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Mechanical Engineering Experts Evaluate Fatal Injury Caused by Runaway Machinery ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

This case involves a female employee of a large contract manufacturing firm who suffered fatal injuries while on the job. On the date of the incident in question, the woman was reviewing the programming of several CNC lathes and milling machines in her cap …

Expert Metallurgist Evaluates Catastrophic Failure in Automatic Pistol Slide ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

This case involves a handgun malfunction. The plaintiff rented a small handgun produced by a prominent gun manufacturer at a shooting range. He went onto a lane and loaded several rounds of ammunition into the weapon’s magazine. He fired several rounds, b …

Engineering Expert Opines on Storm Damage to Commercial Property ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

This case involves damage to a small commercial property incurred during a hurricane. The Plaintiff owner of the property discovered structural damage to the property’s foundation after the storm, which had allegedly made the building dangerous to occupy.  …

Biomedical Engineering Experts Discuss Failure of Carbon Fiber Fixation Device ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a carbon fiber plate implanted in her leg to treat a fracture. At some point, the plate broke, and the coating material allegedly “melted” while inside of her. The plate was black in color upon insertion into Plaintiff …

Repair Technician Loses Fingers in Unsafe Equipment ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

Repair Technician Loses Fingers in Unsafe Equipment

This case involves an equipment repair worker who was seriously injured while performing tests and maintenance on a piece of machinery in a factory that made packaged foods. The repair worker was employed by an outside company that had been hired by the fa …

Structural Engineering Expert Witness Opines on Bridge Construction Dispute ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

…  practices. Dr. Hartman graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1965 and a Master of Science degree in 1966 with a focus on …  Dr. Thomson has no experience in performing engineering analysis involving a marine bridge with drilled shafts, seal concrete, and …

Civil Engineering Expert Opines on Metal Roofing Failure ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

Civil Engineering Expert Opines on Metal Roofing Failure

CASE: Buddy’s Plant Plus Corp. v. Centimark Corp., 978 F. Supp. 2d 523 (2013) BACKGROUND: This case concerns an allegedly defective roof coating system (specifically an elastomeric acrylic coating manufactured by Lapolla, Inc.) installed by Defendant …

Chemical Plant Employee is Killed by Defective Equipment ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

Chemical Plant Employee is Killed by Defective Equipment

This case takes place in South Carolina and involves an employee of a chemical plant who was involved with the operations of a large chemical reactor, which was used to produce a caustic product. The water that is recovered from the reactor during the prod …

Man is Killed by Furnace Explosion ENGINEERING ANALYSIS Expert Case

Man is Killed by Furnace Explosion

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a man who was killed when working at a natural gas burning power plant. On this occasion, the man was undertaking a routine inspection of the furnace/firebox equipment in the plant, when the furnace sudde …