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Biomechanical Engineering Expert Discusses Catastrophic Failure of Hip Implant ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a critical failure of an orthopedic hip implant. The plaintiff was an active woman in her early 60’s who had undergone a hip replacement procedure several months before the date of the incident in question. The woman was an enthusiastic  …

Hydraulic Engineers Evaluate Fatal Injuries Caused by Filter Unit Explosion ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a pool filter that catastrophically malfunctioned, causing fatal injuries to an employee at a public swimming pool. On the date of the incident in question, the employee had been tasked with replacing a filter unit in the pool’s filtrati …

Mechanical Engineering Experts Evaluate Fatal Injury Caused by Runaway Machinery ENGINEERING 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 …

Lithium Ion Batteries in Cell Phone Cause Severe Burns ENGINEERING 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 …

Expert Metallurgist Evaluates Catastrophic Failure in Automatic Pistol Slide ENGINEERING 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 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 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 …

Pavement Expert Witness: Bike Path Flaws Contributed to Serious Bike Accident ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a former road in Mississippi which was added to a public park’s bike trail without proper modifications. The road was closed to the public for several years, at which point it was agreed to let the maintenance road become part of the  …

Repair Technician Loses Fingers in Unsafe Equipment ENGINEERING 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 …

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Unsafe Power Tool ENGINEERING Expert Case

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Unsafe Power Tool

This case takes place in Massachusetts and involves injuries that were sustained by a construction worker due to alleged manufacturing defects in a large angle grinder. At the time of the accident, the worker was using the grinder to cut a large section of …