Cases

Expert Witness Case History

DateClaimant/DefendantSolicitors LLPPrivate
Instruction
Single / Joint ExpertDescription
Apr-12De Wet / CCE (Bury) LimitedLyons DavidsonYesQuality of recent house rewiring
May-12Park Hall Academy. / Solihull MBCYesOperation of computer laptop Battery charging procedure
Oct-12Marshall / Retail Installations Services LimitedLyons DavidsonInstallation and operation of solar energy generation system (solar panels etc)
Oct-12Dillon / Atlantic Electric and GasYesDispute over excessive bill for energy usage
Feb-13Bittacy Court Resident Association v Barnet Homes LimitedYesInvestigation into the standard and quality of antique housing cables. Upgrading being imposed on property owners by the local council
Mar-13Adams/Leeds City CouncilSwitalskis SolicitorsInvestigation into properties electrical heating system and possible inefficiencies.
Mar-13Cadman v Wakefield Housing TrustHeptonstalls SolicitorsClaim for negligence by landlords for faulty residence lighting
April/May 2013McGill Electrical, Day International / HSE Brechin Tindal OattsIndustrial accident, actions be taken against companies by HSE
May-13Hird/Carter ElectricsLyons DavidsonDetermine the causation of a fire started with a household consumer unit.
Jun-13Robinson, Johnson / Southern Water Services Mayo Wynne BaxterCausation of failure of sewage pumping station
Jul-13Singh/AgaYesFailure of Fridge Freezer. Claim for replacement against manufacturer
Aug-13Haddock v United UtilitiesLyons DavidsonDetermine the causation of fire within a domestic consumer unit
Sep-13Ken Brook-ChrispinYesDispute with electrical engineers for poor workmanship and incompletion of duties to specification
Oct-13Walter GuyYesCheck validity of electrical worthiness certificates
Nov-13Regina v Neil HoultDennings Solicitors LimitedDefence expert in a case involving a fatal electrocution
Nov-13Laycock v Andrews Letting and Management LimitedSmith Jones SolicitorsClaim for negligence by landlords for faulty residence lighting
Dec-13Wood v Saffron Housing TrustShelter Legal ServicesYesClaim for negligence due to poor electrical maintenance of an extractor fan, the causation of a kitchen fire.
Dec-13Regina v HughesAnn Blyth Cook SolicitorsAnalysis of electrical equipment used to extract electricity from a utility supplier.
Dec-13Hydropath Holdings Limited v MSL Oilfield Services LimitedTrethowans LLPConfidentiality dispute. Heard in the High Courts of Justice, Queens Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court
Dec-13Electrium Sales Limited v Havells (India) LimitedKing and SpaldingClaimant requesting payment of losses from proposed faulty design of miniature circuit breaker ? Heard in the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Dec-13Weatherford v Hydropath YesYesIntellectual property dispute. Analysis of technology to determine technologies used in products.
Jan-14Regina v StewartGrainger AppleyardProsecution for manslaughter, focussing on the fatal electrocution of one party whilst attempting to steal electric cables.
Jan-14O'Melia -v The Six Acres Public HouseSwitalskis SolicitorsPersonal injury claim due to electric shock received from a glass washing machine.
Feb-14Ann PerkinsYesStorage Heaters.
Mar-14Dr R Ibrahim & Dr N VadgamaLyons DavidsonInspection of electrical installation.
Jun-14Derbyshire Trading StandardsMiss-information of fiscal savings on the cause of solar panel operations.
Jun-14Ms Julie HallRamsdensCircumstances surrounding the proposed malfunction of circular saw.
Jul-14Mr Andrew FramptonParry & CompanyElectric shock from electrical apparatus.
Aug-14Mary DerryKeith Flower & CoUpgrading of a distribution board to accommodate additional electric supplies.
Sep-14Neil Martin ? Three Tuns Public HouseYesExamine and identify fault in extractor system in commercial kitchen.
Sep-14Keith BoxallYesPaper shredder explosion.
Sep-14Crown v Christopher PerkinsRonald Fletcher Baker LLPExport of electronic equipment without export license.
Sep-14Peter HaywoodLewisham Borough CouncilChild abuse ? fan heater misuse.
Sep-14Jacquelyn M StavishYesErroneous electricity charges check for validity.
Oct-14Vale of Glamorgan Trading StandardsPoor electrical and plumbing installation.

