MANUFACTURING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Engineering Design Flaw Blamed For Brewery Construction Complications MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves the design and construction of a microbrewery in Massachusetts. The microbrewery project director hired a construction company who claimed to have extensive experience designing and constructing this type of facility. The constructio …

Toxicology Expert Discusses Health Consequences From Industrial Pollutants MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves a power plant that was forced to suspend its operations after repeatedly violating environmental regulatory codes. The company was found to be in violation of the legal level of certain cancer-causing air pollutants and agreed to li …

Chemistry Expert Opines On Testing Methods For Environmental Pollution MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves a widespread PCB contamination by an appliance manufacturer during the 1960s. Pollution from the manufacturer in question has severely contaminated the local community, including, but not limited to, residential and commercial build …

Mechanical Engineer Discusses Industrial Machine Guarding Protocol MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered injuries while operating a yarn winder. The man had long hair, which he had pulled into a ponytail while he was working. During the course of his work, his hair became entangled in a rotating component that was o …

Wearable Technology Expert Opines On Intellectual Property Dispute MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves an intellectual property dispute between two producers of wearable heart-rate monitors. One of the leading manufacturers of electrocardiography chest straps alleged that another manufacturer copied components of its biometric sensing …

Manufacturing Expert Opines On Polymer Patent Dispute MANUFACTURING Expert Case

Manufacturing Expert Opines On Polymer Patent Dispute

This case involves a patent infringement dispute between two major beverage can manufacturers. One of the companies, a leading manufacturer of polymeric coatings applied to the inside of beverage cans to protect the beverage from the metal, was accuse …

Unsupervised Employee Seriously Injured By Industrial Machinery MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves an employee that was initiating a wash-out for a filling machine. He was left alone to perform this task with no direction from the manager in spite of the fact that he had no formal training in this process. The employee removed the …

Computer Hardware Manufacturer Accuses Competitor of Patent Infringement MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves an intellectual property (IP) claim involving two non-volatile memory providers. The plaintiff designs, develops, and manufactures a non-volatile memory technology, including a type of electrically erasable programmable read-only memory  …