Steven Schneider

Mr. Steven Schneider

Schneider Engineering, PLLC
1 Comac Loop
Ronkonkoma , NY 11779
Office: 631-698-6200
Fax: 631-698-6299

Introduction

FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. It's Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 45 years of experience in the traffic engineering field. They specialize in forensic traffic accident analysis and reconstruction. Our engineers are recognized by leading law firms as traffic accident and safety analysis experts. We have been involved in both small cases and high profile cases, where our experts review and evaluate road design, traffic signal design, sight distance issues, stopping sight distance, full traffic reconstruction, signage issues, etc. we use the design criteria of the Institute of Traffic Engineers, MUTCD, AASHTO and other industry-wide standards acceptable across the country.

Schneider Engineering, PLLC provides the following services as part of the Forensic Traffic Engineering Program:

*Traffic accident and reconstruction analysis via vehicle dynamics, mechanics and road characteristics
*Sight line review
*Signal timing
*Gathering of field data
*Visuals to determine validity of statements
*Traffic flow evaluation
*Safety of road evaluation
*Traffic impact studies
*Traffic pavement marking and signage design
*Parking review
*Pedestrian accidents
*Building code violations


CIVIL ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC can assist you with all aspects of traffic engineering and design of commercial and residential sites. Schneider Engineering, PLLC also has expertise in:

*Traffic Impact Studies
*Project coordination
*Review and approval of shop drawings and test results submitted by contractors
*Storm and sanitary sewer design
*Field inspection of on-site drainage and paving
*Design/Resign of: Parking, Drainage, Lighting, Landscaping, Curbs and sidewalks, and Landfills
*Plans and specifications for commercial building construction including site work
*Development/review of site plans for code and regulation compliance and efficiency of operation


Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Automotive
  • Bicycle
  • Black Box/Data Recorder
  • Building Codes
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Concrete/Cement
  • Construction
  • Construction Safety
  • Design Engineering
  • Eminent Domain
  • Facility Engineering
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Home Inspections
  • Ladders & Scaffolds
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Mapping & Surveying
  • OSHA
  • Personal Injury
  • Pipelines
  • Private Investigators
  • Professional Engineering
  • Real Estate Malpractice
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Safety Engineering
  • Seat Belts & Air Bags
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Traffic/Highway Safety
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Transportation Safety
  • Utilities

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Licensed Professional Engineer
BS Civil Engineering - Ohio State University
MS Traffic and Transportation Engineering - Polytechnic University
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Taught Professional Engineering License Exam Course
- traffic and economics
Guest Speaker at NYS Law Society - Zoning issues
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....45 years of experience
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: *Traffic Accident Reconstruction
*Roadway and Traffic Signal Design
*Zoning
*Condemnation
*Construction Projects
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Dozens of times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: July 2015
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Dozens of times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Dozens of times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Over 30 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, traffic accident reconstruction, roadway and traffic signal design, analyzes of accident data, traffic impact studies, site inspections, contract reviews
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $295.00 per hour, less for my staff
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $295.00 per hour, less for my staff
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $295.00 per hour, less for my staff
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $295.00 per hour, less for my staff
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: All out-of-pocket fees at cost, including mileage, travel expenses, tolls, etc.

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