Doorway Trip and Fall Accident Analysis

Case Description/Summary:   A patron at a hotel bar and/lounge was allegedly injured when her shoe became stuck in the metal threshold of an exterior door while entering the building. Expert Analysis/Summary: A human factors and safety analysis included a review of all relevant depositions and other discovery documents, reports, photographs, etc. In addition, a…

Forklift Accident Analysis

Case Description/Summary:   A truck driver of a flatbed truck made a delivery of two bundles of cold rolled steel bars. There was a total of 18 bars of steel, nine bars per banded steel bundle.   The steel was two-inches by five-inches and 12-feet long.  The edges of the steel were reported to be pointed…

Multi-employer Worksite Safety Issues 2

Case Description/Summary:   An independent contractor working at a construction project was injured when a scaffold plank became dislodged from the tubular scaffold he was working from causing him to fall approximately six (6) feet (+) to the ground below. Just prior to the subject accident event, another company working on the project was allegedly…

Multi-employer Worksite Safety Issues

Case Description/Summary: Maintenance worker was injured while welding when he was struck by a steel work rest originally lying between steel rollers on a steel mill. The maintenance worker was an independent contractor working for a specialty contractor associated with the maintenance and repairs of steel mill facilities and other manufacturing or processing facilities. Expert…