HARNESS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Man Falls 30 Feet Due to Improperly Secured Rock Climbing Harness HARNESS Expert Case

…  responsible for properly configuring and attaching his harness before climbing. At the time of the accident, however, the plaintiff had not attached his harness correctly, causing him to fall out of the harness while he was on the …

Construction Safety Expert Evaluates Fatal Extension Ladder Accident HARNESS Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was severely injured while trying to attach a ladder to the side of a steel beam office building that was under construction. It was the worker’s first day at the job site, and the building was in the early stages of cons …

Warehouse Worker is Injured in Preventable Fall HARNESS Expert Case

Warehouse Worker is Injured in Preventable Fall

This case takes place in Texas and involves an employee of a national auto parts distributor who was injured in the warehouse. He was instructed to retrieve a box of heavy components that was high up on a shelf in the warehouse. The employee proceeded to c …

Child is Paralyzed by Single-Strap Seatbelt HARNESS Expert Case

Child is Paralyzed by Single-Strap Seatbelt

…  was wearing a seat belt – however, there was no shoulder harness and the seat belt only covered his lap. Due to injuries he sustained …  The plaintiffs argue that seat belts without shoulder harnesses can cause these type of injuries, and that the car’s …  have made provisions to include the shoulder harness when the vehicle was …

Construction Workers Asphyxiated at Construction Site HARNESS Expert Case

Construction Workers Asphyxiated at Construction Site

This case involves a construction company that had been hired to build an industrial park with an office complex and landscaping that included a large plastic-lined pond. The pond’s water was to be controlled by opening and closing a gate valve in a 12-i …

Construction Worker Falls from Balcony and Sustains Serious Injuries HARNESS Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-seven-year-old male who was working on the construction of an apartment building. The construction worker was installing a balcony railing system on the second-floor. As he was securing the railing to the balcony’s cement founda …