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Airbag Fails To Deploy During Motor Vehicle Accident PRODUCT DESIGN 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 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 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 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 …

Allegedly Defective Power Source Electrocutes Senior Design Engineer PRODUCT DESIGN Expert Case

…  case involves a senior power supply design engineer that was working with an AC power source. The power source had …  internal injuries. It was alleged that a fault in the product‘s overcurrent protection made it seem that the device had tripped. An …  power source design and safety was sought to examine the product and determine whether or not it was …

Man Injured By Allegedly Defective Exercise Equipment PRODUCT DESIGN Expert Case

…  leg and shatter his kneecap. The weight limit for this product was allegedly 250 pounds but the plaintiff only weighed 170 pounds. The …  6 months prior it breaking. It was alleged that a design flaw contributed to this accident. An expert in product design and …

Child Suffers Brain Injury Following Propane Tank Explosion PRODUCT DESIGN Expert Case

This case involves a young boy that suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a propane tank explosion. The child was at a pool club that had propane tank grills onsite. The child was playing a game with other children at the club and ran behin …

Defective Transportation Trailer Design Blamed For Significant Injuries PRODUCT DESIGN Expert Case

…  case involves a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a liquid tanker trunk. The …  and remains on disability. An expert in tanker trailer design with experience in product liability assessment was sought to inspect the tanker and determine …