Ray Hauser Track Record
Composite Materials and Fiberglass Testimony

 

Case

Cawelo Irrigation District, CA v. United Technologies Inc.

Attorney

David Griffin, formerly with Young, Wooldridge, Bakersfield, CA, now Griffin Associates, 41 W. 8th St. #2400, San Diego CA 92101-7915, tel 619-231-3633, fax 619-231-6629

Representing

Plaintiff

Testimony

Trial - "Techite" fiberglass pipe was defective in design and, manufacture, as evidenced by much unwetted glass fiber, discontinuous axial reinforcement, and porous gel coat layer. Leakage and bursts of the composite pipes were causes for replacement.

Outcome

Jury decision in favor of plaintiff.

Note: David W. Woods of Hauser Technical Services has managed several Techite litigations
since 1992 and Ray Hauser is on-call if needed.
Woods can be reached at 720-406-4800.

 

Case

Fibre Tech v. major resin manufacturer

Attorney

Fred J. Lotterhos III of Holland & Knight, 50 N. Laura St. #3900, Jacksonville, FL, 32202, tel 904-798-5545, fax 904-358-1872

Representing

Defendant resin supplier to swimming pool renovator

Testimony

--Report- Applicator's formulation and application of defendant's polyester resin were cause for disbonding from swimming pool surfaces, not a defective resin.

Outcome

Settlement.

 

Case

United Pacific Hospital v. major fiberglass manufacturer

Attorney

Andrew D. Woll, formerly of Barrett, Harper, Woll, Raatz & Stenson, Sacramento, CA tel 916-929-9272; now Woll Law Office, tel 530-626-7654, fax 603-962-7972

Representing

Plaintiff

Testimony

Report, Depo and Trial Testimony - Leak in underground storage tank for diesel fuel was due to improper assembly of ribs on the side walls. Ribs deformed and split the fiberglass tank under the stiffener.

Outcome

Jury decision in favor of plaintiff.

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