Find a Boating and Watersports Accidents Expert
Experts in boating & watersports accident evaluation and reconstruction, marine watercraft accidents and safety. May include parasailing & personal watercraft. (Also, see Maritime and Admiralty.) Boating and Watersports Accidents experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in Oregon legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in Oregon.
The listings below are of Boating and Watersports Accidents experts serving Oregon.
Mitchell S. Stoller
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Expert Witness to Admiralty/Maritime Industry. Experience: Federal/State Court, Judicial Arbitration, Mediation Services. Represent both Plaintiff and Defense. Over 2000 cases Blue/Brown water, Jet Skis/Super Tankers/Pleasure Crafts, Tugs & Barges.
Smith Aquatic Safety Service
David S. Smith, Ph.D
Ann Arbor, MI
Commander, USCG(ret); retained in 700+ cases since 1981: Drowning, Diving, Jet Skis, Water Skiing, Pools, Beaches, Hypothermia, Alcohol, Life Jackets, Environmental Stressors, Accident Reconstruction., Lifeguarding, and Boating Accidents. Water rescue / boating safety training seminars for fire, police, lifeguarding nationally. Lecturer and author in aquatic accident causation-prevention, boat/water safety and rescue. His text "Water Rescue" is valuable for both attorneys and water rescuers.
DeRosa Aquatic Consulting
Shawn P. DeRosa, J.D.
Shawn DeRosa is a nationally-recognized expert in water safety and aquatic risk management who has been twice profiled as one of the Top 100 Leaders in Aquatics in addition to being selected by Aquatics International Magazine as one of the "Power 25" people in aquatics. Through his consulting company, DeRosa Aquatic Consulting, Shawn helps agencies minimize risks and improve safety through high-quality education and training programs as well as consulting services. Shawn has assisted clients with recommendations for separation of waterfront activities, with a review of policies and procedures for watercraft rental programs and with recommendations for reasonable lake use policies.
Maritime/Boating Accidents Expert
Capt. Tuuli Messer-Bookman, Esq.
Expert/Consultant in all maritime matters, including commercial and pleasure craft. Maritime Academy Professor for 23 years, published Maritime Author, USCG-licensed unlimited-tonnage (oceans) Master Mariner with over 300,000 miles at sea, world-wide. J.D. from Univ. of San Francisco School of Law, B.S. in Marine Transportation from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Worked on roughly 100 cases with 50 different attorneys, testified in both state and federal courts, roughly split between defense and plaintiff's firms. Happy to work entire west coast and Hawaii, flexible on travel charges.
Headway Marine LLC
Thomas Dyer, PE
Offices in Seattle & San Francisco; Naval Architecture; Maritime Patents; Mechanical Patents; Shipyard Pollution History; Maritime Standards/Practices; Regulatory Compliance; Work Boat Construction; Shipyard Management & Costs; Vessel Operations & Accidents; Piloting & Rules of Road; Professional Engineer, Licensed 100 Ton Captain; Assisted in over 120 disputes, representing Shipyards & Workers, Vessel Owners & Seamen; Patent Holders, Plaintiffs & Defendants.