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Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves a massive explosion at a facility that specialized in the design and manufacturing of specialty chemicals primarily used for the production of advanced materials for high-end engineering applications. The  …

Man is Killed by Furnace Explosion MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Man is Killed by Furnace Explosion

…  this occasion, the man was undertaking a routine inspection of the fuel cell-powered furnace and firebox equipment in the plant, …

Forensic Automotive Engineer Analyzes Vehicle Data to Determine Cause of Accident MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

…  was driving the car when the brakes failed. At the time of inspection, the brakes were found to be functional (contrary to the driver’s …  to be pinned against the floorboard at the time of the inspection. The data from the airbag control module (ACM) indicated the …

Unintentional Acceleration Leads to Serious Car Accident MECHANICAL INSPECTION Expert Case

Unintentional Acceleration Leads to Serious Car Accident

This case involves an automobile that unintentionally accelerated, causing the vehicle to strike a tree and injure the driver, causing the driver to sue the car dealership and manufacturer under state-defined Lemon Laws. The plaintiff, a forty-three-year-o …