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PACKAGING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Insurance Company Disputes Million Dollar Shipping Claim PACKAGING Expert Case

Insurance Company Disputes Million Dollar Shipping Claim

This case involves a shipping company who had the contents of one of its containers stolen from its warehouse. The contents of the container were valued at almost $10 million. The attorney was representing the insurer. The shipping company’s policy require …

Technician Loses Arm In Conveyor Belt Accident PACKAGING Expert Case

Technician Loses Arm In Conveyor Belt Accident

…  was a conveyor belt splicing technician at an industrial packaging factory. While the plaintiff was working, the sleeve of his shirt …

Foreign Object In Bottled Beverage Causes Severe Injury PACKAGING Expert Case

Foreign Object In Bottled Beverage Causes Severe Injury

This case involves a group of young adults who drank a bottle of wine which contained a metallic foreign object. One of the members of the group ended up with a foreign object lodged in her throat for several hours. She required immediate medical attentio …

Warning Label Experts Discuss Inadequate Labeling on Small Electronics PACKAGING Expert Case

This case involves a mother in Mississippi who bought a package of small, battery powered toys with multicolored LED illumination. The mother distributed the toys to her own children as well as several of their friends during a birthday party at the defen …

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

…  of pre-workout products that was accused of intentionally packaging its products in large, opaque containers that contain approximately …  to receive a full container, however due to the food packaging practices employed by the manufacturer customers received …

Trampoline Netting Fails to Prevent Paralyzing Fall PACKAGING Expert Case

Trampoline Netting Fails to Prevent Paralyzing Fall

This case involves netting installed around a trampoline that was intended to prevent individuals from sustaining injuries caused by falling off of the trampoline. The man involved in this suit weighed 145 pounds – well within the stated operational limits …

Defective Bottle Design Leads to Chemical Burns PACKAGING Expert Case

Defective Bottle Design Leads to Chemical Burns

This case takes place in New York and involves a child who was shopping at a big box retail store with his mother. The child picked up a large bottle of cleaning solution off the shelf and began to play with it . The bottle did not contain appropriate or …

Laundry Detergent Sold With Misleading Warnings PACKAGING Expert Case

Laundry Detergent Sold With Misleading Warnings

…  not to swallow the toxic contents. Instructions on the packaging recommend consuming fluids post ingestion, however, children who have …

Hazardous Waste Expert Witness Opines On Tanker Truck Cleaning Procedures PACKAGING Expert Case

This case study involves a hazardous waste/an environmental engineering expert’s assessment of the transportation of chemical supplies such as liquid propane (LP) gas and anhydrous ammonia to farms in the Midwest. The plaintiff in this case – a busines …