PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-174456
This expert has over 25 years in electrical engineering and product development. He gained his MS and PhD in electrical engineering and systems from the University of Pennsylvania. After serving as an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Illinois Institute, he transitioned to industry and spent 13 years at Motorola Mobility developing wireless products. He ended his tenure as Motorola's vice president of product management and development. ...

PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Mason Jar Inexplicably Shatters Prompting Product Liability Lawsuit PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

…  product liability case involves a man who sliced his right hand while opening …  the glass shattered in his hand. An expert in consumer products safety was sought to inspect the remaining mason jars and provide an …

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion

…  heat and pressure in the closed system. An expert in the design and operation of hot water tanks was sought to determine whether the design of the water tank system was …

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire

This case involves a plaintiff who was burnt by a range stove. The stove was a newly manufactured model and had recently been installed in the plaintiff’s kitchen. The stove was in the off position when unbeknownst to the plaintiff, it began to heat a cast …

Industrial Strap Failure Causes Worker Permanent Paralysis PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

Industrial Strap Failure Causes Worker Permanent Paralysis

This case involves a man that was paralyzed while working on a utility truck. The nylon strap used on the truck failed, causing the drive shaft to swing down and strike the plaintiff. As a result of the injuries he sustained from being struck, the pl …

Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident

This case involves a 45-year-old woman that sustained life-threatening injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it ran off the road. It struck the guardrail and several guardrail posts on the driver side before the f …

Firearm With Alleged Safety Pin Issue Misfires Injuring Woman PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was a severely injured after her firearm malfunctioned. The plaintiff had purchased an automatic pistol for personal use. When she first took it to a firing range to use, the gun was not firing properly. She took the gun  …

Vehicle Manufacturer Accused Of Designing Intentionally Defective Product PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

…  to consumers. The defendant vehicle manufacturer allegedly designed their vehicle systems such that they were prone to premature failure. Plaintiffs were informed that the vehicle was designed to last for 12 years without the need for repair. However, many …

Aerosol Physics Expert Analyzes Allegedly Defective Respirators PRODUCT DESIGN FLAW Expert Case

This case involves a group of construction workers that were exposed to asbestos during the renovation of a brewery located on an industrial site. The project manager was aware of the risk of asbestos on site and mandated that all workers wear respirat …