Furniture Expert Witnesses

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Furniture expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including interior design, furniture manufacturing, ergonomics, product safety, and antique appraisal. Some of the most common specialties among furniture expert witnesses also include upholstery, furniture restoration, office furniture systems, and residential furniture. They have provided opinions on the effects of faulty manufacturing, improper use, ergonomic design flaws, product liability issues, and valuation disputes.

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Furniture Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Furniture Expert Witness | Florida

This expert brings 28 years of furniture industry and seating experience (including development and catalog introduction of 250+ seating and table collections and 100+ custom designs), with hands-on expertise in all aspects of furniture development, collaborative design, frame construction, commercial use and hospitality environments, warranty, care and maintenance, user inspections, all types of...


Furniture Design Expert Witness | Rhode IslandView profile


Furniture Design Expert Witness | Rhode Island

This expert is a designer and educator. He is a partner at a company dedicated to sustainable practices in design for production. He is principal of a design studio. He has been a member of the faculty at a RI design school in the Departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design and previously served as interim dean of the Division of Architecture + Design. He is...


Art/Furniture Appraisal Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Art/Furniture Appraisal Expert Witness | Texas

For more than 25 years, this expert has been engaged in the appraisal of colonial to contemporary silver, furniture, ceramics, maps, and paintings. She graduated from the University of Texas and completed postgraduate studies with a Christies-associated program at the Royal College of Art in London. She has appraised collections for the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Marriott Bermuda, and the...

Furniture Expert Witness FAQs

What is a furniture expert witness?

A furniture expert witness is a professional with extensive knowledge and experience in the furniture industry. They can provide insights on manufacturing, design, safety standards, and more.

In what types of cases might I need a furniture expert witness?

Furniture expert witnesses are often needed in personal injury cases involving faulty or defective furniture, intellectual property disputes over furniture designs, or contract disputes between manufacturers and suppliers.

Can a furniture expert witness help in product liability cases?

Yes, a furniture expert witness can provide crucial testimony in product liability cases. They can analyze whether a piece of furniture was defectively designed or manufactured.

What subspecialties exist within the field of furniture expertise?

Subspecialties within the field include antique furniture appraisal, ergonomic design, children's furniture safety, upholstery standards, and sustainable manufacturing practices among others.

How can a furniture expert witness assist in patent infringement cases related to furniture design?

A furniture expert witness can evaluate the alleged infringed design against the patented one, providing an objective opinion on similarities and differences that may influence the case outcome.

How does Expert Institute select its Furniture 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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