Corrosion Expert Witnesses

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Corrosion expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including materials engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, and construction. Some of the most common specialties among corrosion expert witnesses include pipeline integrity, marine corrosion, concrete corrosion, atmospheric corrosion, and microbiologically influenced corrosion. They can opine on the effects of environmental factors on material degradation, failure analysis due to corrosion, cost estimates for corrosion damage repair, prevention methods for corrosion, and standards and regulations related to corrosion control.

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Metallurgy and Engineering Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Metallurgy and Engineering Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly qualified engineer's expertise is in metallurgy and corrosion science and engineering. He has extensive experience in litigation and litigation support as well as extensive experience in pro-active client work. He specializes in failure analysis, corrosion failure analysis, material degradation, failure prevention, material selection, material characterization, and laboratory...

Chemistry Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Chemistry Expert Witness | Florida

This expert has over 40 years of experience as a chemist. His research interests include electrochemistry, corrosion science, and physical chemistry. Elected as a Fellow of various organizations including the Institute of Corrosion, he was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He currently serves as Professor in Residence in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at a...

Corrosion Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a corrosion expert witness?

A corrosion expert witness provides specialized knowledge in cases involving material degradation, failure analysis, and prevention methods. They can testify on the causes and effects of corrosion.

What types of cases might require a corrosion expert witness?

Cases involving infrastructure damage, product liability, maritime accidents, pipeline failures, or any case where metal deterioration is a factor may require a corrosion expert witness.

Are there subspecialties within the field of corrosion that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific areas like marine corrosion, atmospheric corrosion, microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC), or chemical process-related corrosion.

How can a corrosion expert witness assist in a product liability case?

In product liability cases, a corrosion expert can determine if premature failure occurred due to improper design, manufacturing defects, or misuse by examining the corroded parts.

Why is it important to have a corrosion expert witness in maritime accident cases?

Maritime environments are highly corrosive. An expert can assess whether proper maintenance was conducted and if negligence in preventing corrosion led to the accident.

How does Expert Institute select its Corrosion expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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