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Profile: Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.

Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.
3 Baker Hill Road
Great Neck, NY 11023
Phone: 516-482-5374
Fax: 516-482-1231

Published Cases

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$2,600,000 GROSS VERDICT - PRODUCT LIABILITY - DEFECTIVE RIDING LAWN MOWER ENGINE - DANGEROUS EXPOSED ROTATING ENGINE PART - HAND INJURY TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD BOY - THREE SURGERIES PERFORMED - LOST OF STRENGTH AND FUNCTION OF DOMINANT LEFT HAND.
This action was brought on behalf of the minor male plaintiff, seven years old at the time of injury. The plaintiffs claimed the boy’s hand contacted a rotating engine part on a riding lawn mower being operated by his mother at the time. The defendant manufacturer and retailer of the riding lawn mower settled the plaintiffs’ claims prior to trial for a total of $175,000. Trial pro... - from The Florida Jury Verdict Review and Analysis (27084)
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$300,000 RECOVERY Products liability - Defective insect fogger - Use of flammable propellant - Fire - Burn injuries to leg.
The female plaintiff contended that the defendant’s home insect fogger or roach bomb, marketed as "La Bomba," was defective because it utilized propane as a propellant. The plaintiff contended that alternative, non-flammable propellants were available and should have been utilized. The plaintiff related that she had turned off the pilot light for the top of her range, but not f... - from The New York Jury Verdict Review and Analysis (23395)
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$2,000,000 RECOVERY DURING TRIAL - PRODUCTS LIABILITY - SWEATER MADE OF COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL - SEVERE BURN INJURIES - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION OF IMPORTED SWEATER AT ISSUE.
This was a products liability action in which the female plaintiff in her mid-30’s contended that the sweater sold by the defendant retailer and distributed by the defendant importer, which was manufactured in mainland China, was defective because it was comprised of highly flammable material. The plaintiff contended that as a result, the sweater became engulfed in flames as sh... - from The National Jury Verdict Review and Analysis (28187)
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$25,000 VERDICT - PRODUCTS LIABILITY - STRICT PRODUCTS LIABILITY - BREACH OF WARRANTY - NEGLIGENCE - PLAINTIFF BECOMES VIOLENTLY ILL SUBSEQUENT TO INGESTING DEFENDANTS' SOFT DRINK - PLAINTIFF CLAIMS IODINE POISONING.
In this action the 45-year old male plaintiff contended that on October 30, 1982 he purchased a bottle of the defendants’ soft drink, which he drank the following day, from the defendant store. The plaintiff asserted that he drank a small amount and became violently ill. The plaintiff contended that he vomited and suffered aspiration damage to the interior of his right lung. The ... - from The New York Jury Verdict Review and Analysis (25939)
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DEFENDANT'S VERDICT - PRODUCTS LIABILITY - DEFECTIVE AND/OR DANGEROUS PRODUCT DESIGN - TASER M-26 DELIVERED SHOCK WHICH CAUSED COMPRESSION FRACTURE TO SPINE DURING TRAINING EXERCISE NECESSARY TO CARRY WEAPON - INABILITY TO RETURN TO DUTIES AS SHERIFF'S OFFICER.
In this products liability action, the plaintiff, a male sheriff’s officer contended that the defendant’s requirement that all users of its Taser non-lethal weapon system must be shocked during training was unreasonable and dangerous, and resulted in the plaintiff suffering a compression fracture of his spine. The defendant denied any liability for the incident.

The plainti... - from The National Jury Verdict Review and Analysis (43822)
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