Lifts Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Please locate the lifts expert witness you are searching for by clicking on the following links. Experts found here may opine on issues regarding valve lifting devices, ski lift accidents, ski lifts, and ski-lift accident investigation. They may provide reports concerning lifting devices, lift pumps, hydraulic jacks, and fork trucks. These consultants may also testify regarding shaft elevators, hoists, scissor jacks, aerial work platforms, personnel hoists, vertical transportation, dumbwaiters, mobile elevated work platforms (MEWP), scissor lifts, manlifts, cherry pickers, personnel lifts, personal lifts, hoists, rack lifts, and forklifts, as well as related issues.

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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 ›

David Smith, MSME, MBA, PE, CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
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 company with clients around the United States... Learn More ›

Shawn Johnson (VDA Inc.)
Shawn has over 41 years of Elevator industry experience, which includes working with some of the largest companies in the industry, in multiple business sectors Construction, Modernization, Service and Repair. Shawn is a member of the National Association... Learn More ›

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 ›

Mark R. Webster, P.E., MSME, DFE, MBA (Conveyors & Material Handling Expert)
Licensed Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience with conveyors, material handling systems, and a wide range of industrial machinery and control systems. conveyor systems, elevators, material lifts, vertical conveyors, shopping cart... Learn More ›
Jon J. Pina, MS, CSP (Evergreen Environmental Health and Safety, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pina has forty plus years of experience in safety, health, Personal protective equipment, PPE, and environmental management/loss prevention for construction, demolition, coal, chemical, steel, environmental...
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...
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,...
R. Kevin Smith, P.E. (R. K. Smith Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois and Indiana
Areas of Expertise: R. Kevin Smith, P.E., D.F.E. is President of R. K. Smith Engineering Inc. since 1997, a mechanical engineering safety and design consulting firm. Kevin has consulted on over a thousand matters nationwide...
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...
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...
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...
Ryan Forensics, PLLC
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Ryan Forensics division of Ryan Engineering, Inc. is a full-service firm that provides quality, value-adding, professional services at competitive rates. We are a team of professional engineers licensed...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Brent R. Leisenring, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Brent R. Leisenring, PE Construction Management, Construction Engineering, and Heavy Lift/Rigging Expert Brent has more than 35 years of construction experience involving residential, commercial, industrial,...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
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...
Stephen Greene (Steve Greene & Associates)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Steve Greene & Associates provides forensic, commercial and Federal consulting for elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters and personnel hoists. We are not generalists. We are vertical transportation...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Gregory W Miller (Miller Engineering Services)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Gregory W. Miller, P.E., B.S.E.E. has provided forensic expert witness and litigation consulting services in the areas of electric shock injury, electrocution, arc flash, industrial machine safeguarding,...
Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and...
Scott Orr (Paradise Crane Consultants, LLC)
Location: New Mexico
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Lifts FAQs

What is a lifts expert witness?

A lifts expert witness is a professional with expertise in the design, installation, maintenance, and repair of lifts, elevators, and other vertical transportation systems used in buildings and facilities, who can provide insight and testimony on issues related to their operation, safety, codes, and regulations.

What is the role of a lifts expert witness?

The role of a lifts expert witness is to provide technical expertise in the design, function, and maintenance of lift systems.

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

Lifts expert witnesses may make in a range from $175 to $400 per hour depending on the case.

What are the qualifications of a lifts expert witness?

An expert witness in lifts should be knowledgeable in the design, installation, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, and other types of lifts.

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

A lifts expert witness may gather evidence such as maintenance records, inspection reports, and witness statements to provide testimony on the condition and safety of a lift in a legal proceeding.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a lifts expert witness?

Cases involving elevator or escalator accidents, maintenance and repair disputes, code violations, design and installation issues, and personal injury claims may require expert opinions from a lifts expert witness.