Agritech Expert Witnesses
Agricultural technology expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in agricultural engineering, agricultural economics, agricultural equipment, agricultural safety, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and/or regulatory compliance. Cahn Litigation Services has been approached by numerous clients to locate expert witnesses, on behalf of either the plaintiff or defendant, that can support agritech matters.
Agricultural technology encompasses products, services and applications that use innovative technologies such as robots, temperature and moisture sensors, aerial images, and GPS technology to improve yield, efficiency, safety, and profitability. A farmer using precision agriculture will use less land, water, fertilizer, herbicides and insecticides, while increasing crop production.
Examples of agritech include:
- Satellite photography
- IoT-based sensor networks
- Phase tracking
- Weather forecasts
- Automated irrigation
- Light and heat control
- Software analysis for pest and disease prediction and soil management
Matters requiring agricultural technology expert witness services can involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, software copyright, or trade secret disputes. A forensic expert can analyze products or methodologies to determine if there is evidence to reveal intellectual property infringement or theft. An expert in agritech could also be called in on breach of contract disputes, business valuation, economic damage, fraud and misrepresentation, and supply chain issues.
Litigation support by an agricultural technology expert witness could include an expert report, expert opinion, forensic investigation, deposition testimony, and expert testimony in court. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an agriculture expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. In addition, clients may seek an agricultural industry expert for pre-litigation consultant work.
Agritech Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Agritech experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Agritech landscape.
Expert Witness #231361
This expert is a licensed professional engineer and expert witness who holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. This expert has many years of professional experience in mechanical engineering, consumer product design, research and development, forensic investigation and litigation support. Additionally, this expert holds over twenty patents.
Prior to focusing on work as a forensic mechanical engineer and serving as an expert witness, this expert led an accomplished engineering career designing and developing innovative mechanical components and high-pressure equipment and conducting failure analyses over a broad variety of situations, most of which led to patents. This included designing and developing high-volume machined metal and injection-molded plastic parts, low-pressure seals, springs and stampings as well as manufacturing processes for composites, plastics and adhesive bonding. Working in research and development for major corporations in the aeronautical, petroleum, fluid power and automotive industries, as well as serving for over a decade as a forensic expert witness, this expert draws on a comprehensive background of diverse engineering experience to assist clients with cases involving evaluations of consumer products and commercial, industrial and agricultural equipment for products liability issues and patent disputes, including significant deposition and courtroom testimony experience.
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Expert Witness #255238
This expert is an independent consultant in the safe use and design of construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. This expert's experience includes the evaluation of product design, warnings development and safety and operational training. This expert served as a delegate on various ISO and ANSI subcommittees and is as a noted authority on lifting equipment safety.
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Expert Witness #258470
This expert leads a nationally recognized Crop and Agriculture practice of a highly successful consultancy specializing in Economic Analytics. This expert has been involved with crop & agriculture litigation of all types, including lender liability, chemical drift, product liability, off-label chemical applications, herbicide misapplication, and breach of contract. Recognized as a leader in quantifying economic damages in this space, this expert has successfully testified on multi-million-dollar cases and has been recognized for the ability to handle large amounts of information and filter it to the most pertinent issues.
Specializing in labor economics, crop valuation, and small business finance, this expert is retained regularly by both plaintiff and defense counsel as an expert regarding economic damages, and has testified more than one hundred times in state and federal litigation across the United States.
This expert has extensive experience in labor economics and has conducted wage loss analyses for children, students, stay-at-home parents, and workers employed in numerous industries. This expert has testified as an expert witness regarding economic damages in wage loss cases involving claims associated with construction injuries, aviation disasters, medical malpractice, personal injuries, age and gender discrimination, constructive discharge, retaliatory discharge, and breach of contract.
This expert has transacted multiple small business public offerings and reverse mergers and acquisitions. Joining finance theory with practical business experience, this expert offers the unique ability both to quantify and to explain the actual value of small business transactions.
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