An expert witness is a witness, who by virtue of education, skill and training, has knowledge in a particular subject beyond that of the average person. Expert witnesses provide an official legally relied-upon opinion regarding evidence or fact issues.

Flooring Expert, Linda Lockwood provides Attorneys, Insurance Companies and Adjusters, Cleaning and Restoration Companies with Commercial, Residential and Hospitality Site Inspections, Litigation and Deposition Support, Product Failure Analysis and Expert Witness Testimony for cases involving the manufacture, installation, or use of Carpet (woven and tufted), Solid Hardwood, Engineered Hardwood, Bamboo (solid and engineered), Laminate, Cork, Rubber, Epoxy, Ceramic, V.C.T. Tile, Stone, Marble and Specialty Flooring.

Our experience enables us to thoroughly educate both counsel and juries with all of the relevant facts. We are well-positioned to operate on a local or national scale, whether your case requires a full team or a single individual, we can provide you with the expertise your case requires.

Expert Service includes:

  • Preliminary evaluations of a flooring complaint
  • Deposition and Litigation Support
  • Case Review
  • Product Defects-Failure Analysis
  • Installation Failures
  • Product Defects-Failure Analysis
  • Trip and Fall
  • Fraudulent Insurance and Liability Claims


  • Hardwood Flooring, Solid and Engineered
  • Carpet, woven and tufted
  • Carpet Tiles
  • Rubber flooring
  • Solid Vinyl Tile & Plank (Luxury Vinyl Flooring)
  • Laminate Flooring (Pergo, Witex, Armstrong, Mannington, Formica, etc.)
  • Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT)
  • Sheet Vinyl (Armstrong, Congoleum, Tarkett, Mannington and others)
  • Cork flooring
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Flooring Adhesives
  • Concrete Moisture and related failures

    Linda Lockwood
    Certified Flooring Inspector
    Statewide Floor Covering Inspection Service