Automotive Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Please locate the automotive expert witness you are searching for by clicking on the following links. The automotive experts found on this page may consult on issues regarding automotive engineering, automotive technology, commercial vehicles, manufacturer warranties, and auto defects. These consultants may provide reports concerning auto defects, automotive recalls, auto engines, automotive fires, automotive suspension, automotive electrical systems, fuel systems, and gas tanks. Expert witnesses found through this page may also opine under oath on issues regarding automotive aerodynamics, automotive components, brakes, commercial vehicles, manufacturer warranties, vehicle failure, car crashes, auto theft, car rentals, and truck rentals, among other topics.

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Peter J. Leiss (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
PJ occupied a variety of engineering positions with DaimlerChrysler and General Motors for nearly a decade. His expertise covers a diverse body of work, from engines and transmissions to electronic stability control, brakes, exhaust systems and vehicle... Learn More ›

Sean Shideh, P.E.
Providing comprehensive expert consulting in automotive litigation cases: • Automotive manufacturing and design defects analysis • Seatbelt/Airbag design and protection performance analysis • Vehicle suspension/handling testing and failure analysis • Vehicle... Learn More ›

Jack G Cohen
Jack Cohen has been involved in the car business with 30 years experience, wholesaling and retailing, running several dealerships and franchises. Currently holds a dealer license. Expert testimony regarding: Plaintiff & Defense / Consulting with... Learn More ›

