Cranes Expert Witnesses

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Consultants and expert witnesses who may provide expert witness testimony regarding cranes may be located on this page. Experts found here may consult on issues involving tower cranes, hydraulic cranes, construction cranes, and suspended cranes. Consultants found here may also provide expert witness testimony on issues involving overhead cranes, floating cranes, and vessel (deck) cranes, among other types of related machinery.

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Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)
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 engineering and the scientific method in order... Learn More ›

Dennis W. Eckstine (Eckstine & Associates, Inc.)
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 with cranes, aerial platforms, lifts, trucks, farm... Learn More ›

Bransford A. Pickett (Systems Engineering and Forensic Services)
Mr. Pickett expertise covers more than 25 years of design, maintenance, compliance, training and practical experience with cranes, large rigging and marine projects, aerial devices, forklifts, conveyors, hand tools, below-the-hook lifting devices and... Learn More ›

Scott Orr (Paradise Crane Consultants, LLC)
PCC Founder and Principal, Scott Orr, has having more than 35 years of “Hands On” experience in construction and industrial work environments and extensive knowledge concerning OSHA’s Multi-Employer Work Site Policy, Scott has extensive knowledge and... Learn More ›
William G Switalski, P.E. (Switalski Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: I have consulted in matters involving industrial and consumer products, industrial work practices, and premises liability since 1980. I've been retained on several hundred occasions by both Defense and...
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...
Amin Terouhid (Adroit Consultants, LLC)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: I am a construction subject matter expert with more than 18 years of professional experience. I have a Ph.D. in construction management and have master's degrees in civil engineering as well as industrial...
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...
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,...
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...
Homer R. Peterson, II (Peterson Construction Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Homer R. Peterson II, P.E., CSP, CFLC provides consulting services to attorneys, insurance carriers, construction companies, and companies engaged in general industry. Services are offered as a subject...
David R Decker (Becket Training & Consulting)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Dave Decker, has more than 45 years of experience in crane & rigging work with 25+ years of service on ASME B30 main and sub committees and the ASME P30 main committee. He has been involved with many...
Joe DeFranco, CSP (Safety Consulting Specialists, Inc)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Joe DeFranco has over 25 years of experience in construction, industrial and crane safety consulting. He has been a Board Certified Safety Professional since 2001 and has been retained in over 50 cases...
Finity Engineering, LLC
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Engineers, industrial designers, and other experts in automation, mechatronics, robotics, and consumer products provide expert witness services and litigation support in patent cases, product liability...
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...
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...
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...
David Smith, MSME, MBA, PE, CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with seven issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award-winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, a mechanical engineering consulting...
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...
Brian H Aanestad (Discovery)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert has more than 39 years of experience with underground construction and transportation, directly overseeing placement of underground infrastructure including utilities, pipelines, and conduit, while...
Rudolph P Frizzi, PE, GE, D.GE (Langan Environmental & Engineering Services)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Frizzi’s geotechnical engineering and project management experience is extensive, with particular emphasis on: foundation design and construction in urban areas, and large-scale land and waterfront...
J.P. Purswell, Ph.D., P.E., CPE (CSU-Pueblo)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Purswell has been qualified as an expert in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Industrial Safety (including OSHA issues) and Product Safety. He has testified in numerous cases with respect to the adequacy...
Stephen E. Fournier, P.E., NCEES (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: STEPHEN E. FOURNIER, P.E., NCEES Construction Injury, Construction Equipment, Workplace Safety, Ladder Expert Steve has over 35 years in the construction field and has performed more than 1,000 forensic...
Timothy Kobernat, CSP Ret (OSHAware, LLC)
Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: A former OSHA Area Director and District Supervisor, I am now a consultant with OSHAware, LLC. OSHAware is a firm providing assistance to counsel regarding OSHA regulations, worksite safety/hazard analysis,...
Cranes FAQs

What is a cranes expert witness?

A crane operator expert witness is someone who can testify in court about the safety, operation, maintenance, and accidents involving cranes.

What is the role of a cranes expert witness?

The role of a cranes expert witness is to provide specialized knowledge and testimony in legal proceedings related to crane design, operation, and safety.

How much can a person make as a cranes expert witness?

Cranes expert witnesses can earn somewhere in the range of $200-$450 an hour, or more in some circumstances. The exact amount is determined between the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of a cranes expert witness?

An expert witness in cranes should have knowledge of the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of cranes and other lifting equipment.

What type of evidence is gathered in a lawsuit by a cranes expert witness?

A cranes expert witness may gather evidence such as inspection reports, maintenance records, accident reports, and industry standards to provide testimony in a lawsuit related to crane operations.

What type of cases involve the testimony of a cranes expert witness?

Cases involving construction accidents, crane collapses, and crane operator negligence often require the testimony of a cranes expert witness to provide insight and analysis on the technical aspects of the incident.