ASPHALT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Motorist is Killed by Impact With Loose Manhole Cover ASPHALT Expert Case

Motorist is Killed by Impact With Loose Manhole Cover

This case involves a motorist in Iowa who struck a loose manhole cover and was killed in the resulting crash. At the time of the incident in question, the manhole frame was under construction, and the crew had abandoned the site. However, when the inciden …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Mud Run Participant’s Injuries ASPHALT Expert Case

This case involves a female plaintiff who suffered injuries during a nonprofit fundraising race that was designed to give funds to a local charity. The race was in a “mud run” format, with a number of obstacles strewn throughout the race’s course by event …

Man Injured by Fall in Icy Parking Lot ASPHALT Expert Case

Man Injured by Fall in Icy Parking Lot

…  and exited the cab, at which point he stepped onto the asphalt surface of the defendant’s parking lot, which had been affected by …

Cyclist Injured by Unsafe Bike Path ASPHALT Expert Case

Cyclist Injured by Unsafe Bike Path

…  path in a municipal park. The bike path was made out of asphalt, and consisted of two sets of painted lanes that allowed both runners …  of the bike got caught in a significant fissure in the asphalt. The rider was thrown off the bike instantly and suffered significant …

Teenager paralyzed after anti-lock braking system fails ASPHALT Expert Case

Teenager paralyzed after anti-lock braking system fails

This auto service case involves a man who bought a 1986 sports car for his sixteen-year-old son. The car had an anti-lock braking system. The teenager had read about the anti-lock braking system and believed that the system would not “lock up” under e …