ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESSES

ACCIDENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Loses Toe In Retail Store Escalator Accident ACCIDENT Expert Case

Woman Loses Toe In Retail Store Escalator Accident

This case involves an injury that occurred on an escalator at a department store. A woman who was wearing sandals was ascending to the third floor of the store. As she was getting off the escalator, the escalator suffered a sharp jerking motion, causing th …

Construction Site Trench Collapse Kills Worker ACCIDENT Expert Case

Construction Site Trench Collapse Kills Worker

…  gear or cage was used to secure the trench prior to the accident. An expert in construction and contracting was sought to review this …

Epileptic Child Suffers Persistent Seizures After Fall at School ACCIDENT Expert Case

…  11 steps and hit his head on the way down. Prior to the accident, the boy’s epilepsy was well controlled with anti-epileptic …  Both scans returned negative. In the months following the accident, the patient’s seizure semiology changed and the frequency of his …

Airport Management Consultant Investigates Tarmac Collision ACCIDENT Expert Case

This case involves a plane collision on the tarmac of a regional airport. A plane with 112 passengers was standing by awaiting permission to take off. As the full plane was waiting, an empty plane en route to another gate backed into it, causing it to cat …

Ergonomics Expert Evaluates Allegedly Defective Motorcycle Helmet ACCIDENT Expert Case

This case involves a woman who fell off her motorcycle on the highway and landed face first. She was wearing a top-rated high-performance helmet. The lower part of the helmet cracked in half from the impact of the fall. As a result, the woman sustained si …

Forensic Engineer Determines Cause Of Gas Turbine Explosion ACCIDENT Expert Case

This case involves a gas turbine explosion at a power plant in New Mexico that killed 2 workers. Further investigation of the turbine revealed that the compressor had suffered erosion damage causing changes in the blade profiles and airflow. The turbine in …

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident ACCIDENT Expert Case

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident

…  the poor maintenance of the course was to blame for the accident. An expert in accident reconstruction with specific experience in ATV accidents was sought to …