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Expert Witness: Expert Plays Key Role in Judgment

This case discussion is provided by Dr. Leonard K. Lucenko, a sports and recreational facilities safety expert.

Case Facts:

In September 2002, the plaintiff was playing a recreation hockey league game on the Red Rink at the defendant ice hockey facility.  This was the first time the plaintiff had played a league game at this venue.  Management had failed to warn the plaintiff or the other players that the kick plate on this rink was broken and cracked in several areas around the rink.