RETAIL SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Safety engineering expert witness discusses trip and fall at big-box retailer RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

…  safety engineering expert witness provides feedback on a case involving a plaintiff who suffered a trip and fall at a major big-box retailer. The plaintiff, located in Oklahoma, a thirty-year-old male, was shopping for home appliances at a major big-box retailer. At the end of an aisle, a product display was set up. The product …

Civil engineering expert witness opines on slip and fall in grocery store RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

A civil engineering expert witness for the plaintiff opines on a case happened in Arizona involving a slip and fall accident. The plaintiff, a forty-year-old woman, was shopping with her son in a grocery store. When she was searching for cheese in the refr …

Child suffers eye injury in department store RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

Child suffers eye injury in department store

This case involves a nine-year-old girl who was shopping with her two younger sisters and her parents in a department store. The children’s section of the store had a slatted wall with 10-inch hooks protruding from the wall where merchandise was hung. Ab …

Girl’s foot severed after getting caught in escalator RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

Girl’s foot severed after getting caught in escalator

This case involves an eleven-year-old girl who was riding an elevator while shopping with her family. The girl was shopping for back-to-school merchandise in a large department store with her family. The girl was wearing laced-up high-top sneakers at the t …

Employee Killed by Crowd at Retail Store RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

Employee Killed by Crowd at Retail Store

…  a thirty-four-year-old employee at a large, well-known retail store. The employee was working on the day after Thanksgiving, which is known as “Black Friday” in retail circles. The employee was standing near the doors of the store when it …

Security Expert Witness Discusses False Customer Arrest at Pharmacy RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

 This case involves a customer who went to a pharmacy to return several bottles of a weight loss drink because the drink made her sick. The woman had bought the weight loss drink at another pharmacy. After the woman entered the second pharmacy, she went t …

Shopper Slips on Lotion in Self-Service Grocery Store RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

Shopper Slips on Lotion in Self-Service Grocery Store

This case involves a shopper in a self-service grocery store. When the shopper was walking down an aisle between two rows of counters stocked with merchandise, he stepped on a substance that some other shoppers identified as hand lotion. The shopper slippe …

Man’s Fingers Crushed in Department Store Elevator RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

Man’s Fingers Crushed in Department Store Elevator

This machine automation case involves a thirty-five-year-old man who was shopping at a large department store.  Upon entering an elevator, the plaintiff saw an elderly couple slowly approaching the elevator. As the elevator doors were closing, the man pu …

Child Loses Toe in Escalator Accident RETAIL SAFETY Expert Case

Child Loses Toe in Escalator Accident

A five-year-old child was shopping with her mother in a major department store. While riding the escalator to the third floor, the child’s rubber sandal became entrapped between the moving stairs. The sandal pulled the child’s Hallux (big toe) into …