On behalf of a plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services has engaged in searches for a fleet maintenance expert witness, including cases involving trucking safety, heavy equipment, vehicle maintenance, DOT compliance and regulations, fleet operation, truck driver training, and accident reconstruction. It is essential that an expert witness possess the ability to provide expert testimony in a manner whereby a jury and judge can comprehend the evidence.
Fleet maintenance encompasses several modes of transportation including commercial motor vehicle, private work vehicle, ship, rail car, and aircraft. Functions and responsibilities of fleet management and maintenance cover everything from supply chain management and vehicle telematics, to driver management and fuel management. Matters requiring the expertise of a fleet maintenance expert witness can include an intellectual property lawsuit (such as a trade secret dispute or patent infringement), breach of contract dispute, assisting law enforcement with an accident investigation, or regulatory compliance issues. Litigation support by a fleet maintenance expert witness could include arbitration, inspection of a fleet vehicle, an expert report, expert opinion, depositions, and expert witness testimony in court. In addition, the lead attorney may seek a transportation maintenance expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
When the need for a fleet maintenance expert witness arises, top law firms call on Cahn Litigation Services. History has shown that the firm has the experience required to turn an expert witness search around quickly and provide the right balance of expertise and testimony to support each specific project and its nuances.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Fleet Maintenance experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Fleet Maintenance landscape.
This expert has served as an active duty helicopter pilot conducting a variety of operational missions nationwide and served as a helicopter flight instructor, aeronautical engineer and maintenance test pilot. During military service, this expert specialized in aircraft operations, maintenance, sustainability, engineering and logistics. This expert brings to the table many years of experience as a Pilot/Aeronautical Engineer/Logistician/Acquisition Officer directing operations and maintenance, leading advanced technology upgrades, directing/developing people, and implementing/managing complex large-scale systems and logistics infrastructures for operations, security, maintenance and production. This expert led two of the largest acquisition programs in helicopter fleet history as the Chief Systems Engineer/Logistician. As Director of Aircraft Maintenance and Logistics, this expert led a multi-million dollar fleet engine upgrade program of helicopters; scheduled and maintained a 22-helicopter annual depot maintenance, throughput while re-engineering an average of 38 helicopters per year. This expert developed and implemented a logistics infrastructure to support continuous aircraft deliveries and maintenance inductions, coordinated superior engineering support and technical services to sustain the operational fleet, and developed operational requirements, obsolescence studies, reliability and cost data to extend the service life of a helicopter an additional 20 years. This expert has served as the lead aviation engineering investigator on a fatal helicopter crash and served as a subject matter expert on two additional mishaps.