RECREATION EXPERT WITNESSES

RECREATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Man Sustains Injuries From Fall At Rock Climbing Facility RECREATION Expert Case

Man Sustains Injuries From Fall At Rock Climbing Facility

This case involves a man who was injured while on a climbing wall at a bouldering-only rock climbing facility. At the facility in question, harnesses, ropes, and belaying are not allowed. The facility had mats beneath all bouldering walls but did not p …

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  …