Institute of Expert Witnesses

Providing specialist advice and support in accident cases

The Institute of Expert Witnesses offers professional impartial and independent advice and provides qualified expert opinions to support the legal process of resolving cases of accidents and injury.


Case Study: Bungee trampoline

The user of a bungee trampoline suffered severe injuries when a tensioning rope broke. Engineering examination of the failed rope and the ride equipment generally was undertaken in order to establish the most likely cause of failure and to provide expert opinion as to whether it would have been reasonable for the ride owner to have detected this during the course of a pre-use inspection

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