ELECTRICAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Electrician Suffers Serious Burns in Arc Flash Explosion ELECTRICAL 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 …

Welder is Killed by Damaged Electrical Connection on Welding Generator ELECTRICAL Expert Case

This case involves a welder who was killed by an improperly insulated cable running from a welding generator to an electrode. At the time of the incident in question, the welding cable was being fed through a ventilation shaft, with the generator and the  …

Faulty electric oven destroys home and kills young child ELECTRICAL Expert Case

Faulty electric oven destroys home and kills young child

This case involves a devastating fire that was ignited by a malfunctioning Kenmore double oven electric range caused by faulty wire assembly. The plaintiff had purchased the oven from a major national retailer and promptly advised them that the oven was no …

Construction Worker Suffers Burns and Amputation in Digging Accident ELECTRICAL Expert Case

…  a drill that he was operating hit an underground energized electrical line. The construction worker suffered extensive physical injuries, …  dangerous condition created by the underground energized electrical …

Army Private Electrocuted on Army Range ELECTRICAL Expert Case

Army Private Electrocuted on Army Range

…  The metal latrine had become energized due to corroded electrical grounding, improper bonding, faulty breakers, and a short in the …  to the accident, the Army had contracted with a private electrical contractor to demolish the latrine but the demolition was postponed. …

Electrical Worker Assaults Confrontational Resident ELECTRICAL Expert Case

Electrical Worker Assaults Confrontational Resident

…  case involves an employee of an electrical company who was instructed to make improvements to the electrical wires outside of an apartment building following a snowstorm. He was instructed to disconnect electrical power from the apartment building during the day (for approximately …