Gregory W. Miller, P.E., B.S.E.E. has provided forensic expert witness and litigation consulting services in the areas of electric shock injury, electrocution, arc flash, industrial machine safeguarding, electric equipment/appliance/exemplar testing and construction safety procedures relating to OSHA, MSHA, NEC, NESC, NFPA and other safety and design standards.
Specific Areas of Expertise:
Construction Defects, Quality Assurance & Procedures.
Crane - power line contact, overhead power distribution design and construction safety, electrical failures resulting in fire/injury.
Lockout/tagout procedures. Machine guarding and control systems. Human Factors.
Industrial & Construction hazard elimination, mitigation, warnings, and training procedures.
Oil & Gas hazardous electrical area classification for electrical distribution and equipment ratings.
BackgroundQ: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Registered Professional Engineer, Texas 60429
B.S. Electrical Engineering
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: IEEE - Institute of Elec/Electronics Engineers
IAAI - Int'l Assoc. Arson Investigators
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Construction Defects
Electric shock, electrocution, arc flash
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: January 2015
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 5 courtroom appearances
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 17 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Analysis of construction defects, contracts, design, planning and administration. Electrical shock, electrocution, arc flash burn injuries. Safety in construction activities, consulting, early site inspections, laboratory testing, X-Ray/Electron microscope analysis, written reports, oral summaries. We have accomplished residential product failure analyses and commercial/industrial machine guarding & conveyor safety investigations. Testimony includes OSHA, MSHA, NEC and NESC regulations.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 350.00 (10 hr. min./day)
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 350.00 (10 hr. min./day)
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Portal to Portal travel (travel time billing can be discounted), evidence storage, photographic/video, misc. transport and copying expenses - ask for our latest fee schedule.
ReferencesJohn G. Escamilla
Escamilla Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
1416 Dove Ave.
McAllen, Texas 78504
Phone: (956) 618-4999
Hoblit, Ferguson, Darling LLP
2000 Frost Bank Plaza
802 N. Carancahua
Corpus Christi, Texas 78470
Tel. (361) 888-9392