train conductor later claimed to have sounded …

Railroad Conductor Suffers Electric Shock Injury TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Railroad Conductor Suffers Electric Shock Injury

…  hand to hold a guardrail at the station, outside of the train car. He received a significant electric shock during the incident. It is …

Faulty Train Linkage Causes Massive Injuries TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Faulty Train Linkage Causes Massive Injuries

…  and involves a man who suffered injuries while unloading a train car. The man was standing on the juncture between two train cars when the cars suddenly began to pull away from each other. There …

Man is Killed by Subway Train TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Man is Killed by Subway Train

…  and involves a man who was struck and run over by a subway train. The plaintiff was standing on the station platform behind the warning …  went to alert station personnel, the man was killed when a train arrived at the station. It is alleged that the driver of the train had …

Train Conductor is Severely Injured by Railroad Car TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Train Conductor is Severely Injured by Railroad Car

This case takes place in Kentucky and involves a railroad conductor who was injured by machinery at a railway offloading premise. The conductor was performing his everyday duties of directing the movement of railroad cars loaded with coal into their respec …

Subway Accident Leads to Event Recorder Inquiry TRAIN ACCIDENT Expert Case

Subway Accident Leads to Event Recorder Inquiry

…  case involves a subway accident. The plaintiff, a forty-four-year-old female, commuted to work on the …  in question, the subway she was on crashed into another train, injuring numerous passengers on both trains. The plaintiff brought suit against the train company, but there was a …