Water Safety for Water Skiing and Wake Boarding

Tom Ebro has consulted on over 70 cases involving binding release failure, tow rope entaglement / recoil, wakes, sharp turns, kneeboards, tubes, towables, collisions resulting in finger amputation, drowning, leg / foot fracture, back injury and more. See below for a detailed case listing.

1-20 of 78 cases:

Client 1132
Case Falcon v. Orlando Watersports Complex
Description 22 yr. old wakeboarding at watersports complex sustained injury in water and late rescue occurred - brain injury
Location Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 1029
Case Weissman v. French Woods, et al
Description Arm entanglement in towrope while waterskiing at camp - arm injury
Location Mineola, NY
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0927
Case Brain Schluter v. Boat King, et al
Location Jacksonville, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0908
Case Searcy v. Chung
Description 22 yr. old wakeboarding - struck by prop - foot injury
Location Dallas, TX
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0801
Case Lyndsey Dorn v. Jonathan Teppo
Description Tow rope handle recoilled and hit boat driver in the head
Location Madison, WI
Trial Defense
Client 0754
Case Guzman/Almeida v. Orlando Sports Complex
Description 11 yr. old developed infection from water while wakeboarding & died
Location Kissimmee, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0629
Case Altman v. O'Brien
Description Waterskiing accident- bindings failed to release
Location New York, NY
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0623
Case Sicurella v. Club-Med
Description Boat driver took off before wakeboarder was ready- caused severed leg
Location Miami, FL
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0617
Case Bower v. Wilson
Description Boating/ wake boarding accident
Location San Diego, CA
Trial Defense
Client 0317
Case Luna v. Sport Chalet Inc. & Ho Sports Co., Inc.
Description Man injuried back when waterski binding failed
Location San Diego, CA
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0208
Case Greg Businelle v. CWB Wakeboards et al.
Description Wakeboarder thrown over wake spinal injury
Location Conroe, TX
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0069
Case Wearmouth v. Imperial Lakes Inc. et al.
Description Waterskier was killed when boat struck rider in head when returning to pick up out of the water
Location San Diego, CA
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0051
Case Ramos v. Nye
Description 21 yr. old boy was spotter on boat: lost eye when tope rope recoiled
Location Las Vegas, NV
Trial Plaintiff
Client 0037
Case Phillips v. Burkhardt
Description Male skier was lacerated by propeller while boarding boat
Location Grand Rapids, MI
Trial Defense
Client 0017
Case Matthews v. E-Z Rentals
Description 20 yr. old boy collided w/concrete dock while waterskiing *Fatal
Location Albuquerque, NM
Trial Defense
Client 0005
Case Jones v. Brandon Ingram
Description Woman passenger in boat was hit in face by tow rope
Location Nashville, TN
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9943
Case Doubleday v. O'Brien International Inc.
Description Skier fell binding release failure knee/leg injury
Location Hartford, CT
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9920
Case Rowley v. Mastercraft
Description Boat passenger struck by skier's tow rope recoil
Location Coeur D'Alene, ID
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9843
Case Godwin v. Summers
Description Skier fell during fast turn binding didn't release leg injury
Location Las Vegas, NV
Trial Plaintiff
Client 9836
Case Hutton v. O'Brien Sports
Description Wakeboard binding failed to release knee injury
Location Hartford, CT
Trial Plaintiff
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