WOODWORKING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-081931
This expert is currently the president of a wood products consulting company in New York. He has a PhD in Wood Science and Engineering from Colorado State University and has authored hundreds of publications in the wood science space. He was manger of Engineering Research and Development for the Western Wood Products Association (WWPA) and taught at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Department of Forest Products. His 35 years of experience brings a ...

WOODWORKING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Carpenter Injured by Crane in Hotel Construction Accident WOODWORKING Expert Case

Carpenter Injured by Crane in Hotel Construction Accident

This case involves the owner of a hotel who hired a general contractor for a construction project. The general contractor employed a carpenter who worked on the project. The owner of the hotel also hired a subcontractor who employed a crane operator to wor …

Construction Safety Expert Witness Opines on Table Saw After Injury WOODWORKING Expert Case

This case involves an injury to a construction worker who was working on trim for a sliding door and adjacent windows. The project was delayed by three weeks, largely because of a delay in the delivery of certain tools. This included a table saw, a circula …

School Injury – Student Loses Fingers in Woodshop Class WOODWORKING Expert Case

School Injury – Student Loses Fingers in Woodshop Class

This case involves an accident in a woodshop class. The plaintiff, a seventeen-year-old male, was a student at a large, urban, public school, and he participated in woodshop class. He was told to use a jointer machine, which is a machine that is designed t …