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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 …

Worker Is Killed After Being Thrown From Moving Crane ENGINEERING Expert Case

Worker Is Killed After Being Thrown From Moving Crane

This case involves a crane accident that occurred while a manlift worker was preparing to hang a steel beam. While the worker was about 50 feet in the air, the crane that had lifted the steel beam tipped over dropping its boom onto the boom of the manlift …

3,000 Pound Concrete Slab Crushes Construction Worker ENGINEERING Expert Case

3,000 Pound Concrete Slab Crushes Construction Worker

This case involves a construction worker who was killed when a concrete slab weighing more than 3,000 pounds fell on him. The man worked for a concrete cutting and coring company, which was contracted with a door assemblies provider to cut out a slab fr …

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning ENGINEERING Expert Case

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

This case involves multiple plaintiffs living in a low-income apartment housing complex that died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The pipes in the boiler room allegedly began to rust and crack causing a leak of carbon monoxide. There were no carbon monox …