Expert Witness

Technical Basis for Litigation

Mr. Pribonic provides consulting services to evaluate the technical basis for litigation, and he frequently serves as an witness on cases involving amusement rides and devices.  He has been retained as an expert by many prominent attorneys nationwide, as well as, governmental agencies including:

  • State of California
  • State of Kansas
  • State of Tennessee
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice
  • City of New York
  • Government of Singapore

Advanced Methods of Analysis

Whether it is ‘hard rides’, inflatables, water slides, zip lines or any other type of amusement equipment, Mr. Pribonic can inspect, evaluate and analyze a device’s safety, performance and design. When required, advanced methods of engineering analysis can be applied to whatever equipment may be involved.

Expert Services for Defendants and Plaintiffs

He has testified in federal and state courts throughout the country. He has testified on the topics of;

  • Amusement ride design
  • Testing
  • Manufacturing
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance training
  • Operating personnel
  • Patent infringement

Mr. Pribonic has provided expert services for defendants and plaintiffs throughout his career. Some of the cases he has addressed include

  • Equipment malfunction
  • Equipment failure
  • Operator error
  • Rider ejections
  • Bodily injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Amputations
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Fatalities