John H. Hamilton, MSME PE

John H. Hamilton, MSME PE

17252 N. Highway 215
Mountainburg , AR 72946
Office: 479-790-6782
Fax: 479-369-0326

Introduction

Assistant Professor in the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Mechanical Engineering Department. Previously, worked as a full-time consulting engineer assisting professionals in both industry and the legal community. Has worked in industry as a manufacturing and plant engineer and has been responsible for the safety of an industrial plant with over 300 employees. Provides consulting to industries, individuals, and attorneys in a wide range of safety and machine design issues. Examples include agricultural and industrial machine guarding cases, and agricultural and industrial safety systems.


Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Agricultural
  • Consumer Products
  • Conveyors
  • Design Engineering
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Failure Analysis
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Machine Guarding
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Personal Injury
  • Plastics
  • Power Tools
  • Professional Engineering
  • Safety Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Professional Engineer Liscenced in Arkansas. Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical engineering.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ASME
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: I have been employed full time as an instructor at the University of Arkansas and John Brown University
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: over 100
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: mechanical engineering, safety engineering, Industrial safety, agricultural safety, ATVs
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: currently about 50%
in the past with another employer about 90%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: currently about 50%, in the past with another employer abotu 10%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: between 70 and 100 I believe
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Fall 2010.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: approximately 10
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: approximately 10
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 13
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, reports, site inspections, some testing,

References

References upon request.