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WEATHER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligence by Road Crew Allegedly Causes Wildfire WEATHER Expert Case

Negligence by Road Crew Allegedly Causes Wildfire

This case involves a fire which was allegedly sparked by a power line that came into contact with a tree, resulting in a wildfire that spread across numerous ranches and homes in Montana. After an investigation, it was determined that the fire started near …

Airport Operations & Policies Expert Opines on Fatal Accident on Airport Tarmac WEATHER Expert Case

…  traveling on a flight that had been re-routed due to poor weather conditions. The plane landed at a small regional airport, and …  was in direct violation of aviation regulations; with poor weather conditions, significant thunder, lighting, and rain, it was a dangerous …

Accident on Highway Leads to Serious Injury WEATHER Expert Case

Accident on Highway Leads to Serious Injury

This case takes place in Georgia and involves an accident on a highway. The plaintiff, a fifty-three year old male, was driving from New York City to Boston at 3 AM. While driving, the plaintiff’s vehicle slid over a patch of black ice, went into the adjac …

Maritime Expert Advises on Cruise Ship Slip and Fall WEATHER Expert Case

Maritime Expert Advises on Cruise Ship Slip and Fall

A maritime and ocean expert advises on a case involving a passenger who sustained a serious injury after falling while aboard a cruise ship. Plaintiff participated in a breast cancer walk-a-thon aboard a Caribbean cruise ship. The ship suddenly surged towa …

Forensic Engineer Speaks to Vehicle Speed After DUI Accident WEATHER Expert Case

This case involves an alcohol-related motor vehicle accident. The defendant was driving home after meeting with friends for lunch, during which he ingested two glasses of beer. After driving for a while, the defendant began to get drowsy and, according to  …

Motorist hits pedestrian on highway WEATHER Expert Case

Motorist hits pedestrian on highway

…  a paved median. A tropical storm had hit the area and the weather was rainy, dark, and visibility was low. There had been an accident in …