ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Elderly Patient Dies Of Complications From Legionella Infection ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who was exposed to Legionnaire’s disease from a contaminated air-conditioning unit in her Atlanta apartment. The patient developed pneumonia secondary to the Legionnaire’s and eventually passed away. An expe …

Manufacturer Allegedly Infringes On Lighting Patents ENGINEERING Expert Case

Manufacturer Allegedly Infringes On Lighting Patents

This case involves an intellectual property dispute surrounding the design of lighting systems for indoor applications. It was alleged that a new competitor in the lighting space infringed on various patents owned by the plaintiff manufacturer. An expert i …

Aviation Expert Inspects Aircraft Engine Following Fatal Crash ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves three individuals and a pilot who were all killed in an airplane crash. The aircraft was a PA28-236 Dakota owned by the deceased pilot. The plane departed at 2:15 pm from northern Montana en route to central Wyoming. The aircraft crashed …

Multimedia Technology Expert Reviews Software Patent Dispute ENGINEERING Expert Case

…  is a patent infringement case brought by a software engineering and design firm against a young competitor in the space. The …  software patents. An industry expert in software engineering and multimedia systems was sought to discuss the validity of the …

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk ENGINEERING Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

…  that emitted hydrogen sulfide. An expert in corrosion engineering was sought to discuss corrosion hazards associated with wastewater …

Allegedly Defective Power Source Electrocutes Senior Design Engineer ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a senior power supply design engineer that was working with an AC power source. The power source had 2 leads with alligator clips. When the engineer grabbed the leads, she was suddenly electrocuted. As a result of the incident, the e …