Michael Panish has been retained on over 2000 cases by both Plaintiff and Defense on a variety of case types. The following
list are abbreviated and singular examples of actual types of cases that
Michael Panish has consulted on or participated as an expert witness.
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touch with Mike Panish.
Elder Abuse Rape at Senior Long Term Care Facility $12,500,000
Worker attacked resident. Expert witness for Plaintiff as a security premises
liability expert. Established gross negligence throughout the facility
in maintaining proper security for the residents based on doors, door
hardware, locks, and surveillance.
Rape at Adult Day Healthcare Facility
Bus driver attacked resident. Expert witness and consultant for Plaintiff
as a security premises liability expert. Established lack of security
and supervision of personnel on mobile transport vehicles. Evaluated alternative
methods to existing policies.
Settled before trial
Bodily injury from Automatic Revolving Door
Injury resulting from poorly maintained automatic revolving door in an
international airport. Expert witness for the Plaintiff for automatic
doors. Established improper maintenance and operation of automatic door
equipment leading to significant physical injury of a child.
Bodily injury claim from Automatic Sliding Doors in a casino / hotel
Plaintiff (patron) was struck by door, resulting in broken arm and shoulder.
Automatic door consultant for Plaintiff's claim. Established that
the Plaintiff was inappropriately using the doorway and was struck by
the door as a result of his behavior.
Bodily injury claim from manual door closer in a restaurant - Settlement was paid to Plaintiff
Plaintiff was allegedly struck by the door, resulting in broken arm. Established
that improper maintenance and damage to the door closer was the cause.
Personal injury claim at National Chain Store - Settlement was paid to Plaintiff's family
Elderly plaintiff was struck by a malfunctioning automatic sliding door,
resulting in death from medical complications. From site analysis and
video surveillance, established that door components had malfunctioned.
Bodily injury claim from sectional garage door installation - Settled
Plaintiff injury resulted from alleged improper door installation components.
Established that the responsibility was on the part of the homeowner.
Unsafe Premises / Head Trauma & Brain Injury
Expert witness for the Plaintiff. Established defective design, implementation,
and installation of decorative millwork in a Casino hotel room resulting
in significant bodily injury.
Super Market Injury
Expert witness for the Plaintiff for cabinetry and millwork. Established
improper design and installation of casework in super market resulting
in bodily injury.
Bodily injury claim from Automatic Sliding Door
Injury claim at Senior Housing Center from alleged negligence of door installation
service company, resulting in injury to senior citizen. Expert witness
for Defense (door service company). Established that the negligence was
on the part of ownership of the property and not directly related to the
door service company.