SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Improper Parking Of Commercial Truck Causes Multi-Car Crash SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a commercial truck that caused a multi-car crash on a highway. The commercial truck driver had parked the vehicle on the side of the highway within less than 100 feet of an intersection. Upon parking, the truck driver did not p …

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman SAFETY Expert Case

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman

This case involves the death of a 25-year-old female amusement park patron. The patron was riding one of the most popular rides roller coasters in the park along with 29 other amusement park patrons when suddenly the ride malfunctioned. The gondola filled  …

Defective Escalator Prematurely Resumes Service Causing Injuries SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly woman that was injured on an escalator while shopping with her granddaughter. When they arrived at the mall, the escalator at the main entrance was out of order. When they were returning to their car, the escalator was back i …

Freight Broker Allegedly Liable For Truck Collision SAFETY Expert Case

Freight Broker Allegedly Liable For Truck Collision

This case involves a vehicle collision that occurred when the driver of a large rig hauling 2 overloaded trailers of freight lost control of the vehicle causing it to roll. The driver and the passenger were both killed in the incident. The truck, which all …

Construction Site Fails To Reroute Pedestrians Causing Two Fatalities SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves two 8-year-old girls who were struck by a dump truck in the crosswalk near their elementary school. Several hours after the school day ended, the girls were riding scooters on the sidewalk. At the time, half of the street was blocked off …

Forklift Driver Without OSHA Training Causes Fatal Accident SAFETY Expert Case

Forklift Driver Without OSHA Training Causes Fatal Accident

This case involves a construction site manager that was working at a luxury apartment complex in California. At the time of the incident, the site manager was on the third floor of the building, which did not have windows yet. A forklift was used from  …

Exposed Natural Gas Meter Causes Fatal Explosion SAFETY Expert Case

Exposed Natural Gas Meter Causes Fatal Explosion

This case involves a gas mater placed by a natural gas company in the parking lot of a hospital in Maine. The gas meter was not protected with any sort of bollard. During an emergency, an ambulance carrying a critically injured patient and 4 emergency med …