MIDWEST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Home Improvement Store Customer is Seriously Injured by Falling Merchandise MIDWEST Expert Case

This case involves a male customer of a big-box home improvement store in Missouri who suffered severe injuries when a package of bathroom tiling fell from a high shelf. At the time of the incident in question, the man was passing underneath shelving that  …

Unmonitored Inmate Commits Suicide in Solitary Confinement MIDWEST Expert Case

Unmonitored Inmate Commits Suicide in Solitary Confinement

This case involves the death of an inmate at a federal prison in Missouri. At the time of the incident in question, the man had been placed in restrictive housing under suicide watch after he had participated in a violent confrontation with other inmates.  …

Law Enforcement Expert Opines on Mismanaged Domestic Violence Incident MIDWEST Expert Case

This case involves a domestic violence victim who was shot and killed by his wife in Kansas. The victim’s wife had a criminal record, and was on probation at the time of the incident in question. On the day of the incident, law enforcement had been called  …

Woman Suffers Serious Injuries From Defective Power Tool MIDWEST Expert Case

Woman Suffers Serious Injuries From Defective Power Tool

This case involves a woman in Kansas who seriously injured her hand while using a circular saw. At the time of the incident in question, the woman was using the saw in her garage, where she frequently used woodworking tools to manufacture wooden furniture. …

Inappropriate Treatment of Infected Wound Leads to Amputation MIDWEST Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient in Kansaswho suffered from morbid obesity as well as diabetes, who was being followed by a vascular surgeon for a wound on her hallux. The wound was initially managed as an outpatient with antibiotics, howeve …

Passenger in Wheelchair Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Negligent Bus Driver MIDWEST Expert Case

This case involves a disabled, elderly male plaintiff who suffered extensive injuries after a bus that was chartered by his nursing home in Wisconsin made an abrupt stop. On the date of the incident in question, the man was riding the bus in order to go to …

Young Patient Suffers Stroke After Chiropractic Manipulation MIDWEST Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Wisconsin in his mid 20’s with a history of back pain that was being managed through chiropractic spinal manipulation. Following one of his sessions, the patient experienced vertigo, nausea, and chills as soon as he lef …

Risk Management Expert Discusses Worker Compensation Following Subway Accident MIDWEST Expert Case

This is a disability discrimination case involving an underground technician who was severely injured while repairing the tracks of a privately-owned underground transport system in Wisconsin. After being asked to work a strenuous job and use heavy-duty co …

Electrical Worker is Seriously Injured by Unsafe Lockout-Tagout Procedure MIDWEST Expert Case

This case involves an electrician who died from an accident at an amusement park in Wisconsin. The electrician was called in early in the morning to fix a maintenance issue on an indoor roller coaster, but the proper lockout/tagout procedure was not comple …