FIRE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

Child Suffers Life-Altering Burns Due to Negligent Park Safety Protocols FIRE Expert Case

…  at a state park mobile home area when she fell into a campfire that had been improperly put out. The campsite was located on a sandy …  on a lake, and a previous group had put out their campfire by burying the hot coals in the sand. At some point, the Plaintiff fell …

Space heater fire kills 2 children FIRE Expert Case

Space heater fire kills 2 children

…  and the children were sleeping, the space heater caught fire and smoke began coming from the children’s bedroom. The woman woke up …  and the children were trapped inside the bedroom where the fire was burning. Several witnesses at the scene saw flames coming out of the …

Fire Causation Expert Witness Comments on Propane Tank Explosion FIRE 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 …

Gas Powered Space Heater Causes Deadly House Fire FIRE Expert Case

Gas Powered Space Heater Causes Deadly House Fire

…  case involves a house fire caused by a gas powered space heater. At the time of the incident in …  that the heater apparently malfunctioned, sparking a fire in the porch area. The fire eventually spread to the rest of his house, which burnt to the ground with …

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion FIRE Expert Case

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion

This case takes place in Arizona and involves a residential hot water heater that exploded immediately after installation, causing serious injuries as well as thousands of dollars of property damage. The Plaintiff in this case is a woman and her family, wh …

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires FIRE Expert Case

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires

…  pack along with motorized components, posed a significant fire hazard while in use and while charging. It was believed that a circuit …  instances, some of which have resulted in building fires and extensive injuries. It is alleged that the circuity contained in …