Football Expert Witnesses

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Football expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including sports medicine, athletic training, sports psychology, coaching, and sports management. Some of the most common specialties among football expert witnesses also include concussion management, player safety protocols, game strategy analysis, equipment safety standards, and team management practices. They have provided opinions on the effects of traumatic brain injuries, player misconduct, coaching negligence, faulty equipment, and competitive fairness.

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Football Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Football Expert Witness | Florida

This extremely qualified expert has been involved with the game of football for over 50 years. He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Sports Psychology from Florida State University, where he also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Sports Psychology. He has been an active member of the American Football Coaches Association for over 40 years and completed a Governor-appointed six year term on the...

College Football Coaching Expert Witness | TennesseeView profile


College Football Coaching Expert Witness | Tennessee

This expert earned his BS in Kinesiology from Colorado State University and his MS in Exercise Science from the University of Central Missouri. 19 of his 23 years spent as a football coach have been at the college level, where he has held several assistant coaching positions and administrative roles in the athletic department. The expert is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist by...

Professional Football Scout Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Professional Football Scout Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified expert earned his BS in Economics from Babson. He then went on to be a Scouting Administrator for the St. Louis Rams. This expert has also served as The Midwest Area Scout for the Cleveland Browns. In addition, this expert has been hired numerous times to analyze football games. Currently, this expert is a Scout for a sports team in the Canadian Football League.

Football Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a football expert witness in legal proceedings?

A football expert witness provides specialized knowledge about the sport, including rules, player safety, coaching standards, and equipment. They can offer critical insights in cases involving injuries, negligence, or disputes.

In what types of cases might I need a football expert witness?

Football expert witnesses are often needed in personal injury cases, contract disputes between players and teams, product liability suits related to equipment, and cases involving alleged negligence by coaches or staff.

Can a football expert witness help in concussion-related lawsuits?

Yes. A football expert witness with a background in sports medicine or neurology can provide valuable testimony on the impact of concussions and the adequacy of protective measures taken.

What subspecialties exist within the field of football expert witnesses?

Subspecialties can include sports medicine, coaching practices, player recruitment and contracts, equipment design and safety standards, and game rules and regulations.

How does a football expert witness evaluate claims of coaching negligence?

An expert will assess whether the coach's actions met accepted professional standards. This could involve reviewing training methods, player supervision, response to injuries, and adherence to safety protocols.

How does Expert Institute select its Football expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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