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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 …

Chemical Contamination Produces Poisonous Gas CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Chemical Contamination Produces Poisonous Gas

This case takes place in Indiana and involves the transportation of volatile chemicals to industrial facilities in North America. The plaintiff in this case is a business owner that distributes a particular chemical to hundreds of factories and industrial …

Allegedly Defective Car Wax Damages Hot Rod CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Car Wax Damages Hot Rod

…  the corrosion to the exterior of her hot rod. A forensic chemistry expert was sought to opine on this …