Aquatics Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Click on the links below to find experts who may consult and testify regarding aquatics. The professionals found on this page may advise regarding water safety, swimming pools, and spas. These aquatics experts may provide reports concerning hot tubs, whirlpools, and jacuzzis. They may also testify on aquatics safety, diving, and lifesaving, as well as related issues.

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Maria K. Bella (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Maria Bella is an expert specializing in aquatic safety. She is one of only six Aquatic Facility Operator Instructor Trainers in the world and has been active in the aquatics industry for more than 40 years. Bella holds a degree in Aquatic Engineering,... Learn More ›

Gerald M. Dworkin (Lifesaving Resources, LLC)
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 has written and published over 40 articles and has... Learn More ›

Richard A Young (Aquatic Commercial Consulting )
Richard Young has over 35 years of public, institutional, commercial, water park and high-end residential pool experience. Rich is a California State Contractor. Rich has operated several as well as designed and renovated hundreds of public, commercial... Learn More ›

Robert E Holmer, PE, GE (H2 Engineers, Inc)
• Engineer of Record for over 30,000 residential and 500 public swimming pool projects. • Performed over 100 Forensics Investigation of swimming pool construction defects/failures • 20 years expert witness experience including over 30 depositions... Learn More ›

Kenneth A Solomon (Institute of Risk & Safety Analyses)
Kenneth A Solomon, Ph.D., Post Ph.D., P.E., Chief Scientist; diverse engineering staff; Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, 3D Photography, Safety, Accident, Prevention, Adequacy of Warnings, Construction Defect, Failure Analysis, OSHA... Learn More ›
James G. Kent
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Kent is a Kinesiologist and Certified Medical Investigator with offices in Southern California and the Reno/Lake Tahoe area. He has provided consultation and expert witness services since 1983. His...
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...
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,...
John Shaw, PE (John Shaw Consulting LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Water, Wastewater and Sewer industry – John Shaw has a unique combination of an operations and an engineering background. Sanitary engineering including water (potable) and wastewater (industrial...
Chuck Dutill, P.E., D.F.E. (Heritage Technical Services, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: For over 45 years Mr. Dutill has been performing hydrology and environmental engineering nationwide. He has focused on wastewater, stormwater, flooding, sewers, septic systems, groundwater, drainage, runoff,...
Rene Basulto P.E., MSEM, CGC, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert Rene Basulto is a Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert with 40 years of experience in the design, construction and maintenance of building systems,...
Mark R Lehto (Miller Engineering)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: There are four PhD and registered Professional Engineers at Miller Engineering who are celebrating 40 years of Professorships at three universities along with providing services to Government, Insurance,...
Trevor A Sherwood II (Pool Operation Management)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Swimming pool consultant with over 30 years of experience in service, consulting, training/education, code/regulation development, and expert witness. Contributed to aquatic textbooks and related articles,...
Jeffrey M Evans (Management Matters LLC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: With over thirty-five years experience, Jeff Evans serves as an Expert Witness in cases involving Planned Communities, Community Associations, Property Owner Associations, Private Clubs, Country Clubs,...
Richard Shema, CCM (WeatherGuy, LLP)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: 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...
James M. Miller, PE, PhD (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Warnings & Instructions - Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals | Workplace Safety - Hearing Protection & PPE | Consumer Product Safety - Batteries & Vapes | Chemical Safety - Herbicides | Vehicle Accidents...
Aquatics FAQs

What is an aquatics expert witness?

An aquatics expert witness is a professional with specialized knowledge in areas such as water safety, aquatic risk management, swimming pool design, and lifeguarding, among other related subjects.

What is the role of an aquatics expert witness?

The role of an aquatics expert witness is to provide testimony about the design, operation, and maintenance of pools and other aquatic facilities, as well as the safety of these facilities.

How much can a person make as an aquatics expert witness?

Aquatics expert witnesses may charge anywhere from $150 to $400 or more per hour, depending on such factors as their level of expertise, knowledge, location, and availability. The exact fee is negotiated between the expert and the attorney involved in the case.

What are the qualifications of an aquatics expert witness?

An aquatics expert witness should possess extensive knowledge of water safety and swimming, combined with effective communication and report writing skills, to effectively present their expertise in court.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by an aquatics expert witness?

An aquatics expert witness may gather evidence through site inspections, reviewing documents and records, conducting tests and experiments, and providing expert opinions based on their knowledge and experience in the field.

What type of lawsuit might require the testimony of an aquatics expert witness?

A lawsuit involving a drowning or other water-related injury, a dispute over pool or water park safety, or a case involving negligence or inadequate training of lifeguards may require the testimony of an aquatics expert witness.