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Rail System Electrical and Electronics Engineering Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Rail System Electrical and Electronics Engineering Expert Witness | California

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in electrical and electronics engineering, rail transit systems design, construction, project management, light rail vehicle, and field wayside maintenance areas. He earned his BS in electrical and electronics engineering from California State University at Sacramento and his MBA in strategic leadership from Amberton University. He is...

Railroad & Rapid Transit Accident Expert Witness | NebraskaView profile


Railroad & Rapid Transit Accident Expert Witness | Nebraska

Expert in rapid transit accident investigation, particularly rolling equipment and motive power, event recordings, track, operations, train handling, and human performance. He retired from the National Transportation Safety Board after 22 years as an investigator-in-charge in which time he participated in 57 major accident investigations, 32 field accident investigations, 10 public hearings, 16...

Civil Engineering Expert Witness | AlabamaView profile


Civil Engineering Expert Witness | Alabama

This expert holds a BSCE from the University of South Alabama, and is a licensed professional civil engineer in dozens of states. She is a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association, and sits on the advisory board for the University of South Alabama Department of Civil Engineering. This expert has been in the civil engineering and design field for the last 23...

Light Rail Accident and Safety Expert Witness |View profile


Light Rail Accident and Safety Expert Witness |

This expert has experience as a Rail Transit operator and operations supervisor. He worked as a Field Supervisor, Rail Controller, Yard Controller, and Instructor, which included training and responding to rail related accidents as an investigator. He assisted in creating a Rail Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Rail Operating Rule Book for Metro Blue, Green and Red Line commuter trains.

Compensation Strategy and Policy Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Compensation Strategy and Policy Expert Witness | New York

This expert has more than 20 years of experience in the field of compensation, and is recognized worldwide for his global expertise in sales incentive plan design, as well as other kinds of variable reward and recognition programs. He has worked in both public and private sectors, and has a wide range of diversified industry experience that includes Finance, Managed Care, Food, Chemical and...

Railroad Operation Expert Witness | MissouriView profile


Railroad Operation Expert Witness | Missouri

This qualified expert has over a decade of experience in his field. He received his BS in business administration with a concentration in management from Southwest Baptist University. He has held a multitude of roles in the railroad industry, including terminal trainmaster, director of administration, terminal manager and most recently superintendent of operations. This expert lead a team of over...

Rail & Transit Operations Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Rail & Transit Operations Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of rail and transit operations. He completed courses at Northeastern University before earning his AS in transportation from University College at Northeastern University. He completed a bus operator and management trainee internship with the Chicago Transit Authority, a vendor warranty enforcement internship with the City of...

Railway Safety and Operations Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile


Railway Safety and Operations Expert Witness | North Carolina

This expert has nearly a decade of experience in railroad operations and safety. He is a member of both the United Transportation Union and American Corporate Partners. Formerly, he served as a railway conductor and railway crew manager at BNSF Railway, as well as a regional safety manager at Rescar. He has also served as the senior manager of operations and vice president of railway operations...

Allen Christopher LudwigView profile

ID: 95455

Mr. Allen Christopher Ludwig

Mr. Allen C. Ludwig has 50 years of experience in Railway Safety and he earned his AA in General Studies from the Community College of Baltimore County and a Diploma from USAF Air University. Formerly, this expert served as a Track Inspector and as Acting Assistant Commissioner of the Railroad Safety and Health Program at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. He was also a...

Lane Scot VanIngenView profile

ID: 142353

Mr. Lane Scot VanIngen

Mr. Lane S. VanIngen has 34 years of experience in Transportation Compliance and he earned his BS in Accounting from Bob Jones University. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Level Special Agent and Inspector for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. He currently serves as the President of Transportation Compliance Experts, Inc., TSS Consortium and Testing Services, Inc., and...

Foster Joseph PetersonView profile

ID: 325439

Mr. Foster Joseph Peterson

Mr. Foster J. Peterson has 37 years of experience in Engineering and Railroad Safety. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Today, this expert is a Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor through the Federal Aviation Administration. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Managing Consultant with Engineering Systems, Inc. and as a Partner with Full...

William Richard HughesView profile

ID: 6220161

Mr. William Richard Hughes

Mr. William R. Hughes has 49 years of experience in Transportation. Prior to beginning his career in the field, he held the role of Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps until he was honorably discharged. Subsequently, he served as a Police Officer before moving his way up to the position of Lieutenant for the Norfolk Southern Railway. Most recently, he served as the Supervisor of the Safety...

George Lawrence Erickson, MBAView profile

ID: 6361679

Mr. George Lawrence Erickson, MBA

Mr. George Erickson has 61 years of experience in the Railroad Industry. He earned his BA in Biology and Health Sciences from Sacramento City College and his MBA in Finance, Marketing, and Operations from Brigham Young University. Formerly, this expert served as the Vice President of Transportation, Marketing, and Sales at Alaska Railroad and as the Union Station and Terminal Operations General...

James Henry RaderView profile

ID: 6937838

Mr. James Henry Rader

Mr. James H. Rader has 48 years of experience in Railroad Transportation. He earned his AS in Business Administration from Northern Virginia Community College and his BS in Business Administration from Strayer University. Formerly, this expert served as the Staff Director and Specialist at the Federal Railroad Administration, as the Vice President at AllTranstek, LLC., and as the Senior Vice...

William Eugene HillView profile

ID: 6938307

Mr. William Eugene Hill

Mr. William E. Hill has more than 50 years of experience in Trains and Railroad Systems. Today, this expert holds an Amateur Radio License from the Federal Communications Commission. Formerly, this expert served as a Manager of the Railroad Training Program in the United States Army and as a Track Maintenance Manager at the Union Pacific Railroad Company with expertise in railroad operations and...

Railroad Expert Witness Case Studies

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    Crane expert advises on injury caused by swinging load

    January 7, 2022

    A crane expert advises on a case involving a crane operator who was crushed by a swinging load. Plaintiff, a railroad car-man was severely and...

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    Railroad Worker Suffers Permanent Injury From Electric Shock

    January 5, 2018

    This case takes place in New York and involves a locomotive engineer who was injured while operating the locomotive for a large freight train hauling...

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    Railroad Conductor Suffers Electric Shock Injury

    January 5, 2018

    This case involves a 50-year-old man who worked as a railroad conductor. The conductor had his hand on an iron handle while he was holding the door...

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    Safety Engineer Evaluates Collision Between Train And School Bus

    May 15, 2018

    This case involves several children who died when a train collided with a school bus. The normal school bus route did not involve crossing over the...

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    Inadequate Vehicle Maintenance Blamed for Railroad Worker Death

    April 18, 2018

    This case involves a railroad worker who was killed while conducting an inspection of a number of railroad cars. The worker was operating a railcar...

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    Railroad Safety Expert Reviews Fatal Train Crash

    August 14, 2018

    This case involves an SUV that was struck by a train doing a re-positioning maneuver in Tennessee. The motorist was driving with her 2 children at...

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