Failure Analysis Expert Witnesses
What is a failure analysis expert witness?
Failure analysis expert witness candidates typically have engineering discipline degrees (i.e., mechanical engineering, biomechanics, materials engineering, metallurgical engineering, structural engineering, or electrical engineering), with extensive experience in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, and/or with laboratory testing. The background of a failure analysis expert witness will vary greatly depending on the product and technology involved in the case.
What types of cases require a failure analysis expert witness?
Failure analysis expert witnesses may provide litigation support for cases involving structural failure, product failure, materials failure, and mechanical failure. Often experts in failure analysis can assess product performance, analyses of stress, and performance, Cases may be civil, criminal, or class-action and require not only expertise but the ability to communicate findings for ease of understanding.
Failure analysis expert witness case examples
Representing the plaintiff or defendant, when the need for a failure analysis expert witness arises, top litigation firms call on Cahn Litigation Services. Example matters that Cahn Litigation Services has searched for expert witnesses for include:
- mechanical failures,
- Level 3 non-destructive testing,
- electrical failure causation,
- conveyor belt mechanical testing
- medical device quality assurance,
- commercial HVAC mechanical failure in Florida,
- construction audits, and
What litigation support work might a failure analysis expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a failure analysis expert often revolves around product liability, personal injury, and accident investigations. Clients may also seek a professional engineer for pre-litigation consulting work. Expert witness services by a failure analysis expert could include product failure analyses, forensic investigations, reverse engineering, research and authoring expert reports, depositions, providing expert opinions, and/or trial testimony.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a failure analysis expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Failure Analysis 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 Failure Analysis experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Failure Analysis landscape.