CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Girl Significantly Injured Due to Go-Karting Accident CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Girl Significantly Injured Due to Go-Karting Accident

This case involves two fourteen-year-old females who were operating a go-cart without adult supervision when they were struck by an oncoming automobile. The plaintiff, a fourteen-year-old-female, was visiting her friend and was left under the supervision o …

Retail Expert Witness Opines on Falling Merchandise Case CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a personal injury claim against a large retail store due to merchandise falling on a customer. The plaintiff was browsing the paint section of a retail store. The store had numerous shelves, each sitting five feet above the previous shel …

Motorcycle Accident Allegedly Caused by New Tires CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Motorcycle Accident Allegedly Caused by New Tires

This case involves a motorcycle accident. The plaintiff, a forty-three-year-old female, purchased a new motorcycle. She had been riding for over twenty years. Also, she had the dealership place new tires on the motorcycle. The new tires were installed, but …

Metallurgy Expert Witness Analyzes Brass Piping CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Witness Analyzes Brass Piping

This case involves plumbing fittings and their degradation. The plaintiff, a thirty-nine-year-old male, built a new house, with an extensive plumbing system. The fittings used were made of yellow brass, with a zinc content greater than 15%. After six month …

Construction Worker Injured by Nail Gun CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Construction Worker Injured by Nail Gun

…  a deck using a compressed air nail gun. The nail gun had a safety mechanism that did not allow the gun to fire a nail unless the muzzle …

Product Defect Causes Microwave to Spontaneously Turn on CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves injuries to a plaintiff due to an allegedly defective microwave. The plaintiff, a fifty-three-year-old male, was cooking a meal. He had a four burner stove, and, above it, a combination microwave/hood. While cooking, the fan in the hood  …

Allegedly Defective Lightswitch Causes Fire in House CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Lightswitch Causes Fire in House

This case involves a light switch which was allegedly defective. The plaintiffs bought a house and had new three new light switches installed in their living room. The electrician reported no issues during installation, but, according to the plaintiffs, sm …

Ski Jacket Catches on Fire and Injures Skier CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Ski Jacket Catches on Fire and Injures Skier

This extreme sports case involves an accident that occurred to a skier. The plaintiff was skiing at a resort on New Year’s Eve. In order to commemorate the holiday, the ski lodge had set up a tiki lounge at the bottom of the slope. As the plaintiff reached …

SCUBA Incident With Police Officer Causes Inquiry CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

SCUBA Incident With Police Officer Causes Inquiry

This case involves an injury to a police officer in Harbor Patrol. The plaintiff, a thirty-four-year-old female, worked for NYPD’s Harbor Patrol. While surveying the East River, the plaintiff noticed an emergency which necessitated the use of SCUBA equipme …

Rock Climber Suffers Serious Injury Due to Rope Breaking CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Rock Climber Suffers Serious Injury Due to Rope Breaking

This mountaineering case involves damage to a rock climber due to an allegedly defective rope. The plaintiff was rock climbing in a national park. While hanging over a ledge, the rope broke, and the climber fell over twenty feet, sustaining major bodily d …