Water Safety for Oceans and Beaches

Tom Ebro has consulted on over 80 cases involving bodysurfing, snorkeling, horseplay, rope swings, shallow diving, rip currents, undertow, negligent lifeguards resulting in drowning, swimmers swept to sea, fractures and more. See below for a detailed case listing.

21-40 of 84 cases:

Client 0463
Case Erik Powell & James Laughlin v.City of Honolulu
Description Two snorkelers drowned in Haunama Bay
Location Honolulu, HI
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0461
Case Leyden v. Barcelo Resort
Description Man drowned while swimming in rough conditions on the beach of Costa Rica
Location Chicago, IL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0446
Case Hayashi et al v. Tropical Ocean Sports
Description 75 yr old drowned in ocean while snorkeling
Location Honolulu, HI
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0304
Case Beasley v. Gulf Coast High School
Description 18 year old drown in undertow in the ocean
Location Pensacola, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0216
Case Bianrosa v. Ocean Beach Unit 3
Description 41 y/o man drown surfing in NJ ocean near hotels
Location Brick, NJ
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0140
Case Oglesby v. Indian River Plantation
Description 52 y/o drowned of public-non-lfgd. beach
Location West Palm Beach, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0137
Case Buckley v. Sun & Surf Beach Club Inc.
Description Teen severed finger with protruding nail on lifeguard chair
Location New York, NY
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0136
Case Greg and Nadine Matson v. Schwinn
Description 6 y/o at birthday party on beach-parents of birthday child failed to supervise
Location Honolulu, HI
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0128
Case Jaimes v. City of Lake Worth
Description 13 y/o drowned at lifeguarded beach
Location Coral Gables, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0042
Case Bredvik v. City of Morris
Description 13 yr. old boy disappeared while swimming w/friends @ a lifeguarded beach
Location Morris, MN
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0036
Case Fabend v. Rosewood/Caneel Bay
Description Male bodysurfer was thrown on beach by large wave *Quad
Location St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Trial Defense
Client 0013
Case Oglesby v. Indian River Plantation
Description 52 yr. old man drowned @ beach-no lifeguards
Location West Palm Beach, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0002
Case Paul Lopiccolo v.
Description 30 yr. old man drowned in undertow
Location Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9961
Case Jones et al v. William Campbell et al.
Description Teen swept by rip tide while on field trip
Location Greenbelt, MD
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9925
Case David R. Podrasky
Description Plunging head first dive into shallow water *Quad
Location Philadelphia, PA
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9775
Case Stearns v. Golden Inn et al.
Description Hotel guest drowned no warnings posted
Location Cherry Hill, NJ
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9772
Case Savino v. Sevylor USA Inc. et al.
Description Towable capsized rider struck UW object
Location New York, NY
Trial Defense
Client 9759
Case Khan v. City of New York
Description Head first dive struck uw rock jetty *Quad
Location New York, NY
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9653
Case Case v. County of Ocean
Description Stepped on UW hidden metal piece no warning
Location Barnegat, NJ
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9643
Case Zellman v. State of New Jersey
Description Dive into incoming surf at seashore paralyzed
Location Voorhees, NJ
Trial Plaintiff
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