Mold Expert Witnesses
What is a mold expert witness?
Mold expert witness candidates are typically professional engineers with expertise in environmental health, civil engineering, and/or environmental engineering. Mold remediation expert witnesses have expertise and experience in toxic mold removal, which may be required in some circumstances. Mold expert witnesses typically have advanced degrees (PhD, PE) with specialized training in indoor air quality, ventilation systems, and home inspections.
What types of cases require a mold expert witness?
A subject matter expert in mold might be called upon to provide expert testimony in matters concerning indoor air quality, industrial hygiene, toxicology, and insurance disputes.
Mold can have a huge impact on indoor air quality (IAQ). The EPA provides guidance about mold and moisture for homes, schools, multifamily and commercial buildings.
Mold expert witness case examples
Example projects that have called for an indoor mold expert have included:
- insurance claims involving water intrusion at a Connecticut school,
- commercial HVAC system at a Florida warehouse,
- mold growth causation in Alabama,
- property management case involving a South Carolina apartment complex,
- OSHA regulations,
- water damage at a Texas real estate site,
- residential property damage,
- New York City building code violations,
- groundwater drainage,
- New Jersey healthcare facility mold inspection and toxic mold testing, and
- occupational health and occupational safety.
What litigation support work might a mold expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support services could include exposure assessments, providing expert opinions, research and authoring expert reports, deposition, and expert witness testimony at a trial. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a qualified expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a mold expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience. The firm has the many years of experience required to turn the search for an expert witness around quickly.
Mold 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 Mold experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Mold landscape.
Expert Witness #260510
This expert holds a PhD in Environmental Health, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and brings to the table many years of comprehensive technical experience in the environmental health and safety field in both the public and private sectors. This expert serves as Founder and technical lead for a highly respected consultancy.
Specific areas of expertise include chemical exposure evaluation, indoor air quality, heat stress, chemical hygiene, hazard communication, health and safety training and management systems, and respiratory protection. This expert's experience includes designing, directing, and conducting industrial hygiene investigations and exposure assessments (over 5000 investigations conducted/managed), designing and overseeing asbestos abatement activities, designing and managing ventilation system installations, conducting general environmental and hazardous material site assessments.
This expert has given over five hundred seminars, with topics varying from health and safety management systems and liability issues, to general indoor air quality and mold. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience having been designated a state-recognized expert in hundreds of cases in the areas of industrial hygiene and indoor air quality, been deposed dozens of times, and testified successfully in both trials and arbitrations.
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Expert Witness #261578
This expert is a fellow in each of the following organizations: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, American Association of Certified Allergists, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Academy of Pediatrics.- Board certified in Allergy and Immunology- Board certified in Pediatrics- Private practice of Allergy & Immunology- Author of over 100 Articles, Monographs, Chapters on Medicine mostly related to Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Disorders
Experience in Medical Legal Reviews, Depositions, and Court Appearances involving:- Mold Intrusion- Allergy and Asthma Medical Care- Exposures to the Environment i.e. Sick Building Syndromes- Exposures to Cleaning Agents- Exposures to Insecticides- Fire Related Exposures and Effects on Asthma and Allergy- Oil Slick and Solvent Exposure- Insect Sting & Bite Reactions- Clinical professor of pediatrics
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Expert Witness #260531
This expert is an AIA certified Architect with many years of architectural design and construction administration experience with all building types, including educational, medical, R&D, corporate, commercial, custom residential, multi-family housing, military and industrial projects. Emphasizing use of durable, low maintenance materials including stainless, copper, bronze, zinc, cement-fiber, plastics, composites, specialty sealants & industrial paints. This expert heads a building reconstruction and forensic investigation consultancy that provides visual inspection, intrusive testing, defect analysis, repair recommendations and forensic expert services for both plaintiff and defense parties. This expert brings to the table specialized knowledge of construction materials, industry standards, code compliance, waterproofing, vapor transmission, exterior finishes, corrosion, condensation, ventilation, mold, wood rot, suspended ceilings, interior partitions, and structural issues. This expert's experience includes thousands of visual inspections and hundreds of intrusive tests for construction defect cases, including institutional, commercial and retail structures, housing developments and private homes. This expert also provides reconstruction design, details and specifications focused on solving complex construction problems and developing effective repairs for commercial and institutional buildings.
This expert has served as a third-party neutral construction expert for mediators, arbitrators and courts, and retained jointly by both plaintiff and defense parties. Specializing in complex construction disputes where resolution can be facilitated through clarification of technical issues and extensive case documents. Experience includes complex, multi-party commercial and institutional cases.
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