Case Listing (through 2017)

Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2017 Expert Assessment and designation for bolt failure guy lines concrete Texas  
2017 Expert Assessment and consultation, thread failure-Baker Hughes Cross Over Sub Colorado  
2017 Expert Assessment and designation of Small Sample Pipe Colorado  
2017 Expert Assessment and designation on  Large Sample Pipe Colorado  
2017 Expert Assessment on Sinclair Tank #522 Wyoming  
2017 Expert Assessment on 2 Flanges, weld cracked Colorado  
2017 Expert Assessment and designation for tank explosion-Encana in Pinedale Wyoming Case Settled
2017 Expert Assessment and designation for failure of prosthetic Washington  
2017 Expert Assessment and designation for failure on 6 5/8" pipe pinhole corrosion Wyoming  
2017 Expert Assessment and designation for  Upper Housing Downhole Tool Fracture Colorado  
2017 Failure Analysis on Fillet Weld Failure Wyoming  
2017 Expert Assessment on DTS Strut Rod Damage Colorado  
2017 Forensic assessment on Polaris Roll-Over Tubing(CMTR) Colorado Case Settled
2017 Expert assessment and designation for broken bar stool Colorado  
2017 Forensic Assessmnet of bullets(metal content) Colorado  
2017 Forensic Assessment of 4" Pipe Colorado  
2017 Forensic Assessment of 10" Steam Pipe Crack Colorado  
2017 Failure Analysis of Rebar Colorado  
2017 Expert assessment and expert designation for tubing Ohio  
2017 Expert assessment and expert designation for corrosion of water-Denver Water Board Colorado  
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for explosion of battery caused by welding procedures Wyoming  
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for broken and/or missing weld on lawn mower roll bar Kentucky  
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for weld failure on weld positioner Wyoming  
2016 Expert assessment of fence post weld failure Washington  
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for weld failure on hydraulic tube leak on dump truck Nevada  
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for failed welds on structural steel weldments on bent pads Nebraska  
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for defective welds on skids Pennsylvania  
2016 Expert assessment of defective weld failure on a pop-up gooseneck hitch Idaho  
2016 Expert assessment of corrosion damage to welded copper/stainless steel soaking tubs Colorado Court (8/8/16)
2016 Expert assessment and expert designation for broken welds on a truck frame Texas  
2015 Expert assessments and expert designation for an alleged welder workplace injury related to oilfield vacuum truck repair Texas Deposition (2/3/17)
2015 Fertilizer tank collapsed New Jersey  
2015 Assessments with litigation related to Certified welder requirements, skills, experience, training and code compliance. Colorado  
2015 Assessment of welder’s workplace exposure to fumes litigation Wyoming  
2015 Assessment of welding issues associated with oilfield tanks used for hydraulic fracturing. Colorado  
2015 Failure analysis on tower arms Texas  
2015 Failure analysis on apartments California  
2015 Subrogation - weld failure on catwalk New Mexico  
Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2015 Failure analysis of faulty NDT equipment resulting in death Texas  
2015 Failure analysis of improper welding resulting in a fire destroying a yacht California Deposition (7/8/16)
2015 Assessment of welds on traffic arm Colorado  
2014 Leak in copper pipe Utah Deposition (8/11/15)
2014 Assessment of fire potentially caused by welding Washington  
2014 Expert assessment regarding welding fumes litigation and alleged disease:  Mesothelioma California  
2014 Failure analysis of welding causing a cell tower to catch fire Georgia  
2014 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation California  
2014 Consulting regarding welding procedures and nondestructive testing procedures for pump skids Ohio  
2014 Consulting regarding proper and safe practices while welding in a refinery California Deposition (4/17/14)
2014 Evaluate broken bolt in office chair Colorado Deposition (2/16/15)
Court (7/22/15)
2013 Failure analysis of transmission tower arms Texas  
2013 Failure analysis of transmission tower arm failures Texas  
2013 Evaluation of flex plate for welding and weld safety Colorado Deposition (10/30/14 )
2013 Evaluation of personal injury due to robot welding and improper clothing Georgia  
2013 Evaluation of personal injury from fall through welded panels Georgia  
2013 Failure analysis of well-head piping threads, forces involved with thread failure, metallurgical issues associated with pipe threads versus welding and policies / procedures related to the sand trap Wyoming  
2013 Assessment of welding safety and fire at grain elevator Oklahoma  
2013 Evaluate vibration of transmission line dampers Colorado  
2013 Assessment of defective weld repair of an access cover to the rudder of an ocean-going vessel California Arbitration (6/6-7/13)