Lewis R. Linet, Jr. (American Auto Seminars)
Dr. Lewis R. Linet, Jr., an Automotive Industry Veteran since 1978, provides Nationwide Expert Witness, Consultation and Case Strategy Services in Municipal, State and Federal Litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices specializing... Learn More ›
Steven Malek (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Steven Malek is an expert in vehicle engineering and heavy vehicle towing & recovery, including expertise in heavy truck repair. In the automotive industry, he performed root-cause analysis and resolution...
Jeffrey W Buckholz, PhD, PE, PTOE (Buckholz Traffic)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I have 44 years of hands-on experience in the traffic engineering field. I am a recognized national expert in traffic signal operation, timing, design, and construction and am also proficient in pavement...
R. Scott King, BSME, CFEI (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: R. Scott has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1999 and specializes in the mechanical aspects of automobiles, small trucks, commercial trucks and other vehicles. With over 35 years of experience in...
Vector Group LLC (Vector Group LLC)
Location: South Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Founded by retired members from the South Carolina Highway Patrol Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). We specialize in commercial vehicle and automotive accident reconstruction nationwide....
Grahme Fischer, P.E. (Technical Problem Solvers, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineering: Mr. Grahme Fischer has over 40 years of experience practicing various aspects of mechanical and forensic engineering. He has conducted...
Ronald D Schaible, CIH, CSP, CPE (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ron Schaible, CIH, CSP, P.E. is Certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Registered Professional Engineer #36714-Safety (Massachusetts),...
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...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Michael Stichter, Ph.D., P.E. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Stichter is a Mechanical Engineer at ARCCA with extensive experience in automotive, recreational, transportation, agricultural, commercial and industrial equipment and systems. He specializes in failure...
Dennis W. Eckstine (Eckstine & Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dennis Eckstine has over 30 years experience in engineering, quality, and product safety including company representative at trial for equipment manufacturers. He has expertise and extensive experience...
Neil Brown (Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery Inc)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I am a board-certified neurosurgeon with twenty-five years of practice in general adult neurosurgery. Biomechanical opinions are based upon an BSc (Hon) in Applied Mathematics, an MSc in Physics, and...
Technology Associates, LLC (Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) )
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published...
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...
Christian A. Yates, M.S., P.E. (Alpha Engineering & Consulting, LLC )
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Yates has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and specializes in accident reconstruction. Current work includes the analysis and reconstruction of vehicular accidents, including vehicular dynamics and occupant restraint systems.
Lloyd D. Rae (Westchester Investments & Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Offices in New York and Los Angeles. Lloyd D. Rae, Senior Partner and Expert Witness for Westchester Investments and Consulting LP has over 25 years of experience in the car rental and automobile business,...
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...
Michael W Wagner, MBA, CAFM, CSP, ASM, ASCA-C (ExBet Advising, LLC)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Michael Wagner is experienced in premises liability which includes snow and ice management operations, site conditions, slip and fall injuries and lawsuits, contract revision and development, understanding...
Craig Good, Ph.D., P.Eng (Collision Analysis, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Craig Good, Ph.D., P.Eng. (COLLISION ANALYSIS) has extensive experience in injury biomechanics including trampoline & foam pit injuries and automotive product failure/product liability cases including...
Robert C. Sugarman, PE (RCS Performance Systems, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Personal injury analyst. BA, MS, SM, PhD in physics & psychology (including MIT); 45 yrs R&D, teaching, trial testimony, industrial training, 'in the trenches'. Perception, vision, warnings, equipment/product...
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;...
Mark Respass (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mark Respass Commercial Trucking Expert Mark Respass is a Commercial Trucking Expert with nearly 40 years of diverse experience as a driver, fleet safety director, and transportation risk manager for...
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...
Chase Nalls (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Chase Nalls is an automotive engineer and crash expert specializing in the design and performance of airbag and restraint systems. He earned both his Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical...
CHRISTOPHER A. GAYNER (Expert Reconstruction Company LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION Analyses involving automobiles, trucks, buses, trains, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. Time-Speed-Position analyses, human factors, biomechanics, Delta-V, scene assessments,...
Paul Eason (e4 Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Eason combines experience from academia, industry, and consulting to address a variety of engineering and forensic subjects. His broad based materials engineering education allows him to examine product...
Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. Its Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 50 years of experience in the traffic accident and engineering fields. The firm specializes...
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
Kenneth L. Pearl (Kenneth L. Pearl)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pearl is an expert in accident reconstruction including automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians, etc. He is also an expert in tire failure analysis and tire performance.
Erik Anderson (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Erik Anderson Automotive Engineer & Crash Expert Erik Anderson is an automotive engineer with nearly 20 years of professional experience. He spent 14 of those years working directly for automotive...
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 ·...
Tim S Leggett, P. Eng., P. E. (Forensic Dynamics Inc. )
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Tim Leggett, P. Eng. P. E. founded Forensic Dynamics Inc. in 1988 and remains a senior accident reconstruction engineer, having reconstructed over 5300 accidents and testified in over 425 trials across...
James Lewis (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Transportation Safety Expert James Lewis has been an expert witness in the trucking & transportation industry for over two decades. He specializes in FMCSA and DOT compliance and training, towing and recovery...
Brooks Rugemer (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Brooks is a Trucking and Warehousing expert, experienced in accident and injury investigations. He has worked in the Transportation Industry since 1983. In 1994, after 13 years as a professional truck...
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...
David A. Casteel (Casteel Accident Reconstruction, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: DAVID A. CASTEEL SENIOR COLLISION ANALYST • Published author on collision analysis • Extensive teaching and speaking engagements • Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers • Former Arbitrator,...
