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Forensic Clues is our newsletter dealing with product safety issues, and defective products. This newsletter is for attorneys and engineers. It covers important issues in product liability and design. Specific products are analyzed, and extensive information is given regarding state of the art, standard compliance, safety features, defects, and hazard safeguarding.

Forensic Clues Issue 1: Volume 1, October 2003 - "Defects in Materials and Design Used in Stepladders and Other Structures"

Forensic Clues Issue 2: Volume 1, November 2003 - "Electrocutions Due to Inadvertent Contact with High Voltage Power Lines"

Forensic Clues Issue 3: Volume 1, December 2003 - "Ladder Accidents Part 1: Stepladders"

Forensic Clues Issue 4: Volume 1, January 2004 - "Ladder Accidents Part 2: Extension Ladders"

Forensic Clues Issue 5: Volume 1, February 2004 - "Table Saw Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 6: Volume 1, March 2004 - "Lawn Mower Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 7: Volume 1, March 2004 - "Rear-End Collisions and Automobile Seat Failure"

Forensic Clues Issue 8: Vol. 1 May 2004 "Tractor Accidents and Rollover Protective Structures"

Forensic Clues Issue 9: Vol. 1 July/August 2004: "Guarding"

 Forensic Clues Issue 10: Issue 10: Vol. 1 September/October 2004 "All-Terrain Vehicles"

Forensic Clues Issue 11: Vol. 1 January/February 2005 How to survive in a hostile tort reform market

Forensic Clues Issue 12: Vol. 1 June/July 2005 Power Press Safeguarding

Forensic Clues Issue 13: Vol. 1 August 2005 Fiberglass Failures

Forensic Clues Issue 15:: Vol. 1 September/October 2005 Forklifts

Forensic Clues Issue 16: Vol. 1 December/January 2006 “Overhead Doors

Forensic Clues Issue 17: Vol. 1 February/March 2006 “Attic Ladders

Forensic Clues Issue 18: Vol. 1 April/May 2006 “Product Warning Labels

Forensic Clues Issue 19: Vol. 1 June/July 2006 “Stepladder Racking

Forensic Clues Issue 20: Vol. 1 August/September 2006 “Dust Explosions and Prevention

Forensic Clues Issue 21: Vol. 1 October/November 2006 "Wood Chipper Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 22: Vol. 1 December/January 2007 "Articulated Ladders"

Forensic Clues Issue 23: Vol. 1 April/May 2007 Advances in Table Saw Safeguarding—Saw Stop

Forensic Clues Issue 24: Vol. 1 June/July 2007 Alternate Designs to Hazardous Products

Forensic Clues Issue 25: Vol. 1 August/September 2007 Products and Child Safety

Forensic Clues Issue 26: Vol. 1 October/November 2007Powered Winch Accidents

Forensic Clues Issue 27: Vol. 1 December/January 2008 Material Science and Accident Reconstruction

Forensic Clues Issue 28: Vol. 1 July/August 2008 "Platform Lift Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 28.5: Vol. 2 October/November 2008 "Yamaha Rhino UTV Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 29: Vol. 1 December 2008/January 2009 "Step Stool Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 30: Vol. 1 February/March 2009 "Accident Reconstruction "

Forensic Clues Issue 31: Vol. 1 May/June 2009 "Overhead Door Safety Requirements - Understanding UL 325 "

Forensic Clues Issue 32: Vol. 1 July/August 2009 "Agricultural Machinery - PTO Hazards"

Forensic Clues Issue 33: Vol. 1 September/October 2009 "Overhead Door Cable Safeguarding"

Forensic Clues Issue 34: Vol. 1 November/December 2009 "Principles of Engineering Design"

Forensic Clues Issue 35: Vol. 1 January/February 2010 "Skiing and Snowboarding Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 36: Vol. 1 March/April 2010 "Fishing and Boating Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 37: Vol. 1 May/June 2010 "Seat Belt Failure"

Forensic Clues Issue 38: Vol. 1 July/August 2010 "Belt Conveyor"

Forensic Clues Issue 39: Vol. 1 September/October 2010 "Paintball Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 40: Vol. 1 November/December 2010 "Bad Boy Buggies "

Forensic Clues Issue 41: Vol. 1 January/February 2011 "Climbing Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 42: Vol. 1 March/April 2011 "Modern Safety Devices of Automobiles—Part 1: Seatbelts"

Forensic Clues Issue 43: Vol. 1 May/June 2011 "Vehicle Rollover and Roof Crush"

Forensic Clues Issue 44: Vol. 1 July/August 2011 "Chair Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 45: Vol. 1 September/October 2011 "Crash Data Retrieval - Modern Methods of Determining Crash Severity"

Forensic Clues Issue 46: Vol. 1 December/January 2012 "Tree Stand Accidents"

Forensic Clues Issue 47: Vol. 1 February/March 2012 "Structural Failures"

Forensic Clues Issue 48: Vol. 1 April/May 2012 "Golf Cart Accidents "

Forensic Clues Issue 49: Vol. 1 June/July 2012 "Is This a Valid Defective Product Case? "

Forensic Clues Issue 50: Vol. 1 August/September 2012 "Ladder Accidents "

Forensic Clues Issue 51: Vol. 1 October/November 2012 "Machine Guarding - Nip Points"

Forensic Clues Issue 52: Vol. 1 December/January 2013 "Failure to Maintain"

Forensic Clues Issue 53: Vol. 1 February/March 2013 "Office Chair Testing Criteria "

Forensic Clues Issue 54: Vol. 1 April/May 2013 "Lawn Mower Operator Presence Technology"

Forensic Clues Issue 55: Vol. 1 June/July 2013 "Crash Data"

Forensic Clues Issue 56: Vol. 1 August/September 2013 "Machine Guarding Accidents - Who is Responsible?"

Forensic Clues Issue 57: Vol. 1 October/November 2013 "Elderly Mobility Aids"

Forensic Clues Issue 58: Vol. 1 December/January 2014 "Stored Energy Hazards"

Forensic Clues Issue 59: Vol. 1 February/March 2014 "Machine Guarding—Employer or Manufacturer Responsibility?"

Forensic Clues Issue 60: Vol. 1 April/May 2014 "The Psychology of Warnings "

Forensic Clues Issue 61: Vol. 1 June/July/August 2014 "Connection Failure Part 1: Welds"

Forensic Clues Issue 62: Vol. 1 June/July 2015 "Non-Destructive Testing and Product Liability"

Forensic Clues Issue 63: Vol. 1 March/April 2016 "State of the Art "

Forensic Clues Issue 64: Vol. 1 September/October 2016 "Science - Who Needs It?"

Forensic Clues Issue 66: Vol. 1 January/February 2017 "Guarding by Distance"

 

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