Biomechanics Expert Witnesses
What is a biomechanics expert witness?
Biomechanics expert witness candidates typically have experience in mechanical engineering and/or biomechanical engineering. Potential biomechanics expert witnesses often have advanced degrees (PhD, MD, PE), experience as a physical therapist or occupational therapist, or in exercise science. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the lead attorney may request the biomechanics expert have prior testimony experience.
What types of cases require a biomechanics expert witness?
A biomechanics expert could provide expertise in intellectual property matters, such as a patent litigation or a trade secret dispute, or a proceeding in the International Trade Commission (ITC). A biomechanical engineering expert could also be called in for a vehicle collision accident reconstruction, product liability, personal injury causation, or failure analysis project.
Biomechanics expert witness case examples
Representing the plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services is the service provider of choice by leading law firms to locate expert witnesses that can support a case requiring a biomechanical expert. Whether the case involves:
- injury biomechanics,
- automotive seatbelt and airbag design,
- motor vehicle accident investigation,
- biomedical engineering involving an orthopedic medical device,
- soft tissue sports injuries,
- vehicular accident mechanism of injury (MOI) assessment,
- trip & fall injury analysis,
- traumatic brain injury medical records review, or
- occupant kinematics.
What litigation support work might a biomechanics expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support could include biomechanical analyses, expert report preparation, forensic engineering, providing expert opinions, and expert testimony in the courtroom. In addition, clients may seek a biomechanics professional for pre-litigation consulting services.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a biomechanics expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Biomechanics 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 Biomechanics experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Biomechanics landscape.