CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defectively Designed Toy Stroller Leaves Child With a Permanently Damaged Eye CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves an allegedly defective toy stroller. The plaintiff’s sixteen-month-old son was pushing his sister around in the toy stroller in their home. The stroller rolled away from the child and he lost his balance. The stroller then tipped over  …

Defectively Designed Football Helmet Causes Teenager to Suffer Brain Damage CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves an allegedly defective football helmet. The plaintiff was engaged in a pre-season high school football practice drill called the “machine gun” or “flipper drill.” In this drill, one defensive player was squared off against a line …

Swimming Pool Filter Explosion Causes Blindness and Brain Damage CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a swimming pool filter exploding and injuring a woman. The plaintiff was preparing the swimming pool for her family’s first summer living in a new house. The woman had a pool at her previous residence and was knowledgeable about openi …

Defectively Designed Car Seat Leaves Child With Concussion CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves an allegedly defective child’s car seat. The plaintiff, a thirty-six-year-old male, was driving home with his five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter in a sedan. He took an unfamiliar, local route to avoid increased tolls. He came to …

Design Engineer Opines on Hockey Skate Design CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Design Engineer Opines on Hockey Skate Design

This equipment design case involves an injury to a seventeen-year-old ice hockey player due to allegedly faulty equipment. The plaintiff was using a new pair of ice skates produced by a leading ice hockey equipment manufacturer. The plaintiff used the ice …