ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Engineer Investigates Patent Infringement Case Concerning Inflatable Mattresses ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves an intellectual property dispute involving two domestic manufacturers of inflatable mattresses. The plaintiff manufacturer accused the defendant of infringing on patents concerning tension structure design, which maintained the structura …

Forklift Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Fatal Accident On Movie Set ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a fatal forklift accident that occurred in a movie studio. During preproduction, the set crew was constructing a massive set which required steel beam framing. Prior to the start of preproduction, several crew members had received traini …

FDA Expert Reviews Regulatory Hip Replacement Violations ENGINEERING Expert Case

FDA Expert Reviews Regulatory Hip Replacement Violations

This case involves a hip replacement device MDL. It was alleged that the device manufacturer did not provide proper adverse event reports to the FDA as the data was coming in. An expert in FDA regulations was sought to discuss how the labeling and warning …

Aerospace Engineer Attempts To Leak Military Secrets ENGINEERING Expert Case

Aerospace Engineer Attempts To Leak Military Secrets

This case involves criminal charges against an engineer who attempted to leak sensitive documents using the U.S. military’s tactical aircrafts. The engineer packed and shipped a number of boxes with manuals containing proprietary information internationa …

Cell Phone Engineer Reviews Smartphone Encryption Claim ENGINEERING Expert Case

Cell Phone Engineer Reviews Smartphone Encryption Claim

This case involves a smartphone company’s announcement that its new device came equipped with hard disc encryption enabled by default. It was further announced that phone users would not keep the key to decrypt these devices. It was alleged that consumers  …

Pressure Cooker Explodes Causing Woman Severe Burns ENGINEERING Expert Case

Pressure Cooker Explodes Causing Woman Severe Burns

…  disfigurement from the burns. An expert in pressure cooker engineering was sought to conduct a failure analysis of the device in question …

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion ENGINEERING Expert Case

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion

This case involves a man that was killed after being hit with boiling, acidic liquid. The man was draining an industrial-sized storage tank when a plug broke loose. The resulting pressure caused a stream of boiling hot liquid to shoot out. The plaintiff wa …

Traffic Engineer Opines On Eminent Domain Dispute ENGINEERING Expert Case

Traffic Engineer Opines On Eminent Domain Dispute

This case involves an eminent domain dispute. A road project planned by a state department of transportation and a state highway administration was set to cut through the intersection of two roads in two different states. The plaintiff owned a large, his …