ATHLETIC TRAINING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

High School Football Player Dies During Practice ATHLETIC TRAINING Expert Case

High School Football Player Dies During Practice

This case involves a 14-year-old boy with a history of a heart murmur who collapsed at football practice. According to the nurse, the boy was practicing football at his high school where he was witnessed to collapse. The decedent arrived at the emergency d …

Child Suffers Hand Injury During Gymnastics Training ATHLETIC TRAINING Expert Case

Child Suffers Hand Injury During Gymnastics Training

…  required surgery for the injury. An expert in gymnastics training was sought to speak to proper protocols in supervision and maintaining …

Gym Member Suffers Significant Injury During Personal Training Session ATHLETIC TRAINING Expert Case

This case involves a man who had recently signed up for a new gym, and was given a complimentary fitness exam. During the exam, the personal trainer instructed the plaintiff to lift a large weight in a compound motion. The plaintiff lifted the weight as in …

Competitive Swimmer is Paralyzed During Swim Practice ATHLETIC TRAINING Expert Case

Competitive Swimmer is Paralyzed During Swim Practice

This action sports case involves a male college student in Indiana who participated in his school’s division III swim team, under the guidance and supervision of his coach. On the date of the incident in question, he was instructed to practice starting d …

Student is Seriously Injured During Football Practice ATHLETIC TRAINING Expert Case

Student is Seriously Injured During Football Practice

This case takes place in Florida and involves a young man, who was severely injured during a football drill during practice. The plaintiff was a high school student who was a starting player on the varsity football team at an all-boys catholic high school. …

Youth Football Player Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury ATHLETIC TRAINING Expert Case

Youth Football Player Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury

This case involves a teenage boy who played on a youth football team in Mississippi. His coach, who had limited coaching experience with regards to safety and traumatic brain injury, insisted that he play the duration of a game against a much larger,  mor …