Water Safety for Lakes and Rivers

Tom Ebro has consulted on over 130 cases involving undertow, rip current, shallow diving, sudden drop off, unmarked platform, docks, tubing, whitewater raft flips resulting in drowning, spinal injury, fractures and more. See below for a detailed case listing.

1-20 of 152 cases:

Client 1425
Case Moscatiello v. YMCA of Greater New York
Description Young man in competition dived into water at lake front, spinal injury
Location White Plains, NY
Trial Defense
Client 1421
Case Jackson v. Gator Joe's
Description Teenager drowned after encountering drop-off in Lake Weir while launching a pontoon boat at Gator Joe's
Location Tavares, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1402
Case Chery/Jean-Louis v. Venetia Gardens Condominiums
Description 3 year old drowned in man-made lake
Location Miami, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1401
Case Burgos v. Metropolitan District Commission
Description Drowning outside of designated swimming area at Lake McDonough
Location Hartford, CT
Trial Defense
Client 1315
Case Chung v. Lehmann
Description Wakeboarder collided with tube being pulled by the same boat, causing facial injuries to tube rider
Location Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1311
Case Penney v. Alabama Power Co.
Description Young man injured after jumping off rock platform (45-50') at recreational lake owned by utility. No warning signs.
Location Birmingham, AL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1216
Case Mirisola v. Great Smokey Mountains National Park
Description 17 yr old fell in waterfall and drowned
Location Memphis, TN
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1209
Case Brian Broere v. Signal Media
Description dove headfirst
Location London, ON
Trial Defense
Client 1204
Case Choice v. YMCA of McHenry County, et al
Description School sponsored retreat at YMCA - kids snuck out on paddleboats on river - triple drowning
Location Chicago, IL
Trial Defense
Client 1137
Case Slade v. Board of School Directors of the City of Milwaukee, et al
Description 12 yr. old on school field trip to lake drowned
Location Milwaukee, WI
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1122
Case Mitchell v. Maple Lake
Description Diving from shoreline into private lake - Quad
Location Bridgeport, WV
Trial Defense
Client 1108
Case Abraham v. Chelsea Piers
Description Fell in water trying to retrieve jacket & drowned
Location New York, NY
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0951
Case Casseb v. Rollins, et al
Description Children allowed to swim in flooded river - 1 snagged by tree and drowned
Location San Antonio, TX
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0939
Case Matzen v. Lake Thunderbird
Description 9 yr. old drowned in lake with lifeguards present
Location Peru, IL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0937
Case Hilton Hotel
Description Consulting for new Hilton Hotel in Orlando, FL
Location Orlando, FL
Trial Consultant
Client 0932
Case Jamie Arredondo v. Resource Conservation Management
Description 9 yr. old drowned in lake due to drop off
Location Oxnard, CA
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0923
Case Jahoda v. James McCormick, et al
Description 14 yr. old at waterski camp dove into lake - struck bottom - para
Location Coral Gables, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0829
Case Hampton v. Jelly Stone
Description 12 yr. old drowned in campground lake with lifeguard
Location Akron, OH
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0828
Case Olmo v. Griffin, et al
Description Man drowned in lake on private property
Location Clearwater, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0805
Case Wilder v. Marion County
Description 27 yr. old dove from dock into shallow lake - spinal injury
Location Hollywood, FL
Trial Plaintiff
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