ELECTRICAL ENGINEER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Allegedly Defective Electrical Heater Causes Store to Burn Down ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

…  a store burning down due to an allegedly defective electrical heater. The plaintiffs owned a small clothing store and used an electrical heater placed in a window to warm their store. One day, the electrical heater overheated, and the window lit on fire, eventually spreading …

Public Utility Causes Additional Damage Post Hurricane Sandy ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Public Utility Causes Additional Damage Post Hurricane Sandy

This case involves a house that sustained significant damage during Hurricane Sandy, allegedly due to the actions of the power company and its procedures. An appraisal valued the house at $800,000. The plaintiff’s house was partially submerged during a f …