CHEMISTRY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

This case involves two workers who fatally fell from scaffolding at a chemical plant after the catwalk collapsed. The scaffolding at this plant was made out of zinc and located near tanks that emitted hydrogen sulfide. An expert in corrosion engineeri …

Child Contracts E-Coli From Allegedly Contaminated Lettuce CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a child from Nevada who contracted e coli after eating lettuce that was served to her at a day camp. The child developed severe complications from the e coli infection, including hemolytic uremic syndrome and kidney failure. It was al …

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 …

Toxicology Expert Discusses Health Consequences From Industrial Pollutants CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a power plant that was forced to suspend its operations after repeatedly violating environmental regulatory codes. The company was found to be in violation of the legal level of certain cancer-causing air pollutants and agreed to li …

Township Residents Develop Cancer From Alleged Exposure To Factory Chemicals CHEMISTRY Expert Case

 This case involves several plaintiffs who were exposed to toxic chemicals being released by a manufacturing facility. The manufacturing facility in question produced plumbing and other miscellaneous fixtures and as such, large amounts of trichloroethylen …

Man Suffers From Permanent Hair Loss After Using Retail Hair Product CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a man who purchased a hair relaxer marketed as a ‘no-lye’ product from a retail drug store. The man applied the product in accordance with the packaging instructions and immediately suffered severe chemical burns to his scalp. As he  …

Chemical Plant Contractor is Sued Following Extensive Cost Overruns CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case involves a dispute between the owner and the contractor for the construction of a large chemical plant. The defendant won a commercial bid for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for plaintiff’s petrochemicals plant,  …

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 …