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Gymnastics Student Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Lack of Supervision SPORTS & 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 …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Mud Run Participant’s Injuries SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a female plaintiff who suffered injuries during a nonprofit fundraising race that was designed to give funds to a local charity. The race was in a “mud run” format, with a number of obstacles strewn throughout the race’s course by event …

Unsafe Sports Facility Causes Life-Altering Injuries SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Unsafe Sports Facility Causes Life-Altering Injuries

This facilities management case involves a teenaged boy who was severely injured when a baseball struck him in the temple during a high school baseball game in Texas. The Plaintiff was seated on the end of a bench in the dugout, which lacked fencing over  …

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Tree Stand Failure SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a hunter who was seriously injured after a failed stitching on a tree stand caused him to fall from a tree. The stand in question was recently purchased from a sporting goods store, and had straps that served to secure it to the tree. A …

Student is Seriously Injured During Football Practice SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Student is Seriously Injured During Football Practice

This case takes place in Florida and involves a young man, who was severely injured during a football drill during practice. The plaintiff was a high school student who was a starting player on the varsity football team at an all-boys catholic high school. …

Golfer is Injured by Country Club Employee SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Golfer is Injured by Country Club Employee

This case takes place in Ohio and involves a golf cart accident resulting in serious injury. An employee was operating a golf cart in order to transport water coolers near the caddy facilities. The driver crashed the golf cart into the plaintiff who was  …

Youth Football Player Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Youth Football Player Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury

This case involves a teenage boy who played on a youth football team in Mississippi. His coach, who had limited coaching experience with regards to safety and traumatic brain injury, insisted that he play the duration of a game against a much larger,  mor …