UTILITIES EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-141993
This active consulting petroleum engineer has extensive experience in the drilling, completion, and operational planning on hundreds of vertical and horizontal wells. He earned his BS in Petroleum Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University and began his career with Chevron. He then worked as a Drilling Rep & Production Engineer for Mesa Petroleum Co. and as a Operations Manager for Foran Oil Co. The expert spent 23 years with Read & Stevens, where he ...
Expert Witness: E-166729
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years in the Safety, Health and Risk Management field. After receiving his BS in Occupational Health and Safety from Columbia Southern University, this expert went on to receive Master Certificates in Project Management and Executive Leadership for Safety Professionals from Boston University and Harvard University respectively. He also received his law degree from Champlain College. This expert is a member of the American Society ...
Expert Witness: E-005886
This expert is currently the Vice President of a company engaged in the construction and maintenance of electric utliity infrastructure. Prior to joining tht company, he was Vice President at Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. for 8 years in both operations and business development engaged in utility system maintenance and field data capture. This expert has over 20 years of electric utility craft, engineering and management experience at a fortune 250 utility. He received ...
Expert Witness: E-056993
This Certified Safety Professional has provided consulting services to Louisiana business in the construction, petro-chemical, utilities, fossil fuel, nuclear, oil and gas, and manufacturing industries for many years. He has experience directing safety programs for heavy industrial companies by providing supervisory oversight of safety management system development and implementation. He has conducted hundreds of EHS management system audits based on performance ...
Expert Witness: E-045323
This expert has 40+ years of experience in drinking water supply, treatment and distribution systems. From 1994 to 2013, he served as the director of one of the largest drinking water utilities in Virginia, supplying water to 400,000 residents. A civil and environmental engineer by training, he has maintained a particular focus on water treatment facilities, water supply systems, water distribution technologies, and water utility operations over the course of his career. ...
Expert Witness: E-016796
As owner an organizational development consulting corporation, this expert primary area of work centers on safety. He has 10+ years experience that includes: Leading a team to complete research on power line worker attentiveness in 2014; co-inventor of patented research for on fuel cells and geothermal heat pumps; and author of several safety related articles. He lectures regularly on topics based on critical thinking and conducts a show ona local radio station. His ...
Expert Witness: E-014581
This expert is a certified master electrician, commercial electrical inspector, licensed electrical contractor, and NEC expert. He also completed an OSHA 30 hour construction safety training course. He is a member of both the National Fire Protection Association and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors. He has spent multiple years as a foreman and journeyman electrician on multiple electrical projects, and is currently an education projects manager ...

UTILITIES EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Computer Experts Discuss Utility Company Software Breach UTILITIES Expert Case

Computer Experts Discuss Utility Company Software Breach

This case involves a data security breach at an electric grid in Arkansas, which was eventually traced to an aspiring hacker who undermined the grid system’s encrypted firewall protections and was able to access a restricted control level of the grid, expl …

Overhead Power Lines Electrocute Maintenance Worker UTILITIES Expert Case

Overhead Power Lines Electrocute Maintenance Worker

This case involves a young man who was severely electrocuted while he was cleaning equipment in an industrial park in South Dakota. The plaintiff’s job duties required him to carry a sweeper that has a long handle. When he was done sweeping, he lifted the  …

Woman is Electrocuted by Negligently Placed Power Line UTILITIES Expert Case

This case involves a 27-year-old-woman who was killed from electrocution resulting from accidental exposure to live power lines in Alaska. At the time of the incident in question, the woman was on the roof of the defendant’s building in order to conduct an …

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line UTILITIES Expert Case

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line

This case involves a woman who suffered serious injuries due to an explosion linked to a corroded gas line under her property. In the weeks leading up to the explosion, the woman repeatedly noticed the smell of natural gas in her home and on the lawn outsi …

Water Main Break on Highway Leads to Fatal Accident UTILITIES Expert Case

Water Main Break on Highway Leads to Fatal Accident

This case involves a male Plaintiff who was injured in a serious automobile accident caused by a pool of water that had collected on the highway from a broken water main. At the time of the incident in question, the man was driving southbound on a two lane …

Explosion of Underground Gas Line Causes Serious Injuries UTILITIES Expert Case

Explosion of Underground Gas Line Causes Serious Injuries

This case involves a Plaintiff who suffered injuries when an underground gas line, that was leaking for an extended period of time, exploded underneath his house. The line was close to 100 years old, and was discovered to be corroded and rusted when it was …

Unsafe Ladder Causes Life-Threatening Fall UTILITIES Expert Case

Unsafe Ladder Causes Life-Threatening Fall

This case takes place in Georgia and involves a building maintenance technician who was injured by a fall while working on a residential building. The Plaintiff was an employee of a property management company that had been retained by the property owner t …

Electrical Worker Assaults Confrontational Resident UTILITIES Expert Case

Electrical Worker Assaults Confrontational Resident

This case involves an employee of an electrical company who was instructed to make improvements to the electrical wires outside of an apartment building following a snowstorm. He was instructed to disconnect electrical power from the apartment building dur …

Public Utility Causes Additional Damage Post Hurricane Sandy UTILITIES Expert Case

Public Utility Causes Additional Damage Post Hurricane Sandy

This case involves a house that sustained significant damage during Hurricane Sandy, allegedly due to the actions of the power company and its procedures. An appraisal valued the house at $800,000. The plaintiff’s house was partially submerged during a f …