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Substandard Plant Management Blamed for Industrial Gas Pump Fire FIRE Expert Case

…  involves a truck driver who sustained full-body burns a fire at an industrial gas pump. When he began to dispense the gas using the …  provided, it sparked and caused the truck to catch on fire. The individual sustained third-degree burns covering 90% of his body. The …

Negligence by Road Crew Allegedly Causes Wildfire FIRE Expert Case

Negligence by Road Crew Allegedly Causes Wildfire

…  case involves a fire which was allegedly sparked by a power line that came into contact with a tree, resulting in a wildfire that spread across numerous ranches and homes in Montana. After an investigation, it was determined that the fire started near a site where a municipal crew was trimming tree limbs away …

E-Cigarette Battery Explosion Causes Significant Leg Injuries FIRE Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff in Illinois who was injured when e-cigarette batteries in the pocket of his pants exploded. On the date of the incident in question, the plaintiff had been driving for several hours to meet a friend in another city. Throughou …

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire FIRE Expert Case

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire

…  a man in Tennessee who sustained burn injuries from a fire started in his kitchen. The plaintiff had been cooking dinner when he …  The plaintiff attempted to shut off the gas, however the fire increased in size, causing a large fire to start in his kitchen and …

Fireplace Explosion is Linked to Defective Gas System FIRE 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 …

E-Cigarette Explosion Causes Devastating Facial Injuries FIRE Expert Case

E-Cigarette Explosion Causes Devastating Facial Injuries

This case involves a young man in Nevada who was seriously injured when an electronic cigarette he was using exploded in his face. At the time of the incident in question, the man was driving to work while using the e-cigarette, which had been purchased o …

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line FIRE Expert Case

Massive Explosion Linked to Corroded Gas Line

This case involves a woman who suffered serious injuries due to an explosion linked to a corroded gas line under her property. In the weeks leading up to the explosion, the woman repeatedly noticed the smell of natural gas in her home and on the lawn outsi …

Lithium Ion Battery Expert Opines on Spontaneous Cell Phone Battery Explosion FIRE Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was burned when the lithium-ion battery contained within his smartphone spontaneously exploded while the plaintiff was on a call. The phone had been purchased within a year of its initial release, and was representativ …

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