Warning Label Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in warning label practices operate in a variety of fields, including product liability, safety engineering, risk management, industrial design, and consumer product safety. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include human factors psychology, occupational health and safety, hazard communication, and regulatory compliance. They have provided opinions on the effects of inadequate labeling, failure to warn, misleading labels, label comprehension, and product misuse due to unclear warning labels.

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David Andrew Krauss, PhDView profile

ID: 139708

Dr. David Andrew Krauss, PhD

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California

Dr. David A. Krauss has 19 years of experience in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics and Accident Reconstruction. He earned his BS in Biopsychology and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan, and his MA and Ph.D. in Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of California Los Angeles. Formerly, he served as an Instructor and Lecturer of Psychology at the University of...

Warnings and Labels Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Warnings and Labels Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert researches how people access and respond to safety and health risk information, examining the effectiveness of consumer product and industrial equipment warnings. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from Kansas State University and both his Master's and doctoral degrees in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas. He has published his scholarly findings on...

Anne Cienian Mathias, MS, MSE, PEView profile

ID: 216732

Ms. Anne Cienian Mathias, MS, MSE, PE

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Illinois

Ms. Anne C. Mathias has 17 years of experience in Engineering and Mechanics. She earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, her MSE in Mechanical Engineering, and her MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Today, this expert is certified as an Ergonomics Assessment Specialist by The Back School of Atlanta and licensed as a Professional...

Human Factors / Warning Labels Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Human Factors / Warning Labels Expert Witness | California

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California

This expert has over 40 years experience in communication messages and interpretation. He currently conducts research concerned with the interpersonal tactics and message strategies that individuals use in the context of problematic social interactions. He also specializes in communicative intention and the adequacy/inadequacy of messages. This includes the question of how people are most likely...

John Warren Spencer, CIH, CSPView profile

ID: 359217

Mr. John Warren Spencer, CIH, CSP

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Maryland

Mr. John W. Spencer has more than 35 years of experience as an Industrial Hygienist. He earned his BS in Biological Sciences from the University of Maryland College Park. Today, he is a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and a Certified Industrial Hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Formerly, this expert served as an Industrial...

Human Factors & Warning Labels Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Human Factors & Warning Labels Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

This human factors and ergonomics expert has 20+ years of experience analyzing human performance and behavior. He specializes in warnings and risk perception, product safety, vehicle collisions, pedestrian falls, and related areas. The expert earned his Master's and his Ph.D. in Psychology and Ergonomics from North Carolina State University. He is Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics and is...

Joseph Benedict Sala, MA, PhDView profile

ID: 710790

Dr. Joseph Benedict Sala, MA, PhD

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Joseph B. Sala has 16 years of experience in Human Factors and Ergonomics. He earned his BA in Psychology and his BS in Administration of Justice from Rutgers University. He also earned his MA in Psychological and Brain Sciences, as well as, his Ph.D. in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University. Formerly, this expert served as a Lecturer at Drexel University. Currently, this expert is the...

Joellen Gill, CHFP, CSP, CXLT, MBAView profile

ID: 6325610

Ms. Joellen Gill, CHFP, CSP, CXLT, MBA

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Washington

Ms. Joellen Gill has over 40 years of experience in the fields of Human Factors and Ergonomics. She earned her BS in Human Factors Engineering from Wright State University, her MBA from the University of Northern Colorado, and her MS in Environmental Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Today, this expert is a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals,...

Steven Martin Hall, CPSM, MSEView profile

ID: 6330433

Mr. Steven Martin Hall, CPSM, MSE

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Michigan

Mr. Steven M. Hall has over 24 years of experience in the field of Human Factors and Product Liability and Safety. He earned his BSE in Engineering Physics and his MSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. Today, this expert is a Certified Product Safety Manager by the International Board for Certification Services and Management. Formerly, he served as an...

David Michael Cades, PhDView profile

ID: 6391832

Dr. David Michael Cades, PhD

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Illinois

Dr. David M. Cades has over 12 years of experience in Human Factors and Ergonomics. He earned his BS in Human Factors from Tufts University and his MA and his Ph.D. in Psychology and Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology from George Mason University. Formerly, this expert served as a User Experience Consultant at User-Centric. He also worked as a Scientist, Senior Scientist, Managing...

Warning Label Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a warning label expert witness?

A warning label expert witness provides insight on product safety, risk assessment, and compliance with labeling regulations. They can testify on whether a product's warnings were adequate or not.

What types of cases might require a warning label expert witness?

Cases involving personal injury, product liability, industrial accidents, or consumer safety often require the expertise of a warning label expert witness.

Can a warning label expert witness help in pharmaceutical litigation?

Yes, they can provide crucial testimony regarding the adequacy of drug warnings, potential side effects, and if the manufacturer complied with FDA regulations.

Are there subspecialties within the field of warning label experts?

Yes, some experts specialize in specific industries like pharmaceuticals, chemicals, machinery, or consumer products where labeling requirements may vary.

How can a warning label expert witness assist in a product liability case?

They can evaluate if the product's warnings were clear, visible, and comprehensive enough to inform users about potential risks and safe usage instructions.

How does Expert Institute select its Warning Label 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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