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Refrigerator Defect Causes Property Damage, Food Spoilage DEFECT Expert Case

…  The main issue in this case centers around allegedly defective refrigerators in North Dakota. In these units, water is collecting in a key system due to an alleged defective component used to prevent frost formation from condensation. As a …

Defect Causes ATVs to Catch Fire DEFECT Expert Case

Defect Causes ATVs to Catch Fire

…  that it designs and sells certain ATVs that are defective, and therefore, prone to catch fire. It is alleged that the liquid …

Defective Bicycle Helmet Fails to Prevent Brain Damage DEFECT Expert Case

Defective Bicycle Helmet Fails to Prevent Brain Damage

This case takes place in Florida and involves a bicycle accident. The plaintiff was riding on her bicycle when she was struck by the defendant, who was also riding a bicycle. The plaintiff hit her head on the ground during the accident, however the strap …

Defective Fire Extinguisher Injures Repair Worker DEFECT Expert Case

Defective Fire Extinguisher Injures Repair Worker

This case takes place in Indiana and involves the accidental discharge of a heavy duty fire extinguisher system in a commercial kitchen which caused severe injury. The plaintiff was a repair technician who worked with specialized fire suppression systems.  …

Knee Implant Fails Due to Production Defect DEFECT Expert Case

Knee Implant Fails Due to Production Defect

This case takes place in Iowa and involves a patient who suffered a serious orthopedic incident following a failure of an artificial knee system. The plaintiff had the prosthetic knee for several months before it failed. The particular knee replacement sy …

Homeowner Sues Contractor Over Plumbing Defect DEFECT Expert Case

Homeowner Sues Contractor Over Plumbing Defect

…  sale contract included a 1-year express warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. When the homeowner received a much higher …

Design Defect Causes Clothing Iron to Burst Into Flames DEFECT Expert Case

Design Defect Causes Clothing Iron to Burst Into Flames

This case involves a product liability suit against an appliance company. The plaintiff was using a clothes iron, which he had purchased three months prior to the incident in question. On the day in question, the plaintiff was ironing and briefly put the i …