BATTERIES EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-119113
This expert has more than 23 years of experience in the battery industry. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University and earned his graduate degree and doctorate from the University of Colorado, where his scholastic work focused on analytical chemistry and electrochemistry. At Optima Batteries a manufacturer of high power, spiral wound lead-acid batteries, he participated in many R&D projects, including one sponsored by GM and the ...
Expert Witness: E-043103
This expert specializes in textile engineering and chemistry. He is currently a Professor, an Inaugural University Faculty Scholar, and the Associate Dean for Research at a a major NC University. He has published two books, nine book chapters, and more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research interests focus on nanostructured and multifunctional polymer, composite, fiber, and textile materials with an emphasis on practical applications. Some of his recent ...

BATTERIES EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electrical Engineering Expert Testimony Found Reliable In Lithium Battery Fire Case BATTERIES Expert Case

…  had also worked on a number of cases involving lithium-ion batteries over the previous 10 years. The electrical engineering expert …  electrical engineering expert then took two batteries from the floor near a workbench and ran CT scans on them. This …  found that there was ‘thermal runaway’ in one of the batteries manufactured by the Defendants which, according to him, was the cause …

Defective Batteries Allegedly To Blame For E-Cigarette Explosion BATTERIES Expert Case

…  as a result. It was alleged that defective lithium-ion batteries caused the explosion. An expert in e-cigarettes, particularly with lithium-ion batteries, was sought to opine on the components of the cigarette as well as …

E-Cigarette Expert Discusses Battery Explosion BATTERIES Expert Case

E-Cigarette Expert Discusses Battery Explosion

…  smoker by the shop.  An expert in e-cigarette models and batteries was asked to review the battery and determine if the e-cigarette had …

E-Cigarette Explosion Causes Devastating Facial Injuries BATTERIES Expert Case

E-Cigarette Explosion Causes Devastating Facial Injuries

This case involves a young man in Nevada who was seriously injured when an electronic cigarette he was using exploded in his face. At the time of the incident in question, the man was driving to work while using the e-cigarette, which had been purchased o …

Lithium Ion Battery Expert Opines on Spontaneous Cell Phone Battery Explosion BATTERIES Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was burned when the lithium-ion battery contained within his smartphone spontaneously exploded while the plaintiff was on a call. The phone had been purchased within a year of its initial release, and was representativ …

Lithium Ion Batteries in Cell Phone Cause Severe Burns BATTERIES Expert Case

Lithium Ion Batteries in Cell Phone Cause Severe Burns

…  case involves lithium ion batteries that exploded while the Plaintiff was talking on his cell phone. At …  the event. As the man held the phone close to his head the batteries exploded violently, causing disfiguring burns to his face as well as hearing damage. It was alleged that the batteries were negligently designed and / or …

Battery Expert Witnesses Comment on Electronic Cigarette Explosion BATTERIES Expert Case

…  an e-cigarette that was operated by two lithium ion batteries, which underwent an explosive failure while in close contact with …  was carrying the cigarette on her walk to work, the batteries exploded in her pocket, causing severe burns to her leg. It is alleged that the batteries and/or the electronic cigarette was defectively designed and …

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires BATTERIES Expert Case

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires

…  of the toys were not warned of the potential for fire. A batteries expert witness was sought to opine on this …