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Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage MECHANICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage

This case involves copper tubing that was used to supply water to a house in Tennessee. The piping began to develop pinholes that caused the pipes to burst in different areas of the house. After the last pipe burst, an on-call plumber was called to condu …

Aircraft Vehicle Malfunction Causes Fatal Injury MECHANICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Aircraft Vehicle Malfunction Causes Fatal Injury

This case involves an accident with an aircraft deicing vehicle in winter. The vehicle operator was applying deicing fluid to a commercial plane before a 6-hour cross-continental flight. While the operator was working, a bolt holding a hinge pin slid o …

Tire Explosion Severely Injures Maintenance Worker MECHANICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Tire Explosion Severely Injures Maintenance Worker

…  assembly revealed it was in poor condition. An expert in mechanical engineering was sought to discuss the required maintenance and possible …

Man Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Self-Balancing Scooter Defect MECHANICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

This case involves a male in his late 20’s who was participating in an intramural sports league in which gyroscopically-stabilized scooters were used by all participants. During one of the events, the man’s scooter lost power and stopped working while in u …

Moldy Washing Machines Prompt Class Action Lawsuit MECHANICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Moldy Washing Machines Prompt Class Action Lawsuit

…  excessive mold and mildew. The manufacturer had engineered residential washing machines with ribbed, convoluted bellows, and a …

Biomechanical Engineering Expert Discusses Catastrophic Failure of Hip Implant MECHANICAL ENGINEER Expert Case

This biomechanics and kinesiology case involves a critical failure of an orthopedic hip implant in Michigan. The plaintiff was an active woman in her early 60’s who had undergone a hip replacement procedure several months before the date of the incident i …