Expert Witness

Chris Fore has experience serving as an Expert Witness.  His lengthy career in athletics, educational background in athletics, as well as his national certification as an Athletic Administrator provide a strong background to give expert opinions and advice.  Fore has been called upon to give expert advice and opinion regarding: personal injury liability in athletics, transfer eligibility, hazing, and more.

In July 2016, Fore gave his expert opinion about a football injury in Los Angeles, California that happened during a 7 on 7 game in which one team was wearing soft “helmets” and one team was not.  The parents of the injured student sued several schools, and coaches.  The case was thrown out by the judge, in part because of Fore’s expert testimony, saving the schools involved millions of dollars.

Fore has a Masters degree in Athletic Administration and is a Certified Athletic Administrator with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator’s Association.  He is a published author and national consultant to coaches at the high school and college levels.  Fore has concussion training certification with: National Federation of High Schools (NFHS), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (IMPACT), and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).  He serves on the California Coaches Association Board of Representatives.

Fore is available to provide expert witness testimony in the following areas: athletics, athletics risk management, athletic facility risk management, coaching, athletic human resources, concussions, helmet safety, player safety guidelines, athletic equipment, athletic equipment risk assessment, coaching employment, playing surface, etc. etc.

Please email Chris at chris@eightlaces dot org for his CV, fee schedule, and or further information regarding expert witness availability.

Click here to see a Letter of Recommendation from Sedgwick Law, Los Angeles, CA.

Cases Fore Is Currently Working On

Football concussion injury – deposition in January 2017

Aquatics concussion injury – trial in February 2017