Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants after he was involved in a bicycle accident. Defendant hired a Bicycle Expert Witness to provide testimony. Plaintiff filed a motion to exclude. The Court granted the motion in part and denied the motion in part.
Facts: This case (Sherwood v. BNSF Railway Company et al – United States District Court – February 25th, 2019) involves a bicycle accident. The plaintiff alleges that as he cycled over a railroad crossing, his front tire lodged in a narrow gap between two cement panels at the crossing, causing him to be thrown over the handlebars and onto the pavement. The plaintiff has suffered injuries and has sued for negligence. The defendant has hired Bicycle Expert Witness Timothy Arnold to provide testimony. The plaintiff has filed a motion to exclude this testimony.