CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Foreign Object In Bottled Beverage Causes Severe Injury CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Foreign Object In Bottled Beverage Causes Severe Injury

This case involves a group of young adults who drank a bottle of wine which contained a metallic foreign object. One of the members of the group ended up with a foreign object lodged in her throat for several hours. She required immediate medical attentio …

Defective Pressure Cooker Causes Severe Burn Injuries CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Defective Pressure Cooker Causes Severe Burn Injuries

…  case involves a consumer from Indiana who was cooking with his pressure cooker when it exploded. The consumer was hosting a party at the time of the explosion and several people …  the explosion. An expert familiar with the design of these products was sought to evaluate whether there was a design defect with this …

Aerosol Physics Expert Analyzes Allegedly Defective Respirators CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a group of construction workers that were exposed to asbestos during the renovation of a brewery located on an industrial site. The project manager was aware of the risk of asbestos on site and mandated that all workers wear respirat …

Online Clothing Retailer Accused Of False Advertising CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Online Clothing Retailer Accused Of False Advertising

…  clothing line and used high-pressure sales tactics to draw consumers to purchase. The company had various high-resolution images of their …  top of the webpage that commenced countdown the moment a consumer began browsing the webpage.  After purchase, most of the consumers …

Consumer Electronics Producer Allegedly Steals Trade Secrets From Competitor CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  case involves the efforts of a consumer electronics producer to steal talent, trade secrets, and intellectual …  sought to describe the particular processes of engineering consumer electronics, including circuit tuning, product testing, and component selection, and explain why these processes …

Allegedly Defective Power Source Electrocutes Senior Design Engineer CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  internal injuries. It was alleged that a fault in the product‘s overcurrent protection made it seem that the device had tripped. An expert in power source design and safety was sought to examine the product and determine whether or not it was …

Woman Severely Burned By Allegedly Defective Headphones CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  causing severe facial burns to the plaintiff. The product was marketed as noise canceling and water resistant headphones that …  was sought to comment on the alleged defect of the products, specifically its lack of durability and water …

Man Injured By Allegedly Defective Exercise Equipment CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  leg and shatter his kneecap. The weight limit for this product was allegedly 250 pounds but the plaintiff only weighed 170 pounds. The product had been purchased 6 months prior it breaking. It was alleged that a …

Child Suffers Brain Injury Following Propane Tank Explosion CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a young boy that suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a propane tank explosion. The child was at a pool club that had propane tank grills onsite. The child was playing a game with other children at the club and ran behin …