DROWNING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-009163
This highly qualified expert earned his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine at USC Medical Center. He is board certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is both a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. This expert has published over 10 peer-reviewed journal articles and lectures nationally and internationally on Marine ...
Expert Witness: E-174648
This expert has over 35 years of engineering experience specializing in the modeling of surface water resource systems, forensic hydrology and hydraulics, and alternative flood control measures. He is also an American Academy of Water Resources recognized Diplomate as a Water Resouces Engineer. The expert has managed both flood control and water supply projects as well. As a State Board Member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association, he has demonstrated distinguished ...
Expert Witness: E-008835
This expert has a company dedicated to drowning and aquatic injury prevention and emergency management. In that regard, they develop educational curricula in Lifeguard Operations and Management, Aquatics Safety and Drowning Prevention, Water Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue, and Ice Rescue, and conduct this training both nationally and internationally for the Public Safety and Rescue, as well as the Lifeguard and Aquatic Recreation Sectors. In addition, this expert serves ...

DROWNING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Duck Boat Capsizes Killing Young Child DROWNING 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  …

Lack Of Aquatic Safety Signage Causes Diving Accident DROWNING Expert Case

Lack Of Aquatic Safety Signage Causes Diving Accident

This case involves a 12-year-old girl who visited a local beach. She walked out to the end of a jetty that was adjacent to a designated swimming area and dove head first into the water. The water was too shallow for diving and the girl hit her head. As a r …

Intoxicated Patron Drowns in Swimming Pool After Being Removed From Bar DROWNING Expert Case

This case involves a 24-year-old woman who became both verbally and physically aggressive at a Miami bar. She had arrived at the bar in question around 11:30pm with a group of 3 friends. By 1:15am, the woman had become intoxicated to the point that she …

Aquatics Safety Expert Discusses Towable Water Tube Accident DROWNING Expert Case

This case involves injury sustained by riders on a towable water tube in Oregon. At the time of the incident in question, the plaintiff was riding on the tube, which was tied to the back of the boat, along with his wife. As the two were holding on to the h …

Lifeguards Allegedly Fail to Rescue Drowning Woman At Water Park DROWNING Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female who drowned at a water park.  The decedent was swimming with her young children, holding onto a rope that is attached to a dock with buoys hanging along them. On the dock was a stand with a lifeguard. The decedent was  …

Man Dies After Drowning in Murky Swimming Pool DROWNING Expert Case

Man Dies After Drowning in Murky Swimming Pool

This case involves a man who was swimming in the pool of an apartment complex. The man’s girlfriend was present and two other friends were present. The pool’s deep end was 8 feet deep. The drop-off was steep and the pool did not have a float rope. The  …

Boy Dies After Being Dunked in Pool by Camp Counselor DROWNING Expert Case

Boy Dies After Being Dunked in Pool by Camp Counselor

This case involves a four-year-old boy who was attending a summer camp. The camp had given the boy a swimming test that showed he had limited swimming ability. This indicated that he should be restricted to the shallow end of the pool. Despite the results  …

Boy Dies in Swimming Pool After Lifeguards Fail to Respond DROWNING Expert Case

Boy Dies in Swimming Pool After Lifeguards Fail to Respond

This case involves a thirteen-year-old boy who was swimming in a public pool. There were nine lifeguards around the pool. The boy began having trouble staying afloat, but none of the lifeguards noticed him struggling in the water. The boy was underwate …