RECREATIONAL SAFETY 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-076636
This expert runs a full-service, comprehensive safety and engineering facility. As a leader in the field of mechanical engineering and safety, his goal is to increase awareness of personal safety issues, while maintaining exacting standards and best practices of the science of personal safety and industrial safety. He is a member of numerous prestigious societies in the field, including the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering and the Society ...
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-005770
This sports and recreation expert is located in Canada and is a member of Parks & Recreation Ontario, Coaching Associations of Canada, and Phsyical & Health Education Canada. He is currently Programming Chair and Board Member of a major recreational association.
Expert Witness: E-072424
This expert has over 30 years experience studying and teaching Chinese Kenpo, Yang Tai Chi Long Form, Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has studied under various teachers and Masters such as Dr Roger Jahnke, OMD founder of Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. He is certified as a Integral Qigong & Tai Chi Teacher Level 3 completing over 270 hours of training. He is also a member of the Advanced Leadership Program (ALP) of Health Action, Inc and has ...
Expert Witness: E-005863
This expert has over 13 years of experience as a program director, for non profit, municipal and private sectors. He is very knowledgeable of the regulations and bylaws of recreational facilities although they may differ depending on the province. Additionally, he is currently the Executive Director of the health club in Ontario, overseeing all services and programs.
Expert Witness: E-011263
This highly experienced climbing, mountaineering and hiking expert is an accomplished guide with experience in numerous locations including the Cascades of Washington State, the BC Coast Range, Nevada's Red Rock Canyon, the Alaska Range, California's Joshua Tree National Park and Eastern Sierra, as well as in the Enchanted Rocks of Texas. He has served as an American Alpine Institute guide trainer since 2006 and Director of Field Operations. He is currently the head ...
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 ...
Expert Witness: E-007898
This highly experienced director of nursing for a 180 bed skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living community has over ten years of experience as a multi-state regional nurse manager. Her current position involves supervision of 150 team members to include the physicians, nurse team, floor nurses, social workers, infection control, quality assurance, medical records, a commissary and recreation therapy. She spent three years as a clinical nurse specialist. ...
Expert Witness: E-118797
This martial arts expert graduated from Nottingham Trent Universitywith a BS in Sports Science, Administration and Coaching and went on to earn a Master’s degree in Applied Sports Science at Indiana University, where he later served on the faculty. He began his martial arts career in England, where he gained rank in Western Kickboxing. During his time with the Indiana University Martial Arts Program he began training Hapkido and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and received his ...
Expert Witness: E-098517
This expert has 27+ years of experience in specialty vehicle engineering and design. Currently, he works as the Manager of the Vehicle Engineering Group for a large scientific advisory company. The expert earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and has authored multiple publications in his field. Previously, he was the Director of Engineering for Capacity Trucks and the Chassis Development Leader for Thor Motor Coach. He is also a member of the ...

RECREATIONAL SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident RECREATIONAL SAFETY Expert Case

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident

…  individual was severely injured. An expert in boating safety and operations was sought to discuss boating safety protocols or procedures to prevent incidents of this …

High School Football Player Dies During Practice RECREATIONAL SAFETY 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 Falls From Chairlift During Ski School Program RECREATIONAL SAFETY Expert Case

Child Falls From Chairlift During Ski School Program

…  instruction was sought to discuss the industry standard safety protocol for small children riding ski lifts and help determine what …

Unstable Horse Bucks Leaving Child Quadriplegic RECREATIONAL SAFETY Expert Case

Unstable Horse Bucks Leaving Child Quadriplegic

This case involves an 11-year-old boy who was left quadriplegic as a result of being bucked off of a horse at a horse ranch in Texas. The plaintiff had been a patron of this stable for several months and had worked with 2 different horses during his time  …

Drainage Pumps Release Toxic Volume Of Chemicals Into Swimming Pool RECREATIONAL SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly woman with a history of pulmonary fibrosis who was swimming in a private pool at her retirement community. At 5:37 am while the woman was swimming, the entire reservoir of chemicals was pumped into the pool through the jets. …

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident RECREATIONAL SAFETY Expert Case

Poor Park Conditions Blamed For Fatal ATV Accident

This case involves a woman that was injured while riding her ATV at a park with designated ATV trails. She was driving at a reasonable rate of speed and going around a curb in an area that was allegedly poorly maintained. Her ATV slid off in the opposite …

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