2013 Failure analysis of transmission tower arms Texas  
2013 Evaluate corrosion failure of sulfuric acid storage tank floor Georgia Deposition (9/23/13)
2013 Failure analysis of transmission tower arm failures Texas  
2013 Failure analysis of  failed weld on ATV arm Wisconsin Deposition (7/12/13)
Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2013 Examination and tests regarding film processor heater filaments Colorado  
2013 Evaluate welds on failed 30” steam line Australia  
2012 Expert assessment of drill casing Colorado  
2012 Analyze broken bolt pieces Colorado  
2012 Consulting on pipeline construction dispute of magnetized pipe Colorado  
2012 Assessment of screw-piles Colorado  
2012 Expert assessment on sprinkler head Tennessee  
2012 Evaluate failure of collar plate weld on tank bottom Colorado  
2012 Assessment of ATV rollover protection Colorado  
2012 Evaluate propane gas line failure/explosion Colorado  
2012 Assessment of screw-piles Colorado  
2012 Evaluate failed eyenuts Colorado  
2011 Pipeline material investigations for bending and welding Texas Deposition (7/22/11)
Deposition (11/3/11)
Court (12/6/11)
2011 Evaluate the use of grease as an aid in the erection of welded steel pipe supports Colorado Arbitration (2/23/12)
2011 Construction defect on stairs Colorado  
2011 Evaluate broken chairs Colorado  
2011 Evaluate broken chain Colorado Deposition (9/13/11)
2011 Plaintiff injured in a fall through unsecured roof hatch opening California  
2011 Field welding - improper inspection/over inspection; owner interference California Deposition (6/13/12)
2011 Assessment of a bicycle accessory rack California  
2010 Evaluate leak in copper pipe Utah  
2010 Metal failure of ATV frame Colorado  
2010 Corrosion degradation of interior galvanized steel studs Colorado Court (3/24/11)
2010 Short failure Colorado  
2010 Corrosion on post-tension cables Colorado  
2010 Metal evaluation of hydrovac booster port Colorado  
2010 Analysis of electric heater Colorado  
2010 Evaluate exploded muzzle-loader Colorado  
2010 Wellhead fire Colorado Deposition (11/19/10)
2010 Concrete filled elevator shaft - failed round tubing seam Colorado  
Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2009 Pipeline material investigations for bending and welding Texas Deposition (7/22/11)
Trial (12/7/11)
2009 Expert assessment of cracked welds on roof supports in coal mine Colorado  
2009 Patent case regarding welding wire Washington DC  
2009 Temperature analysis of refractory material Texas  
2009 Power plant fire inside tower on demister Colorado  
2009 Natural gas pipeline explosion resulting in fire Colorado Deposition (7/28/09)
2009 Consulting as an expert on designated portions of the pipeline Texas  
2009 Consulting on minimum preheat and interpass temperatures Tennessee  
2009 Grain feeder collapsed resulting in injury Colorado  
2009 Evaluate failed longitudinal weld Illinois  
2008 Expert assessment of explosion caused by weld failure, negligence Louisiana Deposition (11/18/09)
Court (12/4/09)
2008 Failure analysis of failed hydraulic ram from a pumper truck Colorado  
2008 Expert assessment involving burns caused by improper clothing Louisiana  
2008 Expert assessment of drill stem and boring machine Montana  
2008 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation Missouri  
2008 Expert assessment regarding corrosion in flexible stainless steel tubing New Jersey  
2008 Expert assessment regarding bad welds on a structure/bridge Nevada  
2008 Failure analysis on broken safety guard rail Colorado  
2008 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation West Virginia  
2008 Expert assessment regarding an injury resulting from clothing catching fire from welding Ohio  
2008 Failure analysis involving a broken metal pole resulting in injury Colorado Deposition (8/13/09)
2008 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation West Virginia  
2008 Expert assessment regarding possible violation of 4” oil pipeline Colorado  
2008 Failure analysis involving corrosion on paint remover can resulting in injury California  
Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2008 Failure analysis regarding a broken weld on a chair resulting in injury California  
2008 Expert assessment regarding a propane generator being used in a freezer Pennsylvania  
2007 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation West Virginia  
2007 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation Missouri  
2007 Failure analysis regarding a broken chair leg resulting in injury Colorado  
2007 Failure analysis of weld failure on winch guard resulting in injury Colorado  
2007 Failure analysis regarding an injury to contractor from a fall (fall protection) Nebraska Court (10/16/08)
2007 Expert analysis regarding nitric acid re-heater vessel California  
2006 Failure analysis regarding pipeline rupture resulting in death Colorado  
2006 Failure analysis regarding a fire at a feed storage facility Colorado  
