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Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert Witness Craig Jerner

R. Craig Jerner, PhD, PE
Owner, President
5514 Harbor Town
Dallas TX 75287
USA
phone: 9729340493
fax: 469-737-3938
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R. Craig Jerner, PhD, PE is a Metallurgical Engineer with over 45 years of experience. Dr. Jerner specializes in Accident Investigation, Product Liability and Metallurgical Failure Analysis. He has conducted approximately 1,500 accident investigations and has testified as a metallurgical expert in over 275 depositions and more than 75 State and Federal court appearances as a metallurgical consultant, accident investigator, and expert witness.

Dr. Jerner's extensive client list includes individuals, industrial, corporate and government clients who utilize Dr. Jerner's failure analysis, accident investigations, litigation consultant and metallurgical expert witness for their investigation needs.

As a metallurgist, Dr. Jerner has also consulted with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA). He has testified, as a metallurgical expert, before several federal agency "Boards of Inquiry." Dr. Jerner's expert testimony from these inquiries has appeared in The Congressional Record.

Dr. Jerner's philosophy is to investigate, as thoroughly as possible, all evidence in order to develop the most probable accident scenario consistent with available physical evidence and developed data/test results.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Consumer Product Failure Analysis
  • Corrosion and Materials Failure Analysis
  • Fire and Explosion Investigation
  • Forensic Macro / Micro-photographic Documentation
  • Industrial Equipment Failure Analysis
  • Keyence Digital Microscope
  • Metal Testing
  • Metallurgical Expert Witness Testimony
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • On Site Accident Investigation
  • Product Liability / Reliability
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Supervised Witness Testing / Consulting
  • Third Party Review and Mediation
  • Welding and Weldment Failure Analysis
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