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Lance Miller, M.A. Miller Safety Inspections & Consulting, Inc.

Parker, Colorado
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Inflatables, Trampoline Parks, Rockwall, Euro Bungy, Mechanical Bulls, Trackless Trains, Inflatable Accident, Mobile Climbing Wall Accident, Trackless Train Accident, Euro Bungy Accident, Inflatable Interactive Accident, Bounce House Accident, Inflatable Water Slide Accident, Amusement Ride Accident
Lance Miller is an expert in the amusement ride industry with specific expertise in inflatables and specialty devices. He applies his expertise to forensic casework involving the installation, inspection, operation and maintenance of amusement devices. Lance has more than 19 years of hands-on experience; he owned and operated Colorado’s largest inflatable rental company, taking it from start up to a 1.8-million-dollar rental company. Lance built a successful company that included nearly 400 pieces of inflatable and mechanical amusement devices. He developed protocol which covered operator instruction, amusement device installation, training certification, tear down, call center operations, and equipment maintenance. Lance has also performed third party inspections for the State of Colorado. He holds current credentials from NAARSO (National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials), AIMS (Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers, International), IATP (International Ass...
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Carl Weil Wilderness Medicine Outfitters

Elizabeth, Colorado
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - Rock Climbing, Rock Climbing Gym, Climbing Gym, Rappelling, Portable Climbing Wall, Horses riding, Guided Trail Ride, Stables, Shooting Sports, Archery, carbon fiber arrow, Tree Stand, Cross Bow, Compound Bow, Guides, Hunting Guides, Hunting Accident, Guided Hunt, Outdoor Recreation, Youth Camps
Carl Weil has earned many credentials helpful to his 40+ years of expert witness work often referred to as Outdoor Recreation and Agriculture. He has worked on over 300 cases as an expert. He was born on a horse Calvary post and grew up on a family ranch in the Colorado Mountains. He is a third generation guide and lawman. Public presentations in safety are frequent. A list of over 30 peer reviewed and non peer reviewed publications is available upon request. On the job experience with his academic work helps him with depth of understanding in much of the recreational industry. Lawyers find his honesty and verbal clarity an asset on their cases. Many years of public speaking and his mature western appearance help him when taking the stand to testify. Years as a lawman, Marine and private investigator help him gather case facts and fine points. The Wilderness Education Association twice presented his unique monograph on levels of outdoor liability and responsibility which was positiv...
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Lisa A. Fedick, CAE Wonderland of Ice Associates, Inc

Orange, Connecticut
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - Ice Arena / Ice Rink Best Practices, Ice Arena / Ice Rink Operations, Ice Arena / Ice Rink Risk Management, Ice Skating Slip and Fall, Ice Skating Accidents, Ice Arena / Ice Rink Design and Safety, Ice Sport Facility Management, Ice Arena / Ice Rink / Ice Skating Program Administration
Ms. Fedick began her career in the ice arena industry as a competitive figure skater. After earning a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, Lisa Fedick’s career in rink management began in 1989, with her company, the Wonderland of Ice Associates, Inc, being awarded the long-term lease of the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Lisa continues to be part of all aspects of the day to day business operations, including management, operations, programming, risk management, retail and food and beverage. The Wonderland of Ice was part of one of the first public / private ice arena privatization arrangements in the country. Lisa’s ice arena has since been expanded to include a second NHL surface, as well as a dedicated curling rink. Through the planning and design of Lisa’s creation, the business footprint has increased by 600%. Lisa has also recently acquired a second arena in Norwich, Connecticut and a synthetic ice facility in Westbrook, Connecticut...
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Shawn P. DeRosa, JD, EMT DeRosa Aquatic Consulting

Orlando, Florida
Aquatics Safety Expert Witness, Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness - Drowning, Lifeguard, Swimming Pool, Beach, Spinal Injury, Water Safety, Hot Tub, Spa, Aquatic Safety, Recreation, Water Rescue, Pool Operations
Shawn DeRosa is a nationally-recognized expert in water safety, having twice been selected by Aquatics International Magazine as one of the "Power 25" people in aquatics. Through his consulting company, DeRosa Aquatic Consulting, Shawn helps agencies minimize risks and improve safety through high-quality education and training programs. As an expert witness, Shawn combines his training as a lawyer with his years of experience as an aquatic director to provide litigation support services in a variety of pool and beach cases. Over the years, Shawn has worked closely with the American Red Cross in the development of Red Cross lifeguarding, CPR and water safety programs. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events and has authored a variety of articles concerning risk management, pool operations and water safety. He is also a contributing author to two textbooks, The Complete Swimming Pool Reference and Safer Beaches.
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Edward E Wankel, MPA Leisure Services Assoc., Inc.

