Fracture Mechanics Expert Witnesses

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Fracture mechanics expert witness candidates are typically licensed professional engineers with extensive experience in mechanical engineering and/or metallurgical engineering. An engineering expert witness needs to not only have expertise, but must also feel comfortable explaining technology to lay people. The selected expert may be a member of an industry association, such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME).

Matters requiring fracture mechanics expert witness services often involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, inter partes review or trade secret disputes. A forensic engineer can reverse engineer and analyze components to prove (or disprove) intellectual property infringement or theft. A fracture mechanics expert might also provide testimony in a torts matter like personal injury or accident reconstruction, or perform failure analysis for a product liability investigation case.

Litigation support by a fracture mechanics expert witness could include forensic engineering, mechanical testing, expert reports, depositions, and expert testimony at a trial. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. In addition, clients may seek a mechanical engineer for pre-litigation consulting work.

Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for a fracture mechanics expert, providing candidates for each case to the specifications provided by the law firm. Whether the case involves linear elastic fracture mechanics, stress analysis, finite element analysis, corrosion, or pressure vessels, Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an expert witness around quickly. The firm has an earned reputation for providing candidates suited to each unique project and its nuances.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Fracture Mechanics experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Fracture Mechanics landscape.