Patricia A. Robinson. Ph.D.

Patricia A. Robinson. Ph.D.

Coronado Consulting

Dr. Robinson brings more than 35 years experience to consulting and training in product safety, particularly in the area of warnings and instructions. She is the author of Writing and Designing Manuals and Warnings (4th edition), as well as other books and articles. Dr. Robinson has helped more than one hundred national and international companies improve their warnings and instructions, addressing safety issues in a wide variety of consumer and industrial products ranging from infant car seats to high-wall coal-mining machines.

Product Safey Consulting

These days, everyone is concerned about improving product safety and preventing liability exposure.  As product designs get better and better, litigation increasingly includes allegations of failure to warn.  Coronado Consulting Services can help you develop state-of-the-art product warnings and instructions to keep your customers safe—and your company out of court. 

Dr. Robinson can work with you to identify product hazards and help you address them appropriately.  She can review your manuals and warnings to ensure that they are both user-friendly and fully compliant with applicable standards.   And she can provide customized training to your staff to improve product documentation company-wide.

Expert Testimony

Dr. Robinson can provide expert testimony on the adequacy of warnings and instructions. She has testified by deposition and at trial in cases involving both industrial and consumer products. Her years of experience and professional expertise make her an effective and credible witness. Depending on the facts of the case, both plaintiff and defense cases may be accepted.