Naples, Florida
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - Golf Cart ROLLOVER Accidents, Sports and Recreation Facilities Management, Roller Skating Rink Accidents, Water Park Injuries, Playground Injuries, Golf Course Design/Safety, Fitness Facility Management, Develop Risk Management Programs for Recreation, trampoline, swimming pools, diving
Mr. Wankel served as the Director of the Sports and Convention Center at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, New York. Ed Wankel also served as the Commissioner of Recreation and Parks for the Town of Islip, New York, the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Conservation for Suffolk County, New York and the Deputy Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for the State of New York. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces and aquatic Facilities Committees with the American Society of Testing and Materials International (ASTM) and has taken the Playground Safety Course given by the National Recreation and Parks Association. SPECIALTY FOCUS: Golf Course Accidents, Golf Cart Accidents,Playground and Roller Skating Rink Accidents.
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Michael R Smith AdventureSmith, Inc.

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - zipline, zip lines, zipline accident, zipline braking, zipline construction, zipline deaths, zipline safety, zipline standards, aerial adventure course, ropes course, challenge course
Michael R. Smith is an industry leading adventure tour operator and business consultant with more than 20 years of experience designing, developing and operating zip line canopy tours, aerial adventure parks, and traditional challenge course programs. Smith serves as the managing partner of ArborTrek Canopy Adventures (https://arbortrek.com), an award-winning zip line canopy tour and aerial adventure park operator based out of Vermont, and President of AdventureSmith, Inc. (https://adventuresmithinc.com), a niche consultancy offering risk management consulting, staff training and development services, technical inspections, adventure program audits, and business development services to zip line and adventure tour operators. Smith holds degrees in Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College (1998) and a Masters in Training and Development from Oakland University (2004). He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies as a business consultant, authored and published climbing guid...
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Scott A. Bills Sports Field Solutions, LLC

Baptistown, New Jersey
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Sports, Fields, Athletic Fields, Sports Field Injuries, Athletic Field Injuries, Synthetic Turf, Artificial Turf, Natural Turf, Natural Grass, Sports Facilities, Athletic Facilities, Premises
Certified Sports Field Manager Sports field injuries can prove costly for both athletes and field owners. Scott Bills uses his experience and professional expertise to provide expert testimony in cases involving sports field-related injuries. Scott Bills is available to provide professional and expert investigation, site evaluation, safety assessment and testimony for plaintiff and defendant cases. Scott’s experience spans 30 years; he has worked with natural and synthetic athletic fields, park and recreation complexes, golf courses, premises, landscapes, and arboriculture. The scope of Scott’s expertise ranges from field evaluation to preparation of written reports and depositions for plaintiff and defendant sports field injury cases. Scott has opined on cases related to: *contract disputes *head injuries, *broken bones, *dislocations, tears, and sprains (knees, shoulders, ankles, wrists), *rotator cuff injuries, *growth plate injuries, *MRSA infection, and *permanent eye damage. ...
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Al J. Heraghty, MSE, CPSI Total Sports Consulting Services LLC

Commack, New York
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Risk Management Expert Witness - Playground Equipment Accidents, Playground Supervision, Recreation Accidents, Physical Education Accidents, Trampoline Parks, Athletic Accidents, Health Club Accidents, Fitness equipment accidents, Weight Room Accidents, Athletic/Sport Facility Accidents, Lacrosse Accidents, Coaching Safety.
Professor Heraghty currently serves as Academic Chairperson of Health & Physical Education at SUNY Suffolk. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Lacrosse Coach at Suffolk. He is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector credentialed by the National Recreation and Park Association and is also certified by the National Program for Playground Safety. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM). Professor Heraghty specializes in Risk Management Programs for various types of sports, recreation and fitness activities as well as the preparation of expert opinions for both plaintiff and defendants, in conjunction with recreation and sport personal injury cases. SPECIALITY FOCUS: Playground Equipment Accidents, Playground Supervision, Recreation Accidents, Physical Education Accidents, Athletic Accidents, Health Club Accidents, Lacrosse Accidents,...
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Theresa Anne Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS,CHy,DD Educise

NORTHPORT, New York
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Physical Therapy Expert Witness - malpractice, personal injury, orthopedics, rehabilitation, massage therapy, exercise, fitness, ergonomics, manual therapy, mobilization, pain, falls
Board-certified Specialist, Orthopedic Physical Therapy since 1994, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Over ten years as faculty in physical therapy, physical therapist assistant, and physical education, recreation and dance programs in NY. Peer-reviewed medical journals: assistant editor, published scientific journal author: MOJ Orthopedics and Rheumatology and Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, International Fascia Research Congress presenter research author, and platform presentation speaker. Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist, Back School of Atlanta. Private practice physical therapist in NY state for over 30 years. Approved provider of continuing education by National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Inc, NCBTMB, Inc. and New York State Boards of Physical Therapy and Massage Therapy Best-selling author, My Journey to the Stage. Certified Professional Speaker. United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, member, Depart...
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Michael S. Johnstone, AIA

Flat Rock, North Carolina
Architecture Expert Witness, Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness - Architect & Golf Course Architect specializing in accident investigation, wrongful death, serious injury, course design, premises liability, slip & fall. Expertise in cart accidents, errant balls, property damage and safety. Also building design, construction management and copyright infringement
Forensic investigation of golf course accidents, design & safety. Also building design and construction. Serves plaintiffs and defendants to analyze risk and liability. Expert testimony, depositions, site inspection, reports, graphic presentations, design review, construction analysis and replacement cost estimates. Over 150 cases completed in the United States including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia. ARCHITECTURE: Licensed architect with over 35 years of design and construction management experience. Specializes in forensic architecture, accident investigation, planning, construction management, premises liability and copyright infringement. Includes commercial buildings, shopping centers, retail stores,...
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Steven R. Neuliep, CGCS Golf Course Superintendent Association of America is the certifying organization

