Posted On: November 21, 2012 by Karen Olson

Chemistry Expert Testifies In UCLA Burn Accident

Chemistry expert witness Neal Langerman testified in a hearing regarding the death of a young chemist burned in a UCLA laboratory. Chemistry professor Patrick Harran may be tried for not properly training the 23 year old Sheharbano Sangji. Langerman described how the chemical she was working with becomes highly flammable when in contact with oxygen. Ms. Sanji , who was also not given the proper protective gear, died 18 days after the accident.