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Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
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 in areas of law including: Products Liability,... Learn More ›

Paul Eason (e4 Consulting, Inc.)
Dr. Eason combines experience from academia, industry, and consulting to address a variety of engineering and forensic subjects. His broad based materials engineering education allows him to examine product defect and safety issues of metals, plastics,... 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 ›

Daniel J Maple (A.B.C. Consulting Arborists LLC)
Daniel J. Maple is an ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist, ASCA Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualified (TPAQ), ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), Qualified Tree Farm Inspector, Commercial... Learn More ›

Thomas W Caldwell, P.E. (Summit Associates of Bedford LLC)
Mr. Caldwell has 38 years experience in materials R&D, product design and testing, manufacturing process development, quality assurance and product failure for ferrous and non-ferrous alloy products. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio. Expertise: Automotive,... Learn More ›
Anthony Racioppo (East Coast Forensics Corp)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Anthony Racioppo is an Accident Reconstructionist, ASE Certified Forensic Master Mechanic and Trucking & Safety Expert. He has been investigating motor vehicle accidents for over 35 years both with the...
Carl Berkowitz (Carl Berkowitz)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Carl Berkowitz, Ph.D., PE, AICP is a transportation and traffic engineering expert and serves as a litigation consultant. He is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for...
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...
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...
C.J. Abraham (Technical Director, Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Abraham has over forty years of international experience consulting to insurance companies, municipalities, government agencies, and the legal profession. He has consulted in more than 3,500 matters...
Joseph J McHugh, P.E. (McHugh Forensic Consultants, LLC)
Location: New York and Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Mr. McHugh has over 40 years of experience as a Civil Engineer and provides technical investigations, analysis, engineering reports and testimony regarding construction and construction safety, motor vehicle...
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...
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...
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...
Mark E. Williams, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MARK E. WILLIAMS, AIA, NCARB Premises Safety, Construction Claims, & Architect Professional Liability Mr. Williams brings over 30 years of practical experience preparing construction documents 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,...
Michael R. Hill, Ph.D., P.E. (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Hill is a biomechanical engineer passionate about applying biomechanics techniques to solve diverse problems in forensics, medical research, engineering, biology, science, and mathematics. He is an...
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,...
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,...
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...
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....
Sean P. Vozza, BSME (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Timothy Joganich, MSES, C.H.F.P. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Joganich is one of the nation’s leading experts in bicycle accident investigations. He applies his over 25 years of experience in the sciences of engineering, human movement, biomechanics and human...
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...
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...
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,...
Kendall Eberhardt, P.E. (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kendall J. Eberhardt, P.E., is the Executive Vice President of Pennsylvania Structural/Commercial Division at The Falcon Group. Kendall has over 10 years of diverse experience within the structural engineering...
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...
Dawn DiMarco (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dawn DiMarco is a practicing metallurgist with over 27 years of experience in failure analysis and accident investigation. Ms. DiMarco provides metallurgical investigations, analysis, reports and testimony...
Ashutosh Khandha, Ph.D. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ashutosh Khandha is a biomedical engineer with specific expertise in biomechanics. He earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Delaware, after earning his M.S. in Bioengineering...
Thomas J Lodge, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Thomas Lodge is a versatile and accomplished registered Architect with 30 years of broad professional experience in design, construction detailing, and construction administration for a multitude of project...
Robert John Phillips (The Warren Group, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: *Available Nationwide* Senior Consulting Engineer John Phillips has more than 40 years of crane and heavy equipment experience and more than 25 years of experience in forensic engineering. In addition...
James Derby (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: James Derby Ceramic Scientist & Failure Analysis Expert James Derby is a ceramic materials scientist with extensive experience in tribology and failure analysis. James has extensive experience in processing...
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...
Failure Analysis FAQs

What is a failure analysis expert witness?

A failure analysis expert witness is an individual with specialized knowledge in the investigation and determination of the causes of failures, particularly in engineering and product design, using analytical methods such as material testing, non-destructive evaluation, and computer simulations.

What is the role of a failure analysis expert witness?

Failure analysis expert witness plays a role in determining the cause of failure in legal proceedings.

How much can a person make as a failure analysis expert witness?

Failure analysis 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 failure analysis expert witness?

Failure analysis expert witnesses should possess knowledge in engineering, materials science, and product design.

What type of evidence is gathered in a legal proceeding by a failure analysis expert witness?

A failure analysis expert witness gathers physical evidence, conducts tests and experiments, reviews documents and data, and provides expert opinions on the cause of failure in a legal proceeding.

In what type of cases would testimony be required from a failure analysis expert witness?

A failure analysis expert witness may be required in cases involving product liability, construction defects, industrial accidents, and transportation accidents where the cause of failure needs to be determined.