PRODUCT LIABILITY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Metallurgist Inspects Helicopter For Alleged Mechanical Failure PRODUCT LIABILITY Expert Case

This case involves a tourism helicopter crash in Alaska that was allegedly caused by a mechanical part failure. The helicopter was cruising with a pilot and 4 passenger tourists at 800 feet when the pilot felt an impact. As the pilot slowed down for landi …

Mason Jar Inexplicably Shatters Prompting Product Liability Lawsuit PRODUCT LIABILITY Expert Case

…  product liability case involves a man who sliced his right hand while opening up a …  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 LIABILITY Expert Case

Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Industrial Tank Explosion

This case involves a man that was killed after being hit with boiling, acidic liquid. The man was draining an industrial-sized storage tank when a plug broke loose. The resulting pressure caused a stream of boiling hot liquid to shoot out. The plaintiff wa …

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire PRODUCT LIABILITY 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 LIABILITY 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 LIABILITY 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 LIABILITY 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  …