SKI SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-117985
This expert has been involved in winter sports and biomechanics since 1972. He has published 10 academic papers relating to jumps in skiing. He has been a guest professor at the University of Calgery's Human Performance Lab, which is the only one of its kind in Canada. He is currently full-time professor at a university in Austria in the Department of Sport Science.
Expert Witness: E-009128
This ski safety expert is the Principal Consultant at a major consulting firm, the premiere Ski Safety Consulting Practice in North America specializing ski accident investigation, skiing related litigation consulting, ski area risk management, ski area loss control, operational best practices and generally accepted practices and principles employed by the ski industry. His knowledge, education, training and experience include over 35 years as a risk management, loss ...
Expert Witness: E-009261
This expert has been involved in the ski/snow sport safety industry for more than 40 years. He has extensive experience in evaluating winter sports sites such as ski areas, tubing, and sledding venues. He is certified as a professional ski instructor, and as an outdoor emergency care technician, and a snowmobile instructor. He is a member of numerous societies relating to winter sports safety, and has taught skiing and ski patrolled at numerous ski resorts.
Expert Witness: E-294585
This highly qualified, seasoned stone professional has over 30 years of experience in the stone industry. His skills include geology and stone identification, material sourcing, handling and transporting of fabricated stone, international business, OSHA compliance, business administration and management, as stone forensics. He received his BA from Syracuse University and is an accredited fabricator by the National Stone Institute. He is a member of the National Stone ...
Expert Witness: E-070923
This firearms and archery enthusiast and instructor has been involved in the field for over 41 years. He completed numerous training's with the U.S. Army, Armstrong State College and the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council. The expert has completed numerous firearms and archery-related courses and instructor courses over the years; currently, he teaches Firearms and Archery Safety for the Department of Environmental Conservation with the State of New ...
Expert Witness: E-006657
This expert has 25-plus years of Automotive Safety Research and Development, Accident Reconstruction, Concept Vehicle Design and Manufacture as a Scientist Engineer, Project Manager, Senior Project Engineer, Systems Engineer, (Design, Development, Manufacturing and Test Engineer). Qualified as a Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Bio-Mechanical Engineering Expert in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, Kern, Alameda and San Bernardino Counties, Alaska, Iowa, ...
Expert Witness: E-054234
This expert has over 32 years experience in Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS and Public Safety. He has a great deal of experience in Emergency Planning and Emergency Exercises in both University and traditional environments. He works as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) with ASIS International and through hands on experience with access control systems, alarms and CCTV, which as given him a back ground in physical security and security technology. He is also a ...
Expert Witness: E-077558
This expert holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from McMaster University ('93) and a Masters from the University of Toronto ('98). From 2000 to 2013 this expert was a managing partner of HITE Engineering Corp. Prior to that he held diverse positions in manufacturing. He is skilled in mechanical design and structural analysis/FEA and fully trained on engineering software packages such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Algor and STAAD/Pro. Early in his career, he began utilizing ...
Expert Witness: E-075136
This expert has a 22 year career with the Houston Police Department demonstrating a vast range of skills and expertise in public safety, threat/crisis management, criminal investigation, and hostage negotiation. He has expertise as an interviewer/interrogator with more than 20 years experience conducting thousands of interviews or interrogations. He contributed to the development of a highly competent and principled investigative team with the Houston Police Department ...
Expert Witness: E-070574
This expert has 15 years experience as a Motorcycle Safety Foundation certified instructor. He is published on all things motorcycling, covering topics such as rider conditioning, motorcycle setup, trip preparation, and travel routes and tips, including interviews with notable motorcycle industry personalities. During the past 40 years, he has competed in, organized, and lead events both on and off pavement to include observed trials, desert racing, endurance rallies, ...

SKI SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Is Thrown From Chairlift At Ski Resort SKI SAFETY Expert Case

Child Is Thrown From Chairlift At Ski Resort

…  child who was thrown out of a moving chairlift at a ski resort. An employee of the ski resort was on his board in an area that had been cornered off for skiing. …

Child Falls From Chairlift During Ski School Program SKI SAFETY Expert Case

Child Falls From Chairlift During Ski School Program

…  case involves an injury sustained at a ski resort in Utah. A 10-year-old boy who had never been skiing was enrolled in the resort’s ski school program. On the second day, the …  instruction was sought to discuss the industry standard safety protocol for small children riding ski lifts and help determine what …

Biomechanical Engineer Discusses Injuries Suffered by Skier at Terrain Park SKI SAFETY Expert Case

…  case involves an injury suffered by a patron at a ski resort terrain park. On the date of the incident in question, the plaintiff – who was a talented downhill skier – had spent the majority of the day skiing various trails at the resort. …

Unsafe Ski Lift Operation Leads to Fatal Accident SKI SAFETY Expert Case

Unsafe Ski Lift Operation Leads to Fatal Accident

…  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 …  her seat. The girl and her friends started to yell to the ski operator for help, but the operator was not paying attention at the time. …

Ski Resort Patron is Injured on Snow Tube Slope SKI SAFETY Expert Case

Ski Resort Patron is Injured on Snow Tube Slope

…  seriously and permanently injured while snow tubing at a ski resort located in the pacific northwest. Each year, the resort created an …

Skiier Suffers Paralysis After Accident in Terrain Park SKI SAFETY Expert Case

…  case involves a recreational, novice skier who was injured while skiing one afternoon in the terrain park at a ski resort. The plaintiff, a twenty-two-year-old male, was skiing at a large …

Ski Jacket Catches on Fire and Injures Skier SKI SAFETY Expert Case

Ski Jacket Catches on Fire and Injures Skier

…  sports case involves an accident that occurred to a skier. The plaintiff was skiing at a resort on New Year’s Eve. In order to commemorate the holiday, the …

Snowboarding Accident Causes Serious Head Injury SKI SAFETY 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  …