Jack R. Salling

Jack R. Salling

Salling & Associates, Inc.
5811 NW Windy Pines Lane
Port St. Lucie , FL 34986
Office: 954-454-1984

Introduction

I am an expert in mechanical engineering and have testified in numerous state and federal jurisdictions as well as in other countries. I have a team of associates that perform investigations into cases involving vehicle, industrial and construction accidents. We also perform product evaluations and fraud analyses involving staged vehicle accidents and employee theft. I have investigated over 8000 forensic cases involving personal injuries, product failures and a variety of accidents. I have testified successfully for both the plaintiff and defendant.


Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Asbestos
  • Automobile Mechanical & Body Repair
  • Automotive
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Bicycle
  • Biomechanics
  • Building Codes
  • Bus & Truck Safety/Accident
  • Concrete/Cement
  • Construction
  • Construction Safety
  • Design Engineering
  • Doors
  • Driver Behavior
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Ergonomics
  • Failure Analysis
  • Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Forklifts
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Ladders & Scaffolds
  • Lifts
  • Logistics/Freight Forwarding
  • Machine Guarding
  • Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Motorcycles
  • Personal Injury
  • Physics
  • Power Tools
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Engineering
  • Seat Belts & Air Bags
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Tire Impressions
  • Tires
  • Tractors
  • Traffic/Highway Safety
  • Transportation Safety
  • Trucking
  • Walking & Working Surfaces
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Licensed to practice mechanical engineering in States of Florida, Georgia & Arkansas.
National Board Certified in Mechanical Engineering
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Have taught numerous seminars in Accident Investigation and Reconstruction.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Thousands
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction, Product Evaluation, Biomechanical, Explosions, Fires
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 35%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 65%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Hundreds
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: This month
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 100+
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 100+
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 21
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Investigation, consulting, testing, research, reports, testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $200
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $200
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $300 (4 hour minimum for local)
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $250 (12 hour minimum for local)
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Preparation time, travel time, expenses

References

References upon request.