AMUSEMENT RIDES EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-289640
This expert has extensive experience in the amusement ride industry. He earned his BS in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Utah State University. He is a licensed structural engineer and professional engineer. He was the engineer of record for two notable commercial amusement rides and has experience in material handling and structural design. Currently, he is the president of an engineering design company that designs amusement park rides.
Expert Witness: E-160004
This expert has over 20 of wide-ranging engineering experience. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University. He has held roles at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico working on earth penetration weapons research and other advanced weapon concepts as well as a leading a hydrokinetic marine turbine manufacturing company. Currently, he is a principal of a ...
Expert Witness: E-008560
This seasoned expert is certified and licensed to inspect amusement rides. He has certifications in Amusement Device Inspection and Amusement Ride Inspection as well as experience in premises liability. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Safety Engineers and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. For the past 35 years he has worked as a Safety Consultant for a private consulting company where ...
Expert Witness: E-008422
This qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in water park operations. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. A member of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, he worked for over 15 years at Wild Rivers Waterpark, ranging in positions from Special Projects Manager to Vice President. He currently works as Vice President of Operations and Principal.

AMUSEMENT RIDES EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman AMUSEMENT RIDES Expert Case

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman

…  case involves the death of a 25-year-old female amusement park patron. The patron was riding one of the most popular rides roller coasters in the park along with 29 other amusement park patrons …

Mechanical Engineer Evaluates Cause Of Roller Coaster Injury AMUSEMENT RIDES Expert Case

This case involves a child who suffered head injuries while riding a roller coaster. The boy met the height and weight requirement for the coast in question. While the roller coaster went back and forth, the child hit his head several times on the seat …

Amusement Park Patron Suffers Permanent Head Injury on Unsafe Ride AMUSEMENT RIDES Expert Case

…  serious injuries while riding on a ride at a small amusement park in New Mexico. The ride’s seats came with shoulder harnesses, however it was apparently common for amusement park staff to allow children to keep the shoulder belts behind them. …

Dangerous Zip Line Course Causes Serious Injuries AMUSEMENT RIDES Expert Case

Dangerous Zip Line Course Causes Serious Injuries

This case involves a zip line course at a Carribean resort. On the date of the incident in question, the Plaintiff was a guest of the resort who had purchased tickets for the zip line course along with her husband. The Plaintiff noted that she received no  …

Girl Significantly Injured Due to Go-Karting Accident AMUSEMENT RIDES Expert Case

Girl Significantly Injured Due to Go-Karting Accident

This case involves two fourteen-year-old females who were operating a go-cart without adult supervision when they were struck by an oncoming automobile. The plaintiff, a fourteen-year-old-female, was visiting her friend and was left under the supervision o …

Amusement Park Ride Injures Child AMUSEMENT RIDES Expert Case

Amusement Park Ride Injures Child

…  involves an injury to a child while he was visiting an amusement park. While at the amusement park, the plaintiff prepared to traverse a water slide. At the end of …