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Student Injured On School Property By Unsafe Glass Door CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a group of children that were roughhousing near the glass doors of their school cafeteria. One of the children pushed a fellow student who fell into a glass door. The impact of the student shattered the door completely, severely inju …

Herbicide Allegedly Responsible for Mass Incidence Of Cancer Among Users CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves the alleged correlation between a broad-spectrum herbicide product and the increased incidence of lymphoma cases among its users. Initially, several thousand cases were reported from agricultural workers who had experienced prolong …

Experts Discuss Occupational Exposure to Toxins in Oil Refinery Workers CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a number of workers who claimed that they were exposed to a number of highly toxic substances during their employment at a large petroleum processing facility. The facility in question was undergoing an extensive modernization refit thro …

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

Lithium Ion Batteries in Cell Phone Cause Severe Burns

This case involves lithium ion batteries that exploded while the Plaintiff was talking on his cell phone. At the time of the incident in question the man was using his phone in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, and had used the phone without …

Chemical Expert Discusses Burns Caused by Household Cleaning Product CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a man who sustained extreme burns to his pelvic region from a lacquer thinner. The plaintiff indicated that he had used the product to clean a spill on his floor, after which he put the lid back on. He was sitting on the floor when the c …

Organic Chemistry Expert Witness Comments on Environmental PCB Contamination CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a town in Arkansas where the presence of toxic chemical compounds known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) had been discovered in several of its buildings. PCBs are man-made organic chemical compounds that were used in hundreds of indus …