Expert Witness
 

Brandon Ogden

Expert Witness

Credible • Knowledgeable • Relatable

 
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"Brandon Ogden sets himself apart from other expert witnesses by clearly presenting information in a simple and concise way, making even complex material easy to understand. "

-Nick Smart, Trial Attorney - Strong, Garner, Bauer

 

Railroad Operations  Expert Witness

 
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Railroad Operations Expert Witness

With over a decade of experience as a certified switchman and conductor with BNSF Railway, Brandon offers extensive knowledge in train operation and operating rules interpretation.  

Promoting his way through the railroad management ranks as Trainmaster, Director of Administration, Terminal Manager and Superintendent of Operations, Brandon offers distinguished railroad leadership experience and unique industry knowledge and perspective.

Leading his team of over 300 train, yard and engine employees to multiple extended human factor incident and injury free streaks was a highlight of his accomplished railroad career. Building strong relationships, exercising proactive accountability and providing feedback and recognition were core to safely and efficiently leading his operating team. Brandon remains in tune with railroad industry practice, operating and safety rules.

Clients include plaintiff or defense firms who seek assistance for incidents involving railroad employees and freight trains.

Areas of expertise include:

·       Railroad employee personal injuries

·       Railroad train derailments

·       Railroad train collisions

·       Railroad highway-grade crossing incidents

·       Railroad industrial property damage incidents

·       Railroad train-pedestrian incidents

·       Railroad liability

·       Railroad FELA cases

Railway Expert Witness - Brandon Ogden
Brandon has a calm demeanor, relates well with others and stands firm in his opinions. He’s an excellent expert witness at trial.
— CHANDLER GREGG, TRIAL ATTORNEY - STRONG, GARNER, BAUER
 

Livestock & Farm Equipment Expert Witness

 
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Livestock & Farm Equipment Expert Witness

Growing up on Missouri’s largest registered Angus cattle operation, Brandon has been directly involved with the handling, managing and caring of livestock his entire life.  Brandon operates a large variety of farm equipment on a daily basis.

Facilitating and overseeing the daily cattle work and herd management for several thousand cows on pasture and calves in a large feedlot has given Brandon unmatched practical hands-on experience. Managing thousands of acres and marketing over 500 registered Angus bulls annually has given Brandon extensive industry knowledge.

Clients include plaintiff or defense firms who seek assistance for incidents involving livestock and farm equipment.

Areas of expertise include:

·       Livestock handling best practices

·       Livestock fencing and restraint systems

·       Livestock management best practices

·       Livestock transportation safety

·       Farm equipment operation safety

·       Farm standard operating procedures

Livestock Expert Witness - Brandon Ogden

What My Clients Say

Testimonials

 Chandler Gregg, Trial Attorney – Strong, Garner, Bauer

Chandler Gregg, Trial Attorney – Strong, Garner, Bauer

A great witness who provides an impartial review and straightforward opinion. Incredibly well prepared. Brandon Ogden is one of the best liability experts I’ve ever used.
— Chandler Gregg, Trial Attorney – Strong, Garner, Bauer
Brandon is a knowledgeable, effective and productive expert witness. He’s always well-prepared and easy to work with.
— Nick Smart, Trial Attorney – Strong, Garner, Bauer
  Nick Smart, Trial Attorney – Strong, Garner, Bauer

 Nick Smart, Trial Attorney – Strong, Garner, Bauer

 George Brugess, Trial Attorney – Cogan & Power

George Brugess, Trial Attorney – Cogan & Power

Brandon does a great job analyzing data and presenting the facts in a concise and impartial manner. He applies basic railroad safety principles to the facts to reach logical and well thought-out opinions.
— George Brugess, Trial Attorney – Cogan & Power
I cannot speak highly enough of Brandon Ogden as an expert. Brandon was able convert a complex file into a clear and straightforward report in a cost-effective manner.
— Patrick Guinness, Trial Attorney – McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan
 Patrick Guinness, Trial Attorney – McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan

Patrick Guinness, Trial Attorney – McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan


 
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Recent Cases


Railroad Operations Cases

 

Smith vs Norfolk Southern, July, 2018

Case No.O-038257

 

Frost vs Union Pacific Railway, April, 2018

Case No. 5:18-cv-00084-FB-HJB

 

Mitchell vs BNSF Railway, October, 2017

Case No. 1631-CC00622

 

Davis vs BNSF Railway, September, 2017

Case No. 11 L 21; 2016 IL App (3d) 150464

 

Livestock & Farm Equipment Cases

 

Miller vs Fischer, July, 2018

Case No. TBD

 

Williams vs Lawson, March, 2018

Case No. CJ-2016-88

 

Lee vs Blevins, January, 2018

Case No. 16LW-CC00133

 

Loucks vs Harre, December, 2017

Case No. TBD

 

Satter vs Eaton, October, 2017

Case No. 2016 L 54

 

Poky Feeders vs Salina Scale, September, 2017

Case No. 2015-CV-34

 

Wodohosky vs Hall, July, 2017

Case No. 15AL-CC00047

 

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