Cruise Lines Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding cruise lines may be found here. Cruise lines experts found on this page may consult on issues involving cruise ships, passenger shipping lines, and cruising. These experts may provide reports and testimony on party ships, transportation business, and the leisure entertainment business, as well as related issues.

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Charles H. Kinnear (Kinnear Maritime Services)
Charles H. Kinnear is a U.S. Mariner with 40 years of experience as a U.S. Coast Guard Officer, Classification Surveyor, Maritime Executive, and Expert Witness. He has one of the most unique and in-depth backgrounds in the maritime industry and a reputation... Learn More ›
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 Panish (
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
George M. Zeitler, MSc (Zeitler Marine Services LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Zeitler has over 30 years of experience in the marine industry. His experiences include 18 years as a US Coast Guard qualified marine inspector and casualty investigator and 7 years as a Classification...
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Experienced hotel and hospitality experts providing litigation consulting and impartial hotel expert witness research, reports and testimony. With associate offices in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Maine,...
Roy Scott (Scott Marine Surveyors & Consultants of Florida Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Scott Marine, is an independent consulting firm providing litigation support specializing in maritime losses encountered by individuals and companies. We handle personal injury, Jones Act/crew claims,...
Gerald M. Dworkin (Lifesaving Resources, LLC)
Location: Maine
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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...
Capt. Tuuli A. Messer-Bookman, Esq.
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: I have worked as a maritime expert witness and consultant since 1996, on over 100 cases, roughly evenly split between plaintiff and defense. My cases have involved everything from recreational boating...
Hendrik J. Keijer (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Marine Operations Expert Captain Hendrik J. Keijer is a retired Master Mariner and Marine Engineer who operated cruise ships, cargo ships, and boats unlimited in size for more than 30 years. He is Certified...
Leonard Backer (Leonard J. Backer Associates LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: We have specialized expertise in all areas of the Furniture, Seating and Table Industries. Our firm's services encompass Expert Witness work, Litigation and/or Strategic Consulting for a wide variety...
Cruise Lines FAQs

What is a cruise lines expert witness?

A cruise lines expert witness is a professional who has experience and knowledge in the areas of cruise ships, passenger shipping lines, cruising, party ships, and the transportation business.

What is the role of a cruise lines expert witness?

The role of a cruise lines expert witness is to present expert testimony in legal matters on the safety, operation, and regulations of cruise ships.

How much can a person make as a cruise lines expert witness?

Cruise lines 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 a cruise lines expert witness?

Cruise lines expert witnesses should have expertise in maritime law, safety regulations, and emergency procedures aboard cruise ships.

What type of evidence is gathered in a legal proceeding by a cruise lines expert witness?

A cruise lines expert witness may gather evidence such as ship logs, maintenance records, witness statements, and industry standards to provide testimony in a legal proceeding.

What type of cases typically involve the testimony of a cruise lines expert witness?

Cruise lines expert witnesses are typically called upon to testify in cases involving maritime law, personal injury, accidents, medical malpractice, and other legal disputes related to the cruise industry.