HUMAN RESOURCES EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Labor Relations Expert Discusses Exempt Duty Dispute HUMAN RESOURCES Expert Case

Labor Relations Expert Discusses Exempt Duty Dispute

This case relates to the alleged misclassification of executive and administrative exemptions at a large OEM firm in the automotive space. These exemptions require managers spend a significant proportion of their duties on exempt work. It was claimed that  …

Factory Sued for Environmental Release of Carcinogens HUMAN RESOURCES Expert Case

Factory Sued for Environmental Release of Carcinogens

A lodge in West Virginia decided to file suit against a neighboring factory for groundwater contamination after lodge employees began to show signs of organ and nervous system damage. The factory had allegedly been practicing off-site dumping of toxic wast …

Human Resources Expert Discusses Fatal Accident Caused by Drunk Employee HUMAN RESOURCES Expert Case

A food delivery company in Pennsylvania was named in a lawsuit after one of its employees caused a fatal accident while running company errands and driving drunk. The company had sent its employee out to run delivery errands while intoxicated; the employee …

Hospital Hires Temporary Nurse With Criminal Record HUMAN RESOURCES Expert Case

Hospital Hires Temporary Nurse With Criminal Record

This case takes place in Kansas and involves a registered nurse who had been placed in multiple jobs through a temporary staffing agency despite a record of negligent and dangerous conduct. The nurse had worked for a number of hospitals and outpatient medi …

Ergonomics Expert Discusses Injuries Caused by Coal Mining Equipment HUMAN RESOURCES Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered significant injuries from a roof bolting machine at a coalmine. As part of his job, he drove to and from the locations where he was to bolt or pin the roof of the underground mine. A canopy was attached over the operat …

Office Worker Suffers Repeated Sexual Harassment HUMAN RESOURCES Expert Case

Office Worker Suffers Repeated Sexual Harassment

This case takes place in Florida and involves sexual harassment of an employee in the corporate offices of a large office supply company. Beginning shortly after she was first hired as an administrative assistant, the plaintiff’s supervisor repeatedly made …