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Mechanical Engineering Experts Evaluate Fatal Injury Caused by Runaway Machinery MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a female employee of a large contract manufacturing firm who suffered fatal injuries while on the job. On the date of the incident in question, the woman was reviewing the programming of several CNC lathes and milling machines in her cap …

Bicycle Engineering Expert Opines on Brake Failure Leading to Crash MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a bicycle accident that occurred due to an alleged defect in the bike’s braking system. On the day of the incident in question, the Plaintiff purchased a new bike from a major retail outlet. When the bike was first purchased, the Plain …

Mechanical Engineering Experts Opine on Unsafe Riding Mower Design MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves an accident in which a young child was run over by a ride on lawnmower. The 4 year old girl had been playing in the backyard of her parents’ home at the time of the accident, while her father was mowing the lawn on a popular brand of r …

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Unsafe Power Tool MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Unsafe Power Tool

This case takes place in Massachusetts and involves injuries that were sustained by a construction worker due to alleged manufacturing defects in a large angle grinder. At the time of the accident, the worker was using the grinder to cut a large section of …

Faulty Train Linkage Causes Massive Injuries MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Faulty Train Linkage Causes Massive Injuries

This case takes place in Florida and involves a man who suffered injuries while unloading a train car. The man was standing on the juncture between two train cars when the cars suddenly began to pull away from each other. There were locking devices between …

Defective Design of ATV Leads to Severe Injuries MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Defective Design of ATV Leads to Severe Injuries

This case takes place in Colorado and involves the operator of an ATV (all-terrain vehicle). The person was operating the ATV on a construction site. The vehicle had been operating for around 45 minutes when, suddenly and without warning, the vehicle coola …

Man is Killed by Furnace Explosion MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Man is Killed by Furnace Explosion

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a man who was killed when working at a natural gas burning power plant. On this occasion, the man was undertaking a routine inspection of the furnace/firebox equipment in the plant, when the furnace sudde …

Woman Injured by Roller Door MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Woman Injured by Roller Door

This case involves a woman who suffered injuries while working at a warehouse facility located in Idaho. The loading docks were all outfitted with commercial roller doors. At the time of the accident the plaintiff was unloading various items on the loading …

Child is Severely Injured by Go Kart MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Child is Severely Injured by Go Kart

This case involves the failure of chain guard manufactured for a go-kart. The plaintiff’s young son was driving an all-terrain go-kart around the family’s property in Louisiana when his hair got caught in the chain, which ended up scalping him. The exp …