AUTOMOTIVE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fatal Brain Bleed Goes Undiagnosed AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

Fatal Brain Bleed Goes Undiagnosed

This case involves a fifty-year-old male who was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained severe whiplash associated with a lucid interval of consciousness. Three days after the accident, the patient presented to the ER complaining of headaches a …

Car Without Starter Interlock Device Results in Amputation AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

Car Without Starter Interlock Device Results in Amputation

This case involves a man who was visiting the home of a friend who had just purchased a new car. The man’s friend asked him if he wanted to see the new car with the engine running. The man’s friend reached through the driver’s side window and started …

Automobile’s Defective Roof Header Leads to Head and Spinal Cord Injury AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

This case involves a mid-sized sedan. The plaintiff, a forty-five-year-old man, was traveling south on a major highway when he was struck from the front by the wheel and tire assembly that had detached from a truck that was on the other side of the highway …

Automobile Expert Witness Opines on Sudden Unintended Acceleration AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

This case involves a thirty-three-year-old woman who was driving an automobile that unintentionally accelerated and ultimately crashed into another parked vehicle. The plaintiff had just left her home and was driving at approximately thirty-five-miles-per- …

Allegedly Defective DVD Player Causes Fire AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

Allegedly Defective DVD Player Causes Fire

This case involves a defective DVD player that was sold at a large retailer. The DVD player in question contained one page of instructions, mostly indicating that the DVD player should not be kept in an environment above 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The plainti …

DUI Expert Witness Opines on Breathalyzer Results AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

DUI Expert Witness Opines on Breathalyzer Results

This case involves an automobile accident by a drunk driver. The plaintiff in this case was driving her two sons home from a late soccer practice. The defendant was driving herself home from a hotel bar, and she claimed that she had one glass of wine. Whil …

Defectively Designed Car Seat Leaves Child With Concussion AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

This case involves an allegedly defective child’s car seat. The plaintiff, a thirty-six-year-old male, was driving home with his five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter in a sedan. He took an unfamiliar, local route to avoid increased tolls. He came to …

Accident Reconstruction Needed in Tractor Trailer Accident AUTOMOTIVE Expert Case

This case involves a rear-end collision that occurred on an interstate highway. The plaintiff was driving down the highway in a black tractor-trailer traveling approximately sixty miles per hour. The plaintiff’s speed was determined by the data recovered f …