OUTDOOR RECREATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-098683
A certified leisure professional and playground safety inspector, this expert is also a nationally acknowledged expert in the area of playground safety. She has made presentations both nationally and internationally on playground design and safety, and is the author /co author of over 150 articles on playgrounds and children’s play. This expert has held numerous leadership and committee assignments in national professional organizations, including the American ...
Expert Witness: E-008803
This expert currently currently serves as Professor and Academic Chair of the Physical Education Department at a community college in New York. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Men's Lacrosse at Suffolk County Community College. This expert is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector by the National Recreation and Park Association. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American ...
Expert Witness: E-027190
This well-credentialed expert has extensive experience in physical education and outdoor recreation management. He received his M.A. degree in Physical Education and Recreation Management from Appalachian State University and his Ph.D. in Leisure Studies and Services from the University of Oregon. He is a member of various professional associations, including the Association of Experiential Education and the Society of Park and Recreation Educators. He has published 20+ ...
Expert Witness: E-011163
This expert currently serves as Professor / Chair of Health & Physical Education at a SUNY institution. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Men's Lacrosse at SUNY. This expert is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) by the National Recreation and Park Association. He is a voting and attending member of the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American Society for Testing and Materials International ...

OUTDOOR RECREATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Recreational Sports Expert Opines on Excessive Force in Intramural Hockey Game OUTDOOR RECREATION Expert Case

This action sports case involves a young woman who was seriously injured following a dangerous hit in her intramural ice hockey league. The woman was playing for a team sponsored by her employer, which was competing in the league’s playoffs at the time of …

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation OUTDOOR RECREATION 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 …

Equestrian Expert Evaluates Horse Riding Injury at Summer Camp OUTDOOR RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a child in Tennessee who suffered a brain injury after falling off of a horse while attending summer camp. The child was attending summer camp when he was taken  on a horseback riding activity with a number of other campers. At some poi …

University Administration Expert Opines on Fatal Accident During Field Trip OUTDOOR RECREATION Expert Case

This educational leadership case involves a female student who was injured during a field trip in Mississippi. The student was allowed to select from a number of possible field trips, and ultimately selected a trip to a local indoor rock climbing gym, as …

Man Falls 30 Feet Due to Improperly Secured Rock Climbing Harness OUTDOOR RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a young man who suffered permanent and debilitating injuries after falling more than 25 feet while climbing a rock wall at an indoor climbing facility. The plaintiff had previously climbed at the facility on multiple occasions, and each  …

Lack of Recreational Supervision Causes Serious Gymnastics Injury OUTDOOR RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a 12-year old boy who sustained a serious injury while practicing gymnastics. The plaintiff was participating in gymnastics, and while he used the Balance Beam, the equipment collapsed. The plaintiff sustained serious injuries as a resul …