ELECTRICAL ENGINEER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electrician Suffers Serious Burns in Arc Flash Explosion ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Electrician Suffers Serious Burns in Arc Flash Explosion

This case involves an electrician who was severely injured following an arc flash explosion. He was installing a disconnect switch on an energized, 480v bus duct in a large computer data center when the arc flash occurred. He was not given any personal pro …

Lithium Ion Batteries in Cell Phone Cause Severe Burns ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Lithium Ion Batteries in Cell Phone Cause Severe Burns

This case involves lithium ion batteries that exploded while the Plaintiff was talking on his cell phone. At the time of the incident in question the man was using his phone in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, and had used the phone without …

Battery Expert Witnesses Comment on Electronic Cigarette Explosion ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

This case involves a woman who was carrying an e-cigarette that was operated by two lithium ion batteries, which underwent an explosive failure while in close contact with the Plaintiff’s leg. The cigarette, manufactured by a popular maker of electronic c …

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires

This case involves a class action that was initiated in response to a line of defective and dangerous children’s toys. It is alleged that the toys, which contained a large battery pack along with motorized components, posed a significant fire hazard while  …

Lab Equipment Allegedly Infringes on Competing Design ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Lab Equipment Allegedly Infringes on Competing Design

This equipment design patent infringement case takes place in Virginia and involves a piece of laboratory equipment that is used to rapidly sequence multiple samples of DNA. The device contains a staging area in which tubes containing multiple samples ar …

Railroad Worker Suffers Permanent Injury From Electric Shock ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

…  case takes place in New York and involves a locomotive engineer who was injured while operating the locomotive for a large freight train hauling iron ore. The engineer leaned back in his seat and, without warning, his hand touched …

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery

…  the contractor somehow came into contact with a live electrical element, causing severe injuries internally and …

Allegedly Defective Lightswitch Causes Fire in House ELECTRICAL ENGINEER 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 …