Admiralty & Maritime Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Experts on this page may testify on issues including: boats, marine, admiralty, boat design, boat equipment, boat maintenance, boat manuals, boating safety, buoyage and markers, capsizing, cargo handling/damage/loss, coast guard regulations, dock lighting, docking practices, fishing vessels, harbor lighting, jet skis, jetski, longshoreman and stevedore claims, loss of containers, marinas, marine safety practices, marine surveying, maritime, navigational safety, night operations, offshore rigs, power boats, recreational boating, relative motion, right of way issues, personal watercraft, rules of the road, sailboats, salvage, sea-survival, service vessels, shipbuilding, speed boats, supertankers, vessel operation, vessel repair, vessel tracing, water skiing, docks, wharves, harbors, longshore, long shore, and stevedore claims.

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Arthur W. Faherty (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Arthur W. Faherty (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Arthur W. Faherty Marine Engineer/Mechanical Expert Arthur took learned mechanical and electrical principles to craft a long and successful career at sea. Most of his time at sea was sailing as a Chief Engineer onboard ocean –going vessels. In this... Learn More ›

James W Allen (J.W. Allen Enterprises Inc)

James W Allen (J.W. Allen Enterprises Inc)

30 years service in the U.S. Coast Guard, over 22 years working as a marine safety consultant/expert witness for boating accidents and boating mishaps. Years of hands on experience in boat/shipboard operations, maintenance, vessel boardings, rules of... Learn More ›

David E. Cole, B.S., J.D., Commander USCG (Ret.) 20 years (Maritime-Admiralty Services )

David E. Cole, B.S., J.D., Commander USCG (Ret.) 20 years (Maritime-Admiralty Services )

*Work Done Nationwide* Mr. Cole served 20 years as Commander in the U.S.C.G. His areas of expertise include: Personal Injury and Death Groundings and Determination of Navigable Waters Permitting and Bridges Vessel Access and Regulatory Analysis Collisions... Learn More ›

John W. Sullivan (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: John is a Marine Engineer with over thirty years of professional experience both at sea and ashore. He has been a Chief Engineer on Steam and Motor Vessels of unlimited Horsepower. He has also been a Port...

Brian G. Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. (BEC Consulting, LLC)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pfeifer is a Consulting Engineer with a strong background in the design, development, and implementation of roadside safety hardware. Current work consists of vehicular accident reconstruction including...

Walter P Godfrey (Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: We offer World Wide Independent Investigation to Determine the Origin & Cause of Fires & Explosions in Structures, Vessels & Vehicles by providing Fire & Explosion Investigators, Analysts, Experts & Forensic...

David S. Smith, CDR, USCG (RET) (Smith Aquatic Safety Service)

Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Smith has been recognized and honored as a leader in pool, aquatic and boating safety activities and training throughout North America. After 25 year's service he retired as Chief, Boating Safety...

Doug S. Devoy & Capt. Mike Jacobs (Mathews-Daniel)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Marine Surveying of Offshore Oil & Gas Industry, Marine Accident Investigation Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Engineering Technology, Accident Investigation and Loss Adjustment for Offshore Oil...

Gerald J Hietpas, P.E. (Causey Engineering, LLC)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1983, 94% of our 565 Industrial Cases have settled OUT OF COURT – as representatives for Insurers, Defense and Plaintiff Attorneys. Our Principals and Associates have in depth expertise in a broad...

Daniel M. McDonough, M.S.M.E., ACTAR (ARCCA, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. McDonough is a mechanical expert and accident reconstructionist specializing in the safety of mechanical systems and devices, including automotive, marine, aviation, recreational, commercial and industrial...

Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...

Brian M Davis, MSME, PE (Old Iron Innovation LLC)

Location: Florida and Ohio
Areas of Expertise: As the principal of the firm, Brian M. Davis, MSME, PE has over 26 years of cross-functional experience in: • Aircraft propulsion systems/aircraft engines • Gas turbine engineering • Medical device...

Trident Marine Safety Associates

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Henry Woods and his professional staff are degreed and licensed in the maritime field, and many have taught at the university level. All have many years of “hands-on” professional marine work experience,...

Bartley J. Eckhardt, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: BARTLEY J. ECKHARDT – P.E. Marine and Mechanical Engineer What better expert to retain for matters relating to marine and industrial engineering than a Merchant Mariner who’s versed in ship design and...

John E. Kelly III (Kerberos Solutions, LLC)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Kelly is a Forensic Engineering Investigator with over 50 years of hands on experience with Diesel, Gasoline, Gas Turbine and Alternatively fueled engines and ancillary equipment. Mr. Kelly has expertise...

Clement Mesavage ("Clem") (MIDSTREAM FARM LLC / usaclem@erols.com)

Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Oil, Gas, Chemical INFRASTRUCTURE Emphasis. Bulk Liquid Terminal Consultant and pipeline System Consultant for over 40 years; experience at over 1,000 aboveground tank terminals and pipelne systems nationwide...

G. Fred Liebkemann IV, P.E.

Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: G. Fred Liebkemann IV, P.E. is a mechanical engineer and an experienced designer & analyst of heavy handling & construction equipment, oilfield drilling equipment & structures, and service vessels including...

Gregory T Davis (Engineering Systems, Inc.)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Davis has been a marine surveyor for over 42 years, is the owner of Davis & Company, Ltd the largest marine survey company in North America. He is currently the Director of the Marine Practice Group...

Thomas R Dyer, P.E. (Headway Marine LLC)

Location: California and Washington
Areas of Expertise: During a shipbuilding, and naval architecture career spanning over 40 years, Tom Dyer has developed a broad knowledge of marine operations, the shipbuilding business, and the technology and operation...

Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...

J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...

John Tyson P.E. (AR Tech Forensic Experts Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Tyson is a Registered Professional Engineer, Consulting Engineer and Licensed Engineering Contractor. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology and the American...

Hal Watson,Jr., PhD, P.E. (Watson Engineering Corp.)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: We do accident investigation and reconstruction and in the following areas: (1) Motor vehicle crashes (2) Industrial accidents (3)Construction site accidents (4) Invitee-Premise accidents such as slip,trip...

Lawrence M. Levine, P.E. (Consulting Engineers Accident Reconstruction)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Levine is a professional Engineer in NY and NJ in private consulting practice since 1983. He has worked in the field of Traffic, Highway and Civil Engineering since 1970. He has a BSCE from Michigan...

Carl Sheriff, P.E. (Accident Reconstruction & Safety)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Degreed in Law and Engineering Licensed Professional Safety, Mechanical & Control Systems Engineer Licensed General & Mechanical Contractor Licensed Real Estate Broker ICBO/ICC Certified Building Inspector Certified...

ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 20 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, insurance agencies, government entities and many other industries with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts...

Captain Robert J. Cronin (Northeast Watercraft Accident Reconstruction Specialists)

Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Northeast Watercraft Reconstruction Specialists investigates and reconstructs pleasure craft, personal watercraft and "near coastal" commercial collisions and allisions. The NeWARS team has over fifty...

David L Mitchell, Ph.D. (GEO Associates)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: GEO Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Groundwater...

Arlen Leiner (AAC Marine Group, inc)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: AAC Marine Group offers comprehensive Marine Inspection, Surveying, and Consulting services throughout South Florida and Central Florida, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Stuart, Palm Beach,...

Frank Johnson (System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL))

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Established in 1981, System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL) specializes in providing multi-disciplined engineering and scientific consulting, product testing, safety and forensic engineering (failure...

Charles C. Roberts, Jr. (C. Roberts Consulting Engineers, Inc.)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Charles C. Roberts, Jr. is an engineering consultant in the areas of accident reconstruction, failure analysis, structural analysis, heat transfer, fire origin analysis, computer analysis, mechanics,...

Robert John Phillips, P.E., CFEI (The Warren Group, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Senior Consulting Engineer John Phillips has more than 30 years of crane and heavy equipment experience and more than 19 years of experience in forensic engineering. In addition...

Gary E Kilpatrick (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Who is Kilpatrick Forensics? Kilpatrick Forensics is a forensic engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic vehicle crash reconstruction engineering and analyses services for our clients....

Joseph DeMaria, Ph.D., CFC, CSHM, CHCM, DACFEI, MIIRSM (Americana Safety Associates, LLC)

Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Americana Safety assists plaintiff & defense attorneys win their clients' claims. OUR ADVANTAGES We are the only nationwide firm that can provide plaintiff and defense attorneys with experienced...

Technology Associates, LLC (Dr. Irving Ojalvo)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Irving Ojalvo & Associates. Our highly qualified staff of Mechanical, Biomechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineers have decades of experience assisting attorneys and insurance representatives...

Marjorie Murtagh Cooke (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Marjorie has been responsible for all facets of marine accident investigations, including the collection of evidence and analysis of facts to determine probable cause and the preparation of detailed reports...

Robson Forensic, Inc.

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...

David Shonting

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr Shonting is a professor of oceanography, author,lecturer, and research scientist of 35 years [Doctorate is from MIT]. He has served as Admiralty expert consultant and witness related to:Vessel groundings,At-sea...

Michael S. Lutz, BSME, P.E. (ARCCA, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Lutz is a Senior Accident Reconstructionist and Forensic Engineer with ARCCA who specializes in accident reconstruction of passenger and commercial vehicle collisions, analysis of product and equipment...

Henry W. Pickersgill, NAMS-CMS, SNAME

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Nearly 50 years marine survey experience, especially yacht both power and sail, including pre-purchase, damage claims, yacht/boatyard service/repair/restoration disputes, insurance disputes, voyage, new...

Accident & Safety Consultants

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($170ph review NY, NJ, MD, PA, DE, VA, DC, WV) • Accident Reconstruction: Car, Bus, Truck, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Rollovers • Biomechanics,Occupant Injury • Safety Standards, Falls • Building...

Craig Good, Ph.D., PE (Collision Analysis, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Craig Good, Ph.D., P.Eng. (COLLISION ANALYSIS) has extensive experience in injury biomechanics and automotive product failure/product liability cases including airbags, child restraint systems, helmets,...

The Squadron, Inc

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: The Squadron offers individual or panels of experts to assist with active legal cases. Our company is comprised of career pilots/aviation safety professionals who have honed their skills in both the military...

Sean Shideh, P.E.

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Providing comprehensive expert consulting in automotive litigation cases: • Automotive manufacturing and design defects analysis • Seatbelt/Airbag design and protection performance analysis • Vehicle...

Alan M Steinman, MD, MPH (Steinman Maritime Consulting Services)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Steinman is an expert in maritime medicine with particular emphasis on sea-survival, drowning and hypothermia. He has served as Surgeon General (Director of Health and Safety) for the U.S. Coast Guard,...

Gerald M. Dworkin (Lifesaving Resources, LLC)

Location: Maine
Areas of Expertise: Gerald Dworkin is a professional Aquatics Safety & Water Rescue Consultant for Lifesaving Resources, LLC, a company dedicated to drowning and aquatic injury prevention and emergency management. Dworkin...