Elevators and Escalators Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in elevators and escalators practice in a variety of fields, including construction, mechanical engineering, safety compliance, building codes, and maintenance. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include elevator installation, escalator design, lift systems, vertical transportation consulting, and accessibility standards. They can opine on the effects of improper installation, faulty maintenance, code violations, accident investigations, and safety regulations.

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Conveyor Belts & Machine Automation Expert Witness

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New York

This expert has designed and improved over 400 machines for the food, pharmaceutical, electronics, mining, consumer goods and automotive industries. He has led major design projects for Fortune 500 Companies, such as Unilever, Coca-Cola, Nestle, Komatsu, Caterpillar, and Hitachi. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering in Italy, and has gained considerable...

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Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness

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This highly qualified mechanical engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has been formally trained in a number of engineering disciplines, including accident investigation and labels/warnings/failure to warn instructions. He belongs to...

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Elevators Escalators & Moving Walks Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has been in the elevator industry for 56 years in a variety of professional capacities. He earned his BA in business administration from Memphis State University and went on to become a licensed and certified elevator inspector. He formerly served as President of of the International Association of Elevator Consultants, and Chairman of the State of Georgia Elevator...

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Elevator Maintenance Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert has had over 30 years of experience in the field of elevator and escalator maintenance, mechanics, and safety. He received his BA in business from Strayer University and is a certified qualified elevator inspector and elevator technician. He is active in his field as a member of the National and International Association of Elevator Consultants and the National...

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Elevators and Escalators Expert Witness

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This expert is a highly experienced elevator and escalator operator, designer, and mechanic with 41 years of experience in his field. He is a certified elevator mechanic and has dedicated thousands of hours to studying and learning specific elevator systems. He is a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors and is active in the field as a member of the International Association...

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Elevators and Escalators Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert is specialized in elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, and stage lifts. He is a certified elevator inspector and previously held a number of positions, including working as a service mechanic and troubleshooter and as the Southwest regional local representative for Amtech Elevator Services. He also served as the principal and vice president at Elevator...

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Elevators and Escalators Expert Witness FAQs

An elevator and escalator expert witness provides specialized knowledge in cases involving accidents, malfunctions, or design flaws related to these systems. They can offer insights on safety standards, maintenance protocols, and more.

Cases involving personal injuries, wrongful deaths, product liability claims, or disputes over maintenance contracts often require the expertise of an elevator and escalator expert witness.

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific areas such as residential elevators, commercial escalators, lift systems for disabled individuals, or even amusement park ride elevators.

They can evaluate whether the equipment was designed, manufactured, installed, or maintained properly. Their testimony can help determine if negligence or a defect caused an accident.

Absolutely. These experts are well-versed in national and local safety codes and standards. They can assess whether a system was compliant at the time of an incident.

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