California Equipment & Machinery Expert Witnesses

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Alan D Black (adbForensics)
Alan Black PE, CSP, CFI-A has over 40 years of professional experience in concept development, engineering, safety analysis, inspection and testing of amusement park show, ride and stunt equipment, military cockpit display systems, trampoline courts,... Learn More ›

Bradley N. Plank, PE (Mechanical & Metallurgical Engineer)
Both a mechanical and a metallurgical (including plastics) engineer, Mr. Plank provides failure analysis and investigation of claims in cases of loss or injury and has testified in cases of personal injury, property damage, and products liability in both... Learn More ›

William S Howard, PhD, MBA, PE (A Machinery Expert)
Dr. Howard specializes exclusively in the area of Industrial Machinery, Equipment, and Manufacturing. With 30+ years of experience in machines, robotics, and automation (as well as an on-going practice specializing in the design, development, and safety... Learn More ›

Nathan H. Morrill, P.E..CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
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 we have designed. As a result of our design... 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 ›
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...
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...
Jack Young, ASA, ARM, CPA (NorCal Valuation, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I provide equipment appraisals, appraisal reviews, and consulting support for litigation, insurance, acquisition, and financial reporting. I have an in-depth understanding of appraisal and accounting standards...
MORRIS S. FARKAS, P.E. (Consulting Office of Morris S. Farkas)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MORRIS FARKAS, Professional Safety Engineer, has 39 years of experience in construction, demolition, industrial and electrical safety, with the following credentials: Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil...
4x Forensic Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 4X Forensic Engineering Laboratories is a full-service forensic engineering laboratory. We provide expert witness and analytical & testing services in the areas of fire & explosion analysis, water loss...
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...
Neil Sheehan (Consulting Engineer - Medical Products)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Over 45 years of experience in all aspects of medical device design, development and manufacturing from individual contributor to Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing. Broad range of products...
Joseph A Perry P.E. (Joseph Perry P.E., LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: With over 42 years’ experience; Joseph A Perry P.E. is both a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in California and Hawaii, and an Electrical Contractor in California. His multiple licenses require...
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...
Kenneth J Kutchek, P.E., C.F.E.I., CMSE (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kenneth Kutchek, PE, C.F.E.I., CMSE, is an electrical engineer with more than 30 years of hands-on experience in manufacturing, industrial automation, process control, electrical design and software development....
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,...
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...
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...
Tom Kelly, M.S.E.E., P.E., CFEI, CESCP (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Electrical Engineer specializing in electrical equipment failures, fires and explosions, electrocution and electric shock accidents, solar system failures, and more. Senior Consulting...
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),...
Chad E. Jones, P.E., CFEI, CMSE®, CVFI (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Senior Consulting Engineer Chad Jones is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states, a NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator,...
Jeff Scurran (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Jeff Scurran is a Sports and Fitness Safety Expert with a specialty in athletic development and injury prevention. Jeff's expertise includes sports litigation support, concussion prevention, athletic training...
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...
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,...
Bob Hickman PE, CMSE (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Senior Consulting Engineer Bob Hickman is a Licensed Professional Engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas, and a Certified Machinery Safety Expert. He has over 30 years of manufacturing...
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...
Wade Lanning, Ph.D. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lanning is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in the forensic analysis of mechanical failures and material degradation, such as fracture surface analysis, metal corrosion, polymer oxidation and...
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,...
Christopher C. Fogarty (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Christopher C. Fogarty Facilities & Marine Engineering Expert Christopher Fogarty is a Facilities Engineer with 40+ years of experience at a large, state-of-the art public sports and entertainment...
Dawn Hill (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Food Manufacturing & Food Safety Expert Dawn Hill is a Chemical Engineer & Food Safety Expert. She has 15+ years of experience relevant to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) of food products, with...
Harry Ehrlich (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Working as an Industrial Engineer since 1978, Harry has been responsible for the design and manufacture of consumer products, as well as commercial and industrial equipment. Harry has had extensive experience...
Steve Noonan, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Steve Noonan P.E. Mechanical Engineer & Rail Systems Expert Steve Noonan is a mechanical systems engineer with railroad systems expertise in vehicles, equipment, and facilities. He has over 40 years...
Todd Metcalfe (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Todd Metcalfe is a Facilities Engineering and Industrial Safety Expert with 20+ years of experience in manufacturing and quality engineering for industrial machinery, heavy commercial vehicle components,...
Arthur W. Faherty (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Arthur W. Faherty Marine Engineer/Mechanical Expert Arthur took learned mechanical and electrical principles to craft a long and successful career at sea. Most of his time at sea was sailing as a Chief...
Jeffrey Kobilka, P.E., C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Jeffrey M. Kobilka, P.E., C.F.E.I. Electrical Engineer & Industrial Controls Expert Jeffrey Kobilka is an electrical engineer with more than a decade of professional experience in the engineering design...
John G. Green III, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: John G. Green III, P.E. Mechanical Engineer & Industrial Machinery Expert Jack Green is a Mechanical Engineer with specific expertise in industrial machinery, process systems, and construction site...
Brian O'Donel, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Facilities Engineering and Workplace Safety Expert Brian has 30 years of experience in Facilities Engineering and Workplace Safety. His expertise reaches nearly every aspect of Facilities Management,...
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...
Richard Murray, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Richard Murray is a Mechanical Engineer and industrial safety expert with vast expertise across product design, automation, and guarding; manufacturing processes; and other complex mechanical devices and...
Dale J. Cagwin, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Dale J. Cagwin, P.E., C.F.E.I. is a Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist. His experience includes fire protection engineering and HVAC, mechanical,...
Edward J. Zemeck, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Civil Engineer & Construction Safety Expert With 50 years of hands on experience in the design, construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, highways, utilities and cell towers, Ed is an expert...
J. David Gardner, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dave Gardner is a licensed Professional Engineer with more than 25 years of professional experience. He applies his expertise to construction claims and injury investigations involving residential, commercial,...
Equipment & Machinery FAQs

What is an equipment & machinery expert witness?

An equipment & machinery expert witness is a person who can provide expert testimony about the proper use and operation of equipment and machinery. This may include knowledge about the design, manufacture, warnings, guarding, and maintenance of equipment and machinery.

What is the role of an equipment & machinery expert witness?

The role of an equipment & machinery expert witness is to offer expert testimony in court on the design, operation, and maintenance of machinery.

How much can a person make as an equipment & machinery expert witness?

Equipment & machinery 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 equipment & machinery expert witness?

The qualifications necessary to be an equipment & machinery expert witness include a comprehensive understanding of machinery design, usage, and maintenance standards.

What type of evidence is reviewed in a lawsuit by an equipment & machinery expert witness?

An equipment and machinery expert witness reviews various types of evidence such as technical manuals, maintenance records, inspection reports, and other relevant documents to provide their professional opinion in a lawsuit.

What type of cases might require opinions from an equipment & machinery expert witness?

Cases involving equipment and machinery malfunctions, accidents, or defects may require opinions from an expert witness. This includes product liability, personal injury, and construction disputes.