CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-174456
This expert has over 25 years in electrical engineering and product development. He gained his MS and PhD in electrical engineering and systems from the University of Pennsylvania. After serving as an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Illinois Institute, he transitioned to industry and spent 13 years at Motorola Mobility developing wireless products. He ended his tenure as Motorola's vice president of product management and development. ...
Expert Witness: E-160599
This highly qualified engineer earned his BS and MS in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University. He went on to earn his PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has over 10 years of experience conducting failure analysis for various products including biomedical devices. He formerly served as Principal Mechanical Engineer at COR Innovations, Inc., a biomedical device start-up. In this role, he was ...
Expert Witness: E-006693
This human factors psychologist has nearly 30 years of experience as a safety analysis professional. She began her career as a Human Factors Psychologist with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and she currently owns and operates a firm that examines the design, instructions and warnings of consumer products. She conducts training for manufacturers on issues such as anticipating product hazards, consumer behavior, motivation & perceptions, foreseeable ...
Expert Witness: E-004952
This highly qualified expert has 25+ years of experience in the Food & Consumer Products Industry. He is a certified management consultant and received his M.B.A. in Marketing from Iona College. He started working as a Senior Partner and Director of Case & Company and furthered his career as the Vice President for Cresap's Food and Consumer Products Practice. This expert is recognized for creating the Integrated Buying and Inventory System (IBIS), a buying and inventory ...
Expert Witness: E-013178
This expert is a partner in a large independent public accounting firm, where he serves as the leader of the firm's National Retail/Consumer Products industry group. He provides consulting services in the apparel, manufacturing, distribution, and retail industries.
Expert Witness: E-008714
This seasoned expert is the primary consultant and CEO of an ATV Safety Consulting company. From 1985 to 1989 he was licensed as an ATV Rider Training Instructor. In 1989 he was elevated to position of Chief Instructor for the ATV industry. He has held that position from 1989 to the present. In 2011, he became Chief Driver Coach Trainer for the ROV industry. He has assisted in managing and establishing the current curriculum for the Nation's leading ATV rider training ...
Expert Witness: E-028291
This extremely qualified clinical expert is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, patient advocate, and expert in patient adherence with medications and the development of multi-component patient education programs that increase patient adherence from worldwide clinical trials through product launch through post-marketing stages and increase patient safety. She has expertise in the translation of complicated medical terminology into language the ...
Expert Witness: E-007536
This expert has been working as an engineer and forensic engineer for almost 20 years. He is a licensed professional engineer and a member of several distinguished professional organizations, including the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the American Society for Testing & Materials, for which he serves on the Forensic Engineering and Consumer Products Committees, among others. He is a former lead forensic investigator at Griffin Koerth Inc. and currently is the ...
Expert Witness: E-072055
This industry veteran has been in the consumer products market for 40+ years, including 35 years spent at Amway Corporation. He has been active throughout his career as a scientist and group leader in the development of consumer products, particularly those involving chemical formulations (detergents, cosmetics, cleaners, and others). Since the 1980s, the expert has been active in formal programs that contribute to scientific public policy. He has provided input to ...
Expert Witness: E-057945
A 17-year veteran of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this expert served as the Regulatory Counsel to the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, and previously, in scientific, inspectional, compliance and criminal and civil enforcement capacities as an FDA Consumer Safety Officer (CSO), Compliance Officer (CO), a Senior Special Agent (SA) with the Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) and as an analytical regulatory microbiologist. During his last ...
Expert Witness: E-031971
This expert researches how people access and respond to safety and health risk information, examining the effectiveness of consumer product and industrial equipment warnings. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from Kansas State University and both his Master's and doctoral degrees in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas. He has published his scholarly findings on the effectiveness of product warning labels and the communication of risk. ...

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electrical Engineering Expert Testimony Found Reliable In Lithium Battery Fire Case CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122842 Facts In this product liability case, the plaintiffs alleged that a lithium-ion battery …  only two batteries, which he knew were the defendants’ products, despite the defendants’ claims that there were other batteries in …

Motor Vehicle Collision Fatality Allegedly Caused By Mechanical Seatback Failure CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  A.G. Citation: 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164500 Facts This products liability case involves the alleged failure of a 2008 Smart Fortwo car …  mechanical engineer with expertise in automotive safety. The expert provided testimony that the vehicle was defective and …

Mason Jar Inexplicably Shatters Prompting Product Liability Lawsuit CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  product liability case involves a man who sliced his right hand while opening …  the jar when the glass shattered in his hand. An expert in consumer products safety was sought to inspect the remaining mason jars and provide an opinion as …

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire

…  recalled at the time of the incident, however, a number of consumers had reported similar issues with models made by the same …

Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident

This case involves a 45-year-old woman that sustained life-threatening injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it ran off the road. It struck the guardrail and several guardrail posts on the driver side before the f …

Weather Conditions Allegedly Cause Propane Tank To Explode CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Weather Conditions Allegedly Cause Propane Tank To Explode

This case involves a group of people that were injured by a propane tank explosion at a local street fair in California. The fair took place on an incredibly hot and sunny day with no cloud coverage. The tank in question was being used by a food vendor n …

Consumer Products Allegedly Cause Asbestos Poisoning CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Consumer Products Allegedly Cause Asbestos Poisoning

…  issues that have arisen from plaintiffs using industrial products that contained asbestos. It was alleged that consumers, particularly those in the construction and maritime industries who …

Electronics Manufacturer Is Accused Of Selling Defective Products CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  that was accused of knowingly selling defective products. The manufacturer had just released an updated version of one of their premier products and received thousands of complaints that the products would start to …