For almost 20 years, Barr Group's automotive expert witness team has provided source code analysis, expert reports, and testimony for private and class-action lawsuits involving gas-powered, hybrid, electric and autonomous vehicles.

Automotive litigation supported include:

  • Automotive software malfunctions
  • Automotive system failures
  • Patent and software copyright infringement
  • Trade secret theft

Our automotive expert witness team is comprised of senior-level electrical, mechanical, and software engineers as well as esteemed academics in the fields of computer science, software development, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Barr Group's expert witness team analyzes the software and hardware behind automotive systems including, but not limited to:

  • Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Anti-lock braking systems​ (ABS)
  • Automotive user interfaces
  • Automotive vision systems
  • Driver assistance electronics
  • Engine control units (ECUs)
  • Infotainment head units
  • Instrument clusters 
  • Navigation systems
  • Transmission electronics

Cases involving infotainment software and applications designed for QNX, Android, Linux, and Windows operating systems are also supported.

Representative Experts

The following are just a few of Barr Group's expert witnesses. 

Expert #MB600

This experienced expert witness is a former adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering with 20+ years of hands-on software engineering experience. Internationally recognized as an expert in the field of embedded software process and architecture, this expert was a critical member of the technical analysis team that helped determine a resolution in the Toyota Unintended Acceleration case.

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Expert #NH555

This expert witness has 30+ years of automotive engineering and auto racing experience. He was the lead engineer and Director of Engineering for some of the most sought after luxury supercars and race cars. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: structural crashworthiness and restraints performance, vehicle fire analysis, electronic stability control, aftermarket wheel analysis and sudden unintended acceleration cases. 

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