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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 ›

WILLIAM D GUENTZLER (FORENSICS INTERNATIONAL (forensicsintl@dc.rr.com))
Dr. Guentzler has over 30 years experience as an automotive expert witness. His specialities include cars, trucks, buses, motorhomes, trailers, motorcycles, ATC,and ATV cases. He specializes in brakes, engines, electrical, tires, and seat belt issues... 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 ›
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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),...
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,...
James Lewis (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: James E. Lewis is a retired US Air Force Security Forces and Academic Instructor Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) who has been working as an expert witness in the trucking & transportation industry...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Charles C. Temple, P.E. (Exigent Group Limited)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Charles Temple is a Licensed Professional Engineer with Bachelor and Master’s degrees in mechanical engineering. Charles investigates the design and safety of machines and products involved in personal...
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...
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.