Joint Cases

DateClaimant/DefendantSolicitors LLPPrivate
Instruction
Single / Joint ExpertDescription
Apr-12Paterson/ OrmesterBerrymans Lace MawerLeaking seals on bath tap and shower screen
Apr-12Taylor / Warm Front LimitedGruber GarrattLeaking pipe joint ? excessive internal damage to property
Apr-12Acs / MedesLyons DavidsonClaim for overcharging and excessive property damage incurred during heating system installation and electrical rewire
Jul-12Mr CrowtherYesClaim for poor hot water pipe system design
Jul-12Miss Benne MmembeYesInadequate bath drainage ? Claim against landlord
Aug-12McMann / Carling and LaingYesDispute regarding standard of workmanship
Sep-12Mr N. TerryYesClaim for damage to heating system due to illumination of anti-corrosive agent
Sep-12Veronique Bonnard / Shaun Beach LimitedLivingstonesPersonal injury claim for wounds incurred due to the shattering of a shower screen
Sep-12Dudley MBCAttwaters Jameson HillPersonal injury claim for hand burns incurred by touching an excessively ?hot? radiator
Oct-12Pickard / Midland Bathroom DistributorsYesClaim against supplier for faulty bathroom fitting
Jan-13Zaheer/Calderdale MBCRamsdens/Inesons/C hambersYesChild abuse, personal injury dispute
Feb-13Caldervale Council v Zaheer Ramsdens SolicitorsChild abuse claim/ personal injury
Mar-13Holland v WhitegatesSwitalskis SolicitorsInvestigation of possible CO poisoning
Apr-13Blackhall/SkiffingtonSimpson MarwickDispute regarding leaking shower unit
Jul-13Mr LambleyYesDispute regarding installation of wrong size heating pipes
Jul-13Pinkerton/ RobertsonYesDispute regarding inadequate heating attributes of installed underfloor heating system
Aug-13Mrs WoodZermanskyClaim for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning
Oct-13Mr Benjamin Royce RogersAnthony GoldClaim for damages due to wrist injury inhibiting functioning as a ?plumber?
Dec-13Fraser DickinsonBrodies LLPClaim for damages due to water leakage a consequence of poor workmanship
Jan-14Ms Lesley WitterAllington Hughes LawQuestioning of accuracy of water meter reading.
Feb-14Stephen GreenawayRogers LawDefence expert countering trading standards claim of plumbing malpractice
Mar-14Mr BateIrwin MitchellPoor plumbing practice causing water leak and ensuing property damage.
Feb-14Julia AtkinsonYesProblems arising after the upgrade of a heating system.
Mar-14Mrs PavittHBJ Claims SolutionsPin hole water leaks formed in skirting board heating panels.
Mar-14Stephen MurphyIrwin MitchellWater leak emanating from boiler.
Mar-14Daniel PinaroLyons DavidsonWater leak emanating from W/C cistern.
Mar-14Mrs BaileyLiddy?sLeakage emanating from hot water storage tank.
Apr-14Sharron TaylorYesQuestioning of efficiency of under floor heating system.
Apr-14Mr and Mrs WatsonFraser Dawbarns LLPAttributes of Plumbing and Heating work carried out.
Apr-14Norman LukeYes?Blowing off? of pipe capping gland.
Apr-14Mrs ChapmanLyons DavidsonAttributes of heating system upgrade installed.
May-14Sarah TaylorPlexus LawWater leak emanating from radiator valve.
May-14Mr and Mrs RanshawDAC BeechcroftWater leak emanating from W/C cistern.
Jun-14Mr and Mrs DolanDFW SolicitorsProblems arising to breakdown of combination boiler.
Jul-14Benjamin EvansMcKay LawProblems arising with oil fired boiler.
Sep-14Mrs HalderthayLyons DavidsonLeakage of water from water expansion tank.
Sep-14Mr & Mrs LimbDAC BeechcroftWater leak emanating from pressure vessel.
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