BATTERY FIRES EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-001181
This highly qualified professional engineer earned a BS at Seton Hall University, an MS in Electrical Engineering at University of Maryland, an MS in Business Management at Florida Institute of Technology, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He specializes in audits, programs, and training for electrical safety, as well as compliance review and testing for product safety. He has reviewed a number of cases involving ...
Expert Witness: E-071724
This expert specializes in electrical engineering issues, and has performed numerous investigations into fires caused/allegedly caused by electrical issues. His experience includes evaluation of electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether they adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by Underwriters Laboratories and the Canadian Standards Association. He has also evaluated products and components for structural wiring ...

BATTERY FIRES EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electrical Engineering Expert Testimony Found Reliable In Lithium Battery Fire Case BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

…  liability case, the plaintiffs alleged that a lithium-ion battery manufactured by the defendants caused a fire in their garage. The …  This survey showed that the fire had originated from a battery kept in a charger, which he found out later was not made by the …

E-Cigarette Explosion Causes Severe Burn Injury BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

E-Cigarette Explosion Causes Severe Burn Injury

This case involves the unprompted explosion of an E-cigarette. A man who was walking outside in August with his E-cigarette in his back pocket began to feel a burning sensation on his leg. Suddenly, the E-cigarette exploded causing a hole in the plaintiff’ …

E-Cigarette Expert Discusses Battery Explosion BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

E-Cigarette Expert Discusses Battery Explosion

…  that the shop assembled for them with a specific type of battery. Following the explosion, it was discovered that another battery had been put into the e-cigarette, different from the type originally …

Electronic Cigarette Batteries Spontaneously Explode in Woman’s Pocket BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female ex-smoker who purchased extra lithium ion batteries for an e-cigarette. The batteries were manufactured by a company in China, and were specifically marketed as being compatible with the Plaintiff’s electronic cigare …

E-Cigarette Battery Explosion Causes Significant Leg Injuries BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff in Illinois who was injured when e-cigarette batteries in the pocket of his pants exploded. On the date of the incident in question, the plaintiff had been driving for several hours to meet a friend in another city. Throughou …

Lithium Ion Battery Expert Opines on Spontaneous Cell Phone Battery Explosion BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

…  involves an individual who was burned when the lithium-ion battery contained within his smartphone spontaneously exploded while the …  company’s latest model. At the time of the accident, the battery had recently been charged to full capacity using the charger that had …

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires BATTERY FIRES Expert Case

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires

…  toys. It is alleged that the toys, which contained a large battery pack along with motorized components, posed a significant fire hazard …  instances, some of which have resulted in building fires and extensive injuries. It is alleged that the circuity contained in …