PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-058276
This human factors and ergonomics expert has 20+ years of experience analyzing human performance and behavior. He specializes in warnings and risk perception, product safety, vehicle collisions, pedestrian falls, and related areas. The expert earned his Master's and his Ph.D. in Psychology and Ergonomics from North Carolina State University. He is Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics and is a member of several industry associations, including the American Society ...
Expert Witness: E-006693
This human factors psychologist has nearly 30 years of experience as a safety analysis professional. She began her career as a Human Factors Psychologist with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and she currently owns and operates a firm that examines the design, instructions and warnings of consumer products. She conducts training for manufacturers on issues such as anticipating product hazards, consumer behavior, motivation & perceptions, foreseeable ...
Expert Witness: E-009402
This expert works as the vice president of engineering for a large fitness corporation. He has worked in the industry for over over thirty years, is familiar with industry trends, and is familiar with the history of numerous fitness products. He holds multiple patents for highly used fitness equipment and has published multiple articles on product safety/warning labels. He is chairman of the committee responsible for fitness industry standards and has authored or ...
Expert Witness: E-000458
This is a highly qualified expert who is capable of reviewing the case at hand. He is highly published and has considerable professional and academic experience in the field of ergonomics and engineering, making him capable of commenting on the potential for negligence on the part of the defendant in this case. The areas in which he has consulted with attorneys may be broadly characterized as those involving issues pertaining to ergonomics/human factors, product safety, ...
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.
Expert Witness: E-063081
This industrial technology executive has 24+ years of experience in technology and engineering roles. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Innovation & Technology at Parker Hannifin from 2006 until 2016. The expert also held roles with AdobeAire and Newell. He is involved in industry and university groups, including ASHRAE and the Air Conditioning Research Council. He has received 28 U.S. patents and has considerable experience with R&D and IP strategies. The ...
Expert Witness: E-009380
This highly qualified Construction Equipment Engineering and safety expert received certification in Industrial management from Aurora University. He is a certified Safety Professional, a well versed OSHA professional, and a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Safety Engineers and the System Safety Society. This expert is an authority in his field with several publications and multiple invitations to lecture as a guest speaker. ...
Expert Witness: E-008714
This seasoned expert is the primary consultant and CEO of an ATV Safety Consulting company. From 1985 to 1989 he was licensed as an ATV Rider Training Instructor. In 1989 he was elevated to position of Chief Instructor for the ATV industry. He has held that position from 1989 to the present. In 2011, he became Chief Driver Coach Trainer for the ROV industry. He has assisted in managing and establishing the current curriculum for the Nation's leading ATV rider training ...
Expert Witness: E-008619
This expert currently owns and manages a national business which specializes in training forklift operators and trainers. He is also an active trainer who trains on a regular basis. Unlike many forklift experts, who may have trained small numbers of operators and no trainers, this expert has trained many thousands of operators and trainers across a variety of industries. He has also investigated hundreds of forklift accidents, including many serious injuries and a ...
Expert Witness: E-006826
This expert is an independent safety consultant out of the UK. For the past 27 years, he has worked in a variety of engineering environments to ensure that UK/EU safety standards were upheld. He is familiar with the UK factory safety standards and product safe design standards and has the appropriate experience to help with this case. He has worked large engineering companies to ensure their compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, CE Marking Directives and PUWER.

PRODUCT SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Forklift Design Flaw Allegedly Causes Fatal Accident On Movie Set PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

…  accident that occurred in a movie studio. During preproduction, the set crew was constructing a massive set which required steel beam framing. Prior to the start of preproduction, several crew members had received training in forklift operation. …  designing forklifts was sought to discuss standard safety measures for such …

Mason Jar Inexplicably Shatters Prompting Product Liability Lawsuit PRODUCT SAFETY 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 opinion as …

Defective Stove Causes Kitchen Fire PRODUCT SAFETY 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 SAFETY 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 SAFETY 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 …

Weather Conditions Allegedly Cause Propane Tank To Explode PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Weather Conditions Allegedly Cause Propane Tank To Explode

This case involves a group of people that were injured by a propane tank explosion at a local street fair in California. The fair took place on an incredibly hot and sunny day with no cloud coverage. The tank in question was being used by a food vendor n …

Herbal Supplement Allegedly Contains Banned Substance PRODUCT SAFETY Expert Case

Herbal Supplement Allegedly Contains Banned Substance

…  that was accused of including a banned substance in its products. The product was distributed in two primary retail drug stores. Within the first few …