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M.O A.T System for Increased Security in Schools

Michael Panish is the creator of the MOAT System for increased security in public buildings. As a door, lock, and security expert witness and consultant, he has been called upon by school districts to ...
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School Safety - Security

Since the tragic shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Mike Panish has been asked to help analyze existing conditions at some local school districts in the New England area. ...
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Door Closer Injuries

Door closer injuries are frequent. Mike Panish has been involved as an expert witness in dozens of door closer cases throughout the United States. He has been retained and designated as expert for ...
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Serious Injuries & Head Trauma from Falling Architectural Millwork

Mike Panish has been frequently retained and the designated expert for serious injuries and head trauma resulting from architectural millwork falling on patrons in hotels, casinos, and other public ...
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Hotel Guestroom Furniture Failure & Defects

An architect draws plans for a hotel remodel. The architect provides drawings for built-in guestroom desks and cabinetry. The plans are sent out to bid and a local cabinetry shop is awarded the ...
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Young Child Knocked to the Ground by Falling Door Closer in Mexican Restaurant

A young family was dining in a Mexican restaurant in San Diego, California. The mother and 4 year old daughter decided to visit the ladies room. The woman pulled the swing door to the ladies and ...
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86 Year Old Woman Struck by Automatic Door

An 86 year old woman was walking into a market in California with the assistance of her walker. She approached the automatic swinging door marked ENTRANCE and the door opened. She began to slowly pass ...
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Cruise Ship Injury Expert for Door Injuries

Mike Panish has been retained by Plaintiff, Defense, and Cross Defense for lawsuits involving cruise ship door injuries. Some of his cases have involved injuries that have occurred while a patron was ...
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Automatic Door & Door Injury Expert

Mike Panish is frequently retained as the door expert witness by attorneys who need assistance either prosecuting a case or defending a case involving doors, doorways, and door hardware issues. He is ...
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Door Defects & Door Related Injury Claims - A Guided Tour to Manual Doors & Door Hardware

We all open and close doors multiple times per day. How much thought do you give to the functions and operation of the doors you pass through? Significant injuries can occur if doors are defective, ...
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The Ins and Outs of Automatic Doors - Automatic Door Injuries

Mike Panish receives weekly calls from attorneys about injuries sustained from an automatic door malfunction. The call usually begins with a scenario much like, "My client, who is almost eighty ...
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Automatic Door Injury Lawsuits

Mike Panish is currently involved in 30 door injury cases involving all types of doors, including swinging, sliding, revolving, sectional, manual, and overhead doors. His case load as a door expert ...
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Spoliation of Evidence?

Over the past several months, Mike Panish has been asked to determine whether door hardware and components (door closers, panic hardware, locks) had been changed after the date of injury on numerous ...
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CONTRACTOR FRAUD - Don't Become a VICTIM !

Yet another informative article by Michael Panish, Construction Expert Witness. Mike Panish, uses examples from three different contractor fraud lawsuits where he was the retained expert to ...
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Hotel Injuries from improperly attached hotel room fixtures

Mike Panish is currently involved in numerous cases pertaining to hotel injuries resulting from architectural millwork failures. Some of these cases involve improperly attached hotel room fixtures ...
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SAFETY EQUIPMENT & PROTECTIVE GEAR - The Right Equipment Can Save Your Life!

Mike Panish has just published a new article about the importance of using safety equipment when using power tools, hand tools, and other equipment. This is a very informative article about how to ...
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Elder Abuse Premises Security Expert - Mike Panish

Mike has been retained as premises security expert witness in over a dozen Elder Abuse, Assault, and Criminal cases to investigate and testify to premises security conditions. Were the premises safe ...
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Door Injury Cases - Pertaining to the Insurance Carrier

Mike Panish has published a new article with advice to insurance carriers with regard to door injury claims that they are involved in or defending. When you have a claim involving a door related ...
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MANUAL DOOR CLOSERS - Do you have an Open & Shut Case?

"Manual door closers are ubiquitous. We take advantage of their service on a daily basis without usually noticing that they are in place or that they are doing their job correctly. It is when ...
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$ 6.4 million Verdict - Woman blamed automatic door for fall that fractured her hip

On July 28, 2007, plaintiff Bennie Garcia, 89, fell while exiting a Corpus Christi medical offices building owned by Christus Spohn Health System. She fractured her hip. Garcia sued Christus Spohn, ...
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Mike Panish's CASES - Has been updated

Visit this link to see an updated listing of CASES that Mike Panish has been involved in. They include all aspects of construction defects and injuries, door defects and injuries, architectural ...
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Courtroom Trial Exemplars & Models

Michael Panish custom fabricates courtroom trial exemplars & models for personal injury cases and defect cases. These displays and exemplars are available in miniature form or full size models. ...
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Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claims

Due to the serious devastation created by hurricane Sandy, many thousands of insurance claims will be submitted for the building losses suffered. Michael Panish has offered his services to help wind ...
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New Article by Michael Panish - Mechanical Fasteners

Michael Panish has just published a new article about Mechanical Fasteners, and it can be viewed at this link. Mike Panish has had extensive experience with installations of products such as ...
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Door Injury Lawsuits - How to Evaluate your Case

While evaluating your next door related injury case, it is essential that you have a full understanding of the various layers of responsibility that may play a role in the path leading to the door ...
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