PAINT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-004564
This highly experienced R&D director holds both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. He started his career as a Senior Research Scientist with Continental Can Company, developing new polymers for ultraviolet curable inks and coatings. After 5 years he joined Rust-Oleum as a Resin Development Group Leader and worked his way up to Technical Director over the course of an 18 year career there. He served as the Chairman of the Product Safety Committee and directed a team ...
Expert Witness: E-076291
This expert has 20+ years of experience in construction and contracting. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and then began his career with reputable constructing firm Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. The expert was a Project Manager for Whiting-Turner for 12 years. He founded his own contracting company in 2007 and his business currently provides residential and light commercial services in Maryland. The expert is a licensed Maryland Home ...
Expert Witness: E-047771
For more than 25 years, this expert has been engaged in the appraisal of colonial to contemporary silver, furniture, ceramics, maps, and paintings. She graduated from the University of Texas and completed postgraduate studies with a Christies-associated program at the Royal College of Art in London. She has appraised collections for the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Marriott Bermuda, and the Bank of Butterfield; she has also worked closely with the Bermuda National ...

PAINT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Painter is Fatally Injured by Defective Construction Lift PAINT Expert Case

Painter is Fatally Injured by Defective Construction Lift

…  case involves a commercial painter who was severely and permanently injured when a construction lift he …  structure, which he was covering with a protective coat of paint. It was noted that the machine lacked stabilization struts, despite the …

Lead Contamination Causes Developmental Problems PAINT Expert Case

Lead Contamination Causes Developmental Problems

…  had personally removed large portions of the lead-based paint from both the exterior and interior of the building by use of grinding wheels, brushes, and various other paint removal tools. He was not trained or certified to remove lead paint and …

Pediatric Gastroenterologist Evaluates Lead Poisoning Caused by Lead Paint Exposure PAINT Expert Case

…  a number of children who were exposed to lead based paint during their time living in an apartment complex, all of whom …  The apartment had undergone several coatings of lead based paint other the years and all of the affected children lived in the same …  of the children were exposed to deteriorating lead based paint during their residence. They were all approximately 4-5 years old when …

Prison Inmates Allegedly Exposed to Harmful Dust From Spray Coating Removal PAINT Expert Case

This case involves a number of a prison inmates who were exposed to airborne particulates in high concentrations during renovations to the prison facilities. The prison administration contracted with a professional coating contractor to use a particular k …

Man Suffers Permanent Injuries From Dangerous Staircase PAINT Expert Case

Man Suffers Permanent Injuries From Dangerous Staircase

This case involves a man who was seriously injured after falling down a flight of stairs that had fresh coatings of clear lacquer. At the time of the accident, the stairway was not roped off, nor were any signs posted warning of the danger of the wet lacqu …

Chemical Expert Witnesses Opine on Fire Caused by Acetone-Based Cleaner PAINT Expert Case

This case involves an individual in West Virginia who sustained significant injuries in a fire caused by a common, acetone-based household cleaning product. The Plaintiff was using the product on the floor of her home when the cleaner suddenly ignited, cau …

Safety engineering expert witness discusses trip and fall at big-box retailer PAINT Expert Case

A safety engineering expert witness provides feedback on a case involving a plaintiff who suffered a trip and fall at a major big-box retailer. The plaintiff, located in Oklahoma, a thirty-year-old male, was shopping for home appliances at a major big-box  …

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury PAINT Expert Case

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury

…  2013, the plaintiff, a thirty-six-year-old professional painter in Oregon, was on a 32-foot extension ladder. He set up the ladder on a new, faux-wood deck in order to paint a sun window on the second floor of a home. The ladder was set up with no …

Falling merchandise causes severe brain damage at major big-box retailer PAINT Expert Case

This matter involves a premises liability case against a major big-box retailer. On the day in question, a customer was shopping for a blender for his newly renovated kitchen. He entered the display aisle and saw a particular model of nutribullet blender t …