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Recreational Sports Expert Opines on Excessive Force in Intramural Hockey Game 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 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 …

Unsafe Ski Lift Operation Leads to Fatal Accident RECREATION Expert Case

Unsafe Ski Lift Operation Leads to Fatal Accident

This case involves injury at a ski resort in Vermont due to unsafe operation of a chairlift. On the date of the incident in question, a 22 year old female boarded a ski lift along with several of her friends. The lift appeared to be overcrowded, and witne …

Gym Member Suffers Severe Injuries in Treadmill Accident RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a client in Virginia who severely injured herself during a personal training class held at her local gym, where the facilities are fairly dark and loud. The plaintiff was at the health club in a class where members transition from floor …

Gymnastics Student Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Lack of Supervision RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a young boy who sustained injuries at a gymnastics facility in Minnesota. On the date of the incident in question, the boy was instructed by his coach to perform a front handspring into a foam pit. The facility had left a large mat on t …

Man Falls 30 Feet Due to Improperly Secured Rock Climbing Harness 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  …

Snowboarding Accident Causes Serious Head Injury RECREATION Expert Case

Snowboarding Accident Causes Serious Head Injury

This case involves a snowboarding accident by a rider during his first lesson. The plaintiff, a twenty-three-year-old male, was taking his first snowboarding lesson without the use of a helmet. Halfway through his lesson, the instructor informed the group  …

Lack of Adequate Warning Label for Bleachers Causes Inquiry RECREATION Expert Case

Lack of Adequate Warning Label for Bleachers Causes Inquiry

This case involves an injury to a child due to an inappropriate label. The plaintiff, a five-year-old male, was attending a high school football game. The field had a set of bleachers, which were supported by large metal frames that could be climbed on. Th …

Lack of Recreational Supervision Causes Serious Gymnastics Injury 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 …