Fletcher, North Carolina
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness - golf course accident investigation analysis & reports, golf course signage, driving range accidents, golf course risk management & assessment, errant golf balls & property claims, golf course slip fall & serious injury, golf cart accidents, golf course employee safety, g.c. construction management
Specializing in golf course accident investigation, analysis and reports. I only do golf course expert work, it is my focus and all elements of golf course safety has always been a priority in the various positions that I have held during my career on the golf course. I possess over 35 years proven experience in the golf course industry; including working as a golf course superintendent for over 25 years. Throughout my career, I have worked in nearly every position on the golf course to include; caddy, pro shop attendant, locker room attendant, golf course maintenance staff, Asst, Golf Course Supt., Golf Course Supt. and Director of Golf Operations. In addition, I am a single-digit handicap golfer. All of these different positions on the golf course and being an avid golfer gives me a unique perspective and provides many different lenses to analyze and upon which I formulate my opinions and conclusions, regarding incidents that may happened on the golf course. These multiple exper...
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Steven T. Devor, Ph.D., FACSM Fortem Health

Upper Arlington, Ohio
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Sports Medicine Expert Witness - Exercise Science, Skeletal Muscle Injury, Health Club Accidents, Athletic Recovery, Health and Wellness, Wellbeing, Kinesiology, Fitness, Personal Trainer, Fitness Center Injuries, Sport/Performance Nutrition, Weight Lifting, Fitness Equipment, Recreation Equipment, Older Adults Exercise
I received my Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of California, Berkeley. Following my doctoral studies, I was a National Institute on Aging Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan Medical School in the Department of Physiology and the Institute of Gerontology.I then joined the faculty at The Ohio State University (OSU) in 1999 and served there until 2017 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Sciences, Kinesiology Program. I also held a joint academic appointment in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology in the College of Medicine. Finally, I was faculty member on the OSU Buckeye Wellness Leadership Team in the College of Nursing. My research interests are focused on human performance and how skeletal muscle adapts during the aging process. I taught courses in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology. I have published more than 100 articles on how skeletal muscle adapts to exercise. I also have served as the Exercise Physiologist for the Ce...
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Michael 'Troy' Richardson, BS, QCM, QI Momentum Engineering, LLC

Washington, Utah
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness - Amusement Rides, Ziplines Standards, Zipline Accidents, Zipline Safety, Zipline Trolleys, Zipline Braking, Zipline Deaths, Zipline Construction, Amusement Rides, Trampoline Parks, Go-Carts, Amusement Park Standards and Fall Protection
Mr. Richardson is an authority in the building, design and inspection of amusement rides and ziplines. Mr. Richardson is a member of the board of Professional Ropes Course Association (PRCA). Additionally, he is a voting member of American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F24, and is a Stakeholder in ASTM F2959 Aerial Adventure Course (AAC) F24.61 ACC Task Group. Within these ASTM organizational task groups, he facilitates in the writing of, and voting on the revised or new amusement safety standards. Mr. Richardson is certified with the PRCA as a Qualified Instructor (QI). He is a designer, inspector and examiner of zipline systems. He has been an expert in over 15 states. Mr. Richardson has the rights and License Agreement to over 300 industry standards, regulations and procedures; ACCT, ANSI B77, ASME, ASTM F24, PRCA Mr. Richardson has owned and operated a commercial zipline in 2009. He is an expert in zipline trolleys and built one of the most successful ziplines at a sk...
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Alan Cote Velo Analysis Consulting

Williston, Vermont
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Bicycles Expert Witness - Bicycle Assembly/Maintenance Procedures, Mechanical Failures, Industry Standards of Practice, Bicycle Crash Analysis, including use of metrics such as power, cadence, speed, GPS, crash-site & road condition analysis. Event safety, organizational practices for competitive & recreational events.
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Douglas B. Baumgarten, MS SportFit Consulting, LLC

Aldie, Virginia
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Biomechanics Expert Witness - Fitness, exercise, health club, gym, training, exercise equipment, fitness center, treadmill, baseball, bicycle, triathlon.
Mr. Baumgarten has 38 years of experience in the fitness industry, including working as a personal trainer, program manager, business owner, facility designer, equipment salesperson, etc. He has a Masters in Exercise Science, certification from ACSM (Health-Fitness Director), NASM, and as a Medical Exercise Specialist. He has been an adjunct professor at Marymount University; editorial Board member and columnist for Fitness Onsite magazine; and a columnist for Boardroom magazine. Mr. Baumgarten has presented at numerous conferences, and has over 13 years' experience as an expert witness, on over 140 cases, both for plaintiffs and defendants. In addition, he has many years of experience in baseball, fastpitch softball (championship official), and cycling, including certification as a bicycle fitter, bicycle mechanic, and cycling coach.
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