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Stone expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including geology, construction, architecture, archaeology, and environmental science. Some of the most common specialties among stone expert witnesses also include mineralogy, petrology, stone conservation, masonry, and historical preservation. They have provided opinions on the effects of erosion, material quality, structural integrity, historic preservation issues, and environmental impact assessments.

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Stone Forensics Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Stone Forensics Expert Witness | Florida

This nationally renowned stone and marble consultant has published well over 100 articles on stone installation, care, and restoration and over 30 books on stone and tile. He is a certified Master Stone Craftsman and an IICRC Instructor for Certified Marble and Stone Inspectors. He is a founding member of the International Association of Stone Restoration and Conservation, and a member of the...

Stone and Tile Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Stone and Tile Expert Witness | California

This expert has worked within the ceramic tile, stone, and terrazzo industries for more than 35 years and is a leading forensic consultant in the space. He has been certified as a Ceramic Tile Consultant through the Ceramic Tile Institute of America. This expert is a member of the industry standard committees ANSI, ASTM, ISO and a participant on the TCNA Handbook Committee. He worked for 17 years...


Stone Slab Safety  Natural Stone and Alternative Materials Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Stone Slab Safety Natural Stone and Alternative Materials Expert Witness | New Jersey

This highly qualified, seasoned stone professional has over 30 years of experience in the stone industry. His skills include geology and stone identification, material sourcing, handling and transporting of fabricated stone, international business, OSHA compliance, business administration and management, as stone forensics. He received his BA from Syracuse University and is an accredited...

Stone Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a stone expert witness in legal proceedings?

A stone expert witness provides specialized knowledge about stones, their properties, and uses. They can offer insights on issues related to geology, construction, mining, or gemology.

What types of cases might require a stone expert witness?

Cases involving construction defects, mining accidents, property disputes over mineral rights, or jewelry appraisals may benefit from a stone expert's testimony.

Can a stone expert witness provide testimony on different types of stones and their specific characteristics?

Yes, a stone expert can testify about various types of stones including granite, marble, limestone, and precious gems. They can discuss their unique properties and uses.

How can a stone expert witness assist in cases related to construction?

In construction cases, a stone expert can analyze the quality of materials used, adherence to building codes, and potential causes for structural failures involving stone components.

Are there subspecialties within the field of stone expertise that could be relevant to my case?

Yes. Subspecialties can include gemology (study of precious stones), petrology (study of rocks), and stonemasonry (stone construction). The right subspecialty depends on your case specifics.

How does Expert Institute select its Stone 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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