POLYMER EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-120788
This expert has significant experience in the development of new products and new test methods for their evaluation, including emerging nano and bio technology based products for healthcare, body protection, space exploration, etc. applications. His research contributions cover the areas of objective evaluation of subjective properties, the study of structure-property relationships, and process/product optimization. He completed his BS and MS in Textile Technology at the ...
Expert Witness: E-083080
This expert is a polymer chemist with experience in formulation, curing and characterization of polymers, including adhesives and rubber applications, thermal, light and electron beam cured epoxies, acrylates, vinyl esters, polyurethane and various other elastomers, in composites, foams, coatings, processing using RIM, RTM, VARTM and rubber compounding. She received her PhD in Organic Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Connecticut. She is currently a ...
Expert Witness: E-058127
This highly qualified expert earned his BS from Hope College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Indiana University. He has experience in catalyst research in support of polyethylene manufacturing, additive stabilization of polymers, interaction of chemicals with plastics, extrusion production of plastic pipe, plastic pipe material technical service and plastic pipe system component testing. End use applications in which he is a plastics expert include corrugated ...
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-063613
This biomedical engineering, materials science, and chemistry expert completed his PhD at Rutgers University and belongs to a number of prestigious scientific associations including the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed articles and has been awarded more than 60 patents. Currently, this expert is a professor of biomedical engineering and materials science at a major university in Florida.
Expert Witness: E-107879
This distinguished scholar is the Head of Chemical & Materials Engineering at his university, a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and a former board of directors member of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Prior to joining academia, he worked for E. I. duPont de Nemours, Conoco, Ethyl, and Kraft where he gained extensive experience in chemical processes that involved alternatives to CFCs, catalyst manufacture, agricultural & ...
Expert Witness: E-040585
This expert has a wide ranging expertise in organic chemistry, polymers, and materials science. He earned his doctorate at the California Institute of Technology and gained post-graduate experience at AT&T Bell Laboratories. His current research includes the synthesis, physical characterization, and application of dendritic and hyperbranched polymers and materials for marine applications, such as repellents for sharks and dolphins, sea lamprey control agents, and ...
Expert Witness: E-075267
This renowned expert is currently the Chair of the department of Family and Geriatric Medicine for a major university in Kentucky, where she also works as a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bioengineering, Epidemiology & Population Health, and Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences. The expert specializes in human papillomavirus and its associated diseases, as well as colposcopy. She acted as the Principal Investigator of the clinical trials for leading HPV ...
Expert Witness: E-070014
This highly qualified Chemical Engineer obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge. He has 30+ Publications on the topic of Chemical Engineering and is currently the Owner of a Private Engineering Consulting Firm. He is experienced in industrial experimentally-based R&D, including bulk solids mechanics, polymers, selective propylene oxidation, heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis, catalyst development and manufacturing and biotechnology.

POLYMER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Biomedical Engineering Expert Opines on Faulty Vaginal Mesh Design POLYMER Expert Case

This case involves a woman with pelvic organ prolapse who underwent a vaginal mesh implantation. She began to experience intense abdominal pain a few weeks after implantation, and it was discovered that the mesh dislodged from the vaginal wall where it wa …

Root Canal Experts Discuss Over-Extrusion During Operation POLYMER Expert Case

Root Canal Experts Discuss Over-Extrusion During Operation

A male patient lost all his teeth after a root canal, causing him to sue his surgeon for inducing over-extrusion during the procedure. The surgeon had attempted to inject the patient with sodium hypochlorite but, while attempting to become accustomed to th …

Experts in Spinal Disk Repair Opine on Abnormal Side Effects POLYMER Expert Case

Experts in Spinal Disk Repair Opine on Abnormal Side Effects

An Orthopedic Surgeon was sued for an incomplete laminectomy of his patient’s spine, as an attempt to remedy a disk extrusion caused his patient years of medical trouble. The extrusion had occurred years prior when the patient attempted work-related heav …

Metallurgy Expert Discusses Nitinol Use in Popular Birth Control Device POLYMER Expert Case

This case involves numerous plaintiffs who have suffered and continue to suffer from complications related to a popular medical device. The device in question is implanted into the fallopian tubes as a means to provide permanent birth control and contracep …

Biomedical Engineering Experts Discuss Failure of Carbon Fiber Fixation Device POLYMER Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a carbon fiber plate implanted in her leg to treat a fracture. At some point, the plate broke, and the coating material allegedly “melted” while inside of her. The plate was black in color upon insertion into Plaintiff …

Organic Chemistry Expert Witness Comments on Environmental PCB Contamination POLYMER Expert Case

This case involves a town in Arkansas where the presence of toxic chemical compounds known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) had been discovered in several of its buildings. PCBs are man-made organic chemical compounds that were used in hundreds of indus …

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Tree Stand Failure POLYMER Expert Case

This case involves a hunter who was seriously injured after a failed stitching on a tree stand caused him to fall from a tree. The stand in question was recently purchased from a sporting goods store, and had straps that served to secure it to the tree. A …