CHEMISTRY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Exposure to Coal Ash Waste Causes Public Health Emergency CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Exposure to Coal Ash Waste Causes Public Health Emergency

…  includes field and laboratory soil classification, soil chemistry,geophysics, selection of soil engineering properties, methods of …  particle size distribution was premised on physical chemistry and breakdown of chemical bonds, but Konicki was not a chemist, was …

Chemical Plant Employee is Killed by Defective Equipment CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Chemical Plant Employee is Killed by Defective Equipment

…  electrochemistry case takes place in South Carolina and involves an employee of a …  with specializations in chemical explosives, forensic chemistry, equipment design, and equipment appraisal were sought to opine on …

Officer Allegedly Performs Illegal Test on DUI Suspect CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Officer Allegedly Performs Illegal Test on DUI Suspect

This case involves a blood test done on an individual suspected to be driving under the influence of alcohol. Following a refusal to consent to a blood draw, the defendant was held by officers while multiple punctures were made to draw a blood sample from  …

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 …

Worker Suffers Respiratory Illness from Exposure to Ammonia Cleaner CHEMISTRY Expert Case

Plaintiff was exposed to ammonia while cleaning the wheelhouse of a ship located in Washington. He spent 30 minutes in the wheelhouse for his cleaning duties that day. All windows and doors were closed. Plaintiff was not aware of any hazards in using ammon …

Hazardous Waste Expert Witness Opines On Tanker Truck Cleaning Procedures CHEMISTRY Expert Case

This case study involves a hazardous waste/an environmental engineering expert’s assessment of the transportation of chemical supplies such as liquid propane (LP) gas and anhydrous ammonia to farms in the Midwest. The plaintiff in this case – a busines …