ELECTRICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

E-Cigarette Expert Discusses Battery Explosion ELECTRICAL Expert Case

E-Cigarette Expert Discusses Battery Explosion

This case involves a smoker who purchased an e-cigarette that exploded in their mouth. The smoker went to a shop that sold e-cigarette materials and purchased a mod that the shop assembled for them with a specific type of battery. Following the explosion,  …

Landscaper is Electrocuted by High-Voltage Line During Tree Trimming ELECTRICAL Expert Case

…  trimmer was hired by a contractor to a public electrical utility company to clear branches from power lines. At the time of …  line. Counsel for the plaintiff required an expert in electrical utilities to evaluate whether or not the company should have closed …

Malfunctioning Transformer Causes Severe Electric Shock ELECTRICAL Expert Case

Malfunctioning Transformer Causes Severe Electric Shock

This case involves an adolescent who was playing soccer with her brother when she suffered an electric shock by a transformer box. She was immediately taken to the hospital where she was treated for third degree burns and an injury from falling after the e …

Electrical Explosion in Warehouse Causes Significant Burns ELECTRICAL Expert Case

Electrical Explosion in Warehouse Causes Significant Burns

…  involves a man who was injured while attempting to perform electrical work for a large warehouse owned by an international logistics …  the man entered the room and stood up there was a massive electrical explosion. During the explosion, the worker suffered significant …

Computer Experts Discuss Utility Company Software Breach ELECTRICAL Expert Case

Computer Experts Discuss Utility Company Software Breach

This case involves a data security breach at an electric grid in Arkansas, which was eventually traced to an aspiring hacker who undermined the grid system’s encrypted firewall protections and was able to access a restricted control level of the grid, expl …

Telecommunications Worker Suffers Fatal Injuries From Electrical Shock ELECTRICAL Expert Case

This communications law case involves an employee of a local telecommunications company in Texas who was fatally electrocuted by a negligently placed power line. At the time of the incident in question, the man was working on coaxial cable used by his com …

Electrical Worker is Seriously Injured by Unsafe Lockout-Tagout Procedure ELECTRICAL Expert Case

This case involves an electrician who died from an accident at an amusement park in Wisconsin. The electrician was called in early in the morning to fix a maintenance issue on an indoor roller coaster, but the proper lockout/tagout procedure was not comple …