ADVENTURE TOURISM EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-011263
This highly experienced climbing, mountaineering and hiking expert is an accomplished guide with experience in numerous locations including the Cascades of Washington State, the BC Coast Range, Nevada's Red Rock Canyon, the Alaska Range, California's Joshua Tree National Park and Eastern Sierra, as well as in the Enchanted Rocks of Texas. He has served as an American Alpine Institute guide trainer since 2006 and Director of Field Operations. He is currently the head ...
Expert Witness: E-070574
This expert has 15 years experience as a Motorcycle Safety Foundation certified instructor. He is published on all things motorcycling, covering topics such as rider conditioning, motorcycle setup, trip preparation, and travel routes and tips, including interviews with notable motorcycle industry personalities. During the past 40 years, he has competed in, organized, and lead events both on and off pavement to include observed trials, desert racing, endurance rallies, ...

ADVENTURE TOURISM EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Duck Boat Capsizes Killing Young Child ADVENTURE TOURISM Expert Case

Duck Boat Capsizes Killing Young Child

This case involves a ‘duck boat’ accident in South Carolina. Before leaving the dock, the tour group was told that the boat would remain in designated “no-wake zones” to avoid choppy waters. About 40 minutes into the tour, the boat entered an area of open  …

Franchise Tour Company Accused Of Insufficient Vehicle Maintenance ADVENTURE TOURISM Expert Case

This case involves a Hawaiian franchise tour company with a variety of amphibious ‘duck boat’ tour vehicles. On the day of the incident, the tour operator was attempting to cross the road when the axial component of the vehicle failed, preventing it from  …

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation ADVENTURE TOURISM Expert Case

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation

A competitive whitewater water rafting in Texas tournament became a lawsuit between two competing organizers when one claimed the other had exploited the operating agreement, misappropriating millions of dollars in revenue. Claiming that fraud and breach o …

Rope Breaks During Parasailing Session ADVENTURE TOURISM Expert Case

Rope Breaks During Parasailing Session

This extreme sports case involves injury from a parasailing accident, during which the plaintiff was parasailing with his friend. During the activity the rope snapped. They collided into a building, hit power lines, and were dragged by powerful winds causi …