KITCHEN APPLIANCE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire

…  model and had recently been installed in the plaintiff’s kitchen. The stove was in the off position when unbeknownst to the plaintiff, …  with models made by the same manufacturer. An expert in appliance manufacturing was sought to determine if there was any defect with …

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building

This case involves an explosion in a small apartment building that killed an elderly female tenant in Arkansas. On the day of the incident, a resident of the building called the utility company regarding a suspected natural gas leak. The utility company fa …

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

Defective Stove Design Blamed for Kitchen Fire

…  sustained burn injuries from a fire started in his kitchen. The plaintiff had been cooking dinner when he smelled gas from the top …  increased in size, causing a large fire to start in his kitchen and causing severe burns to the plaintiff. Upon later inspection, a gas …

Carbon Monoxide Expert Opines on Fatal Poisoning From Defective Stove KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

This case involves the sudden death of a middle aged man in Michigan due to carbon monoxide poisoning. He was found on his couch in his apartment, where he lived alone, and it was also discovered that his pets had also died. Upon further investigation,  …

Woman is Seriously Injured by Paper Shredder KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

Woman is Seriously Injured by Paper Shredder

This case involves a woman who was severely injured by a paper shredder. The plaintiff, a twenty-seven-year-old female, was shredding documents, taking them from her desk, rolling her chair to the shredder, and then shredding them. While doing this, she sl …

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

Defective Toy Design Leads to Multiple Fires

This case involves a class action that was initiated in response to a line of defective and dangerous children’s toys. It is alleged that the toys, which contained a large battery pack along with motorized components, posed a significant fire hazard while  …

Product Defect Allegedly Causes Explosion in Refrigerator KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

This case takes place in Kentucky and involves an injury to a middle-aged man who was hit by the door of his refrigerator after it exploded due to an alleged defect in its design. The plaintiff had recently purchased a new home refrigerator and placed it  …

Expert Argues Landlord Not Liable for Injuries Caused by Stove KITCHEN APPLIANCE Expert Case

This case takes place in Kansas and involves a child who was burned when he pulled a Kenmore stove top oven – which wasn’t harnessed or fastened to the wall of a rental apartment – while his parents were cooking a meal. The child was unsupervised at the ti …