LADDER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident LADDER Expert Case

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident

…  case involves a woman who fell off a ladder and was injured. The woman was cleaning her gutters and set the ladder up in an A-Frame configuration on level ground. The woman was wearing …  completing this task. As she attempted to proceed down the ladder, her foot got caught between the step and a stabilizer bar …

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner LADDER Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Ladder Injures Homeowner

…  female homeowner who was injured after she fell off of a ladder. She had borrowed an aluminum ladder from her neighbor to clean her gutters. As the woman reached the top …

Construction Expert Opines On Condition Of Collapsed Deck LADDER Expert Case

Construction Expert Opines On Condition Of Collapsed Deck

…  case involves a woman from Arkansas who fell off a ladder. The woman was washing the windows on the second floor of her house without any supervision. The ladder was stationed on top of her composite wood deck and she leaned the …

Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident LADDER Expert Case

Unsafe Ladder Blamed for Fatal Workplace Accident

…  who was severely injured when he fell off a ship ladder at his place of employment. He worked at a biopharmaceutical company and …  on the roof. To get to the roof, he had to climb a ship ladder, unlatch the roof hatch and climb out onto the roof. It has been …

Construction Safety Expert Evaluates Fatal Extension Ladder Accident LADDER Expert Case

…  who was severely injured while trying to attach a ladder to the side of a steel beam office building that was under construction. …  accident. The decedent attempted to place an extension ladder against one of the beams from the ground 20 feet below. As the decedent …

Unsecured Ladder Results in Serious Fall LADDER Expert Case

Unsecured Ladder Results in Serious Fall

…  the roof, the workers had been using a 20-foot metal ladder in addition to man lifts. On one occasion, the Plaintiff was climbing the ladder to the roof when the ladder shifted, causing the man to fall at least 15 …

Ladder Failure Linked to Manufacturing Flaw LADDER Expert Case

Ladder Failure Linked to Manufacturing Flaw

…  place in Arkansas and involves a fiberglass extension ladder. The plaintiff in this case was using the ladder to assist him while he repainted the exterior of the house. While he was …

OSHA expert witness advises on electrician’s fatal fall LADDER Expert Case

OSHA expert witness advises on electrician’s fatal fall

…  above the floor. The decedent was working alone atop a ladder when he apparently fell. An employee found him at the foot of the ladder in a pool of blood. He was flown to a hospital, where he died the next …

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury LADDER Expert Case

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury

…  an improper footing on a rented aluminum extension ladder, which caused an injury. In June 2013, the plaintiff, a …  professional painter in Oregon, was on a 32-foot extension ladder. He set up the ladder on a new, faux-wood deck in order to paint a sun window on the second …