Geotechnical Engineering Expert Witnesses

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Find expert witnesses and consultants who testify on all aspects of geotechnical engineering by clicking on the following categories. Experts found here may consult on issues involving landslides, seismology, seismic activity, earthquakes, and tremors. These professionals may provide reports regarding earth-moving machines, loaders, production trucks, graders, bulldozers, backhoes, dragline excavators, roads, dams, dikes, canals, and ground testing. They may also testify on hydroelectric power, mining, geomechanics, subsurface constructability, mineralogy, and mineral resource exploration and extraction, as well as other issues.

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Timothy D Bechtel (RETTEW)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Bechtel is geophysicist/geologist, and a world-renowned expert on sinkholes. But not just sinkholes; bedrock conditions, caves, water pollution, and all issues related to karst terranes. Dr. Bechtel...
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...
Charles A. Budnick (CABCO CONSULT)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Budnick is a Registered Land Surveyor and civil engineer by education and training with over 40 years as a consultant, expert witness and forensic investigator for the legal profession and the...
Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Highly experienced, articulate Professional Engineer (PE) in several states and Prof. Planner (PP)NJ. Engineering expert with 43 years experience in Engineering and Environmental Consulting. Doctorate...
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...
Shakir R Shatnawi (Shatec Engineering Consultants)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ph.D. in civil engineering-transportation engineering. I provide expert witness services in traffic engineering, highway design, roadway design, pavements, design standards, traffic control devices, accident...
Michael C. Head, PE (HEAD of Engineering, LLC)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Michael Head has more than 40 years of structural engineering analysis, design and project/construction management experience in Saudi Arabia and the United States including the design of new facilities,...
Robert E Holmer, PE, GE (H2 Engineers, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: • Engineer of Record for over 30,000 residential and 500 public swimming pool projects. • Performed over 100 Forensics Investigation of swimming pool construction defects/failures • 20 years expert...
David L Mitchell, Ph.D. (GEO Associates)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: GEO Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Groundwater...
Franklin Fong, G.E. (Franklin Fong, G.E.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Fong is a Registered Geotechnical Engineer with 50 years of professional experience on major project assignments, including soil and foundation investigations, geologic and seismic investigations,...
romeo Fraccaroli (ROMEO FRACCAROLI PE, SE)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Mr. R. Fraccaroli is the Director of Operations, who has extensive engineering experience in Civil / Structural designs. He obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering from UNH focusing on structural, geotechnical,...
Brendan P. Merk P.G. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Brendan Merk has over 20 years of experience as a professional geologist. He has performed property assessments, subsurface investigations, environmental evaluations, and managed remediation efforts. He...
Andrew J. Davidoff, Ph.D. P.G. (DJS Associates)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Davidoff is a Texas-based Professional Geologist and practicing Geophysicist with 30 years of domestic and international exploration and development experience. He brings with him a rich history of...
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...
Steven B. Norris AIA, RCE, HG, GE, EG, RG, GC, CASp (Architectural & Engineering Design Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Norris is a licensed Architect, Engineer and Contractor, whose litigation experience includes forensic analysis of large scale residential, commercial, industrial and public works projects. During...
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,...
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,...
Stanley R Helenschmidt (Helenschmidt Geotechncial)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Helenschmidt has over 30 years of experience in the field of geotechnical engineering. He has managed geotechnical investigations for residential, municipal, commercial and military developments....
C. William Brewer, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: C. WILLIAM BREWER. P.E. Civil Engineer, Land Development Expert Mr. Brewer has designed and directed large-scale, engineering, construction, and real estate development projects and design programs...
Geotechnical Engineering FAQs

What is a geotechnical engineering expert witness?

A geotechnical engineering expert witness is a professional who is qualified to provide testimony in court regarding the engineering properties of earth materials. They are typically consulted in cases involving construction or environmental disputes.

What is the role of a geotechnical engineering expert witness?

A geotechnical engineering expert witness provides testimony on matters related to geotechnical engineering projects, including soil mechanics

How much can a person make as a geotechnical engineering expert witness?

Geotechnical engineering expert witnesses can expect to earn anywhere from $200 to $450 or more per hour, based on the situation. The final fee arrangement will be agreed upon between the expert and retaining lawyer.

What are the qualifications of a geotechnical engineering expert witness?

A geotechnical engineering expert witness should have specialized knowledge of the physical properties and behavior of soil and rock, and be able to apply it to engineering projects, and provide opinions on issues such as design, construction, and safety.

What type of evidence is gathered in a legal proceeding by a geotechnical engineering expert witness?

Geotechnical engineering expert witnesses gather evidence such as soil and rock samples, site investigations, and analysis of geological data to provide expert opinions in legal proceedings.

What type of cases typically require the testimony of a geotechnical engineering expert witness?

Geotechnical engineering expert witnesses are typically required in cases involving construction defects, landslides, soil stability, foundation failures, and other issues related to the physical properties of soil and rock.