WATER PRESSURE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-167730
This qualified expert earned his Associates in Engineering from the Hutchinson Community Jr. College and has completed additional coursework in engineering and business from Oklahoma State University and air conditioning courses from Tyler Jr. College. This expert has certifications in stationary engineering, boiler operations, and refrigerant recovery. He is a member of various professional organizations such as the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society and the ...
Expert Witness: E-029711
This qualified Fluid Flow Engineering Expert obtained his BSE in Civil Engineering and his MSE and Ph.D in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Utah State University. He is a Certified Engineer in Utah and has published 40+ articles focused on Civil and Environmental Engineering research. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and the American Society of Engineers and is currently a Research Professor in Civil and Environmental at a University in the ...
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 ...

WATER PRESSURE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion

…  case takes place in Arizona and involves a residential hot water heater that exploded immediately after installation, causing serious …  question, the Plaintiff was preparing to turn on the hot water system, which was new from the factory and had just recently been …  safely, and that the explosion was caused by the lack of pressure testing or a defect in the unit’s design and/or …

Hydrology Expert Witness Withstands Daubert Motion in Groundwater Contamination Case WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

…  ABARCA V. FRANKLIN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT 761 F. Supp.2d 1007 (E.D. Cal. 2011) BACKGROUND: This …  facility (the “BAC site”) that while in operation pressure treated wood and was operated by entities formerly owned by the BAC …  the BAC Site migrated from the treating area via groundwater, surface water, surface soil, private well, and air pathways to locations …

Lifeguards Allegedly Fail to Rescue Drowning Woman At Water Park WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

…  case involves an elderly female who drowned at a water park.  The decedent was swimming with her young children, holding onto a …  and down and at one point she did not re-emerge from the water. Her children began screaming for help and the lifeguard dove in to …

Design Engineering Expert Witness Advises on Pool Filter Explosion WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

A design engineering expert witness advises on a case involving a pool filter explosion that caused severe brain injury to the plaintiff in Missouri. The plaintiff was tasked with replacing the pool filter. The filter is made up of two central pieces and w …

Hotel Safety Expert Evaluates Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Caused by Water Heater WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

…  concluded that the entire building was under negative pressure, causing carbon monoxide to leak through a cracked chimney in the hotel room. The plaintiff alleges that operating water heaters in a building under negative pressure can increase corrosion …

Sewage Backup in Condominium WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

Sewage Backup in Condominium

…  extreme distress and extensive costs as they attempted to waterproof as some of the valuable stored items in the condo. They informed the …

Swimming Pool Filter Explosion Causes Blindness and Brain Damage WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

…  the summer, though she was unfamiliar with the two- part water filtration system at her new home. She took apart the filter once to …  on the filter, the plaintiff stood by to monitor the air pressure gauge. The filter exploded and the top flew off, hitting the woman in …

Metallurgy Expert Witness Analyzes Brass Piping WATER PRESSURE Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Witness Analyzes Brass Piping

…  fittings began to spring multiple leaks, causing extensive water damage. Additionally, because of the positioning of the pipes, it cost …  claimed that the plaintiff did not conduct any pressure testing and the higher water pressure, and not the composition of the …