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 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 ›

Capt. Tuuli A. Messer-Bookman, Esq.
I have worked as a maritime expert witness and consultant since 1996, on over 100 cases, roughly evenly split between plaintiff and defense. My cases have involved everything from recreational boating accidents to commercial vessels and cargo claims.... Learn More ›

Richard Shema, CCM (WeatherGuy, LLP)
Mr. Shema is a certified consulting meteorologist with experience in marine weather related accidents, cargo loss, and personal injury. He works internationally and particularly in Hawaii, Alaska, California and Pacific Northwest. His 24 year service... Learn More ›

Captain David G. Bacon
Captain David G. Bacon, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed vessel captain available as an expert witness on cases involving; boating accidents, slip & falls, personal injuries, collisions and allisions, issues of responsibilities and liabilities aboard vessels... Learn More ›
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...
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...
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...
Edward A. Gray (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ed Gray is a Facilities Engineer, Property Management Expert, and Patented Inventor with over 36 years of combined professional experience in marine and shoreside facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic,...
Sean P. Vozza, BSME (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Vozza is a Mechanical Engineer who investigates cases involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. He has worked on over 500 accident reconstruction cases in the past seven years, providing...
Capt. Gregory M. Tylawsky MBA, CMMar, AFNI (MARITIME EXPERT GROUP, INC.)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Captain Tylawsky is a Chartered Master Mariner as recognized by the Honorable Company of Master Mariners (London). It is a mark of excellence that evidences personal eminence and expertise, superior competence...
Hendrik J. Keijer (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Marine Operations Expert Captain Hendrik J. Keijer is a retired Master Mariner and Marine Engineer who operated cruise ships, cargo ships, and boats unlimited in size for more than 30 years. He is Certified...
Roy Scott (Scott Marine Surveyors & Consultants of Florida Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Scott Marine, is an independent consulting firm providing litigation support specializing in maritime losses encountered by individuals and companies. We handle personal injury, Jones Act/crew claims,...
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,...
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...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
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...
Kyle McAvoy (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kyle McAvoy, Captain, USCG (Retired) is a Marine Safety expert specializing in watercraft safety inspections and the investigation of marine incidents. He has received several distinguished Coast Guard...
Erik J Roeder (EJR Consulting)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Erik is an automotive expert who provides reasonable, credible and pertinent reports/testimony for automotive, RV, light truck and marine industries. Areas of expertise include mechanical; electrical;...
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...
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 ·...
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...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
Nicholas J. Lewis (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Nicholas J. Lewis Marine Operations Expert Captain Lewis has worked in the Marine industry for over 35 years, both at sea and ashore. He is a licensed U.S. Coast Guard Master of Steam and Motor vessels...
Accident & Safety Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($180ph 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...
Christopher C. Fogarty (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Christopher C. Fogarty Facilities & Marine Engineering Expert Christopher Fogarty is a Facilities Engineer with 40+ years of experience at a large, state-of-the art public sports and entertainment...
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...
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...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
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,...
George M. Zeitler, MSc (Zeitler Marine Services LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Zeitler has over 30 years of experience in the marine industry. His experiences include 18 years as a US Coast Guard qualified marine inspector and casualty investigator and 7 years as a Classification...
Admiralty & Maritime FAQs

What is an admiralty & maritime expert witness?

An admiralty and maritime expert witness is a specialist with extensive knowledge of the laws and regulations governing ships, boats, and other vessels. Their expertise covers a range of areas including maritime operations, navigation, cargo handling, and crew training, among others.

What is the role of an admiralty & maritime expert witness?

The role of an admiralty & maritime expert witness is to offer specialized knowledge and technical expertise on issues related to ships, boats, and other watercraft.

How much can a person make as an admiralty & maritime expert witness?

Admiralty & maritime expert witnesses may make anywhere from $175 to $400 or more per hour, depending the negotiated rate between the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of an admiralty & maritime expert witness?

To be a qualified expert witness in admiralty and maritime cases, one should have extensive knowledge of maritime laws and regulations, as well as excellent analytical skills and exceptional communication abilities.

For a case, how is evidence gathered by an admiralty & maritime expert witness?

An admiralty & maritime expert witness gathers evidence through various means such as reviewing documents, conducting investigations, analyzing data, and providing expert opinions based on their knowledge and experience in the field.

What type of cases involve the testimony of an admiralty & maritime expert witness?

Cases involving maritime accidents, cargo disputes, vessel collisions, salvage operations, marine insurance claims, and other legal matters related to the maritime industry may require the testimony of an admiralty and maritime expert witness.