Black Box/Data Recorder Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding black boxes and data recorders may be found by clicking on this page. The experts found on this page may consult regarding ECM data, event recorders, and recorded vehicle data. These consultants may provide reports concerning black box data retrieval and analysis, vehicle computer systems, and black box recorders. They may also opine on issues including flight data recorders, voyage data recorders, and cockpit voice recorders, as well as related issues.

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Sean P. Vozza, BSME (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
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 analysis on topics such as roadside safety, maintenance... Learn More ›

Lawrence M. Levine, P.E. (Consulting Engineers Accident Reconstruction)
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 State University and a MSTE from Rensselaer Polytechnic... Learn More ›

Andrew W Thomas (Collision Analytics LLC)
Serving Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Michigan. We are a full-service crash reconstruction and consulting agency. Whether your case involves motorcycles, light vehicles, or heavy vehicles, Collision Analytics has the equipment... Learn More ›

Technology Associates, LLC (Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) )
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 hundreds of papers, served on national ANSI standards... Learn More ›

Jason Walton (Walton & Associates, LLC)
Expert in the field of Accident Reconstruction, Black Box Downloads, Drones, 3D Diagramming and Animation. Our coverage area includes Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee & Louisiana with multiple locations. Founded by Senior Accident Reconstructionist,... Learn More ›
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...
Scott W Rohde, MCSFS (Rohde and Associates - Offices in  the Upper Midwest (WI/MI) & Southern New England)
Location: Connecticut and Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Rohde is a highly qualified accident reconstructionist, with thirty years experience in light truck, auto, bicycle, pedestrian, snowmobile, ATV, and motorcycle collisions. He uses quantitative and...
Robert Bennett (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robert Bennett is an ACTAR-accredited accident reconstruction expert with over 26 years of experience in traffic collision investigations. He specializes in Passenger Vehicle, Pedestrian & Bicycle Crash...
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...
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...
Robert T. Lynch, PE (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Robert T. Lynch, PE, earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Physics and Mathematics from Franklin & Marshall College before attending the University of Virginia where he obtained a Master of Science degree...
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...
Steven J Meyers (DVI Aviation)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Meyers is an experienced aircraft accident investigator, and has work experience as an engineer, pilot, and mechanic. He's an adjunct aviation instructor at Lewis University, and teaches courses pertaining...
Scott Greene (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 42 years, Scott Greene has been helping judges, attorneys, and organizations understand data. Scott collects, analyzes, and explains complex electronic and digital evidence in legal matters. His...
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,...
Brian A. Darr, P.E. IAAI-FIT(V), CFEI (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Darr has 26 years of extensive experience with tires including design, development, manufacturing, quality investigation, race tire preparation and testing of tires at numerous testing facilities....
Vernon Pruitt, MSEd, ACTAR (Pruitt's Professional Accident Reconstruction)
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: In 2013, Vernon Pruitt retired from the Tennessee Highway Patrol after serving 32 years. He completed the Accident Reconstruction course in 1999 and became a Trooper Reconstructionist for Troop A, Memphis...
Anita M. Kerezman (Kerezman Transportation Safety & Accident Analysis Services, LLC)
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: Commercial vehicle operation and safety specialist with over 40 years of professional experience in the trucking industry. Anita Kerezman was a professional truck driver for 27 years and has operated...
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,...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. (Houston Auto Appraisers)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. is a USPAP Compliant IACP Certified Auto Appraiser, Insurance Appraisal Clause Umpire, Certified Mediator / Arbitrator, Classic Car Judge and Trial Court Expert Witness at Houston...
Peter J. Leiss (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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...
Sol Forensics, LLC
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: With over 3 decades of combined experience with at-scene collision investigation, reconstruction, EDR imaging/analysis and witness testimony, Sol Forensics, LLC can provide you with the expertise you need....
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...
Robert W Halstead (IronWood Technologies, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a railroad expert and ACTAR-accredited Railroad Accident Reconstructionist. Electrical Engineer and former Supervisor of Signal Construction & Maintenance for a major Class I railroad. Have handled...
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 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...
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...
Thomas E. Johnson, P. E. (Railroad & Metallurgical Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: My engineering consulting practice is focused on the following areas: Railroad Accident Reconstruction and litigation, Metallurgical Engineering/Failure Analysis, Railroad Engineering, new product development...
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...
Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. (Houston Aircraft Appraisers)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Houston Aircraft Appraisers delivers fair and accurate Independent Certified Aircraft Appraisals. Specializing in Commercial Airliner Appraisals, Regional Airliner Appraisals, Corporate Jet Appraisals,...
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...
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...
Todd Roescher (Aperture, LLC.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Todd Roescher is a Forensic Engineer with Aperture (formerly Biomechanical Research and Testing). Todd has been with Aperture since 2017 and during that time he has conducted over 100 instrumented tests...
John R. Yannaccone, P.E. (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: John R. Yannaccone, PE has been an engineer for over 25 years. For over 20 of those years, he has worked in the forensic engineering field. Most of his work has been related to the investigation and analysis...
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...
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....
Brian G. Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pfeifer is an Engineering Expert with over 25 years of experience investigating thousands of cases involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. He is a leading expert in accident reconstruction,...
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...
Terry W. McClanahan (T-M Accident Reconstruction, LLC)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Terry McClanahan is an Accident Reconstructionist and Fully Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). He received his reconstruction training/certification...
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,...
Black Box/Data Recorder FAQs

What is a black box/data recorder expert witness?

A black box/data recorder expert witness is a professional with specialized knowledge in the retrieval and interpretation of data from black boxes, event data recorders, and other electronic recording devices used in the transportation industry.

What is the role of a black box/data recorder expert witness?

The role of a black box/data recorder expert witness is to provide analysis and interpretation of the data recorded by the black box/data recorder.

How much can a person make as a black box/data recorder expert witness?

Black box/data recorder 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 a black box/data recorder expert witness?

A black box/data recorder expert witness should have extensive knowledge of data recorders, including their design, function, and analysis, along with strong communication and report writing skills, to effectively present their expertise in court.

For a case, how is evidence gathered by a black box/data recorder expert witness?

A black box/data recorder expert witness gathers evidence by analyzing the data recorded by the device. They use specialized software and equipment to extract and interpret the information, which can be used in court proceedings.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a black box/data recorder expert witness?

Cases involving aviation accidents, car accidents, train accidents, and other transportation incidents may require expert opinions from a black box/data recorder expert witness to analyze and interpret the data.