Mining Expert Witnesses
What is a mining expert witness?
Mining expert witness candidates typically have areas of expertise in mining operations, oil and gas, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, and/or geotechnical engineering. In mining safety related cases, an attorney may request an expert with a Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®) qualification and/or experience in OSHA regulations. Mining expert witnesses may be Professional Engineers (PE) or have advanced degrees (PhD) in environmental science, metallurgy, geology.
What types of cases require a mining expert witness?
Matters requiring mining expert witness services most often involve environmental, safety, or contract issues.
Mining expert witness case examples
Cahn Litigation Services has a vast network of experts and is regularly called upon to locate experts to provide litigation support. Exemplary matters have included:
- groundwater flow,
- arbitration involving surface mining,
- Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and OSHA regulations,
- coal mining company valuation,
- underground mine safety audit in Colorado,
- mining product liability, and
- West Virginia mining accident investigation.
What litigation support work might a mining expert witness be expected to perform?
Expert witness services could include research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, depositions, and/or expert witness testimony in the courtroom. In addition, law firms may seek a mining industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a mining expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Mining 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 Mining experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Mining landscape.