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Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building PIPING Expert Case

Gas Leak Leads to Fatal Explosion in Apartment Building

This case involves an explosion in a small apartment building that killed an elderly female tenant in Arkansas. On the day of the incident, a resident of the building called the utility company regarding a suspected natural gas leak. The utility company fa …

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture PIPING Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Evaluates Factory Piping Rupture

…  case involves piping in a large confectionery factory in Arkansas that suddenly burst while in use. The piping in question was used to transport water for use at various points in the …  delays and profit losses. It was alleged that the piping had not been manufactured to resist the internal pressures encountered …

Pipe Fitting Expert Evaluates Fatal Workplace Accident PIPING Expert Case

Pipe Fitting Expert Evaluates Fatal Workplace Accident

…  injuries she suffered while working as a compressed air piping systems inspector. On the date of the incident in question, the woman …  the head, killing her instantly. It was alleged that the piping system was negligently installed by the defendant …

Pipefitting Expert Witness Opines on Fatal Workplace Accident PIPING Expert Case

This case involves a man who died as a result of injuries suffered while working as an HVAC contractor on a commercial construction project. His company was hired to do HVAC work on the project. At the time of the accident, he was working near a pressuriz …

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory PIPING 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  …

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery PIPING Expert Case

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery

…  to fix a machine that bends and cuts sections of steel piping to form handlebars. The machine was unable to be shutdown on its own …

Homeowner Sues Contractor Over Plumbing Defect PIPING Expert Case

Homeowner Sues Contractor Over Plumbing Defect

This case involves a construction company that purchased a partially built house. The president of the construction company personally installed the water line to the house and then sold the home as complete to a homeowner, assuring him that the home was e …

Metallurgy Expert Witness Analyzes Brass Piping PIPING Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Witness Analyzes Brass Piping

This case involves plumbing fittings and their degradation. The plaintiff, a thirty-nine-year-old male, built a new house, with an extensive plumbing system. The fittings used were made of yellow brass, with a zinc content greater than 15%. After six month …