Anthony Racioppo (East Coast Forensics Corp)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Anthony Racioppo is an Accident Reconstructionist, ASE Certified Forensic Master Mechanic and Trucking & Safety Expert. He has been investigating motor vehicle accidents for over 35 years both with the...
James Caron, CCM (Caron Weather Consultancy)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: James Caron, a former Air Force meteorology officer and chief meteorologist for a global financial firm, specializes in historical weather research for litigation with over 20 years of weather experience....
Ellen Szubski, M.S., Ph.D., CXLT, CPSI, AHFP (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Ellen Szubski, Ph.D., is a human factors consultant at The Warren Group. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Factors Psychology and a Master of Science in Applied Psychology...
Kenneth A Solomon (Institute of Risk & Safety Analyses)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 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,...
Curtis M Beloy, M.S., P.E. (4Moto Engineers LLC)
Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: Accident analysis, mechanical defects, motorcycles and off-highway vehicles: With 20+ years of vehicle engineering and traffic crash reconstruction experience, Mr. Beloy investigates and analyzes incidents...
Steven Becker (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Steven is experienced in Reconstructing Crashes and Vehicle Engineering Defects related to: • Frontal, Side, and Low Speed Rear Impacts • Pedestrian, Bicycle, UTVs, and Heavy Truck Collisions • Unintended...
Ralph Aronberg (Aronberg and Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Ralph Aronberg, P.E., established the firm in 1983. Since that time, Mr. Aronberg has reconstructed over 1500 accidents and testified in over 150 jury trials. Mr. Aronberg had been qualified as an expert...
Justin P. Schorr, Ph.D. (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Justin P. Schorr earned his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University in 2008 and his Master’s (2010) and Doctorate (2015) degrees from The George Washington University...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
Mark V. Sutherland PE, CFEI, CVFI, CFII (Expert Forensic Engineers)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: I have been engaged in the design, development, marketing and troubleshooting aspects of electrical engineering since 1983, and in the more specialized practice of forensic engineering since 2002. During...
H. John Miller, PhD, PE (Miller Biomechanical Forensics, LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: A biomedical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineer, Dr. Miller has focused his work in the areas of injury causation, occupant safety, crashworthiness, product design, manufacturing processes and new...
Douglas J. Rowland, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Douglas J. Rowland, PE Crash Reconstruction, Vehicle Engineering, Heavy Truck/Tractor Trailer Doug spent more than 20 years working with all types of vehicles: automobiles, heavy trucks and buses,...
Michael Nranian (AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN ANALYSIS L.L.C.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Michael Nranian Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, Product Liability Litigation. Licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, the United States Patent and Trademark Office,...
Stanley Jaworski, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Stanley Jaworski, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I. Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert Stanley Jaworski is a mechanical engineer with a diverse range of professional and vocational experience. As...
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...
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...
Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Who is The Kilpatrick Group, PA? Our mission is to provide to you with forensic mechanical design engineering services that are dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of forensic...
Richard D. Sherman (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Tire Design, Manufacturing, and Failure Expert Richard Sherman is an automotive engineer who specializes in tire design and failure analysis. He applies his expertise nationally to forensic casework...
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...
Dave R Clark, PE (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,...
Christopher D. Roche (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Christopher Roche is an automotive engineer with nearly 30 years of professional experience working for major vehicle manufacturers, specializing in the design of vehicle structures to protect occupants...
Christopher K Wilson (Christopher Wilson Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr Wilson has 30 years of experience in the automotive industry developing and building safety systems to address all manner of vehicle accidents. He is a leader in the development of vehicle positioning,...
Daryl Ebersole, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Daryl L. Ebersole, PE, is a licensed Professional Engineer in more than 10 states. He has also testified at trial in approximately 10 states. He is a proven investigator of electrical causes of fires,...
Martin M Balaban, PhD, PE (AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PhD Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, MS Mechanics from Illinois Institute of Technology, BS Civil Engineering from Cooper Union. Licensed Professional Engineer (Safety) State of California. Accident...
Nathan H. Morrill, P.E..CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc. has 6 consulting mechanical engineers. We have a total of nearly 100 years of experience designing mechanical equipment. Our engineers have over 80 U.S. patents on products...
Peter Petrovsky PE, ME, CE, IE, A B HAZ & C-12 MULTI-DISCIPLINED ENGINEER & CONTRACTOR (Diversified - lppetrovsky@gmail.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Peter Petrovsky, PE, earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General...
James D. Madden. P.E. (Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer, Sr. Forensic Engineer at  Madden Accident Analysis, Investigation, Reconstruction)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: During over 35 years of Forensic Engineering work Senior Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. has: - completed over 1100 cases - prepared and issued over 700 written reports - prepared and issued...
Daniel W. Vomhof III (Expert Witness Services, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Vomhof is an ACTAR certified accident reconstructionist, with experience in auto, bicycle, pedestrian and motorcycle collisions. He has specialized in "Who had the green" determination in traffic signal...
Automotive FAQs

What is an automotive expert witness?

An automotive expert witness is someone who can provide testimony about the aspects of cars and car crashes. They may also be able to testify about auto industry standards and automotive components.

What is the role of an automotive expert witness?

An automotive expert witness is a person who is qualified to give testimony about the safety, operation, or value of a motor vehicle.

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

Automotive 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 automotive expert witness?

An automotive expert witness should have a deep understanding of the automotive industry, including its technologies, standards, and best practices, along with strong communication and report writing skills, to clearly present their expert opinions in court.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by an automotive expert witness?

An automotive expert witness gathers evidence through a variety of methods, including examining the vehicle, reviewing maintenance records, conducting tests, and analyzing data to provide an expert opinion in a lawsuit.

What type of cases might require opinions from an automotive expert witness?

Automotive expert witnesses may be needed in cases involving accidents, product liability, mechanical failures, and insurance claims. They can provide insight into industry standards, vehicle design, and safety regulations.