FIRE DAMAGE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fireplace Explosion is Linked to Defective Gas System FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

Fireplace Explosion is Linked to Defective Gas System

…  from Oklahoma who was severely injured when an open gas fireplace with a glass guard on its perimeter exploded. The gas fireplace was located at a home owned by the plaintiff’s colleague, whom she …  pieces at the plaintiff’s face and causing extensive fire damage to the …

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line

…  completely destroyed the plaintiff’s house and seriously damaged that of her neighbor. An investigation into the explosion after the …

Fire Safety Expert Advises on Lack of Smoke Alarms in Fatal Apartment Fire FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

…  case involves a fire that occurred in a large apartment building in a built-up, urban area. The fire allegedly began in a utility closet in the building’s basement, where …  and clothes dryer laundry machines short-circuited. The fire began to spread to the area around the utility closet, and despite the …

Fire Causation Expert Witness Comments on Propane Tank Explosion FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered severe burns from a propane tank explosion. At the time of the incident in question, the man was attempting to refill a number of propane tanks that were used for outdoor heating at a restaurant he owned. After gettin …

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion

…  injuries as well as thousands of dollars of property damage. The Plaintiff in this case is a woman and her family, who owned a …  causing third-degree burns as well as serious structural damage to the house. After an inspection of the property, it was determined …

Defective Space Heater Causes Serious Burns FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

Defective Space Heater Causes Serious Burns

This thermal analysis case takes place in Ohio and involves the alleged improper function of an electric space heater. The plaintiff purchased an electric heater from a large online retail chain for use in her home. He had the heater on its highest setti …

Fire Expert Witness’s Testimony Ruled Admissible in Arson Case FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

…  on the testimony of Chief Daniel Hart of the Millinocket Fire Department, who testified as to his observations upon entering the defendant’s house after a fire had been extinguished by firefighters. After Chief Hart had recounted his …

Design Defect Causes Clothing Iron to Burst Into Flames FIRE DAMAGE Expert Case

Design Defect Causes Clothing Iron to Burst Into Flames

…  where the electric cord met the base of the iron. As the fire spread onto the ironing board cover, the plaintiff unplugged the iron and …  was later revealed that the fire caused over $113,453 of damage. Additionally, the plaintiff suffered second-degree burns on both of his …