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.


SELF ASSESSMENT or ABILITY


Self-assessing situations in physical activities for sport parks, schools, sport clubs, fitness centres, team-building or taster sessions may require an..

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FREE PLAY should not be a FREE FOR ALL


Lesson plans and activity sessions are often seen to include FREE PLAY time. The intention of the teacher or coach is to give time to the student when they..

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Age and Gender Paradox in Physical Army Training


The issue of age and gender, and fitness policy in the army training is that under existing legalisation it was and believe still is perfectly acceptable..

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What is a valid definition of “Supervision”?


In cases of recreation and sports injuries, sports qualifications and risk assessments often make allowances for activities to be conducted under “SUPERVISION” of lesser or non-qualified staff. 


Outdoor Education for Schools


At this lovely time of year, there are many and varied school trips being undertaken.
From high mounting..

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A step-by-step guide to avoid sea accidents


The summer is here and it appears that everybody with a boat, board or ski (PWC) is heading to the coast for fun in the sun making it the perfect time to..

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How Segway operators can avoid injury claims


Over the last few weeks I have been working with another colleague from IEW William Duncan MacKay looking at Segway and other forms of personal..

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How to stay safe when paddleboarding


With the huge increase in participation within the sport of paddleboarding it’s become really apparent that there are different levels of safety..

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Heat Can Kill – Heat Injuries

In what could be a very hot summer in the UK we should focus on what has been identified in a number of occasions as Lack of Judgment in many heat injury and heat stroke cases our experts..

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Photo Credits William Duncan MacKay IFMGA, ISIA & FRGS

Play Equipment - Refurbish or Replace

Our witness expert Jean Wenger MIEW, RPIIAM on playground equipment

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