Fleet Management Expert Witnesses
What is a fleet management expert witness?
The selected expert may be a member of an industry organization such as the NAFA Fleet Management Association, the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), or FleetPros. Functions and responsibilities cover everything from vehicle leasing and financing, vehicle maintenance, supply chain management and vehicle telematics, to driver management and fuel management. There are several organizations overseeing fleet and transportation safety including the Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS).
What types of cases require a fleet management expert witness?
Matters requiring the expertise of a fleet management expert witness include intellectual property lawsuits, breach of contract disputes, import/export cases involving the International Trade Commission (ITC), assisting law enforcement with accident investigations, or regulatory compliance issues.
Fleet management expert witness case examples
On behalf of a plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for fleet management expert witnesses, including cases involving:
- tractor trailer and trucking safety management,
- hazardous materials risk management,
- vehicle maintenance and fleet safety,
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fleet safety best practices,
- commercial motor vehicle accident reconstruction,
- DOT compliance and trucking industry safety standards,
- fleet operation and hours of service audits,
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) transportation safety regulations,
- truck driver training and retention, and
- telematics upgrades.
What litigation support work might a fleet management expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a fleet management expert witness could include arbitration, inspection of fleet vehicles, research and authoring expert reports, depositions, and expert witness testimony in court. In addition, clients may seek a transportation industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a fleet management expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services knows Fleet Management expert witnesses that are available for litigation support. Because all of our expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences, attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.