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-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

Utility Company Violates Wind Farm Development Contract UTILITIES Expert Case

Utility Company Violates Wind Farm Development Contract

This case involves a public utility company and a green energy supplier that entered into a contract under which the public utility company committed to making an equity investment into a wind farm the green energy supplier built. The public utility compan …

Electrical Engineering Expert Opines on Electrocution of Utility Worker UTILITIES Expert Case

This case involves a fatal electrocution accident involving a team of utility workers who were tasked with repairing a downed power line. At the time of the incident in question, the crew had been dispatched by the utility company to repair a power line th …

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 …

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building UTILITIES Expert Case

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building

This case involves an explosion in a small apartment building that killed an elderly female tenant in Arkansas. On the day of the incident, a resident of the building called the utility company regarding a suspected natural gas leak. The utility company fa …

Telecommunications Worker Suffers Fatal Injuries From Electrical Shock UTILITIES Expert Case

This communications law case involves an employee of a local telecommunications company in Texas who was fatally electrocuted by a negligently placed power line. At the time of the incident in question, the man was working on coaxial cable used by his com …

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 …