ANSI EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Construction Worker Is Electrocuted On Unsafe Site ANSI Expert Case

Construction Worker Is Electrocuted On Unsafe Site

This case involves a man who was electrocuted by a live exposed wire on a construction site. On the day of the incident, construction had been halted in the morning due to rainy weather. In the afternoon, the rain stopped and worked resumed on the site in  …

Fall Protection Harness Fails Causing Construction Worker To Fall 27 Stories ANSI Expert Case

This case involves a construction worker whose harness failed leading him to fall from a great height. The construction worker was working on a commercial real estate project and was on the twenty-seventh floor of the building. The harness, lanyard, and ro …

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident ANSI Expert Case

Lack Of Safety Equipment Causes Traumatic Truck Accident

This case involves a worker who was picking up a load from a trucking company. The plaintiff went to their location and was required to put a tarp over the haul. There was no fall protection equipment available for the plaintiff to use while performing thi …

Negligent Forklift Maintenance Causes Fatal Warehouse Accident ANSI Expert Case

This case involves a warehouse worker who was injured while operating a forklift. As the worker was pulling the forklift to a stop, the forklift tipped over knocking into a shelf of heavy wood storage boxes. The shelf collapsed causing the storage boxes t …

Architecture Expert Witness Opines on Cafe Slip and Fall ANSI Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man in Montana with a preexisting hip injury who suffered a fall while climbing a set of patio stairs at a local cafe. On the date of the incident in question, the man was meeting a friend for lunch at the cafe’s outdoor di …

Warning Label Experts Discuss Inadequate Labeling on Small Electronics ANSI Expert Case

This case involves a mother in Mississippi who bought a package of small, battery powered toys with multicolored LED illumination. The mother distributed the toys to her own children as well as several of their friends during a birthday party at the defen …

Building Codes Expert Evaluates Fall Caused by Unstable Railing ANSI Expert Case

This case involves an elderly man in Oklahoma who suffered a serious injury after falling due to an unstable railing. At the time of the incident in question, the man was at a restaurant eating breakfast when he got up to use the restroom. On the way to t …

Architecture Expert Comments on Fall Caused by Dangerous Entry Ramp ANSI Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male Plaintiff who slipped and then fell on a steep walkway that lead to the entrance of a pet supply store. The walkway in question had been designed and constructed at a very steep angle, which made it unusually difficult t …

Man Suffers Significant Injuries After Fall in Hotel Bathroom ANSI Expert Case

This case involves a man who was staying at a high-end hotel chain while on business in southern California. During his first night in the hotel, the man went to use the shower, where he noted the unusually slippery nature of the tub’s surface. The tub was …

Warehouse Employee Struck by Distracted Forklift Operator ANSI Expert Case

Warehouse Employee Struck by Distracted Forklift Operator

This case involves a worker in a large warehouse operated by an online retailer who was seriously injured in a forklift accident. At the time of the incident in question, the Plaintiff was assisting with an inventory check and was walking in an aisle betwe …