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Categories: Human Factors

Applying Human Factors to Liability Cases


On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. ET, The TASA Group, Inc., in conjunction with Human Factors expert William Nelson, presented a free, one-hour, interactive webinar, Applying Human Factors to Liability Cases, for all legal professionals.

During this program, our presenter covered:
  1. What is Human Factors?
  2. Why is it important in the litigation field?
  3. How is Human Factors similar and different to other disciplines?
  4. Examples of the use of Human Factors in typical legal cases
  5. Examples of the use of Human Factors in special situations

About the Expert

William Nelson has over 30 years of experience in ergonomics, biomechanics, and human factors principles. Mr. Nelson’s expertise and areas of specialization include product liability, personal injury, premises liability, and accident reconstruction. He has been directly involved with the commercialization of emerging technologies such as holography, lasers, acoustic reflectometry, electronics, medical devices, hand tools, among many others. Of special interest to Mr. Nelson are the unintended consequences from the use of emerging technologies in today’s multicultural society. Of particular interest is the emerging research in the areas of driver distraction, sports injuries, and medical errors, and how to help prevent injuries. Mr. Nelson has been a presenter at national and international conferences. He has over 18 years of litigation support experience as an expert witness throughout the U.S. in municipal, state, and federal court, as well as experience with the Daubert hearing process.
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