Trailer Expert Witnesses
What is a trailer expert witness?
Expert witness candidates specializing in trailers and trailer technology typically have extensive experience as mechanical engineers, accident investigation specialists, automotive engineers, and/or have experience as a truck drivers. Oftentimes, the selected expert is a member of an industry organization such as the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers and/or the North American Trailer Dealers Association. A trailer expert witness must not only have the requisite substantive expertise but also must possess the ability to explain evidence to a judge and jury.
What types of cases require a trailer expert witness?
A specialist in trailers and associated technology could provide expert testimony in a personal injury case, a product liability case, truck accident case, negligence, motor vehicle accident, or tractor trailer incident. Matters requiring expert witness service relating to trailers could also involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, trade secret disputes or trade dress issues.
Trailer expert witness case examples
Exemplary cases include:
- towing apparatus forensic engineering,
- commercial motor vehicle trailer accessories,
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) heavy truck safety regulations,
- trucking company industry standards,
- human factors,
- tanker truck accident reconstruction,
- cargo standard of care,
- traffic safety, and
- hazardous materials handling (hazmat).
What litigation support work might a trailer expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a trailer expert could include accident reconstruction, failure analyses, providing expert opinions, research and authoring expert reports, and expert witness testimony at deposition and at trial. In addition, clients may seek an automotive or trucking industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
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Trailer Expert Witness - Representative Bios
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Trailer experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Trailer landscape.