PERSONAL INJURY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Pediatric Patient Fractures Skull While Under Care Of Radiology Technologist PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

This case involves a 13-year-old girl who fractured her skull while undergoing an x-ray in a university hospital in California. The girl presented to the hospital with complaints of severe nausea and a physician determined that she needed an x-ray. In  …

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

Plaintiff Requires Amputation Following Ladder Accident

This case involves a woman who fell off a ladder and was injured. The woman was cleaning her gutters and set the ladder up in an A-Frame configuration on level ground. The woman was wearing flimsy plastic sandals while completing this task. As she attempte …

Mason Jar Inexplicably Shatters Prompting Product Liability Lawsuit PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

This product liability case involves a man who sliced his right hand while opening up a glass mason jar. He had purchased a set of 6 mason jars at a local wholesale retailer. The jars came with the metal lids and plastic seals already on. The plaintiff ha …

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident

This case involves a group of individuals who were injured while boating at night. Allegedly, the individual who was operating the vessel was intoxicated and crashed it into a breakwater that was not lit. Two passengers were thrown from the boat into the b …

Unsafe Retail Display Injures Customer PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

Unsafe Retail Display Injures Customer

This case involves a man who was injured when several boxes fell from a mounted floor display as he was selecting one. As he went to select one of the boxes on the top shelf, several of them follow causing him to suffer severe lacerations to his arm and s …

Dental Patient’s Jaw Becomes Dislocated During Cleaning PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly, non-verbal man with Alzheimer’s who went to a dentist’s office for a cleaning. The cleaning was performed by a hygienist under the supervision of a dentist. A bite block was placed during the procedure. After the procedure, …

Power Plant Allegedly Allows Improper Handling Of Hazardous Chemicals PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

This is a toxic tort matter involving a series of cases of exposure to various chemicals at a power plant in Washington State. Several workers who had been with the plant for more than five years developed bronchiolitis obliterans and two subsequently pas …

Hospital Allegedly Fails To Adhere To Building Codes PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

Hospital Allegedly Fails To Adhere To Building Codes

This case involves an 88-year-old patient who fell and suffered injuries while at a hospital. The patient was being accompanied by a nurse to the bathroom. Once in the bathroom, the nurse left the patient’s side. There were no grab bars or any other such a …

Child Is Thrown From Chairlift At Ski Resort PERSONAL INJURY Expert Case

Child Is Thrown From Chairlift At Ski Resort

This case involves a 12-year-old child who was thrown out of a moving chairlift at a ski resort. An employee of the ski resort was on his board in an area that had been cornered off for skiing. While on his board, he slid into the child’s path of travel wh …