Forensic / Expert Witness Projects
As an expert in the water and wastewater utilities, John's expertise encompasses operation and maintenance, construction, design, regulatory compliance, management, planning and governance. John Shaw, P.E. is often asked to provide consulting and/or expert witness/forensic services to the legal profession, insurance companies and other engineering firms.
Forensic services typically include “mode of failure” analysis, review and critique of design and/or operations and maintenance programs, industry standards, engineering “standard of practice or care” review as well as detailed engineering analysis, product suitability and construction defect issues.
John Shaw works widely as both an expert consultant and expert witness on forensic projects. Understanding the distinction between the two engagements and their implications in the discovery process is important during the process of case evaluation and advising legal counsel. John has devoted and continues to spend significant time and effort in learning and understanding the legal nuances associated with expert participation in the judicial process.
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Forensics Work History (PDF)