Sidewalk Expert Witnesses

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Sidewalk expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including civil engineering, construction safety, urban planning, premises liability, and personal injury law. Some of the most common specialties among sidewalk expert witnesses include slip and fall accidents, ADA compliance, pedestrian safety, property maintenance, and building codes. They have provided opinions on the effects of poor sidewalk design, improper maintenance, hazardous conditions, non-compliance with accessibility standards, and pedestrian accidents.

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DOT & Sidewalk Design Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


DOT & Sidewalk Design Expert Witness | New York

This highly qualified traffic engineering and highway safety expert has spent his entire career in roadway engineer in the New York area. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering and his M.S. in Transportation Planning from Polytechnic University (now NYU Tandon School of Engineering). He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and California. Early in his career,...

Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering Expert Witness | Georgia

This expert has over 30 years of experience with civil and structural engineering. He gained his BSc in civil engineering from the University of New Mexico, his MSc in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a registered professional engineer in California, New Mexico, Texas, and Georgia, and the past...

Sidewalk Expert Witness FAQs

What is a sidewalk expert witness?

A sidewalk expert witness is a professional with extensive knowledge and experience in sidewalk construction, maintenance, and safety. They provide testimony in legal cases involving sidewalk-related incidents.

What types of cases does a sidewalk expert witness typically handle?

Sidewalk expert witnesses often handle personal injury cases related to slip and fall accidents, property damage claims, ADA compliance issues, and disputes over sidewalk maintenance responsibilities.

How can a sidewalk expert witness assist in my case?

A sidewalk expert witness can analyze the conditions of the sidewalk at the time of the incident, determine if proper maintenance was conducted, and assess whether any violations of safety standards occurred.

Are there subspecialties within the field of sidewalk expertise?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas such as ADA compliance for sidewalks, urban planning, or specific types of pavement materials and their associated safety standards.

How important is it for a sidewalk expert witness to have knowledge about local regulations and codes?

It's crucial. Local regulations and codes dictate the standards for sidewalk construction and maintenance. An expert needs this knowledge to accurately assess liability in a case.

How does Expert Institute select its Sidewalk 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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