ATV Expert Witnesses
What is an ATV expert witness?
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) expert witness candidates typically have a background in mechanical engineering, automotive design, and/or automotive engineering. For matters related to design and engineering, expert witnesses often have advanced degrees in engineering (PE) or ergonomics/human factors (PhD). In some cases, expertise in the operation, maintenance, and safe handling of all-terrain vehicles is required.
What types of cases require an ATV expert witness?
Often, matters requiring off-road or all-terrain vehicle expert witness services involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, inter partes review in the PTAB, or trade secret disputes. An ATV vehicle specialist might also provide expert testimony in a personal injury or product liability case, or be called upon as an accident reconstruction expert in an ATV accident case.
ATV expert witness case examples
Recent example projects include:
- electronic power steering (EPS) technology patent infringement matter,
- side-by-side (SxS) vehicle class action,
- ATV continuously variable transmission (CVT) technology,
- ATV racer safety,
- four wheeler electronic fuel injection (EFI) programmers, and
- off-road vehicle handlebar design.
What litigation support work might an ATV expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by an ATV expert could include product analysis, accident reconstruction, explanation of owner and manufacturer responsibilities, review of Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPS) guidelines for use, research, expert report preparation, and expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. Clients may also seek a powersports industry expert with specific knowledge in ATVs for pre-litigation consulting work. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a qualified expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an ATV expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
ATV 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 ATV experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the ATV landscape.
Expert Witness #256948
This expert is Professor Emeritus in a College of Engineering. This expert has been retained in numerous cases nationally and internationally involving towing apparatus, passenger cars, trucks, ATCs, ATVs motorhomes and motorcycles. This expert is well-known and respected for expertise in braking systems, engine and electrical issues as well as fire cause and origin. This expert is a very credible mechanical engineer, with a Ph.D. and is a former professor whose career focus has been in the automotive field.
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