Construction Safety Expert Witnesses

Our Construction Safety expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including construction site safety, OSHA compliance, equipment safety, and fall protection. Some of the most common Construction Safety expert witness specialties also include accident reconstruction, code compliance, and safety training. They have opined on the effects of construction site hazards, equipment failure, inadequate safety protocols, improper use of safety equipment, building code violations, and workplace injuries.

Example cases an attorney might need a Construction Safety expert witness:

  • A worker falls from a height while working on a construction project, resulting in severe injuries.
  • A construction worker is injured due to faulty equipment or machinery.
  • A building collapses due to inadequate structural design or faulty construction practices.
  • A worker is exposed to toxic substances on a construction site, resulting in occupational illnesses or injuries.
  • A construction project violates safety codes and regulations, leading to accidents and injuries.

Expert Institute can help an attorney find the perfect Construction Safety expert witness for their case by utilizing their network of experienced and highly qualified experts, as well as their in-house team of case managers who can provide tailored expert recommendations based on the unique needs of each case.

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Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Expert Witness | New York

This patient care technician has been working in the field of safe patient handling and mobility for over 15 years. She earned her BS in international area studies from Drexel University and is certified as a safe patient handling professional. She is active in her field as a member of the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals and as an author of several articles for the...


Construction Management, Delay, and Disruption Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile


Construction Management, Delay, and Disruption Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in construction management and claims analysis. He earned his BS in civil engineering from Catholic University of America, is certified as a planning and scheduling professional, and is a licensed professional engineer. He is active in his field as a member of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International, the...

HVAC &Plumbing Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


HVAC &Plumbing Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 40 years of field experience as a plumber and HVAC contractor. He has installed, managed, and consulted for various projects. He is familiar with construction defects, claims, personal injury, costs, and product liability. He currently serves as Principal for a consulting firm dealing with plumbing, heating, HVAC, and Asbestos exposure mechanical systems.

Architecture and Construction Expert Witness | OhioView profile


Architecture and Construction Expert Witness | Ohio

This highly qualified expert is a seasoned construction attorney with 40+ years of professional experience in civil and criminal trials, mediation, and arbitration of more than 5,000 cases. He has a deep expertise in the legal issues pertaining to construction contracts and litigation. He is admitted to practice law before US District Courts, the US Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court,...

Estimator: General Construction Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Estimator: General Construction Expert Witness | New Jersey

This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the fields of construction management and complete estimates. He is a certified professional estimator with five decades of hands-on experience in all areas of construction. He is an active member of the Construction Specifications Institute and the American Society of Professional Estimators, which he presided over for seven two-year terms....

Electrical Engineering And Forensics Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Electrical Engineering And Forensics Expert Witness | California

This expert on Electrical Engineering has over 28 years of experience. He is experienced in lighting, power, fire alarm and communication design for institutional, medical, commercial and design/build projects. He has performed analysis of electrical systems for hospitals, military and industrial facilities. His background in electrical engineering provided a solid platform for performing...

Construction defect and building code compliance Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile


Construction defect and building code compliance Expert Witness | Virginia

This highly qualified expert has extensive knowledge in commercial building codes, construction and carpentry. He holds close to two dozen certifications and has completed several courses through academic institutions like Texas A&M University. His notable certifications including Residential Building, Electrical and Plumbing Inspector, Hazardous Communication Standard and Accident Investigation....

Construction Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Construction Expert Witness | California

This expert is highly qualified in construction-related matters, boasting over 35 years of experience in the industry. He is licensed as a general contractor in the state of California. He served as a carpenter for Argus Construction, John Frank Construction, Perfection Woodworking, and Coastline Construction. With these companies, he worked on various types of commercial and residential...

Rose Jacinto Figueroa, CHFP, PhDView profile

ID: 13257

Dr. Rose Jacinto Figueroa, CHFP, PhD

Dr. Rose Figueroa has 9 years of experience in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics. She earned her BSE in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and both her MSE and Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. Today, this expert is a Certified Human Factors Professional through the Board of Certification in Professional...

Nicholas Joseph Durisek, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 14435

Mr. Nicholas Joseph Durisek, PE, PhD

Mr. Nicholas J. Durisek has over 25 years of experience in Engineering and Mechanics. He earned his BS, his MS, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Alabama, South Carolina, Ohio, and Texas. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Project Engineer at Ford Motor Company and as an Engineer at Tandy...

André Matthew Loyd, PhDView profile

ID: 19188

Dr. André Matthew Loyd, PhD

Dr. André M. has around 10 years of experience in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University and his MS and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. Formerly, this expert served as a Biomechanical and Accident Reconstruction Specialist at SEA Limited, and Crane Engineering. Currently, this expert is a Senior Staff...

Helen Ann Zienkievicz, CNPView profile

ID: 26790

Ms. Helen Ann Zienkievicz, CNP

Ms. Helen Zienkievicz has 33 years of experience in the field of Aviation Safety and she earned her MS in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Today, she is a Medical Examiner through the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and both a Flight Attendant and a Private Pilot through the Federal Aviation Administration. Additionally, she is a licensed Registered Nurse in Arizona,...

Kevin Khashayar Toosi, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 41903

Dr. Kevin Khashayar Toosi, MD, PhD

Dr. Kevin K. Toosi has 20 years of experience in Biomechanics. He earned his BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his MD from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. He completed post-doctoral fellowships in Urology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh. Formerly, this expert served as a Scientist and Engineer at Exponent,...

Kevin Charles Breen, PEView profile

ID: 49676

Mr. Kevin Charles Breen, PE

Mr. Kevin C Breen has 38 years of experience in the fields of Engineering and Automotive Inspection and Manufacturing. He earned his BS in Materials Engineering from the University of Illinois Chicago and his MS in Industry Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Today, this expert is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin. Formerly, he served as a Quality...

Mark E. Williams, AIA, NCARBView profile

ID: 50143

Mr. Mark E. Williams, AIA, NCARB

Mr. Mark E. Williams has 41 years of experience in the field of Architecture. He earned his BArch from Virginia Tech. Today, this expert is a Certified Architect by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and a licensed Architect in 11 states. Formerly, he held roles as a Project Architect at URS Consultants, Inc., as the Principal Partner at McKay Williams Architects, Ltd., and...

Roger Louis Schneider, PhDView profile

ID: 54183

Dr. Roger Louis Schneider, PhD

Dr. Roger L. Schneider has 51 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering with a specialized focus in Fireworks and Hazardous Materials. He earned his Ph.D. in Physical Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Formerly, he served as a Contract Researcher at the U.S. Army Research,...

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