PUMPING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Labor and OSHA Standards Expert Evaluates Construction Site Injury PUMPING Expert Case

…  a team of riggers who were bringing in heavy duty pumping equipment into the base of the foundation via a pulley system. The …  a crew tasked with receiving one of the larger pieces of pumping equipment. The area was dark, and the crew had to provide illumination …

Inadequate Warning on Water Pump Leads to Injuries PUMPING Expert Case

Inadequate Warning on Water Pump Leads to Injuries

…  During pressure testing, the pipe was attached to the pumping apparatus and was filled to a few hundred pounds of pressure. At some …  the farmer in the head and seriously injuring him. Similar pumping devices made by competitors have warnings all over them stating that …

Morphine Pump Catheter Causes Chronic Pain PUMPING Expert Case

Morphine Pump Catheter Causes Chronic Pain

This case takes place in Iowa and involves an older male patient. The patient had a morphine pump placed due to chronic back pain; however the morphine pump failed to alleviate the patient’s pain, so the defending neurosurgeon removed it. Following the pro …

Homeowner fails to disclose propensity for flooding during home sale PUMPING Expert Case

This case concerns a house that was sold without any disclosure of several prior instances of flooding, thus misrepresenting its value. The home was sold in August, 2013, and was subject to massive flooding a little more than a month later, in September …

Septic System Failure Causes Sewage Backup in House PUMPING Expert Case

Septic System Failure Causes Sewage Backup in House

This case involves a homeowner who bought a house for a family of seven people and experienced two septic system backups before the close of  the escrow and two septic system backups after the close of escrow. The purchase contract for the house included  …

PCA Pump Causes Brain Death in Postsurgical Patient PUMPING Expert Case

PCA Pump Causes Brain Death in Postsurgical Patient

This case involves a sixty-year-old male patient who underwent a knee replacement surgery. The patient had a medical history of sleep apnea, though he had never been recommended a pillar procedure to mitigate it. The medical notes did not list his sleep ap …

Gas Pump Overflows Causing Patron to Slip and Fall PUMPING Expert Case

Gas Pump Overflows Causing Patron to Slip and Fall

…  case involves a plaintiff who was injured while pumping gas. The plaintiff, a male, was pumping gas at a gas station. As he was pumping, he disengaged the trigger, but …