Machine Guarding: Plaintiff Side Investigation of Machine Guarding Design Plaintiff was injured when he removed the guard from a wire stripping machine, positioned it to defeat the interlocked switch, and went to clean the machine, while it was on. His hand slipped and became caught in the machine and he was injured. Our expert provided a substantiated…

Product Defect: Defense Side Investigation of Strap/Buckle Design Plaintiff claimed he was injured when a roof strap that was securing surfboards to the roof of a 4 door pickup truck broke and the strap’s metal buckle struck him in the head.  He was suing the strap manufacturer/distributor. Our expert determined through engineering analysis, calculations, and testing…

Manufacturing Defect: Plaintiff Side Multi-Disciplinary Investigation of a Chair Failure A plaintiff was leaning back on his office chair when he heard a loud snapping noise and fell backwards off the chair.  Through x-rays we were able to determine a that a torsion rod intended to provide stability to the chair back had broken. With…

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