This case involves a light plane co-pilot who died from injuries sustained in a crash. The pilots needed to make an emergency landing when they realized the light plane was having engine trouble. As the plane went down, the pilot maintained consciousness and survived, but the co-pilot succumbed to his injuries. It was alleged the co-pilot’s seat was defective and failed to take the impact of the crash the way it was designed to. An expert in forensic pathology was sought to review the medical records and autopsy and confirm how the co-pilot died.