MANUFACTURING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Balcony Collapse Produces Lawsuit Against Negligent Contractor MANUFACTURING Expert Case

Balcony Collapse Produces Lawsuit Against Negligent Contractor

A building contractor’s maintenance of the supporting joists and erosion control was brought into question after a balcony collapse resulted in the death and injury of multiple individuals. An investigation concluded that the wooden joists supporting the …

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture MANUFACTURING Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture

This case involves piping in a large confectionery factory in Arkansas that suddenly burst while in use. The piping in question was used to transport water for use at various points in the company’s production line, and had been installed relatively recent …

Factory Sued for Environmental Release of Carcinogens MANUFACTURING 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 …

Inappropriate Material Handling Procedures Lead to Significant Injuries MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves an incident that occurred at a manufacturer of aircraft components in Louisiana. The manufacturer in question regularly receives large shipments of aluminum billets, shipped in racks that stacked on top of each other. The manufacturer us …

FDA Expert Discusses Adverse Event Reporting Requirements MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female in Maryland who presented to the hospital with bleeding after defecation caused by hemorrhoids. The decision was made to perform a hemorrhoidopexy to correct her condition. Following the procedure, the woman complai …

Defective Manufacturing Processes Cause Electrical Faults in Luxury Vehicle MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This automotive mechanics case involves a model of luxury hybrid sedan that was allegedly improperly manufactured, with defects specifically involving the sealing of electrical components within the vehicle’s engine compartment. Individuals who purchased  …

Food Industry Experts Opine on Slack Fill Class Action Suit MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves a defendant nutritional supplement manufacturer that produced a popular line of pre-workout products that was accused of intentionally packaging its products in large, opaque containers that contain approximately 30% empty space, otherw …

Neuropathology Expert Opines on Permanent Brain Damage from Cyanide Poisoning MANUFACTURING Expert Case

This case involves a facilities repair worker who suffered permanent neurological damage due to alleged cyanide exposure at his workplace. At the time of the incident in question, the man was working with several other individuals at an industrial scale m …