Seismology Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses who are available to give opinions regarding seismology may be found by clicking on the following links. Experts found here may give opinions regarding earthquake ground motion, earthquake shaking, and earthquake damage. These consultants may provide reports concerning earthquake building codes, earthquake engineering, and structural issues involving earthquakes. They may also testify regarding forensic earthquake engineering, tsunamis, explosion seismology, earthquakes, seismographs, earthquake prediction, and seismologists, among other topics.

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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...
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...
Fari Barzegar, Ph.D., P.E., CPEng. (Habitat Engineering & Forensics, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert consultant/witness in over 90 cases with testimony/trial experience. Dr. Barzegar is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering and construction...
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,...
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,...
Craig Moskowitz, MBA, MS, PE (CLM Engineering Associates, LLC)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Seismology FAQs

What is a seismology expert witness?

A seismology expert witness is someone who is able to provide testimony regarding the science of earthquakes and seismic activity.

What is the role of a seismology expert witness?

A seismology expert witness provides testimony on matters relating to earthquakes, including seismic activity, hazards, and effects on structures.

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

Seismology expert witnesses may be compensated in a range from $175 to $450 per hour or greater, determined by the negotiations with the retaining attorney.

What are the qualifications of a seismology expert witness?

An expert witness in seismology should have advanced knowledge of earthquake science, seismic data analysis, and the use of seismic instrumentation and software.

For a lawsuit, what type of evidence is gathered and reviewed by a seismology expert witness?

A seismology expert witness would gather and review evidence such as seismic data, geological reports, and other relevant information to provide testimony in a lawsuit related to earthquakes or other seismic events.

What type of cases involve the testimony of a seismology expert witness?

Seismology expert witnesses are typically called upon in cases involving earthquakes, landslides, and other natural disasters that may have caused damage or injury to individuals or property.