CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Man Suffers From Permanent Hair Loss After Using Retail Hair Product CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  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 …  chemicals was sought to evaluate whether the product‘s safety profile was accurately …

Moldy Washing Machines Prompt Class Action Lawsuit CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Moldy Washing Machines Prompt Class Action Lawsuit

…  caused water to be retained at the end of cycles. When product feedback noted the excessive mildew the washing machines created, the …

Electronic Cigarette Batteries Spontaneously Explode in Woman’s Pocket CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a middle aged female ex-smoker who purchased extra lithium ion batteries for an e-cigarette. The batteries were manufactured by a company in China, and were specifically marketed as being compatible with the Plaintiff’s electronic cigare …

IP Expert Witnesses Discuss Patented Athlete Tracking Platform CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involved an intellectual property dispute relating to wearable technology developed to track the movement and performance of athletes during training sessions. The technology, which used multiple different WLAN wireless technologies to transmit  …

Warning Label Experts Discuss Inadequate Labeling on Small Electronics CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a mother in Mississippi who bought a package of small, battery powered toys with multicolored LED illumination. The mother distributed the toys to her own children as well as several of their friends during a birthday party at the defen …

Business Expert Witnesses Discuss Retail Accommodations in Wholesale Company CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This international business case involves an inappropriate partnership formed between a senior executive of a large wholesale company and a retailer in Oregon. The Defendant in this case is the former CEO of a large fabric wholesaler who discovered that  …

FDA Regulations Experts Weigh in On Medical Device Trademark Dispute CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  involves a trademark dispute between two manufacturers of consumer medical devices in Nevada. A company that offered a competing product with similar branding sued the defendant for trademark …

Woman is Seriously Injured by Paper Shredder CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Woman is Seriously Injured by Paper Shredder

This case involves a woman who was severely injured by a paper shredder. The plaintiff, a twenty-seven-year-old female, was shredding documents, taking them from her desk, rolling her chair to the shredder, and then shredding them. While doing this, she sl …

Chemical Expert Discusses Burns Caused by Household Cleaning Product CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  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 …  we can confirm that the composition is as described in the safety data sheet and not an irregular batch. It is believed that the chemical …