2006 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation Missouri  
2006 Forensic analysis regarding accidental death as a result of fire at cement plant; deposition under oath required Texas Deposition (4/5/07)
2006 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation Missouri  
2005 Metallurgical assessment of shaft fracture surfaces on 12” rotor shaft Arkansas  
2005 Preliminary metallurgical assessment of localized corrosion on two sizes of underground fire water pipe samples Texas  
2005 Expert interpretation of project specifications for welds on pipeline Colorado  
2005 Expert assessment regarding MSDS and welding fumes litigation Missouri  
2005 Forensic analysis of welded strap failure Texas  
2005 Forensic analysis regarding field examination and findings on railcar after a fire Colorado  
2005 Expert assessment of broken cabinet weld resulting in injury New York Deposition and NY Supreme Court
2005 Forensic analysis of a press brake and shear Colorado  
2005 Failure analysis of cracks in walls, retaining walls, and apron slabs Colorado  
Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2005 Failure analysis of moving truck ramps that fell resulting in an injury Montana Deposition
2005 Expert assessment regarding OSHA safety measures on residential construction specifically fall protection on two story construction Colorado  
2004 Expert assessment and analysis of a Korean reactor Texas  
2004 Failure analysis regarding field welding for a canopy installation resulted in an explosion Colorado  
2004 Failure analysis of a fire due to faulty weld Nebraska  
2004 Failure analysis of pipeline welds in the Gulf of Mexico Texas  
2004 Expert assessment of H2S leak in hydrolizor sleeves Arkansas  
2004 Failure analysis regarding gas pipeline welding issues Colorado  
2004 Expert assessment of 0.934" diameter threaded galvanized stud and end fracture surface Colorado  
2004 Expert assessment of weld spatter on windows resulting in construction litigation Colorado  
2004 Failure analysis - Welder injured while welding when an oil/water storage tank exploded Colorado  
2003 Consultation as a Safety Expert re:  underwater welding resulting in a shoulder injury Florida  
2003 Failure analysis of poor welds on a safe that burned in a fire Utah  
2003 Failure analysis on hydraulic mechanism resulting in eye injury New Mexico  
2003 Failure analysis of master cylinder from light truck Colorado  
2003 Failure analysis of hay bailing farm equipment metal pin Nebraska Deposition
2003 Failure analysis re:  house fire caused by overheated conductors and/or electric arc welder Colorado  
2003 Failure analysis of a prefab concrete wall that collapsed during the building process killing three construction workers North Carolina  
2003 Expert assessment of a fire that destroyed a large egg plant Arkansas  
2003 Failure analysis, examination and PE Report of a broken haul truck weld Colorado  
2003 Failure analysis of 3" vent pipe which potentially caused a fire at a ski lodge Colorado  
2002 Failure analysis and expert testimony re:  ladder rung welding and NDT California Deposition and Arbitration Court
Year Description Location Sworn Testimony
2002 Failure analysis for TV tower collapse with fatalities and injuries of construction workers Nebraska  
2002 Engineering assessment of pipe quality at an airport facility Nebraska  
2002 Failure analysis and examination of possible defective Sanitas Whirlpool Tub Kansas  
2002 Failure analysis of Vanna Tub Chair weld failure Kansas  
2002 Preliminary forensic metallurgical evaluations of the ruptured glycol de-hydrator Texas  
2001 Expert testimony in rock crusher case; deposition under oath required and testimony in court Pennsylvania Deposition and Court
2001 Forensic analysis of broken airplane seat – aluminum metallurgical evaluations Colorado  
2001 Metallurgical evaluation of broken bronze valve at water heater inlet Washington  
2001 Expert assessment of Benzomatic cylinder – automated brazing metallurgy Colorado  
2001 Failure analysis on failed stainless steel gas appliance flex connector – metallurgical evaluations Colorado  
2001 Assessment of two Acetylene cylinders – explosion and fire investigation New Mexico Yes
2001 Expert assessment of allegations that worker received electrical shock from a welding device Ohio  
2001 Preliminary forensic analysis - 2 pcs. of black steel (gas line) pipe Colorado  
2001 Failure analysis in school welding safety case New Mexico Yes
2001 Metallurgical evaluation and report for drilling company's insurance company Colorado  
2000 Metallurgy assessment of robot fixtures inadequate for use Texas Yes
2000 Failure analysis of unauthorized welded aerospace parts Oklahoma  
2000 Welding and metallurgical assessment of a propane tank in class action lawsuit Colorado  
2000 Expert assessment of damaged trailer involving metallurgy and failed aluminum welds Texas  
1999 Expert assessment of refinery tank explosion, reviewed and assessed welding process circuitry Texas Yes